Imperial College London

Mr Diego Mesa Peña

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Research Postgraduate



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2.58DRoyal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus






Mining Engineer and M.Sc. in Extractive Metallurgy from Universidad de Chile, specialised in mineral processing and flotation. 

Nowadays Diego is a PhD student at Imperial College London, researching on flotation scale-up and equipment design.


Diego was the President 2017/2018 of the Latin-American Society, where he promoted Latin-American culture at Imperial College London and in the United Kingdom.

As part of that position, he organized the 1st Symposium "Researchers for Latin America"

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Mesa Pena D, Brito Parada P, Bubble size distribution in aerated stirred tanks: Quantifying the effect of impeller-stator design, Chemical Engineering Research & Design, ISSN:0263-8762

Mesa Pena DA, Brito-Parada P, 2019, Scale-up in froth flotation: a state-of-the-art review, Separation and Purification Technology, Vol:210, ISSN:1383-5866, Pages:950-962

Mesa D, Kracht W, Díaz G, 2016, Textural image classification of foams based on variographic analysis, Minerals Engineering, Vol:98, ISSN:0892-6875, Pages:52-59

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