Career as a Metallurgical Engineer
Metallurgical Engineers are primarily involved in extracting metals and other minerals from ores. After extraction, metals and minerals are processed to make them suitable for manufacturing various materials such as steel. Understand this - iron is extracted from iron ore and processed for use in manufacturing steel. Metallurgical Engineers are experts in extractionn and processing. They may also get involved in research and development of new substances from various minerals and substances; for example, in developing carbon nano tubes from graphite or other carbon based materials.