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process chemist

Mark Van der Riet, South African process chemist. Achievements include first to new clean coal technology for power generation. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate), South African Chemical Institute, South African Council Natural Science Professionals, Associated Scientific Technology Societies, Fossil Fuel Foundation.

Background

Riet, Mark Van der was born on September 17, 1962 in Cape Town, South Africa. Son of Jacobus Rudolf and Joan Elizabeth Van der Riet.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1983. Bachelor of Science Honours, University Witwatersrand, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Witwatersrand, 1988.

Graduate diploma in engineering, University Witwatersrand, 1996.

Career

Chemist Eskom Engineering Investigations Division, Johannesburg, 1988-1991, senior chemist, 1991-1993. Chief consultant Technology Services International, 1993-2001, manager fuels and combustion technical, since 1996, corporation consultant, since 2001. Chairman Eskom Coal Research Technology Focus Area, Johannesburg, since 1994.

Vereins der Gro├čkraftwerksbetreiber-Combustion Characterisation Working Group, Essen, Germany, since 1993. Committee Fossil Fuel Foundation, Johannesburg, since 1995. National committee International Committee Coal Research Brussels, since 1996.

Honorary adjunct professor School Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, I. Witwatersrand, South Africe, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to new clean coal technology for power generation.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate), South African Chemical Institute, South African Council Natural Science Professionals, Associated Scientific Technology Societies, Fossil Fuel Foundation.

Connections

Married Susan Jane Oates, July 2, 1967. Children: Andrew, Nicholas.

father:
Jacobus Rudolf

mother:
Joan Elizabeth Van

spouse:
Susan Jane Oates

child:
Nicholas Riet

child:
Andrew Riet