Dr. Ian Flint

About Dr. Ian Flint

Dr. Flint has been active in the graphite/graphene industry for over 25 years with experience ranging from engineering review, test work, pilot plants, process design, equipment design, metallurgist, and director of more than 30 graphite/graphene projects. Dr. Flint holds a Bachelor of Science (Biology; 1983) and Bachelor of Engineering (Geo; 1986) and Masters of Engineering (Metallurgy and Material Science; 1989) degrees from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in mining and mineral processing engineering (2001) from the University of British Columbia.

7 InvestorIntel Articles By Dr. Ian Flint


Dr. Flint weighs in on Graphene

September 27, 2017
| September 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

For many years now graphene has been one of the largest fields of research and “graphene” products are beginning to […]

The electrical storage movement and the global demand for graphite.

July 15, 2015
| July 15, 2015 | 3 Comments

Why is Tesla targeting non-mobile storage systems? As an order-of-magnitude estimate, with full integration of worldwide renewable energy sources and […]

Dr. Flint on Graphite Deposits: Potential Based on Processing

June 10, 2015
| June 10, 2015 | 4 Comments

An analysis of the current junior mining projects, both public and private, around the world suggests that the following production […]

Graphene – the race is on, but what’s real?

June 03, 2015
| June 03, 2015 | 6 Comments

There are already a diverse number of applications for graphene and the graphene market will be real and significant. Currently […]

Dr. Flint answers the question: What is Graphite?

June 01, 2015
| June 01, 2015 | 2 Comments

Important work is currently being done at the National University of Singapore (NUS) to standardize graphite characterization. The reason is […]

Dr. Flint on the rising demand for nuclear graphite

May 27, 2015
| May 27, 2015 | 3 Comments

Fast neutrons are produced by decaying uranium atoms. If a neutron hits another uranium atom it could decay producing more […]