Teresa earned a BS in Biological Sciences then an MS in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from Montana Tech in the USA. She then completed a PhD from Curtin University in 2015. Teresa manages the Curtin Gold Technology Group, the research providers of the AMIRA P420 Gold Processing Technology Project, the world’s largest and longest running collaborative research project in gold processing. She is the co-inventor of the Carbon Scout and recipient of the Curtin Innovation Award for its development. Teresa’s interests are all aspects of gold processing, including the basics of gravity and leaching/adsorption, as well as technology transfer, optimisation, automation, sensors, benchmarking and gangue rejection.