Du Toit, Madeleine Professor

Professor

  • School of Mechanical, Materials & Mechatronics Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
  • Associate Member - Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Engineering Materials
  • Programme Leader - Energy Pipelines CRC

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Madeleine du Toit joined the University of Wollongong as Professor in the Welding Engineering Research Group within the School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering in April 2013, and has since been appointed Academic Program Director for Materials Engineering. Madeleine holds BEng, MEng and PhD degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Pretoria in South Africa and a Masters degree in Welding Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand. She is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the Southern African Institute of Welding, a Fellow of the South African Academy of Engineering,  a registered Professional Engineer in South Africa, a Certified Materials Professional with Materials Australia and a qualified International Welding Engineer (IWE). She currently serves as member of the National Council of Materials Australia, Vice-President of the NSW Branch of Materials Australia, member of the Council of the Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA), and was elected President and member of Council of the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) from 2010 to 2014. Since 2011, she has established successful internationally accredited training programs for International Welding Engineers and International Welding Technologists in Australia and South Africa.  

    • Welding metallurgy;
    • Welding engineering; 
    • Corrosion; and
    • Physical metallurgy of steel, stainless steel, titanium and aluminium alloys.  

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy The Role of Welding Parameters and Weld Metal Microstructure on the Incidence of Weld Metal Hydrogen-assisted Cold Cracking in X70 Welds. Van Niekerk, Cornelis
    Doctor of Philosophy Nucleation Under Non-Equilibrium Conditions. Dodangoda Liyanage, Dasith Deshan
    Doctor of Philosophy Recycling automobile plastic waste with a view to utilize the off-gas to surface harden steel components. Babasafari, Zeinab
    Doctor of Philosophy Robot path planning in dynamic environment Visser, Alexander

Awards And Honors


Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Madeleine du Toit joined the University of Wollongong as Professor in the Welding Engineering Research Group within the School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering in April 2013, and has since been appointed Academic Program Director for Materials Engineering. Madeleine holds BEng, MEng and PhD degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Pretoria in South Africa and a Masters degree in Welding Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand. She is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the Southern African Institute of Welding, a Fellow of the South African Academy of Engineering,  a registered Professional Engineer in South Africa, a Certified Materials Professional with Materials Australia and a qualified International Welding Engineer (IWE). She currently serves as member of the National Council of Materials Australia, Vice-President of the NSW Branch of Materials Australia, member of the Council of the Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA), and was elected President and member of Council of the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) from 2010 to 2014. Since 2011, she has established successful internationally accredited training programs for International Welding Engineers and International Welding Technologists in Australia and South Africa.  

    • Welding metallurgy;
    • Welding engineering; 
    • Corrosion; and
    • Physical metallurgy of steel, stainless steel, titanium and aluminium alloys.  

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy The Role of Welding Parameters and Weld Metal Microstructure on the Incidence of Weld Metal Hydrogen-assisted Cold Cracking in X70 Welds. Van Niekerk, Cornelis
    Doctor of Philosophy Nucleation Under Non-Equilibrium Conditions. Dodangoda Liyanage, Dasith Deshan
    Doctor of Philosophy Recycling automobile plastic waste with a view to utilize the off-gas to surface harden steel components. Babasafari, Zeinab
    Doctor of Philosophy Robot path planning in dynamic environment Visser, Alexander

Awards And Honors


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