Pyro Week 2023

Ex Mente Pyro Week 2023

Dates: 19 – 20 April 2023
Format: Training and workshop (in-person)
Pyro Community Day (hybrid: online and in-person)
Location: Engineering 4.0, University of Pretoria, South Africa

The format of the week has changed from last year to make the training more accessible and to equip attendees with the necessary knowledge and skill that will allow them to do powerful thermochemical calculations with FactSage™.

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Dr Jaco Swanepoel

SENIOR PROCESS ENGINEER

Jaco is a Chemical Engineer with twelve years of experience in projects that range from reactive metals handling, reactive metal powder production in molten salt slurry reactors, extractive metallurgy to microwave-assisted gas-solid materials processing.
Jaco contributed to three process patents and obtained a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering. Jaco also completed the KTP Management and Leadership Study Program at Ashorne Hill Management College, England.

Stefan van der Merwe

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Stefan’s greatest passion is to enable people. By combining his greatest passion with his love for technology, he finds joy in making computing infrastructure accessible to the non-technical, and developing software that uncomplicates tasks. As a software engineer with qualifications in electronic engineering and bioengineering, Stefan is responsible for software development, enabling the team and clients to advance through insight.