Dr William Hawker

Lecturer Hydrometallurgy

School of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
w.hawker@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56681

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philisophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, The University of Queensland
  • Graduate Certificate in Research Commercialisation, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Hawker, William, Vaughan, James, Jak, Evgueni and Hayes, Peter C. (2018) The Synergistic Copper Process concept. Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy: Transactions of the Institutions of Mining and Metallurgy, Section C, 127 4: 210-220. doi:10.1080/03719553.2017.1375768

  • Qi, T., Hodge, H., Hawker, W., Hayes, P. and Vaughan, J. (2018). A review of the bauxite residue sinter-leach process. In: Alumina2018 the 11th AQW International Conference. Alumina2018, Gladstone, QLD, Australia, (181-188). 9-14 September 2018.

  • Vaughan, James, Fu, Weng, Peng, Hong, Hawker, Will, Hayes, Peter C. and Robinson, Dave (2018). Australian hydrometallurgy research and development. In: Boyd R. Davis, Michael S. Moats, Shijie Wang, Dean Gregurek, Joël Kapusta, Thomas P. Battle, Mark E. Schlesinger, Gerardo Raul Alvear Flores, Evgueni Jak, Graeme Goodall, Michael L. Free, Edouard Asselin, Alexandre Chagnes, David Dreisinger and Matthew Jeffrey et al., Extraction 2018: Proceedings of the First Global Conference on Extractive Metallurgy. First Global Conference on Extractive Metallurgy, Ottawa, Canada, (1721-1731). 26-29 August 2018. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-95022-8_142

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Supervision

  • Master Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Qi, T., Hodge, H., Hawker, W., Hayes, P. and Vaughan, J. (2018). A review of the bauxite residue sinter-leach process. In: Alumina2018 the 11th AQW International Conference. Alumina2018, Gladstone, QLD, Australia, (181-188). 9-14 September 2018.

  • Vaughan, James, Fu, Weng, Peng, Hong, Hawker, Will, Hayes, Peter C. and Robinson, Dave (2018). Australian hydrometallurgy research and development. In: Boyd R. Davis, Michael S. Moats, Shijie Wang, Dean Gregurek, Joël Kapusta, Thomas P. Battle, Mark E. Schlesinger, Gerardo Raul Alvear Flores, Evgueni Jak, Graeme Goodall, Michael L. Free, Edouard Asselin, Alexandre Chagnes, David Dreisinger and Matthew Jeffrey et al., Extraction 2018: Proceedings of the First Global Conference on Extractive Metallurgy. First Global Conference on Extractive Metallurgy, Ottawa, Canada, (1721-1731). 26-29 August 2018. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-95022-8_142

  • Byrne, Kelly, Hawker, William and Vaughan, James (2018). Deportment of radionuclides during copper concentrate metathesis reactions. In: ALTA 2018. ALTA 2018, Perth, Australia, (1-12). 19-26 May 2018.

  • Jak, Eugene, Shishin, Denis, Hawker, Will, Vaughan, James and Hayes, Peter C. (2018). Improved copper smelter and converter productivity through the use of a novel high-grade feed. In: Boyd R. Davis, Michael S. Moats, Shijie Wang, Dean Gregurek, Joël Kapusta, Thomas P. Battle, Mark E. Schlesinger, Gerardo Raul Alvear Flores, Evgueni Jak, Graeme Goodall, Michael L. Free, Edouard Asselin, Alexandre Chagnes, David Dreisinger and Matthew Jeffrey et al., Extraction 2018: Proceedings of the First Global Conference on Extractive Metallurgy. First Global Conference on Extractive Metallurgy, Ottawa, Canada, (265-271). 26-29 August 2018. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-95022-8_21

  • Hodge, Harrison, Hawker, William, Hayes, Peter and Vaughan, James (2018). Kinetics of bauxite residue sintering. In: Boyd R. Davis, Michael S. Moats, Shijie Wang, Dean Gregurek, Joël Kapusta, Thomas P. Battle, Mark E. Schlesinger, Gerardo Raul Alvear Flores, Evgueni Jak, Graeme Goodall, Michael L. Free, Edouard Asselin, Alexandre Chagnes, David Dreisinger and Matthew Jeffrey et al., Extraction 2018: Proceedings of the First Global Conference on Extractive Metallurgy. First Global Conference on Extractive Metallurgy, Ottawa, Canada, (839-851). 26-29 August 2018. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-95022-8_67

  • Ivana, A., Hawker, W. and Vaughan, J. (2017). Ferric sulfate precipitation at gold pressure oxidation conditions. In: COM2017. COM2017, Vancouver, Canada, (). 27-30 August 2017.

  • Hawker, William and Dry, Mike (2017). Simulation software methodologies for hydrometallurgical process evaluation applied to selective acid leaching of mixed hydroxide precipitate. In: Alan Taylor, ALTA 2017 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper Conference Proceedings. ALTA 2017 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper Conference, Perth, Australia, (). 22-26 May 2017.

  • Byrne, Kelly, Hawker, William and Vaughan, James (2016). Effect of key parameters on the selective acid leach of nickel from mixed nickel-cobalt hydroxide. In: Proceedings of the 1st International Process Metallurgy Conference, IPMC 2016. International Process Metallurgy Conference, Bandung, Indonesia, (). 10-11 December 2016. doi:10.1063/1.4974412

  • Vaughan, J., Hawker, W., Chen, J. and van der Ent, A. (2016). The extractive metallurgy of agromined nickel. In: IMPC 2016: XXVIII International Mineral Processing Congress Proceedings. XXVIII International Mineral Processing Congress, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, (). 11-15 September 2016.

  • Hawker, William, Vaughan, James, Jak, Evgueni and Hayes, Peter C. (2016). The synergistic copper process - a new process route for low-energy copper production. In: Copper 2016. Copper 2016, Kobe Japan, (1678-1684). 14-16 December 2016.

  • Hawker, William, Vaughan, James, Hayes, Peter, Jak, Evgueni, Keating, Tony and Hourn, Mike (2014). A synergistic hydro- and pyro-metallurgical process for low-energy copper production. In: Alan Taylor, Proceedings of ALTA 2014 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper Sessions. ALTA 2014: Nickel-Cobalt-Copper Conference, Perth, WA, Australia, (365-384). 24-31 May, 2014.

  • Vaughan, J., Hawker, W., Keating, T. and Cox, J. (2013). Engineering aspects of the selective acid leaching process for refining mixed nickel-cobalt hydroxide. In: Proceedings of the Nickel-Copper-Cobalt Conference: ALTA 2013. 4th Annual Nickel-Cobalt-Copper Event, Perth, WA, Australia, (473-473). 25 May-1 June 2013.

  • Gillespie, Alistair, Hawker, William, Jayawardana, Viren and Hayes, Peter C. (2012). Scale Predominance Diagrams for Bayer Precipitation Tanks. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Alumina Quality Workshop. 9th International Alumina Quality Workshop, Perth, WA Australia, (). 18-22 March 2012.

  • Vaughan, J., Hawker, W. and White, D. (2011). Chemical aspects of mixed nickel-cobalt hydroxide precipitation and refining. In: Proceedings of the ALTA 2011 Nickel Cobalt, Copper Conference. ALTA 2011 Nickel-Cobalt-Copper Conference, Perth, Australia, (). 23-28 May 2011.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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