Professor Lynd is an expert on the production of energy from plant biomass and conducts leading research on microbial cellulose utilization. Professor Lynd’s H-Index of 52 (Google Scholar) is among the highest of researchers with primary activity in the bioenergy field. Lynd has authored over 150 papers, book chapters, and reviews spanning both laboratory […]
Date Name Notes Title 13 March Deon Neveling MSc Update Development of a novel bioelectronic sensor to measure immunoglobulins. 20 March Leandra Moller PhD Update The effect of soil yeasts on the growth and physiology of two Lupinus species and Triticum aestivum L. 27 March Dr. Salome Smit CAF […]
You are hereby cordially invited to attend the seventh public STIAS lecture of 2012. This presents an opportunity to SU researchers and students, as well as members of the public, to learn more about the work of STIAS fellows.
On this occasion Prof. Marcello Barbieri, Professor of Embryology
at the University of Ferrara, Italy
Fuel: A rude awakening
Professor Emile van Zyl, Senior Chair of Energy Research: Biofuels at Stellenbosch University, speaking at the Transport World Africa business breakfast held at the Killarney Country Club on 19 April 2012 and hosted by FACE2FACE, an 3S MEDIA interactive forum, gave a frank and […]
The talks will be held in Room 309 between 12h00-13h00, unless indicated otherwise.
Date Name Notes Title
1 February Etienne Slabbert PhD Defence Microbial communities of riparian ecotone invaded by non-indigenous Acacias 8 February Phillip Titus MSc Defence Gastrointestinal Bacterial Communities of Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) and Trout (Onchorhynchus mykiss)
Stellenbosch University biofuels expert Prof Emile van Zyl will share his views on the challenges and opportunities facing sustainable biofuel production in Southern Africa at the next Cape Town event in the South African National Energy Association (SANEA) lecture series, to be held on 21 September.
Prof Van Zyl holds the Senior Chair in […]
The growth of a sustainable bioenergy sector can open up attractive new alternative markets to the agricultural sector, and also significantly boost food security to ensure a “win-win” economy in Africa.
So says Prof Lee Lynd, a bioenergy expert from the USA who is also an extraordinary professor in the SU Department of Microbiology. He […]
- 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)