Professor Mark G Jones

Professor Mark Jones is Head of the School of Engineering, Director of TUNRA Bulk Solids Handling Research Associates and President of the Academic Senate at Newcastle. He has held the Chair in Bulk Solids Handling at the University of Newcastle since 1999. His research interests span the broad area of Bulk Materials Handling and he specialises in pipeline transport. He has worked with many multi-national companies in the US, Europe, South America, India, China, Russia and South Africa. He has been a Member of Council of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), London, Chairman of the UK National Bulk Material Handling Committee, Member of the IChemE Particle Technology Subject Group Committee and a Member of the Board of the CRC for Integrated Engineering Asset Management. He is currently President of the International Freight Pipeline Society (USA), Honorary Secretary of the Australian Society for Bulk Solids Handling, Vice-President of the International Federation of Measurement and Control of Granular Materials and has been appointed Guest Professor of Central South University, Changsha, China and Visiting Professor at Teesside University in the UK.