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Professor Geoffrey Brooks

Director Research Centre (China)

Biography

Professor Brooks is the Director of Joint Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing in Shandong where he co-ordinate the research and HDR program of that Centre. Since completing his PhD in 1994, Professor Brooks has been an Senior Lecturer at the University of Wollongong (1993-2000), an Associate Professor at McMaster University (2000-2004), a Senior Princpal Research Scientist at CSIRO (2004-2006) and a Professor at Swinburne since 2006.

Since joining Swinburne, Professor Brooks has been the Associate Dean of Research, Head of Mathematics at Swinburne and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Future Manufacturing). He currenty leads the development of Manufacturing Research at the joint research centre in Shandong and continues to be active in his field of High Temperature Materials Processing. Professor Brooks has published over 150 papers on fundamental aspects of steelmaking, aluminium production and materials processing in general. He has won significant international awards for his contribution to metallurgical processing.

Research interests

Engineering mathematics; Steelmaking; Aluminium production; Magnesium production; Sustainable mineral/ metals; High temperature processes; Green processing; Extractive metallurgy

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Materials Engineering - 091200

Awards

  • 2018, International, Distinguished Lecture Award for Extraction and Processing, TMS
  • 2015, International, METSOC Best Paper Award, The Metallurgical and Materials Society of CIM
  • 2015, International, Marcus Grossman Award for Best Paper in Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, American Society of Materials
  • 2013, International, Science Award for Extraction and Processing Division, TMS
  • 2013, International, Elliott Lectureship Award, Association of Iron and Steel Technology

Publications

Also published as: Brooks, Geoffrey; Brooks, G.; Brooks, G. A.; Brooks, Geoffrey A.; Brooks, Geoffrey Alan
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2018: Biosilica Briquettes for the Production of Silicon *; Upala P/L
  • 2018: Development of Dynamic Heat Transfer Model of Oxygen Steelmaking *; Tata Steel Nederland Technology BV
  • 2017: Reduction Kinetics between Coke and Slag in a Lead Blast Furnace *; Umicore Group R & D
  • 2017: Research Services Agreement with Upala P/L *; Upala P/L
  • 2015: Analysing Vibration Signals in Gas-Stirred Steel Ladles *; Tata Steel UK
  • 2015: Development of Iron Oxide Composite Smelting Route *; Cartwheel Resources - Research Contract
  • 2014: Bubble Nucleation in Aluminium Elexcrolysis CSIRO Student Scholarship for Epma Lupita Ismudya Putri. *; Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • 2014: Direct Reduction of Fayalitic Slag in Pb Blast Furnace *; Umicore Group R & D
  • 2013: Describe the segregation behaviour of Pb, In, Ag, Sn & Cd from a ZnO rich mixture containing these elements as compounds *; Umicore Group R & D
  • 2013: Development of Dephosphorisation Model with Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Japan *; Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corporation
  • 2013: Enabling future technology by building light element analysis capability; a light element optimised ultra-high resolution electron microprobe *; ARC Linkage Infrastructure and Equipment Scheme
  • 2013: Glass Fines Project *; Visy
  • 2013: Modelling of Dephosphorisation in Oxygen Steelmaking *; Tata Steel Nederland Technology BV
  • 2012: Development of hybrid solar thermal reactors for materials processing *; Australian Solar Institute - Postgraduate Scholarship
  • 2012: Literature Review and Study for Umicore *; Umicore Group R & D
  • 2012: Study of WEEE behaviours in the TSL furnace *; Outotec Pty Ltd - Contract
  • 2011: Cu fuming from zinc oxide products *; Umicore Group R & D
  • 2010: 09 CAST PhD Top-up Scholarship for Abdul Khaliq *; CRC for Cast Metals Manufacturing (CAST CRC)
  • 2010: Collaboration Agreement with Corus Technology *; Corus Technology B. V.
  • 2010: Proposal for experimental investigation of splashing phenomenon in electric arc furnace steelmaking (student agreement with Morshed Alam) *; One Steel

* Chief Investigator