Biography

Dr. Fiseha Tesfaye is a Senior Researcher and a candidate for Adjunct Professorship in metallurgical thermodynamics in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Åbo Akademi University. He received his Master’s degree in materials processing technology in 2009 from Helsinki University of Technology and PhD degree in metallurgy in 2014 from Aalto University, Finland. During his PhD period, he has focused his research on the electrochemical investigation of the thermodynamic properties of sulfide and intermetallic materials.

After a post-doctoral position in the Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry at Åbo Akademi University from 2015 to 2017, which was focused on the sulfosalts and sulfates characterizations, he attracted a big research project related to thermodynamic investigation of complex inorganic material systems in the renewable energy and metals production processes. From September 2017 onwards, his research activities are focused mainly on the sulfate-oxide systems database development with the FactSage software package, as well as rigorous theoretical and experimental investigations for promoting improved recovery of values from waste streams. Dr. Tesfaye was also appointed as a Visiting Research Scientist in Seoul National University, South Korea, for 6 months between March and August 2018. Dr. Tesfaye’s current research interests are also within the scope of metallurgical engineering and circular economy of metals.
Dr. Tesfaye is a regular contributor and member of TMS, and is the 2018 TMS Young Leader Award winner. He serves technical committees including the Recycling and Environmental Technologies, Energy, and Young Professional Development committees of TMS. He edited many scientific research books and special issues of JOM. His personal achievements include significant improvement of experimental research applying the solid-state EMF technique for thermodynamic studies, as well as contribution of new experimental thermodynamic data of several chalcogenide materials. In his research areas, Dr. Tesfaye has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles.


Professional interests

Dr. Tesfaye’s professional interests are research and teaching in the area of Materials Science and Engineering. He was recently evaluated to be Adjunct Professor in Metallurgical Thermodynamics. His specific research interests are within the scope of metallurgical engineering and circular economy that would promote a sustainable production of strategic metals.


Research Areas


Keywords

Circular Economy, Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Modelling


Peer-reviewed publications

A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Advances in Lithium-Ion Battery Electrolytes: Prospects and Challenges in Recycling (2019)
Joseph Hamuyuni, Fiseha Tesfaye
Springer
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C2 Edited book
REWAS 2019: Manufacturing the Circular Materials Economy (2019)
Camille Fleuriault, Gabrielle Gaustad, Mertol Gökelma, John Howarter, Randolph Kirchain, Kaka Ma, Christina Meskers, Neale Neelameggham, Elsa Olivetti, Adam Powell, Fiseha Tesfaye, Mingming Zhang
Springer
Springer
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Synthesis of Zn1–xCdxS nanocrystals by electrolytic method (2019)
N.B. Danilevska, M.V. Moroz, Andriy Lysytsya, B.D. Nechyporuk, M.V. Prokhorenko, B.A. Tataryn, Fiseha Tesfaye
Journal of Nano- and Electronic Physics
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A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
The fast silver ion conducting solid-state electrolytes for deriving thermodynamic data (2019)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Mykola Moroz, Oleksandr Reshetnyak, Daniel Lindberg, Pekka Taskinen, Leena Hupa
InTechOpen
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A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Thermal Stability and Thermodynamics of the Ag2ZnGeS4 Compound (2019)
Mykola Moroz, Fiseha Tesfaye, Pavlo Demchenko, Myroslava Prokhorenko, Daniel Lindberg, Oleksandr Reshetnyak, Leena Hupa
Springer, Cham
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A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Thermochemical Data of Selected Phases in the FeOx–FeSO4–Fe2(SO4)3 System (2019)
Fiseha Tesfaye, In-Ho Jung, Min-Kyu Paek, Mykola Moroz, Daniel Lindberg, Leena Hupa
Springer
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
An Overview of Advanced Chalcogenide Thermo- electric Materials and Their Applications (2018)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Mykola Moroz
Journal of Electronic Research and Application
A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
A Sustainable Methodology for Recycling Electric Arc Furnace Dust (2018)
Joseph Hamuyuni, Petteri Halli, Fiseha Tesfaye, Maria Leikola, Mari Lundström
Springer
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Determination of the thermodynamic properties of the Ag2CdSn3S8 and Ag2CdSnS4 phases in the Ag–Cd–Sn–S system by the solid-state electrochemical cell method (2018)
Mykola Moroz, Fiseha Tesfaye, Pavlo Demchenko, Myroslava Prokhorenko, Daniel Lindberg, Oleksandr Reshetnyak, Leena Hupa
Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Experimental investigation and thermodynamic re-assessment of the ternary copper-nickel-lead system (2018)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Iina Vaajamo, Joseph Hamuyuni, Daniel Lindberg, Pekka Taskinen, Leena Hupa
Calphad
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
High-temperature oxidation of bismuth- and antimony-based sulfosalts (2018)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Dmitry Sukhomlinov, Daniel Lindberg, Mykola Moroz, Pekka Taskinen, Leena Hupa
Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review
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A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
The K2SO4–CaSO4 System and Its Role in Fouling and Slagging During High-Temperature Processes (2018)
Tesfaye F., Lindberg D., Hupa L.
Springer
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A4 Conference proceedings
Thermodynamic Investigation of Selected Metal Sulfates for Controlling Fouling and Slagging During Combustion (2018)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Mykola Moroz, Daniel Lindberg, Leena Hupa, In-Ho Jung
The Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE)
A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Thermodynamic Properties of Magnetic Semiconductors Ag2FeSn3S8 and Ag2FeSnS4 Determined by the EMF Method (2018)
Mykola Moroz, Fiseha Tesfaye, Pavlo Demchenko, Myroslava Prokhorenko, Daniel Lindberg, Oleksandr Reshetnyak, Leena Hupa
Springer
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Thermodynamic Properties of Superionic Phase Ag4HgSe2I2 Determined by the EMF Method (2018)
Mykola Moroz, Fiseha Tesfaye, Myroslava Prokhorenko, Serhiy Prokhorenko, Oleksandr Reshetnyak
Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Thermodynamic stability of solid phases in the system Cu–O–Al2O3 by means of the EMF and DSC-TGA techniques (2018)
Dmitry Sukhomlinov, Fiseha Tesfaye, Niko Hellstén, Daniel Lindberg, Pekka Taskinen
Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry
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C2 Edited book
Energy Technology 2017: Carbon Dioxide Management and Other Technologies (2017)
Lei Zhang, Jaroslaw W. Drelich, Neale R. Neelameggham, Donna Post Guillen, Nawshad Haque, Jingxi Zhu, Ziqi Sun, Tao Wang, John A. Howarter, Fiseha Tesfaye, Shadia Ikhmayies, Elsa Olivetti, Mark William Kennedy
Springer
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Improving urban mining practices for optimal recovery of resources from e-waste (2017)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Daniel Lindberg, Joseph Hamuyuni, Pekka Taskinen, Leena Hupa
Minerals Engineering
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A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Thermal Analyses of Silver-Based Sulfosalts in Air (2017)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Daniel Lindberg
Springer
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Thermal stabilities and properties of equilibrium phases in the Pt-Te-O system (2017)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Dmitry Sukhomlinov, Daniel Lindberg, Pekka Taskinen, Guven Akdogan
Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics
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A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
The Thermodynamics of Slag Forming Inorganic Phases in Biomass Combustion Processes (2017)
Daniel K. Lindberg, Fiseha Tesfaye
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A3 Book section, Chapters in research books
Valuable Metals and Energy Recovery from Electronic Waste Streams (2017)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Daniel K. Lindberg, Joseph Hamuyuni
Springer
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Solid state electrochemical and calorimetric study of the equilibrium phase (Cu, Ag)2S (2016)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Daniel Lindberg, Pekka Taskinen
Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics
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A4 Conference proceedings
The Cu-Ni-S system and its significance in metallurgical processes (2016)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Daniel Lindberg, Pekka Taskinen
John Wiley & Sons
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Thermochemical properties of selected ternary phases in the Ag–Bi–S system (2016)
Fiseha Tesfaye, Daniel Lindberg
Journal of Materials Science
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Thermodynamic study in the Ag–Sb–S system by the EMF method (2016)
Markus Aspiala, Fiseha Tesfaye, Pekka Taskinen
Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics
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A1 Journal article (refereed)
Thermodynamic stability of Ca3TeO6 determined by a solid electrolyte EMF method (2015)
D. Sukhomlinov, F. Tesfaye, P. Taskinen
Thermochimica Acta
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Other publications

B1 Non-refereed journal articles
Recycling of Industrial Metals and Materials: Trends in Recent Research—Part I (2019)
Dirk E. Verhulst, Fiseha Tesfaye, Mark E. Schlesinger
JOM Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society
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Other Research Activities


Last updated on 2019-30-09 at 16:36