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Biographical entry Jorgensen, Frank Richard Arthur (1937 - )

5 May 1937
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Metallurgist and Mineral chemist


Frank Jorgensen is a metallurgist with a specialist interest in the research and development of smelting technology. In the 1970s he was involved in the development of the SiroSmelt system while employed within the CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry. He worked for the CSIRO and the G K Williams CRC for Extractive Metallurgy for over 40 years, between 1960 and 2008 on many projects concerning flash smelting, roasting and particle temperature measurement.



Education - BE (Hons) degree, University of Adelaide
Education - PhD in smelting science, University of Adelaide
1970 - 1974
Career position - Technical Manager at United Packages and UPL Silicates
1974 - 1986
Career position - Principal Research Scientist, later Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry
1986 - 1996
Career position - Research Manager and then Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Mineral Chemistry
Award - Clunies Ross National Science & Technology Award

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