Derek Xie

Vice President of Mechanical Engineering and Design


  • Lead the design teams in designing 5 pilot plants for R & D, and 3 full scale plants at CVMR®.

  • Over 11 years of experience in chemical vapour metal refining at CVMR®.

  • Installation, Commissioning and maintenance of pilot plants and full-scale CVD plants.

  • Designed and development, pressure vessels, steel structure, drawings, flow sheet and P&ID.

  • Design and development of local networks.

  • Operation and maintenance of Nickel Carbonyl Production units.

  • Implementation and improvement in environmental and safety systems as required.


  • Senior Process Engineer, CVMR® Inc.

  • Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Chemical Vapour Metal Refining Inc., Toronto, Canada

  • Mechanical Engineer, Iron and Steel Institute of Design & Engineering, Liaoning, China

  • lecturer, Mechanical Department, University, Liaoning, China


  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering North Eastern University, Shenyang, China

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China

Derek Xie