Gordon's Professional Activities
Professional Chemical Engineer (retired)
Selected for Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2000 - 2009. See Marquis Who's Who web site at: www.marquiswhoswho.com
Over 40 years experience in industry and academia. Early career with: ICI Aust, Shell Refining, Mt Lyell Mining Co.; later consultant & academic with close liaison to chemical processing industry.
Consultant in process engineering and chemical technology. Experience in minerals processing, R&D management, laboratory management, process engineering, essential oils extraction, advanced-level teaching, OH&S-fire and explosion safety, chemicals industry, wine and food technology, high-pressure engineering, water and waste-water treatment, batch-scale bio-diesel plant design and commissioning.
Over 50 consultant reports and 70 scientific publications in: refereed journals, conference proceedings, monographs, book chapters, invited papers, encyclopaedia and scientific reports.
Good appreciation of competing economic, technical and safety constraints. Particular expertise in flow-sheeting, process modelling, heat-transfer equipment and design, computer techniques, high-pressure technology, small-scale plant commissioning.
International recognition in high-pressure extraction technology, multi-component phase equilibria, fire and explosion safety. Experience and sensitivity working in non-English speaking and non-western cultures.
Awards and Honours
Professional Society Membership
Updated: 18 November, 2016