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Prof Anton Vosloo
PROFESSOR EXTRAORDINARY

Short Bio

Prof Anton Vosloo is an extraordinary professor in the Department of Process Engineering and is the Champion for the Department of Science and Technology (DST) planned National Solar Research Facility. He is also currently a wine and olive farmer in the Stellenbosch-area in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Anton Vosloo obtained his PhD (ChemEng) at Stellenbosch University in 1989 and his MBA at Potchefstroom University in 1994. He also completed the Sasol Executive Development Program at the Gibbs Business School in 2003.

Employment history
August 2014 – present: Wine and Olive farmer, Stellenbosch
August 2014 – present: Champion for the Department of Science and Technology (DST) planned National Solar Research Facility.
Jan 2015 – present: Extra-ordinary professor, Department of Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Stellenbosch University.
2007 – 2014: Portfolio Executive: Alternative Energy, Sasol
2001 - 2007: Manager: Chemistry Research, Sasol
1999 - 2001: Manager: Catalysis Research, Sasol
1997 - 1999: Manager: New Fischer Tropsch Applications, Sasol
1993 - 1997: Chief Process Engineer, Sasol
1988 - 1993: Principal Process Engineer, Sasol
1986 – 1988: Senior Process Engineer, Sasol
1979 – 1986: Senior Lecturer, Department of Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Stellenbosch University.

Other associations and affiliations
Secretary of the Western Cape branch of the South African Institute of Chemical Engineers: 1982
1986
Treasurer of the Stellenbosch Defence Force Club: 1983 - 1986
Chairman of the Sasolburg Wine Tasters Guild: 1993 – 1997
Chairman of the Vaal Triangle branch of the South African Academy of Science and Technology: 1997 -1999
External Examiner of the Thermodynamics Course at the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Potchefstroom: 1991 - 1997
Member of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Stellenbosch: 1996 - 1999
Member of the Advisory Board of the Catalysis Research Unit, University of Cape Town: 1997 - 2007