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Michael C. Clarke


Postal Address, Phone Numbers
PO Box 843, Helensvale, QLD 4212
Tel: +61-7-5502 8093, Mob: 0424 489 789

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• Engineer in the fields of Energy and Resource Development and Use, Energy Technology Development, Project Management, Infrastructure Development, Environmental Engineering and Wastes Management.

• B.E. (Hons.) Mining, University of New South Wales
• M.Eng.Sc. Mining, University of Sydney
• Ph.D. Chemical Eng., University of Sydney
• Grad. Cert. in Hazard Identifcation and Risk Management, UNSW
• Dip.Ed. Technical, Newcastle C.A.E.

The Master of Engineering Science Degree was completed by research. Some course work was, however, completed to gain knowledge about microbiological and biochemical systems. The thesis looked at the destruction of residual cyanide in gold tailings using microbes (sewage).

The Doctorate was in the area of waste coal recovery. It looked at the recovery of such coal as both a resource conservation measure and as an environmental protection measure.

Professional Affiliations
• Fellow. Institution of Engineers, Australia (CPEng, FIEAust, APEC Engineer, IntPE(Aus)
-- Member of the Chemical and Environmental Colleges
• Fellow. Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM)
-- Committee Member, Consultants Society (2017-2021)
• Registered Professional Engineer, Queensland (Mining and Chemical)
• Member. Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (MPESA)
• Associate. Waste Management Association of Australia (AWMRR)

Special Fields of Competence
• Helium Resource Development and Logistics
• Fluidised Bed Combustion Technology, Gasification and Emissions Management from Energy Use including Carbon Sequestration and Storage
• Comparative Systems of Power Generation, including coal, gas, renewables and nuclear
• Energy from Wastes
• Project Structuring, Formulation and Management
• Waste Water and Solid Wastes Management
• Desalination Technologies
• Vocational/Technical Education, Management and Practice.

Countries of Work Experience
Australia, Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, New Caledonia, South Africa, Mozambique, Thailand

Professional Experience
Employment and Activity Record
• 1989-present: Consultancy Work through M.E.T.T.S. Pty. Ltd.
• 2000-2003: Senior Lecturer, Environmental Engineering, Griffith University, Queensland

Personal Details
• Australian Citizen.
• Single.
• Resident of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

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