Nivaar Brijmohan

MR Nivaar Brijmohan Lecturer and Researcher 031 260 2099 Brijmohann@ukzn.ac.za Pr Eng, MSc Eng , BSc Eng Chemical Engineering Howard College Campus Mr Brijmohan is a professionally registered engineer and a lecturer in engineering and project management. He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Chemical Engineering at UKZN. Mr Brijmohan is an expert in

Annegret Stark

Prof Annegret Stark Professor & SMRI/NRF SARChI Research Chair in Sugarcane Biorefining 031 260 3383 StarkA@ukzn.ac.za PhD Chemical Engineering Howard College campus Prof Stark and her interdisciplinary team are investigating opportunities to convert local biomass (sugarcane) to chemicals and materials, and implementing the biorefinery concept in industry. She holds a Dipl. Ing. (FH) in Pharmaceutical

Bruce Sithole

Prof Bruce Sithole Professor 031 242 2325 SitholeB1@ukzn.ac.za PhD Chemical Engineering Howard College campus Prof Bruce Sithole is a Chief Scientist and Director, Biorefinery Industry Development Facility, Council for Scientific & Industrial Research, in Durban. He previously worked in Canada and was headhunted to come to South Africa in 2010. He is also a Professor

Anusha Singh

Mrs Anusha Singh Lecturer 031 260 3127 SinghA36@ukzn.ac.za MSc Chemical Engineering Howard College campus Mrs Anusha Singh lectures’ Heat Transfer and Chemical Engineering Design. Her research interests lies in Heat Transfer and drying.  she would like Her research to make a difference to society, especially those people with little or no access to sanitation. Research

Randhir Rawatlal

Prof Randhir Rawatlal Associate Professor 031 260 2156 RawatlalR@ukzn.ac.za PhD Chemical Engineering Howard College campus Professor Rawatlal’s interests lie in both teaching and research, involving mathematical modelling of reaction systems and  unsteady state systems. These topics are both applied and theoretical in nature, with fundamental contributions having been made in Population Balance theory. Both have

Deresh Ramjugernath

Prof Deresh Ramjugernath Honorary Professor PhD Chemical Engineering Howard College campus Professor Ramjugernath was the DST/NRF South African Research Chair for Fluorine Process Engineering and Separation Technology and Director of the Thermodynamics Research Unit. Over the past 10 years, he has successfully graduated more than 60 Masters and PhD students and is currently supervising or

Jon Pocock

Dr Jon Pocock Senior Lecturer 031 260 3377 PocockJ@ukzn.ac.za PhD Chemical Engineering Howard College campus Dr Jon Pocock is a lecturer in Chemical and Minerals Engineering within UKZN. His research interests began in Minerals Processing (particularly coal processing, comminution and flotation) and have moved into non-standard sanitation (properties and processing of faecal matter, urine separation

Elly Obwaka

Mr Elly Obwaka Lecturer 031 260 3382 ObwakaE@ukzn.ac.za MSc Chemical Engineering Howard College campus Elly Obwaka lectures (most recently) Heat Transfer and Experimental Techniques and Measurements at the Discipline of Chemical Engineering. He has contributed towards curriculum development and played the lead role in the development of the modules Experimental Techniques and Measurements as well

Wayne Nelson

Prof Wayne Nelson Associate Professor 031 260 3121 NelsonW@ukzn.ac.za PhD Chemical Engineering Howard College campus In 2013 Prof Nelson was previously appointed as a Separations Engineer in the Thermodynamics Research Unit. In 2017 he was then appointed as a Senior Lecturer at the Discipline of Chemical Engineering. He is an established researcher within the Thermodynamics

Prathieka Naidoo

Prof Prathieka Naidoo Honorary Professor PhD Chemical Engineering Howard College campus Professor Naidoo’s area of expertise is chemical separation studies & solution thermodynamics. As the Co-Director of the Thermodynamics Research Unit, located in Chemical Engineering, the research unit provides research support and consulting studies to a number of local, national and international industries & companies.