Prof Christie Dorfling

Dept. Chairman | Professor | Hydrometallurgy, metal recycling & process modelling

Short Bio

Christie started his career as an engineer in the Measurement and Control Division at Mintek before joining the Department of Process Engineering at Stellenbosch University as a lecturer. He currently fulfills the role of Chairperson for the Department. His research interests in hydrometallurgy include characterisation and modelling of leaching systems, recovery of base and precious metals from leach solutions, and development of processes for metal recovery from low grade ores and secondary resources.

Research Interests

Hydrometallurgy, metal recycling, process modelling

Selected Publications

A list of his published works can be found on his Google Scholar profile.


Thermodynamics A224
Mineral Processing 345
Chemical Engineering 224 (Principles and Processes)
Chemical Engineering 254 (Mass and Energy Balances)