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InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station



InnoVenton Head
Dr Gary Dugmore
Dr Gary Dugmore
Position: Acting Director: InnoVenton
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3465
Email: gary.dugmore@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DTech

InnoVenton Head and Management Team
Dr Gary Dugmore
Dr Gary Dugmore
Position: Acting Director: InnoVenton
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3465
Email: gary.dugmore@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DTech

Dr Melissa Gouws
Dr Melissa Gouws
Position: Business Support Manager
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: InnoVenton, Gomery Avenue Summerstrand
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3233
Email: Melissa.Gouws@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: D Tech (Chemistry) NMMU

LHamilton
Mrs Louise Hamilton
Position: Technical Manager
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: 101
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 041-5043953
Email: louise.hamilton@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: ND Analytical Chemistry

Brian Keith Tait
Mr Brian Tait
Position: Strategy & Operations Executive
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0829209382
Email: brian.tait@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc MBA

Administrative staff
Sbalkisoon
Mrs Samantha Balkisoon
Position: Secretary/Receptionist/Admin Assistant
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: InnoVenton Reception
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043281
Email: Samantha.Balkisoon@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Diploma - Executive Secretary
Expertise: Executive Secretary
Responsibilities: Secretarial, Administrative, Reception

InnoVenton Staff
Mr Coos Bosma
Mr Coos Bosma
Position: Statistical Consultant and Analyst
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 9902
Fax: 27 41 504 3422
Email: coos.bosma@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc

Ms Margriet Bosma
Ms Margriet Bosma
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: A101A
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3613 / 3281
Fax: 27 41 504 9613
Email: margriet.bosma@mandela.ac.za

Candace
Candace Davison
Position: Research Associate
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Email: Candace.Davison@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc Biochemistry

Johannesdj
Mnr JJ de Jongh
Position: Process Engineer
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: InnoVenton
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043801
Email: johannes.dejongh@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc Chemical and Polymer Science
Expertise: Process optimization
Responsibilities: Process Engineer

Ms Nomathamsanqa Dokwana
Ms Nomathamsanqa Dokwana
Position: Scientist
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: 1-11 Gomery avenue
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041-5049103
Fax: 041-5049667
Email: Nomathamsanqa.Dokwana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech Chemistry
Responsibilities: Water testing

Dr Gary Dugmore
Dr Gary Dugmore
Position: Acting Director: InnoVenton
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3465
Email: gary.dugmore@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DTech

Sifundo Duma
Mr Sifundo Duma
Position: Research Technician
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Email: Sifundo.Duma@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech: Chemical Engineering
Expertise: Chemical Engineering
Responsibilities: Slow and Fast Pyrolysis, Distillation, Fischer Tropsch

Dr Melissa Gouws
Dr Melissa Gouws
Position: Business Support Manager
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: InnoVenton, Gomery Avenue Summerstrand
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3233
Email: Melissa.Gouws@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: D Tech (Chemistry) NMMU
Expertise: Analytical Chemist, Laboratory Management, Operational Systems, Technology Station and Business Support Managment
Responsibilities: InnoVenton Operations and InnoVenton Business Support Management

Dr Shawn Gouws
Dr Shawn Gouws
Position: Programme Coordinator: Diploma Chemical Process Technology
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: C13 / InnoVenton Gomery Avenue
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 415043178
Fax: 27 415041593
Email: Shawn.Gouws@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DTech (Chemistry) (P E Technikon)
Expertise: Process Chemistry, Electro-Organic Synthesis, Microwave Technologies, Electrochemical Micro-structure Reactors, Calorimetry

Petera
Peter Grant
Position: Project Scientist
Department: Chemistry
Location: North Campus
Phone: 082 453 2448
Email: PeterGrant2@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc Applied Chemistry
Expertise: All things chemical

LHamilton
Mrs Louise Hamilton
Position: Technical Manager
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: 101
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 041-5043953
Email: louise.hamilton@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: ND Analytical Chemistry
Expertise: GC-MS, XRF, IC

Derek Hislop
Mr. Derek Hislop
Position: Instrument Technician
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: Off-campus
Phone: +27 799798479
Email: Derek.Hislop@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: ND Electrical Engineering
Responsibilities: Laboratory Equipment

Carlak
Dr Carla Kampman
Position: Research Associate
Department: Chemistry
Room: 0119
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043800
Email: carla.kampman@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Chemistry
Expertise: Microalgae cultivation, Protein extraction from microalgae
Responsibilities: Research, teaching and learning, daily operation of the microalgae production facility
My site: Innoventon, Gomery avenue

Ms Mildred Mpalala
Ms Mildred Mpalala
Position: General assistant
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: +2741 504 3493
Email: Mildred.Mpalala@mandela.ac.za

Kudzaim
Mr Kudzai Mtambanengwe
Position: Research Scientist
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: 114
Location: North Campus
Phone: 3245
Email: kudzai.mtambanengwe@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc Biotechnology
Expertise: Microbiologist
Responsibilities: Microalgae processing

Nozuko Mtwa
Mrs Nozuko Mtwa
Position: Senior Analyst/Scientist
Department: Chemistry
Room: InnoVenton
Location: North Campus
Phone: 41 504 3493
Email: Nozuko.Mtwa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech: Chemistry
Responsibilities: Automotive Analysis

Luvuyon
Luvuyo Ndyenga
Position: Research Technician
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0604899184
Email: luvuyon@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Dip (Chemical Process Technology)
Responsibilities: Daily monitoring of greenhouse

Patiencen
Patience Nyabasa
Position: Quality Systems Administartor
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043174
Email: patience.nyabasa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: National Diploma in Metallurgical Assay
Expertise: Quality Systems

Mr Josef Plaatjies
Mr Josef Plaatjies
Position: Technical assistant
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Email: Josef.Plaatjies@mandela.ac.za

Mrs Cecilia Saunders
Mrs Cecilia Saunders
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3497
Fax: 27 41 504 9497
Email: Cecilia.Saunders@mandela.ac.za
Expertise: Industrial Chemical Analyses

Shaka SHABANGU
Dr Shaka SHABANGU
Position: Senior Chemical Engineer
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Email: Shaka.Shabangu@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MEng, PhD, AMIChemE
Expertise: Chemical Engineering, Combustion, Gasification, Pyrolysis

Brian Keith Tait
Mr Brian Tait
Position: Strategy & Operations Executive
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0829209382
Email: brian.tait@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc MBA
Expertise: Management
Responsibilities: Business Operations

Mr Philip van Zyl
Mr Philip van Zyl
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: +2741 504 3281
Email: Philip.vanZyl@mandela.ac.za

Dr Nicole Vorster
Dr Nicole Vorster
Position: Senior lecturer and Formulation Science coordinator
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Room: A101B
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3599
Fax: 27 41 504 3422
Email: nicole.vorster@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (UPE)
Expertise: Formulation, product development
Responsibilities: Lecturing/research
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/NicoleVorster/