The CSIR and Aerosud Innovation Centre, an aeronautical engineering and manufacturing company, have developed an advanced 3D printer for metal components as part of project Aeroswift.
Ilse Kotzee holds a PhD in Conservation Ecology from Stellenbosch University. She joined the CSIR in 2010 as a research intern, and started a PhD studentship in 2011.
Previous studies on tree water use quantified the water requirements of apple orchards, but these were not exceptionally high-yielding orchards.
Nair gained extensive industrial experience of more than 15 years on various embedded platforms and wireless protocols used in the financial payment and smart card domains.