Professor Don McGlinchey is leader of the Design, Process and Manufacturing Research Group and the Head of the Centre for Industrial Bulk Solids Handling at GCU. He is an academic of international standing within the particulate solids handling community. He has undertaken consultancy projects for both Multinational Companies and Small to Medium Enterprises (SME’s), and delivered short courses in Europe, USA and the UK. He is a Chartered Physicist, with a PhD in the particle technology area. Don is the editor of two books and has authored over 50 research articles. His current research interests include; multiphase flow pipeline transport measurement and modelling, and pneumatic conveying system modelling.