Professor Jannie S. J. van Deventer

Qualifications
BEng(Hons)(Stellenbosch), BCom(Hons), PhD(Stellenbosch), DCom, DEng(Stellenbosch)
Position
Senior Industrial Fellow
Phone Number
61 3 9303 7777 or 0430 777 111
Fax Number
61 3 9303 7644
Email
jannie@zeobond.com
Department
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Group
Geopolymer & Mineral Processing Group

Jannie van Deventer

Research Interests

  • Extraction of metals
  • Transport processes in froth flotation
  • Geopolymerisation of waste materials
  • Immobilisation of toxic waste
  • Inorganic gel processes

Selected Publications

White, C.E., Provis, J.L., Kearley, G.J. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “What is the structure of kaolinite? Reconciling theory and experiment”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 113(19): 6756-6765 (2009)

 Lloyd, R.R., Provis, J.L., Smeaton, K.J. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “Spatial distribution of pores in fly ash-based inorganic polymer gels visualised by Wood's metal intrusion”, Microporous & Mesoporous Materials, 126(1-2): 32-39 (2009)

Provis, J.L., Rose, V., Bernal, S.A. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “High-resolution nanoprobe X-ray fluorescence characterization of heterogeneous calcium and heavy metal distributions in alkali activated fly ash", Langmuir, 25(19): 11897-11904 (2009)

Feng, D. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “Oxidative pre-treatment in thiosulphate leaching of sulphide gold ores”, International Journal of Mineral Processing, 94(1-2): 28-34 (2010)

Feng, D. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “Thiosulphate leaching of gold in the presence of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)”, Minerals Engineering, 23(2): 143-150 (2010)

Van Deventer, J.S.J., Provis, J.L., Duxson, P. & Brice, D.G., “Chemical research and climate change as drivers in the commercial adoption of alkali activated materials”, Waste & Biomass Valorization, 1(1): 145-155 (2010)

Feng, D. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “The effect of iron contaminants on thiosulphate leaching of gold”, Minerals Engineering, 23(5): 399-406 (2010)

Lloyd, R.R., Provis, J.L. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “Pore solution composition and alkali diffusion in inorganic polymer cement”, Cement and Concrete Research, 40(9): 1386-1392 (2010)

White, C.E., Provis, J.L., Proffen, T., Riley, D.P. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “Combining density functional theory (DFT) and pair distribution function (PDF) analysis to solve the structure of metastable materials: The case of metakaolin”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12(13): 3239-3245 (2010)

White, C.E., Provis, J.L., Proffen, T., Riley, D.P. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “Density functional modeling of the local structure of kaolinite subjected to thermal dehydroxylation”, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 114(14): 4988-4996 (2010)

Hajimohammadi, A., Provis, J.L. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “The effect of alumina release rate on the mechanism of geopolymer gel formation”, Chemistry of Materials, 22(18): 5199-5208 (2010)

Feng, D. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “Effect of thiosulphate salts on ammoniacal thiosulphate leaching of gold”, Hydrometallurgy, 105(1-2): 120-126 (2010)

White, C.E., Provis, J.L., Gordon, L.E., Riley, D.P., Proffen, T. & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “The effect of temperature on the local structure of kaolinite intercalated with potassium acetate”, Chemistry of Materials, 23(2): 188-199 (2011)

White, C.E., Provis, J.L., Kearley, G.J., D.P. Riley & Van Deventer, J.S.J., “Density functional modelling of silicate and aluminosilicate dimerisation solution chemistry”, Dalton Transactions, 40(6): 1348-1355 (2011)