Acid mine drainage (AMD) is one of the biggest threats to water resources, human health and the environment in South Africa.
Ms Khungeka Njobe has been appointed as CSIR Group Executive: Business Excellence and Integration, effective 1 March 2019. Most recently, she held the position of CSIR Executive: Campus Master Plan. She is not new to the CSIR, having previously held the position of Group Executive: R&D Outcomes and Strategic Human Capital Development from 2006 to 2011.
Dr Motodi Maserumule
Dr Motodi Maserumule has been appointed Executive Director: Defence, Peace, Safety and Security (DPSS), effective 2 October 2017. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Group Executive: Research and Development at the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation
Mr Andile Mabindisa has been appointed as the CSIR Group Executive: Human Capital (Acting), effective 8 April 2019. He joined the CSIR as the Group Manager: Human Capital Business Partnering in December 2018.
Dr Jan van de Loosdrecht
Dr Jan van Loosdrecht has been appointed Executive Manager for CSIR Future Production: Chemicals, effective 1 October 2019. Prior to joining the CSIR, he was the Sasol, Group Technology, Acting Vice President: Strategic Research and Technology. He has extensive experience in leadership, research and development, strategy development, stakeholder management, commercialisation and intellectual property management.
The potential to produce electricity from wind turbines in South Africa is significantly greater and more widely spread than initially thought.
The objective of this project is to investigate improved characterisation and dynamic monitoring of the acid mine drainage (AMD) footprint in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Area by using hi
The CSIR’s technology platform for adsorbent technologies focuses on the development of low-cost polymer-based adsorbents for the removal of toxic pollutants such as heavy metals, anions and organi
CSIR researchers are exploring the synthesis, modification and composting of porous carbonaceous materials for hydrogen storage applications.
Adv Esmé Kennedy
Adv Esmé Kennedy has been appointed CSIR Group Executive: Executive Legal, Compliance and Business Enablement effective 1 August 2018. She joins the CSIR from Yokogawa South Africa (Pty) Ltd, where she was Executive Manager: Business Support Services. She brings to the CSIR a wealth of experience, which spans over 15 years, eight of which were at senior management level. She is a dynamic executive manager with a broad range of expertise in the legal and commercial fields in the mining, construction and energy sectors across Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia, Europe, India and the Middle-East.