Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics in the Process Industries.
Hilton on the Park, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
13-15 December 2006

Editors : P.J. Witt and M.P. Schwarz

The Scientific Committee of Fifth International Conference on CFD in the Process Industries evaluated all submitted full papers, with each paper being independently refereed by international experts in the field.

The Organising Committee gratefully acknowledges the assistance and advice of an international committee of referees.

Conference Organising Committee

Dr Phil Schwarz, CSIRO (Chairman)
Dr Peter Witt, CSIRO (Secretariat)
Dr Tuan Nguyen, CSIRO
Dr Hugh Blackburn, CSIRO
Dr Mahesh Prakash, CSIRO
Dr Robert White, CSIRO
A/Prof Malcolm Davidson, Melbourne University
Dr Jamal Naser, Swinburne University
Dr Greg Sheard, Monash University
Prof Jiyuan Tu, RMIT University
A/Prof Ozden Turan, Victoria University
Trina Dearricott, CSIRO

International Scientific Committee

Prof Mark Cross, Faculty of Engineering, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
Prof James Evans, Dept of Materials Science & Mineral Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Prof Rod Guthrie, McGill Metals Processing Centre, McGill University, Canada
Dr Ahmad Haidari, Fluent Inc, USA
Prof Masayuki Horio, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology, Japan
Prof Stein Johansen, SINTEF, Norway
Dr Ian Jones, ANSYS/CFX, UK
Prof JAM Kuipers, Process Technology Institute, University of Twente, Netherlands
Prof Yun Dong Wang, Chemical Engineering Department, Tsinghua Uni, China
Prof Roman Weber, Department of Energy Processes & Energy Industry Operations, Technical University Clausthal, Germany
Prof Jun-ichiro Yagi, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Japan
Dr Phil Schwarz, CSIRO Minerals, Australia


Contact Information

Dr. Phil Schwarz
CSIRO Minerals
Box 312
Clayton South, VIC. 3169
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