The Center for Advanced Mineral & Metallurgical Processing
The Center for Advanced Mineral and Metallurgical Processing (CAMP) is a Montana Tech designated Center of Excellence in Research and Education. CAMP’s mission is to perform research, industrial process development, characterization, and testing in extractive metallurgy, mineral processing, and advanced materials, providing high-quality solutions to industrial and government clients in context of educating the next generation of material scientists and engineers and expanding the basic and applied knowledge base.
CAMP’s vision is to become a preeminent internationally recognized Center of Excellence in materials science and engineering, in demand as the preferred provider of research and development in its fields, while both capitalizing on and seamlessly integrating with the Montana Tech faculty, students, and departments with applicable expertise.
CAMP plays a key research and education role in Montana and the nation by supporting, developing and adding value to the global mineral, metallurgical, and materials industry by developing processes that minimize cost and waste generation while enhancing sustainability, and by contributing to the preparation of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral graduates for employment in these sectors.