Dr Margreth Tadie

Senior Lecturer | Geometallurgy, Electrochemistry/Electrometallurgy, Tailings Management & Processing

Short Bio


PhD (Chemical Engineering), University of Cape Town, 2015

MSc (Chemical Engineering), University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, 2014

BEng (Chemical Engineering), National University of Science and Technology, 2008

Professional experience

Undergraduate Coordinator, Dean’s Division, Stellenbosch University, 2022 – Present

Lecturer: Department of Chemical Engineering, Stellenbosch University, 2016 – Present

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow – Centre for Minerals Research (UCT), Centre for Minerals Research, University of Cape Town, 2015 – 2016

Honours, research grants, fellowships

African Rainbow Minerals Geometallurgy Research Chair, Stellenbosch University, shared with Dr Bjorn von der Heyden from SU’s Department of Earth Sciences, 2022 – Present

Fellow of the Future Professors Programme, DHET, 2020 – Present

FLAIR Fellowship Grant, 2019 – 2022

International Mineral Processing Congress Best Young Author Award, IMPC Santiago Chile, 2014

Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment Research Award, UCT, 2015, and Research Associateship, UCT, 2013

Research Interests

Geometallurgical Modelling
Tailings reprocessing and environmental impacts of mining
Electrochemical processing and redox systems in metallurgy

Selected Publications

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


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