Mineral & Waste Processing

Extractive metallurgy, metal recycling & machine learning

Separations Technology & Water Treatment

Bioresources, waste valorisation, biorefineries & biomaterials

Thermodynamic modelling & thermophysical property measurement

Thermodynamics & low pressure phase-equilibria

Hydrometallurgy, metal recycling & process modelling

Biorefineries, Bio-feedstock valorisation & Water-energy-food nexus

Biorefineries, techno-economics & bioprocessing

Process modelling & monitoring

Bioenergy & waste valorisation

Bioresources, photocatalysis & coal gasification

High pressure equilibria & supercritical fractionation

Thermodynamics, sustainability & the environment

Water/wastewater treatment & reuse & membrane technology

Biofuels, bioreactors & waste beneficiation

Thermodynamics & separations at high & low pressures

Minerals Processing, electrochemistry & tailings management

Fermentation systems, Bioprocess development & Bioenergy from waste

Hydrometallurgy, PGM recovery & metals recycling

Extraordinary Professor

Extraordinary Associate Professor

Extraordinary Professor

Extraordinary Associate Professor

Emeritus Professor

Extraordinary Professor

Extraordinary Professor

Extraordinary Professor

Postdoctoral Fellow

Bioresource Engineering, Process development & Exergy-based methods

Bioprocess Engineering & Life-cycle assessment

Mineral Processing, Process Numerical Modelling & Simulation

Thermodynamics & Phase Equilibria

Antimicrobial Resistance & Machine Learning

Pyrometallurgy and thermodynamic modelling

Process Development, Techno-Economics, Energy & Exergy

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow

Name Position Office Contact number. Email
Mr Heinrich Bock Facilities Manager C211 27 21 808 9053 hbock@sun.ac.za
Mrs Hanlie Botha Principal Technical Officer C408 27 21 808 4928 jeb@sun.ac.za
Mr Anton Cordier Snr Mechanical Technician C220 27 21 808 4483 acordier@sun.ac.za
Mrs Mieke de Jager Postgraduate & Research Manager C210 27 21 808 4189 miekedup@sun.ac.za
Mr Oliver Jooste Principal Technical Assistant C120 27 21 808 4482 ojooste@sun.ac.za
Mrs Anita Kleinschmidt Contract Manager: Prof JF Görgens C210 27 21 808 9484 anitak@sun.ac.za
Mrs Ronelle Koopman Principal Assistant C120 27 21 808 4482 rkoopman@sun.ac.za
Mr Bevan Koopman Workshop Assistant C220 27 21 808 4483 bkoopman@sun.ac.za
Mrs Francis Layman Admin Officer: Finances & Chairman Office C309 27 21 808 4062 flayman@sun.ac.za
Ms Saliswa Madyibi Pyrolysis Technician
Mr Linda Mzayifani Assistant C120 27 21 808 4482 mzayifani@sun.ac.za
Mr Alvin Petersen Technical Officer C126 27 21 808 3804 petersenja@sun.ac.za
Mrs Levine Simmers Principal Technical Assistant C409 27 21 808 4712 lcsimmers@sun.ac.za
Mr Henry Solomon Technical Assistant Wood Sc hsolomon@sun.ac.za
Ms Samantha Starling Admin Officer: Undergraduate C101 27 21 808 4423 sstarling@sun.ac.za
Mrs Juliana Steyl Admin Officer: Finances C308 27 21 808 4898 jsteyl@sun.ac.za
Mrs Ainsley Truter Admin Officer: Reception C101 27 21 808 4485 atruter@sun.ac.za
Mr Jaco van Rooyen Technical Officer C409 27 21 808 4712 jvanrooyen@sun.ac.za
Mr Jos Weerdenburg Principal Mechanist C113 27 21 808 4483 jww@sun.ac.za
Academic Staff
Mineral & Waste Processing

Extractive metallurgy, metal recycling & machine learning

Separations Technology & Water Treatment

Bioresources, waste valorisation, biorefineries & biomaterials

Thermodynamic modelling & thermophysical property measurement

Thermodynamics & low pressure phase-equilibria

Hydrometallurgy, metal recycling & process modelling

Biorefineries, Bio-feedstock valorisation & Water-energy-food nexus

Biorefineries, techno-economics & bioprocessing

Process modelling & monitoring

Bioenergy & waste valorisation

Bioresources, photocatalysis & coal gasification

High pressure equilibria & supercritical fractionation

Thermodynamics, sustainability & the environment

Water/wastewater treatment & reuse & membrane technology

Biofuels, bioreactors & waste beneficiation

Thermodynamics & separations at high & low pressures

Minerals Processing, electrochemistry & tailings management

Fermentation systems, Bioprocess development & Bioenergy from waste

Hydrometallurgy, PGM recovery & metals recycling

Extraordinary Staff
Extraordinary Professor

Extraordinary Associate Professor

Extraordinary Professor

Extraordinary Associate Professor

Emeritus Professor

Extraordinary Professor

Extraordinary Professor

Extraordinary Professor

Postdoctoral Fellows
Postdoctoral Fellow

Bioresource Engineering, Process development & Exergy-based methods

Bioprocess Engineering & Life-cycle assessment

Mineral Processing, Process Numerical Modelling & Simulation

Thermodynamics & Phase Equilibria

Antimicrobial Resistance & Machine Learning

Pyrometallurgy and thermodynamic modelling

Process Development, Techno-Economics, Energy & Exergy

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow

Support Staff
Name Position Office Contact number. Email
Mr Heinrich Bock Facilities Manager C211 27 21 808 9053 hbock@sun.ac.za
Mrs Hanlie Botha Principal Technical Officer C408 27 21 808 4928 jeb@sun.ac.za
Mr Anton Cordier Snr Mechanical Technician C220 27 21 808 4483 acordier@sun.ac.za
Mrs Mieke de Jager Postgraduate & Research Manager C210 27 21 808 4189 miekedup@sun.ac.za
Mr Oliver Jooste Principal Technical Assistant C120 27 21 808 4482 ojooste@sun.ac.za
Mrs Anita Kleinschmidt Contract Manager: Prof JF Görgens C210 27 21 808 9484 anitak@sun.ac.za
Mrs Ronelle Koopman Principal Assistant C120 27 21 808 4482 rkoopman@sun.ac.za
Mr Bevan Koopman Workshop Assistant C220 27 21 808 4483 bkoopman@sun.ac.za
Mrs Francis Layman Admin Officer: Finances & Chairman Office C309 27 21 808 4062 flayman@sun.ac.za
Ms Saliswa Madyibi Pyrolysis Technician
Mr Linda Mzayifani Assistant C120 27 21 808 4482 mzayifani@sun.ac.za
Mr Alvin Petersen Technical Officer C126 27 21 808 3804 petersenja@sun.ac.za
Mrs Levine Simmers Principal Technical Assistant C409 27 21 808 4712 lcsimmers@sun.ac.za
Mr Henry Solomon Technical Assistant Wood Sc hsolomon@sun.ac.za
Ms Samantha Starling Admin Officer: Undergraduate C101 27 21 808 4423 sstarling@sun.ac.za
Mrs Juliana Steyl Admin Officer: Finances C308 27 21 808 4898 jsteyl@sun.ac.za
Mrs Ainsley Truter Admin Officer: Reception C101 27 21 808 4485 atruter@sun.ac.za
Mr Jaco van Rooyen Technical Officer C409 27 21 808 4712 jvanrooyen@sun.ac.za
Mr Jos Weerdenburg Principal Mechanist C113 27 21 808 4483 jww@sun.ac.za