About CeBER
About CeBER
CeBER strives to equip scientists at the postgraduate level with expertise that will allow them to excel in every sector of the bioprocess arena, from research to industry. Our goal is to provide for and transform South Africa with an advancing...
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Research Areas
CeBER have five main research areas which include: Algal Biotechnology; Mineral Bioprocessing; Biocatalysis & Bioproducts; Water & the Environment; and Engineering Aspects of Bioprocesses.
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Chemical Engineering
Home to the largest national research programme, the Chemical Engineering Department provides a range of research opportunities that help tackle social and environmental challenges in South Africa, Africa and the world.
Prof. Sue Harrison
CeBER is home to an array of researchers that supervise and add expertise to projects within the Bioprocess Engineering sector. This diversity spans everything from reactor design to microbial engineering.
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Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Didi Makaula_2017
CeBER Publish in Minerals Engineering

"Using isothermal microcalorimetry to measure the metabolic activity of the mineral-associated microbial community in bioleaching" - Makaula, D.X., Huddy, R.J., Fagan-Endres, M.A., Harrison, S.T.L.  

Publication Date:
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 13:15
Coal Waste_2017
CeBER Publish in Hydrometallurgy

"Application of fine desulfurised coal tailings as neutralising barriers in the prevention of acid rock drainage" -  A. Kotsiopoulos, S.T.L Harrison

Publication Date:
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 14:15
CeBER Publish in Hydrometallurgy Journal

"Insight into solute and microbial transport in heap (bio)leaching systems using residence time distribution" - Govender-Opitz, E., Kotsiopoulos, A., Fagan-Endres, M. & Harrison, S.T.L.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 12:00
CeBER Participates in Three Minute Thesis Competition

The Innovation and Research Department, at University of Cape Town (UCT), conducted their first ever Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) on 22 February 2017. The Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research (CeBER) were proud to see three of their students participate in this event -  Liabo Motleleng, Rajesh Sharma and Bronwyn White...

Publication Date:
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 10:15