Madeleine Du Toit
Madeleine Du Toit has recently been appointed as the Research Program One Leader and is currently based at the University of Wollongong.
Madeleine has been an academic for 18 years spending most of her distinguished career at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. She has completed both a Bachelor and Masters in Engineering focussing on Metallurgical Engineering and a Masters in Welding Engineering. She also holds a Ph.D.in Metallurgical Engineering with a focus on welding.
Her passion for metallurgical engineering includes a focus on stainless steels, steel and aluminium, corrosion and welding. Madeleine spent 2 years working for the South African Council for Minerals Technology, an Industry focussed research group exploring the properties and use of metals and alloys.
Madeleine held a number of prestigious positions in South Africa including the presidency of the Southern African Institute of Welding.
She is particularly excited to begin work on the continuation of Weld Metal Hydrogen Assisted Cold Cracking with fellow Energy Pipelines CRC Researcher Lenka Kuzmikova.