Professor Emile van Zyl heads the Department of Science and Technology’s senior chair of energy research: biofuels and other clean fuels in the department of microbiology at Stellenbosch University. He is also a member of the Western Cape provincial government’s ministerial board for the green economy. Recent newspaper clippings featuring some words of wisdom by Prof […]
Despite rising food prices and the ongoing food-versus-fuel debate, biofuels are backon the South African agenda – revived by their inclusion in an emerging economicpolicy framework and their perceived potential for rural job creation.
The Stellenbosch University Water Institute, an initiative that aims to strengthen the already sterling work being done in the field of water research by SU academics, was launched 22 March on World Water Day. Read more…
Here’s a link to the Stellenbosch University Water Institute
South Africa has the potential to convert its carbon-based existing industrial refineries into biorefineries, which will benefit the country socially, economically and environmentally. Read more
A new biofuels technology company, Stellenbosch Biomass Technologies (SBMT) was launched on Friday 2 July in Sandton.
- World experts to discuss biobased economy
- Post-Graduate Programme in Biofuels
- PhD Student Winschau Fayghan van Zyl Wins Best Poster Award @ the 9th Biotechnology Congress of America
- MSc student Steffi Davison tutoring primary school learners at Lynedoch Primary School
- Domestic Rainwater Harvesting Solar Pasteurization Treatment Systems in Enkanini Informal Settlement (Stellenbosch)