A workshop on R&D collaborations and exchange programs on “Rare Earth Elements – Malaysia and Türkiye” and a Faculty visit were held on 15th of March 2023 under the coordination of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Şeref SÖNMEZ, who is a faculty member in the ITU Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. Researchers from Universiti Malaysia Phang, Universiti Malaysia Klentan, TENMAK NATEN, and TUBITAK as well as faculty members and research assistants from ITU Departments of The Environmental Engineering and Mineral Processing Engineering participated with their presentations.