Enhancing and Diversifying Supply

CMI researches ways to expand the supply of rare-earth and other critical resources through innovative processes and finding new uses for co-products. 

As CMI begins its third phase of operation in 2023, the CMI focus area Enhancing and Diversifying Supply (which was known as Diversifying Supply during CMI Phase I and Phase II) will conduct research around the themes of Advancing Mineral Characterization and Beneficiation and Innovative Separations and Recoveries. For questions or more information, please contact cmidirector@ameslab.gov