Name : Aarti Kumari Designation : Scientist Contact Information : Metal Extraction & Recycling Division CSIR-NML, Jamshedpur Educational Qualification : M.Tech Area of Expertise : Extractive metallurgy for the processing of metals from primary and secondary resources, Waste Recycling, Rare Earths Processing, NdFeB magnet processing, Leaching, Solvent Extraction, Separation of metals using Ionic Liquids. No. of Papers published : 6 SCI publication Equipment/Software Skill : Patent : Technology : Awards and Recognition : Awarded by "AWSAR Award 2018" for research article based on PhD work entitled “Today’s WASTE is tomorrow’s WEALTH: Recovery of Rare Earths from Waste Magnets of Wind Turbine". A certificate of appreciation was awarded by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.• 1st prize for the paper “Development of a process for the production of zinc powder from zinc dross” in Microsymposium on 'Recent Developments in Mineral Processing and Mechanical Activation of Solids' on 22nd February, 2019 authored by S. Prasad, S. K. Maity, Aarti Kumari, M. Chandrashekhar.• Best poster presentation award for the poster entitled "Reclaiming rare earth elements from waste phosphor powders of fluorescent lamps" at National Conference on Critical & Strategic Materials for Advanced Technologies, held at Munnar, Kerala during March 9-11, 2017.