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Daniël de Villebois Van der Spuy Edit Profile

electronics engineer , consultant

Daniël de Villebois Van der Spuy, South African electronics engineer, consultant. Achievements include matric with seven distinctions; research in advanced control and optimisation of milling and flotation processes. Recipient Bronze medal Mathematics Olympiad, South African Academy for Science and Arts, 1989, Achievement for Performance Excellence award, Mintek, 2001.

Background

Spuy, Daniël de Villebois Van der was born on February 28, 1975 in Pretoria, South Africa. Son of Daniël Schabort and Maria Elizabeth van der Spuy.

Education

Bachelor in Electronic Engineering, University Pretoria, 1997. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

Career

Engineer South Carolina Solutions, Sunnyvale, California, 1999. From engineer in training to chief engineer Mintek, Randburg, South Africa, 1998—2003, chief engineer South Africa, 2003—2006, Mintek: Australian Technology Office, Perth, Australia, since 2006. External examiner University Pretoria, 2001—2004.

Executive committee South African Council for Automation and Computation, Johannesburg, 2003—2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include matric with seven distinctions. Research in advanced control and optimisation of milling and flotation processes.

Membership

Leader Outreach to Disadvantaged Community, Pretoria, 1997—2004. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Nature, travel.

Connections

father:
Daniël Schabort

mother:
Maria Elizabeth