Bernard Sililo

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/3/174
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2934
Email Address: 
ORCID: 
0000-0002-3668-1560

 

Qualifications

  • MSc. Applied Science: Metallurgy, University of Pretoria, South Africa (2017).
  • BSc. Honours. Applied Science: Metallurgy, University of Pretoria, South Africa (2013).
  • BSc. Chemistry and Mathematics, University of Namibia, Namibia (2003).

Research Focus Areas

  • Extractive Hydrometallurgy
  • Application of Nanotechnology in mineral process
  • Sampling in mineral processing.

Subjects Currently Teaching

  • Corrosion
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Experimental Techniques for Process Engineers
  • Chemistry

Brief Career Summary

  • 2016+  Lecturer: Metallurgy, Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Mining and Process Engineering, NUST, Namibia
  • 2013 – 2016 Junior Lecturer: Metallurgy, Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Mining and Process Engineering, NUST, Namibia
  • 2009 - 2012             Improvement Metallurgist, , Rӧssing Uranium processing Plant /Laboratories,  Swakopmund, Namibia
  • 2006-2009        Project Chemist, Rӧssing Uranium processing Plant /Laboratories, Swakopmund, Namibia
  • 2004-2006               Quality Controller, Namibia Breweries Ltd, Windhoek Namibia

Selected Publications (Most notable publications over the last 5 years)

  1. Sililo, B. (2016). ‘Modelling uranium leach kinetics’, A thesis submitted for the degree of M.Sc. in (Applied Sciences) (Metallurgy), University of Pretoria, South africa.
  2. Sililo, B., & Groot, D. (2017). Effects of various parameters on uranium leach kinetics. 3rd Young Professional Conference (SAIMM), Pretoria (South Africa).
  3. Sililo, B., & Groot, D. (2017). Modelling of uranium leach kinetics. Uranium Conference (SAIMM), Swakopmund (Namibia).
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