Chief Engineer – Process Control Group, Mintek

Qualifications: PhD, M.Eng (Electronic), B.Eng (Electronic)

Loutjie did his post graduate studies in advanced process control, specifically model predictive control with the application to milling. He has been working at Mintek for the last 11 years, developing the model predictive control toolbox for Mintek’s Measurement and Control division. He has also been involved in commissioning the model predictive controller at a number of sites around the world in a number of application, such as milling, thickeners and leaching.