Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing

Chemical engineers design, develop and manage the processes that convert raw materials to useful products on a large scale. From oil to fuel and chemicals, from rock ore to metals, from biomass to fuels, from effluent to clean water – chemical engineers are working to enhance our quality of life in a sustainable way.

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Researchers at Conference in China
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Prof Cara Schwarz, Sonja Smith, and Jamie Cripwell

A team of the Separations Technology Research Group from the Process Engineering Department recently attended the 24th IUPAC International Conference on Chemical Thermodynamics in Guilin, China. The conference provided a gathering place for like-minded researchers to share their respective applications of thermodynamics.

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Process Engineering at IMPC 2016

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The XXVIII International Mineral Processing Congress (IMPC) was held in Québec City, Canada from 11 – 15 September 2016. Two papers from the Department of Process Engineering were presented at the congress by Prof Steven Bradshaw, Professor Christie Dorfling, Dr Edson Charikinya, and Dr Margreth Tadie presented a poster.

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Student life at the Department of Process Engineering

Riccardo Swanepoel Receives Chancellor’s Medal

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Mr Riccardo Swanepoel was awarded Stellenbosch University’s (SU) Chancellor’s Medal for 2016, yesterday (7 December) during the graduation ceremony of the Faculties of AgriSciences and Engineering. This is the highest honour the University bestows on a student.

The Chancellor’s Medal is awarded annually to a final year or postgraduate student who has excelled.

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