Dr Marcin Ziemski holds degrees in Systems Engineering and IT as well as a PhD in minerals processing from the JKMRC.  He has a broad background in technology, software, energy, process integration and minerals processing. He has lectured at UQ’s department of Mining and Minerals Process Engineering, spent time at JKTech as a mine optimisation specialist, worked in energy trading and industrial energy management across the UK and Europe, and lead research in a variety of energy and emissions projects. This background, combine with his experience in leading manufacturing and 3D technologies at Dassault Systemes, has provided Marcin with expertise in mine-value chain analysis and optimisation, energy management in mining and technology evolution as it applies to the minerals industry. He recently re-joined JKMRC as Program Leader in Integration.