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Head of School 
Head: Analytical Development, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
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Ian Barker

Visiting Professor 

Senior lecturer 

Roop Chandel

Visiting Professor, Welding Technology

Paul Chego


Associate Professor and co-holder of the SAIW Welding and Fabrication Engineering Chair 

Director of the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Strong Materials 

Frank Crundwell

Visiting Professor, (CM Solutions Pty. Ltd)

Associate Professor 

Paul Den Hoed

Senior Lecturer

Marek Dworzanowski

Visiting Adjunct Professor and Director of Research

Hurman Eric

COM Professor of Extractive Metallurgy 

Jeremy Gaylard

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Chemical Technologies and Innovation

Isabella Greeff


Velin Govender 

Visiting Lecturer  

Tom Hara

Visiting Professor and Director of Industrial and Commercial Liaison

Associate Professor


Francois Holtzhausen 

Visiting Senior Lecturer

Rodney Jones

Visiting Professor (Mintek) 

Alain Kabemba

Visiting Senior Lecturer 


Shehzaad Kauchali

Senior lecturer 

Michelle Low


Adam Luckos

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Fluidisation Technologies 

Senior Lecturer 

Nthabiseng Maledi

Senior lecturer 

Thokozani Majozi

Professor and SARChI Chair in Sustainable Process Engineering 

Elias Matinde

Senior Lecturer  

Zama Mthabela


Michael Moys

Emeritus Professor 

Jean Mulopo

Associate Professor 

Associate Professor and SARChI Chair in Hydrometallurgy and Sustainable Development 

Diakanua Nkazi

Senior lecturer 

K. Osseo-Asare

Visiting Professor (Distinguished Professor Pennsylvania State University)

Tony Paterson

Professor and SAIW Chair in Welding and Fabrication Engineering 

Walter Purcell

Visiting Professor (University of the Free State) of Minerals and Metals Chemistry 

Victor Ross

Visiting professor and Director of Industrial and Commercial Liaison

Natasha Sacks

Associate Professor 

Associate Professor and Director of the Water Research and Development Centre 

Jack Sigalas

Professor and Element 6 Chair of Ceramic Science

Geoffrey Simate

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment 

Henry Simonsen

Visiting Professor and Director of Industrial Liaison and Development

Kathy (Kathryn) Sole

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Hydrometallurgical Processes 

Patrick Swan

Visiting senior Lecturer 

Leon Tromp

Visiting senior lecturer

Josias Van Der Merwe

Associate Professor 

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning 

Wayne Von Drunnick

Visiting Senior Lecturer

Nikki Wagner

Visiting Associate Professor 

David Whitefield

Senior Lecturer

Laurie Woollacott

Visiting Associate Professor 

Frank Zhu

Visiting Professor (Honeywell)