2016+ Assoc Professor, Department of Mining and Process Engineering, NUST, Namibia
2016+ Deputy Head, Department. of Mining and Process Engineering, NUST, Namibia
2017-2019 Assoc Dean Research, Faculty of Engineering, NUST, Namibia
2016+ Extraordinary Senior Lecturer, Dept Materials Sc Met Eng, Univ of Pta, South Africa
2003-2015 Senior Lecturer, Dept Materials Sc Met Eng, University of Pretoria, South Africa
1995-2002 Departmental Manager, MINTEK, South Africa
1979-1995 Research Scientist, MINTEK, South Africa
1973-1978 Junior Lecturer, University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Selected Publications (Most notable publications over the last 5 years)
Improving copper cathode morphology at an electrowinning plant by optimising Magnafloc 333 and chloride concentrations. J.C. Jacobs and D.R. Groot. JSAIMM, 2019, 119(11), pp 983-987. doi.org/10.17159/2411-9717/686/2020
An Investigation into Premature Galvanized Steel Pipeline Failures in the Otjimbingwe Area of Namibia. J Addai-Mensah, D Groot, S Mitropolskaya, E Mvula, H Musiyarira, A Nakale, J Sirunda. The 70th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry. Electrochemistry: Linking Resources to Sustainable Development. 4 to 9 August 2019, Durban, South Africa.
Decomposition of hydrogen peroxide in alkaline cyanide solutions. T. Fungene, D. R. Groot, T. Mahlangu and K. C. Sole. JSAIMM, 2018, 118(12), pp 1259-1264. Doi.org/10.17159/2411-9717/v118n12a5.
Test work to examine the potential for improving gold leaching performance at Navachab Gold Mine, Namibia. M.N. Amwele and D.R. Groot. JSAIMM, 2018, 118(5), pp 457-460. Doi.org/10.17159/2411-9717/2018/v118n5a2.
Copper Processing Slags: Problems and Answers. D R Groot, T Coetsee, T A Muhlare, B L Sililo. First Zambian National Conference on Geology, Mining, Metallurgy and Groundwater Resources: The Future of Mining. Lusaka, Zambia. November 2018
Control of silica polymerisation during ferromanganese slag sulphuric acid digestion and water leaching. D.M. Kazadi, D.R. Groot, J.D. Steenkamp, H. Pöllmann. Hydrometallurgy, Volume 166, December 2016, Pages 214-221
Kinetic study of uranium residue dissolution in ammonium carbonate media. B Kweto, DR Groot, E Stassen, J Suthiram, JR Zeevaart. Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry. 2014, 302(1), pp131-137