Dr. Wolfgang Maier
Dr. Maier is a Professor at the University of Cardiff, UK. He completed his Ph.D. thesis at Rhodes University in South Africa on the geochemical and petrological trends of the UG2-Merensky unit interval, western Bushveld Complex. He is one of the world’s leading researchers on nickel and PGE bearing systems and has written over 70 papers on the subject. Dr. Maier is highly regarded as a leading authority on the Bushveld Complex in South Africa and more generally on the formation of magmatic ore deposits including PGE, Ni-Cu, Cr, and V-Ti-Fe deposits.