Dr Christopher Machio

CSIR senior researcher

Machio’s research interests lie in titanium powder metallurgy.

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Machio holds a PhD in metallurgy and material engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand. He joined the CSIR as senior researcher in the field of titanium powder metallurgy in 2008. He has authored/co-authored numerous research papers, and received several grants for research proposals. He is an associate member of the Corrosion Institute of Southern Africa and the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Expertise: Titanium powder metallurgy

Academic qualifications: 
  • MSc (Applied Science in Materials Engineering), University of Cape Town, 1998
  • PhD (Metallurgy and Materials Engineering), University of the Witwatersrand, 2005
  • MBA, University of Pretoria, 2012



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Dr Christopher Machio