Technical & Administrative Staff

Shilpa Rumjeet

Research Coordinator

Provide technical and management support to projects in the centre.
Assist in the development of the fundraising strategy for the centre.

Circular bioeconomy, resource recovery, value from waste, wastewater, sustainable development, interdisciplinary research, impact communication, project design and management.

In refereed Books                                      1              
Presented at International Conferences     2             
Technical Reports                                      3

Professional History

2019 – Present        Research Administrator, Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa
July– August 2019    Visiting Researcher, United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES), Dresden, Germany
2017-2019               Research Assistant, Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research, University of Cape Town, South Africa
2016                        Bioprocess Engineer, Jua Group Ltd, Moka, Mauritius


2019                        Green Talent alumni, Germany: One of the 50 selected green talents alumni (250 over a 10-year period) to attend a networking conference
2018                        Green Talent winner, Germany: One of the 25 winners of the international Green Talents competition aimed at identifying high potentials in sustainable development organised by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
2015                        Women in Engineering Fellow, South Africa: One of the 60 best female engineers selected across South Africa to attend a fellowship week, focused on the green economy and networking with top level CEOs, entrepreneurs and game-changers in various industries


2013–2015               Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town
2009–2012              Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with honours University of Cape Town