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

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.

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

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?

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?

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

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

Graphite supply critical to the development of the automotive industry

Many graphite junior mining companies have been stating that they are going to be selling graphite for the battery application, […]