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Prof. Antoine F. Mulaba Bafubiandi

Professor of Hydrometallurgy & Director: Mineral Processing and Technology Research Centre
Name: Antoine F. Mulaba-Bafubiandi
Location: 3161, John Orr Building Doornfontein Campus
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Tel: 011 5596215


About Prof. Antoine F. Mulaba-Bafubiandi



PhD (Eng.) (KULeuven, Belgium), M.Eng.(Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, KULeuven, Belgium), Lic, Sc. Physics (UniKin, DRC), MBA (Technology, Strategy and Governance, UJ, SA)

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C (expecting new rating)

Research Interests

Mineral Processing and Appropriate Technologies, Artisanal and small scale mining and processing and metal extraction, Mineral Beneficiation and Value Addition, Technology for a Sustainable Rural Development, Urban Mining, (Bio)-Hydrometallurgy, Microwave energy for mineral beneficiation, Modelling and simulation of metallurgical processes , Industrial symbiosis with value add to mineral industry , Decision making tools in artisanal and small scale mining and mineral processing, Mossbauer spectroscopy, Mineral and Material Characterization, Clay mineralogy and Geophagia, Metal and value extraction, Waste to Energy, Water in Mining, Circular economy, Technology Management; Engineering Management, Mineral Businesses development.