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Keynote Speakers

2011

Dr Daniel Adams

Prof Chris Koen

2010

Prof Selwyn Mapolie

Prof Emmanuel Iwuoah

 

Emmanuel Iwuoha

Prof Emmanuel Iwuoha (2010)

Prof. Emmanuel I. Iwuoha is our invited  keynote speaker for the 27th October 2010. NAME & QUALIFICATIONS: Professor Emmanuel I. Iwuoha (CSc, CChem, FRSC) – Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (since 2000); Chartered Chemist (RSC UK since 1990); Chartered Scientist (Science Council UK since 2004), Member American Chemical Society. ADDRESS: Room 3.44 …

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Selwyn Mapolie

Prof Selwyn Mapolie (2010)

Prof. Selwyn Mapolie is Professor of Inorganic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science at Stellenbosch University, a position he has occupied since January 2008.   Prior to this he held various academic positions at UWC, where his career spanned a period of almost 17 years.   From 2005‑2007 he also served as Deputy Dean …

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Dr Daniel Adams

Dr. Daniel Adams (2011)

Daniel Adams is currently employed as a Chief Director: Emerging Research Areas and Infrastructure, at the Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria, South Africa. His duties and responsibilities include: (a) Provision of strategic direction: develop business plans, budgeting, strategy and policy development; (b) project and people management: a team of two directors and four deputy …

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Prof Chris Koen

Prof. Chris Koen (2011)

Chris Koen was born in 1951, in Gauteng, where he also went to school. He studied at Rand Afrikaans University (now University of Johannesburg), UNISA and UCT, and  obtained PhD degrees in Astronomy and Mathematical Statistics. He taught at Fort Hare University and the University of Bophuthatswana (now the Mafikeng campus of Northwest University). He …

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Professor Roy Maartens (2012)

Professor Roy Maartens, SKA Research Chair, AstroPhysics Group, Physics Department, UWC Biography Roy Maartens did his PhD in Cosmology with George Ellis at the University of Cape Town. He currently holds an SKA/ SARChI Research Chair at the University of the Western Cape. He was Director of the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG), University …

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