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Research Management

The South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) is designed to significantly expand the scientific research base of South Africa in order to support implementation of national Research and Development policies.

NMMU Research Chairs:

 

Title

Name

Faculty

Programme

Chair in HIV/AIDS Education

Prof Naydene de Lange

Education

Faculty of Education

GMSA Chair of Mechatronics

Prof Igor Gorlach

Engineering, Built Environment, Information Technology

General Motors (South Africa)

VWSA-DAAD International Chair in Automotive Engineering

Prof Udo Becker

Engineering, Built Environment, Information Technology

Volkswagen (South Africa) – DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Chair in Nanophotonics

Prof Reinhardt Botha

Science

DST/NRF SARChI

First Rand Foundation (FRF) Chair in Mathematics education

Prof Werner Olivier

Education

First Rand Foundation (FRF)

Chair in Micro/fluidic Bio/Chemical Processing

Prof Paul Watts

Science

DST/NRF SARChI

Chair in Shallow Water Ecosystems

Prof Renzo Perissinotto

Science

DST/NRF SARChI

Chair in Law of the Sea and Development in Africa

Prof Patrick Vrancken

Law

DST/NRF SARChI

Chair in Earth Systems Science

Prof David Bell

Science

DST/NRF SARChI

Chair in Marine Spatial Planning Prof Amanda Lombard Science DST/NRF SARChI
Chair in Food Security Prof Mike Roberts Science DST/NRF SARChI
Chair in Identities and Social Cohesion in Africa Prof Heike Bekker Arts DST/NRF SARChI
Chair in Education, work and Society Dr Lesley Powell CIPSET SETA

 

 

Contact information
Dr Nolunkcwe Bomela
Research & Partnerships Manager
Tel: 27 41 504 2677
nolunkcwe.bomela
@nmmu.ac.za