School of Engineering


Mr Elly Obwaka


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 as Fluid and Solids Transport. He serves as Honorary Secretary of the South African Institution of Chemical Engineers.

Research interests

Elly Obwaka’s research interests include airlift reactors, biofuels, environmental engineering and engineering education. He completed a project at Umgeni Water titled, “Control Options for Automatic Dosage Using Ozone at Umgeni Water” in August 2020. 

Research profiles