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Dr Robbie Pott
Senior Lecturer

Short Bio

Education

• PhD (Chemical Engineering) , University of Cambridge, 2013
• BSc (Hons) (Chemical Engineering), University of Cape Town, 2008

Professional experience

2018 – Present: Senior Lecturer, Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
2015 – 2017: Lecturer, Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
2014 – 2015: Postdoctoral research fellow (Claude Leon Fellowship), Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town
2014: Assistant lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town
2009: Research Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town

Honours and awards

• Stellenbosch University Teaching award, 2019
• Regional winner of the IOM3 Young Persons Lecture competition, 2014
• PhD prize: Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, 2012
• Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award: Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, 2011

Research Interests

Bioprocess engineering
Biofuels
Waste beneficiation
Biorefineries

Selected Publications

A list of his published works can be found on his Google Scholar profile.

Teaching

Fluid Mechanics 264
Engineering Chemistry 123
Research Design & Expertise (RDE)