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Dr LJ du Preez

Short Bio

Dr LJ du Preez obtained his BEng (2006), MScEng (2010) and PhD (2014) degrees in Chemical Engineering from Stellenbosch University before joining the Department of Process Engineering as a postdoctoral fellow in 2014. He subsequently fulfilled the roles of part-time Lecturer and Facilities Manager before his appointment as Lecturer in 2018.

Research Interests

His research interests fall within the Separations Technology research group and include:

  • Adsorption
  • Reactive absorption for use in packing material characterisation
  • CO2 sequestration via amine solvents
  • Separation column hydrodynamics

Selected Publications

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


Engineering Chemistry 123
Chemical Engineering 367 (Mass transfer operations)
Design Project 488