Meet CMI Researcher Ikenna Nlebedim

Image: left, CMI researcher Ikenna Nlebedim, and right, Summer 2015 SULI student Gavin Hester

CMI researcher Ikenna Nlebedim researches magnets. His research led to a new method for recycling rare earth magnetic material from manufacturing waste. This Ames Laboratory news release describes the process. Also, in this Ames Lab 101 video file, Nlebedim describes recycling rare earths from magnet scraps on the factory floor.

Nlebedim led a student researcher for one of the U.S. Department of Energy's Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI). Nlebedim and Gavin Hester describe the SULI experience in this Ames Laboratory video.