Matt Mlinar MBA

Professional Title
Interim Mineral Processing and Metallurgy Research Group Manager


Mr. Matt Mlinar is the NRRI Portfolio Management Office (PMO) Manager. Matt’s role includes providing project support and control for the 100+ projects at NRRI. Matt’s former role was the NRRI Program Manager, Mineral Processing, from 2013-2020. His industry experience includes mining and concentration of taconite and iron ore tailings. Matt's research experience includes mineral processing research with iron oxides, sulfides, base metals, titanium, and other mineral resources. Matt also has research experience with renewable energy power production, including solar photovoltaic and biomass solid fuels, in his former role of NRRI Research Fellow, Renewable Energy, from 2010-2012.


  • MBA Michigan Technological University, 2009
  • B. S. in Electrical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, summa cum laude, 2008 


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