Acting Director
LHamilton
Mrs Louise Hamilton
Position: Deputy Director: Technology Support
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Qualifications: ND Analytical Chemistry

Deputy Directors
LHamilton
Mrs Louise Hamilton
Position: Deputy Director: Technology Support
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Qualifications: ND Analytical Chemistry

Dr Gary Dugmore
Dr Gary Dugmore
Position: Deputy Director: Technology Demonstration
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Qualifications: DTech

Administrative staff
Vuyolwethu Gulwa
Ms Vuyolwethu Gulwa
Position: Receptionist/Intern
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Email: Vuyolwethu.Gulwa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Advanced Diploma in Business Studies: Management Practice
Expertise: Business Administration
Responsibilities: Receptionist and Administration

Staff
Anna Collins
Dr Anna Collins
Position: Junior Project Scientist
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043245
Email: Anna.Collins@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Chemistry
Expertise: Coal chemistry
Responsibilities: Gasification and Coal chemistry

Dr Melissa Gouws
Dr Melissa Gouws
Position: Infrastructure and Facilities | Business Support | Quality Coordinator
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: Business Support, Marketing, Quality System, SLP Coordination

Dr Shawn Gouws
Dr Shawn Gouws
Position: Senior Lecturer – Chemical Process Technology
Department: Chemistry
Room: C13 / InnoVenton Gomery Avenue
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 415043178
Email: Shawn.Gouws@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DTech (Chemistry) (P E Technikon)
Expertise: Process Chemistry, Electro-Organic Synthesis, Electrolysis, PEM Fuel cells
Responsibilities: Program coordinator: Dipl Chemical Process Technology

LHamilton
Mrs Louise Hamilton
Position: Deputy Director: Technology Support
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Qualifications: ND Analytical Chemistry
Expertise: GC-MS, XRF, IC

Carlak
Dr Carla Kampman
Position: Project Scientist
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3800
Email: carla.kampman@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Chemistry
Expertise: Microalgae cultivation, product and process developent
Responsibilities: Research, teaching and learning, daily operation of the microalgae production facility
My site: Innoventon, Gomery avenue

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: Chemistry
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

Olebogeng Mogapi
Ms Olebogeng Mogapi
Position: Analytical Chemist / Analyst
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Email: Olebogeng.Mogapi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Diploma in Analytical Chemisty
Expertise: Analytical Chemistry
Responsibilities: Analytical Chemistry Projects

Anneke Van Rooy
Anneke Van Rooy
Position: Formulation Scientist
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Email: Anneke.Vanrooy@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Sc. Biochemistry and Chemistry, Formulation Science
Expertise: Formulation Science, Biochem and Chem
Responsibilities: Formulation Science Projects

Jarryd Cuthbertson
Mr Jarryd Cuthbertson
Position: Organic Process Chemist
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3477
Email: Jarryd.Cuthbertson@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc
Expertise: Organic Chemistry geared toward industrial processes.
Responsibilities: Organic chemical process development from bench scale to kilo scale and support.

Interns
Alindile Vimbelo
Mr Alindile Vimbelo
Position: Biorefinery Intern
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Email: Alindile.Vimbelo@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Degree in Microbiology and Zoology
Expertise: Microbiology, Zoology, and Analytical Chemistry
Responsibilities: Biorefinery Projects

Siphosethu Schalk
Ms Siphosethu Schalk
Position: Intern/ Analyst
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Email: Siphosethu.Schalk@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Advanced Diploma in Chemistry
Expertise: Analytical Chemist
Responsibilities: Laboratory Analysis

Vuyolwethu Gulwa
Ms Vuyolwethu Gulwa
Position: Receptionist/Intern
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Email: Vuyolwethu.Gulwa@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Advanced Diploma in Business Studies: Management Practice
Expertise: Business Administration
Responsibilities: Receptionist and Administration

Jonathan Ungerer
Mr Jonathan Ungerer
Position: Intern / Botanist
Department: InnoVenton and The Downstream Chemicals Technology Station
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3281
Email: Jonathan.Ungerer@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc Environmental Sciences (Botany and Zoology), BSc (Hons) Botany
Expertise: Botany
Responsibilities: Bio Refinery Project