Instructor's Summary

Mr. Bruce Hendry


Professor Bruce Hendry, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Chemical Engineer with over 35 years of extensive practical and academic experience within Petrochemical, Refinery and Utilities industries. His expertise includes Water Treatment Technology, Water Desalination Technology, Water Resources & Effluents, Electro-Membrane Processes, Saline Waste Electrolysis & Electro-Dialysis, Biotechnology, Mass & Heat Transfer, Tubular Reverse Osmosis, Membranes & Adsorptive Materials, Innovative Water & Waste Treatment, Reuse Applications, Minerals Industry Technology Applications, Ion Exchange, Fluidized Beds, Sedimentation and Membrane Equipment.  Currently, he is the Senior Lecturer at Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Professor Hendry started his industrial career at the Department of Water Affairs as the Laboratory Technician on Water Analysis.  His dedication brought him to be the Senior Professional Officer of Water Treatment Quality and Pollution Control.  He was consistently promoted to Senior Engineer for Water Treatment Plant Design and Operation and the Lead Engineer for Sea Water Desalination Process. He then moved forward as the Research Officer of University of Cape Town and had continued his venture until he become the Development Manager of BINTECH  and the Contracting Consultant for various industries and organizations.  Afterwards, he has founded his own business specializing in Desalination & Food Process and Water & Wastewater Treatment.

Professor Hendry is a Registered Professional Engineer with ECSA and has Master and Bachelor degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town. He is an honorary member of the Metal Finishers and an active member of prestigious associations like the Water Institute and SA Institution of Chemical Engineers, the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI-UK), the European Desalination Society (EDS) and a Fellow of the Water Institute of South Africa (WISA). Further, he has presented numerous papers such as Desalination Technologies—Outlook, Challenges & Opportunities, Membrane Filtration of Seawater, Continuous Countercurrent Ion Exchange for Desalination & Other Brackish Water, Chemical Recovery and Recycling of Water, A New Ion Exchange Process for Treatment of Hard Waters & Acid Mine Drainage Water and many more.