Dr Chris Solnordal

Principal Research Scientist

Contact details:

  • PRIVATE BAG 10
    CLAYTON SOUTH VIC 3169 AUSTRALIA

Biography

Dr Chris Solnordal is a senior member of CSIRO's multiphysics modelling team. He has been with CSIRO since 1992, and has been performing computational modelling for most of that time. He works primarily with industry clients to solve a wide variety of industrial problems in the minerals and process industries. His research interests include wear reduction in the oil and gas and minerals industries, emissions reduction, flash smelting reaction modelling, particle flows and agglomeration, fluidization, heat and mass transfer, and smelting processes. He also spent four years managing CSIRO's state-of-the-art laser flow diagnostics facility. During his time with CSIRO Dr Solnordal has co-authored over 50 journal and conference papers, and over 80 internal reports, primarily for industrial clients.

Dr Solnordal is a member of the following professional organisations:

Australsian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
TMS

Other Interests

Science and scepticism
Critical thinking

(and the usual list: running, bushwalking, skiing, rogaining, etc. )

Academic Qualifications

  • 1992

    PhD (Chemical Engineering)
    University of Melbourne

  • 1986

    BE (Mechanical)
    University of Melbourne

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2015-2015

    Chair of Technical Committee, Eleventh International Conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries

  • 2012-2012

    Chair of Technical Committee, Ninth International Conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries

  • 2003-2003

    Member of Organising Committee, Third International Conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries

Publications

We have publications by Dr Chris Solnordal
For more publications, please see Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=qJxSCOkAAAAJ&hl=en Researcher ID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/E-4706-2010 ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4595-2622