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ASSAf Members are drawn from the full discipline spectrum. In 2016, ASSAf has 501 Members drawn by self-categorisation from 11 categories. ASSAf is self-perpetuating and new Members are elected annually. 


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Quarraisha Abdool Karim is Professor in Clinical Epidemiology at Columbia University, Associate Scientific Director of CAPRISA and Adjunct Professor in Public Health at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN. 

Salim S Abdool Karim is a clinical infectious diseases epidemiologist, Director of CAPRISA, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) at UKZN and CAPRISA Professor of Global Health at Columbia University.

Rob Adam is the Director of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa Project.

Ralph Adendorff is Professor of Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Linguistics at Rhodes University.

Jimi Adesina is Professor and DST/NRF Research Chair at the College of Graduate Studies, Unisa.

Miriam Adhikari is an Emeritus Professor in the College of Health Sciences at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine at UKZN.

Jill Adler holds the SARChI Mathematics Education Chair at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Anthony Jide Afolayan is a Research Professor and Leader of the Medicinal Plants and Economic Development (MPED) Research Centre.

Mark Alexander is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cape Town and previous Director of the Concrete Materials and Structural Integrity Research Unit at UCT, where he remains active in research and postgraduate supervision.

Peter Alexander is Professor of Sociology and NRF SARChI Chair in Social Change at the University of Johannesburg. 

Marco Andreoli is a private consultant in radioactive raw materials and Specialist Scientist at Necsa (formerly the Atomic Energy Board), which he joined in 1982 until his retirement in 2011.

Harold Annegarn is an Adjunct Professor in the Energy Institute at Cape Peninsula University of Technology and Extraordinary Professor in the School of Geo- and Spatial Sciences, Potchefstroom Campus North-West University.

Christopher Charles Appleton is an Emeritus Professor of Parasitology in the School of Life Sciences at UKZN.

Reinhard Richard Arndt was one of the founders of the Rand Afrikaans University, and Head of the Chemistry Department for 12 years.

Lewis David Ashwal is Professor of Petrology, Mineralogy and Geochemistry at the Wits School of Geosciences.

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Jonathan Blackburn is SARChI Chair in Applied Proteomics & Chemical Biology, University of Cape Town.

Lucinda Backwell is a Senior Researcher in the Evolutionary Studies Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Saleem Badat is Programme Director of international higher education and strategic projects at the Andrew W Mellon Foundation.

Himansu Baijnath is an Honorary Research Professor in the School of Life Sciences at UKZN.

Narend Baijnath is the Chief Executive Officer of the Council on Higher Education.

Priscilla Baker is Professor in Analytical Electrochemistry in the Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape.

Yunus Ballim is the Vice-Chancellor of Sol Plaatje University and currently holds a personal Professorship in Civil Engineering at the University of Witwatersrand.

Marion Bamford is Professor and Palaeobotanist in the Evolutionary Studies Institute, University of the Witwatersrand.

Jacek Banasiak is SARChI Chair in Mathematical Models and Methods in Biosciences and Bioengineering at the University of Pretoria.

Eric Bateman is Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Cape Town, founder and former Director of the UCT Lung Institute.

Ahmed Bawa is Chief Executive Officer of Universities SA. Until May 2016, he was Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Durban University of Technology. 

Solomon Benatar is Emeritus Professor of Medicine and past founding Director of UCT’s Bioethics Centre.

Nigel Charles Bennett occupies the DST-NRF Research Chair in the field of Mammalian Behavioural Ecology and Physiology and the UP Austin Roberts Chair of African Mammalogy.

Lee Berger is Research Professor in Human Evolution and the Public Understanding of Science at Wits and Explorer in Residence at the National Geographic Society.

G Michael Berger was Associate Professor and Head of Chemical Pathology at the Red Cross Children’s Hospital and Professor and Head of Chemical Pathology at the University of Natal Medical School.

Ann Bernstein heads the Centre for Development and Enterprise, South Africa.

Arvin Bhana is a Chief Specialist Scientist in the Health Systems Research Unit at the South African Medical Research Council and an Honorary Associate Professor in the School of Applied Human Sciences, UKZN.

Krish Bharuth-Ram was the Head of NACI.

Ramesh Bharuthram is presently Executive Special Projects in the Office of the Vice Chancellor at UWC.

Nicholas Biekpe is Professor of Development Finance and Econometrics at UCT’s Business School and the President of the Africa growth Institute.

William (Bill) Bishai was Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at UKZN.

Judith Bishop is a computer scientist and author based in Seattle USA. She was previously Director of Computer Science in Microsoft Research.

Nigel Tempest Bishop is Emeritus Professor of Applied Mathematics at Rhodes University. 

Gregory L Blatch is Professor and Pro Vice-Chancellor Research, University of Notre Dame Australia.

David Block is a Professor of Applied Mathematics and Astronomy at Wits.

Alfred Botha is a Professor of Microbiology at SU.

Liesbeth Botha is Partner/Director PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) South Africa.

Rudie Botha is Emeritus Professor of General Linguistics at SU and Honorary Professor of Linguistics at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. 

Markus Böttcher is Professor and NRF SARChI Chair of Astrophysics and Space Physics at NWU.

Paul Bowen is Professor and former Head of the Department of Construction Economics and Management at UCT.

Charles Kimberlin Brain was Director of the Transvaal Museum in Pretoria and is currently Curator Emeritus at the museum.

George Branch is Emeritus Professor of Biological Sciences and the Marine Biology Research Institute, UCT.

Keith Breckenridge is Professor and Deputy Director, Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of the Witwatersrand.

Sydney Brenner (Foreign Associate) is a two-time recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award and the 2002 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine. He has been widely recognised as one of the key contributors to the understanding of modern molecular biology, programmed cell death (apoptosis), and the role of genes in organ development. He has been instrumental not only in shaping the understanding of modern molecular genetics and cell biology but his research using C. elegans has been fundamental to its adoption as a model organism worldwide. He was proleptic Director of the MRC Laboratory where he later set up a Unit of Molecular Genetics based in the Department of Medicine. He founded The Molecular Sciences Institute in California, USA. He retired from the Institute in 2000 and in 2001 was appointed a Distinguished Professor in the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

Chris Brink is Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University, UK, and was previously the Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Stellenbosch.

Paul Andries Brink is Professor and Chairman of the Research Committee, Department of Internal Medicine at SU.

Duncan Brown is Dean of the Arts Faculty at UWC.

James Bull is Emeritus Professor at the University of Cape Town.

Renier Adriaan Burger is Professor of Physics at NWU.

Stephanie Gail Burton is Vice-Principal: Research and Postgraduate Education at UP.

Faizal Bux is Professor and Director of the Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology, Durban University of Technology.

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Claude Carignan is a South African Square Kilometer Array (SKA) Research Chair in Multi-wavelength Astronomy in the Department of Astronomy at UCT.

Jane Carruthers is past Chair of the Academic Advisory Board of the Rachel Carson Centre at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, and past founding President of the International Consortium of Environmental History Organisations based at Duke University.

Jennifer Case is a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Cape Town, with a special responsibility for academic development. 

Michael Chapman is Emeritus Professor and Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is also a Fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study.

Philip Allan Charles is Emeritus Professor of Astronomy in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Southampton, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford.

Michael Cherry is a Professor of Zoology at SU.

Nithaya Chetty is a Professor of Physics at UP and Deputy CEO: Astronomy at the NRF.

Rachel Chikwamba is Group Executive at the CSIR.

Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan is a palaeobiologist in the Zoology Department at UCT and a previous Vice-President of ASSAf.

Renfrew Christie was Dean of Research at UWC and Visiting Professor of History at the University of Kentucky, USA.

Alan Christoffels is the DST/NRF Research Chair in Bioinformatics and Health Genomics at UWC.

Walter T Claassen was Professor and Vice-Rector for Research at SU.

Peter Eiddon Cleaton-Jones is an Emeritus Professor at Wits and an Honorary Professor in the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Thomas Eugene Cloete is Vice–rector: Research, Innovation and Postgraduate studies at Stellenbosch University.

Maureen Coetzee holds a SARChI Chair in Medical Entomology and Vector Control and is Director of the Wits Research Institute for Malaria, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand. 

Theresa Coetzer holds a DST-NRF SARChi Chair in Proteolyisis in Homeostasis, Health and Disease in the School of Life Sciences, College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Malcolm Collins is Professor and Head of Department, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town.

John Darrell Comins is Emeritus Research Professor of Physics at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Neville Raymond Comins currently consults in the fields of Innovation, National Systems of Innovation, and Science Park Development.

Simon H Connell is a Professor of Physics at the University of Johannesburg.

Ernst Conradie is Senior Professor in the Department of Religion and Theology at the University of the Western Cape where he teaches Systematic Theology and Ethics.

Jacobus Conradie is the Head of the Accelerator and Engineering Department of iThemba LABS.

Jeanet Conradie is Professor in the Department of Chemistry at UFS.

Hoosen Coovadia is Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, Emeritus Victor Daitz Professor of HIV/AIDS Research, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Anna Coutsoudis is a public health scientist and served as a full Professor in the Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, University KwaZulu-Natal, Durban for 10 years. 

Don Cowan is Director of both the Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, and the Genomics Research Institute, at the University of Pretoria.

Richard Mark Cowling is a Distinguished Professor in the Botany Department at NMMU.

Robin Michael Crewe is a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship and a member of the Social Insects Research Group of the University of Pretoria, past President of the Academy of Science of South Africa and past Chair of the Network of African Science Academies. 

 

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Felix Dapare Dakora is Professor and holds the South African Research Chair in Agrochemurgy and Plant Symbioses at TUT.

Peter Dankelmann is Professor in the Department of Mathematics at UJ.

Dennis Martin Davis is a Judge of the Cape High Court and a Competition Appeal Court Judge.

Christian Rudolph de Beer is Emeritus Senior Vice-Principal of the University of Pretoria.

Tilman Dedering is Professor in History at Unisa.

John Wesley de Gruchy is Emeritus Professor of Christian Studies at UCT.

Deon de Beer is Chief Director: Technology Transfer & Innovation Support, North-West University, Potchefstroom.

Cheryl de la Rey is the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UP.

Robert De Mello Koch is SARChI Chair in Fundamental Physics and String Theory in the School of Physics, University of the Witwatersrand.

Wessel Van Zyl de Villiers is a Director in the Department of Safeguards at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria.

Wim de Villiers is Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Stellenbosch University.  

David Dewar is Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Scholar in the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at UCT.

Maarten de Wit is the Chair of Earth Stewardship Science at NMMU in Port Elizabeth.

Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie is Senior Professor in the Department of History at the University of the Western Cape and Deputy Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies) in the Arts Faculty.

Roseanne Diab is the Executive Officer of ASSAf and Emeritus Professor in Environmental Sciences, UKZN.

Leon Milner Theodore Dicks is a Distinguished Professor of Microbiology at SU.

Thulani H Dlamini is an Executive Manager: Research & Development at Sasol.

Tania Douglas is Professor and DST/NRF Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering & Innovation at the University of Cape Town.

Colleen Downs is Professor, SARChI Chair in Ecosystem Health and Biodiversity, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Kathleen Ann Driveris Emeritus Professor of Mathematics and former Dean of the Faculty of Science, UCT.

Themba Dube is Professor of Mathematics at Unisa.

Norman TF Duncan is Professor in Psychology and the Dean of Humanities at UP.

Jeanetta du Plessis is Director of the Centre of Excellence for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Professor of Pharmaceutics at the NWU (Potchefstroom).

Lourens Marthinus du Plessis is Emeritus Research Professor and at present Professor Extraordinaire of Law North-West University, Potchefstroom.

Willemien du Plessis is Professor of Law and Director of the Research Unit at the Faculty of Law, NWU. 

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Eno Ebenso is Professor of Physical Chemistry and Executive Dean in the Faculty of Agriculture, Science & Technology at NWU.

Anton Eberhard is a Professor at the University of Cape Town where he directs the Management Programme in Infrastructure Reform and Regulation at the Graduate School of Business.

Liesel Ebersöhn is the Director of the Centre for the Study of Resilience, UP, and full Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education.

George Andrian Ekama is Professor of Water Quality Engineering at UCT.

Fred Ellery is Professor of Physical Geography and Head of the Geography Department at Rhodes University.

George Francis Rayner Ellis is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at UCT.

Irma Eloff is currently a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Pretoria and is a former dean of Education at the same university.

Jacobus Nicolaas (Kobus) Eloff is Research Professor and Founder of the Phytomedicine Programme in the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria.

Petra Engelbrecht is at present a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Education Sciences, North-West University, Potchefstroom campus and an Emeritus Professor, Canterbury Christ Church University, England.

Patrick George Eriksson is emeritus Head of Department of Geology at the University of Pretoria.

Theunis Erasmus was Vice-Rector at UP.

Sabiha Essack is Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is the South African Research Chair in Antibiotic Resistance.

Arthur George Every is Emeritus Professor of Physics at Wits.

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Bernard Fanaroff was the Director of the Square Kilometer Array South Africa and is a part-time strategic adviser to the project.

Jill Margaret Farrant is a Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Cape Town and holds a South African Research Chair in Systems Biology Studies on Plant Desiccation Tolerance for Food Security.

Michael William Feast is Honorary Professor at UCT and a Senior Research Associate at SAAO.

Johannes Wolfgang Fedderke is Director of Economic Research Southern Africa and Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Pennsylvania State University and is a consultant for the World Bank.

Charles Feldman is Professor of Pulmonology, University of the Witwatersrand and Chief Physician, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.

Stephanus Ferreira is Director of the Centre for Space Research at North-West University (Potchefstroom).

John Field is Emeritus Professior and Senior Scholar in the Marine Research (Ma-Re) Institute and Oceanography Department, UCT.

Brian Figaji was Vice-Chancellor of the former Peninsula Technikon.

Maxim Finkelstein is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematical Statistics, University of the Free State, South Africa.

Rosalie Finlayson is Emeritus Professor at Unisa.

Peter Folb is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology at UCT.

Charles Fombad is Head of Department of Public Law and Professor of Law, University of Pretoria.

Sharon Fonn is Professor in the School of Public Health, WITS. She is Co-director of the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) and the President of the Association of Schools of Public Health in Africa.

Andrew Forbes is Distinguished Professor in the School of Physics, Wits.

Thomas (Tony) Ford is Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Chemistry at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Pierre William Froneman is Professor in the Department of Zoology and Entomology at RU.

Richard Francis Fuggle is Emeritus Professor of Environmental Studies at UCT and practises as an environmental consultant.

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Christoph Friedrich Garbers is a retired Professor of Organic Chemistry and former Chancellor at Unisa.

Geoff Garrett has recently retired as Chief Scientist of Queensland, Australia and was formerly Chief Executive of the CSIR and of Australia's CSIRO.

Jan Geertsema is Quality Manager of the Faculty of Natural Sciences at NWU after his retirement as Director of Research Support at NWU.

Wieland Gevers is Emeritus Professor of Medical Biochemistry at UCT and a previous President, Executive Officer and General Secretary of ASSAf.

Hendrik Geyer is Director of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study.

Nicolaas Claudius (Nico) Gey van Pittius is the Vice Dean: Research of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, and a Full Professor of Molecular Biology in the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics in the Department of Biomedical Sciences of Stellenbosch University.

David Glasser is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and a Director of the Material and Process Synthesis research unit at Unisa.

Irvy (Igle) Gledhill is a scientist in the Defence, Peace, Safety and Security Unit of the CSIR.

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela holds the position of Research Chair of Social Change and Transformation at SU. 

Richard Joseph Goldstone was a Justice of the Constitutional Court.

Rob Gous is Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow at UKZN.

Amanda Gouws is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Stellenbosch and holder of the SARChi Chair in Gender Politics.

Kesh Govinder is a professor of applied mathematics at UKZN.

Clive Gray is Professor and Head of Division of Immunology, University of Cape Town.

Glenda Gray is President and CEO of the MRC, non-executive Director of the Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Baragwanath Hospital and Professor of Paediatrics at Wits.

Mellony Graven is Full Professor and SARChI Chair in Numeracy, Rhodes University.

Diane Jeanette Grayson is Director of Institutional Audits at the Council on Higher Education.

Minrie Greeff is Professor and Head of the Health Sciences Ethics Office for Research, Training and Support at the North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus).

Gideon Petrus Greyvenstein is Executive Director of Ennex Developments.

Nicolaas Johannes Grové is Registrar at UP.

Bao-Zhu Guo is Professor of Control Theory and Applied Mathematics at Wits.

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Adam Habib is Vice-Chancellor at Wits.

Ariff Ahmed Hafejee is Professor and holds senior positions at Addington and King Edward VIII Hospitals.

Fritz JW Hahne was Professor of Theoretical Physics and Dean of Science at SU.

Raymond Haines is a retired Professor of Inorganic Chemistry from UKZN.

Carolyn Hamilton holds a DST-NRF Research Chair in Archive and Public Culture based in the Social Anthropology Department at UCT.

Lawrence Hamilton is Professor of Political Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand and NRF/British Academy Research Chair in Political Theory, University of the Witwatersrand and University of Cambridge. 

Willem Hanekom is deputy director in the TB team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, leading the TB vaccine initiative. 

Ronald Harley is a Regents’ Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.

Brian Harvey is Professor, Centre of Excellence for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Division of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, North-West University (Potchefstroom).

Susan Thérèse Largier Harrison is Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town and Director of both the Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research and the interdisciplinary Future Water research institute. 

Mohamed Hassan (Foreign Associate) is the Past-President of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and NASAC and current Co-chair of the IAP. He was a Professor and Dean in the School of Mathematical Sciences, Khartoum University, Sudan and he served as the Executive Director of TWAS. He is a Fellow of TWAS, the AAS and the Islamic World Academy of Sciences. He championed the founding of the AAS and NASAC and in particular, he assisted ASSAf in its infancy phase by ensuring that it reaped the benefits from capacity building grants, which saw ASSAf playing a crucial role in issues such as water, science education, biosecurity and scientific writing in Africa.

Rashid Hassan is the Director of the Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, UP.

Shireen Hassim is a Professor of Politics at Wits.

Driekie Hay-Swemmer is currently the Educor Group: Chief Academic Officer who has 45 000 students, 32 campuses in South Africa, a College in London and is setting up 10 campuses in Africa.

 

Manfred Armin Hellberg is Emeritus Professor of Physics and Senior Research Associate at UKZN.

Fred Thomas Hendricks is the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at RU.

Jozeph Johannes Henning is a Senior Professor, Emeritus Distinguished Professor and previous Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of the Free State, a Senior Research Fellow in Comparative Corporate law at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies of the University of London and a Visiting Professor of Corporate Law at the Law School of BPP University College in London. He is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. 

Christopher Henshilwood is a Professor at the Institute for Human Evolution, Wits and holds a South African Research Chair in the Origins of Modern Human Behaviour.

Christof Heyns is Professor of Human Rights Law and Director of the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa at the University of Pretoria.

Winston Hide is Chair and Professor of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in the Department of Neurosciences at the University of Sheffield.

John Anthony Higgins is a Professor in the English Department at UCT.

Diane Hildebrandt is the Director of MaPS Research Unit at Unisa’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology and is a Professor of Chemical Engineering.

Michael Johan Richard Hoch is an honorary Professorial Research Fellow at Wits.

Jan-Hendrik Servaas Hofmeyr is Distinguished Professor of Biocomplexity and Biochemistry and Co-Director of the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition at the University of Stellenbosch, and a member of the Biochemistry Department since 1975. He is the 2017-2018 President of the Royal Society of South Africa.

Sarah Jane Howie is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education at UP.

Heidi Hudson is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Centre for Africa Studies at UFS.

Henk Huismans is a Professor and Head of Genetics at UP where he was a Professor and Head of the Department of Virology.

Brian John Huntley was former Chief Executive Officer of the South African National Biodiversity Institute and is an Emeritus Professor at UCT.

Gregory Dudley Hussey is Professor and Director of Vaccines for the Africa Initiative at UCT.

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Nicola Illing is a Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at UCT.

Nelson Ijumba is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research at the University of Rwanda.

 

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David Steve Jacobs is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and holds a Research Chair in Animal Evolution and Systematics at UCT.

Wilmot James is a Member of Parliament and Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance (DA). He is also a Professor in the Division of Human Genetics UCT & Senior Fellow at Bard College, New York.

Hilary Janks is a Professor in the School of Education at Wits.

HCJ (Dingie) Janse van Rensburg is Extraordinary Professor in the Centre for Health Systems Research and Development at UFS.

Prof Jonathan Jansen is the immediate past Vice-Chancellor and Rector of the University of the Free State (UFS) and is currently a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.

Neil Jarvis is Section Head: Division for Africa, Technical Cooperation Department at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria.

Mohamed S Jeenah is the Executive Director responsible for Research and Development at the ARC.

Branislav Jeremic is a Consultant at the BioIRC Bioengineering R&D Centre in Kragujevac, Serbia.

Trefor Jenkins is Emeritus Professor and Honorary Professorial Research Fellow at Wits.

Eugene Llewellyn Julies, Pr. Eng. is currently the Managing Director of Sino Pro Consultants Limited (Hong Kong) and Technical Director at Greenheart Energy Systems (Pty) Ltd.

 

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Michael Kahn is Professor Extraordinaire at SU and Director of Research and Innovation Associates, Cape Town.

Evance Rabban Kalula is Professor and Director of the International Academic Programmes Office and the Confucius Institute at the University of Cape Town. He also holds a personal chair as Professor of Employment Law and Social Security.

Bavesh Kana is senior researcher and Head of the Wits University node of the DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Tuberculosis Research.

Steven Karataglidis is Professor of Physics, University of Johannesburg.

Andre Kengne is Director, Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town.

Colin Kenyon is Group Leader of the Process Biochemistry Group at the CSIR. He is an Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at UP.

Michael Charles Kew is Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Honorary Research Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Wits and Honorary Research Professor, Groote Schuur Hospital and UCT.

Rifka Kfir is Extraordinary Professor at the UP Water Institute. 

Johann Kirsten is the Director of the Bureau for Economic Research (BER) at Stellenbosch University.

Duard Godfried Kleyn is Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Law at UP.

Hester Klopper is Vice-Rector: Strategic Initiatives and Internationalisation, Stellenbosch University.

Horst Helmut Klump is Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Head of the Department of Biochemistry at UCT.

Klaus Koch is currently the Executive Head of the Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science at SU.

Carolina Koornhof is currently the Executive Director: Finance and Student Administration at the University of Pretoria.

Girish J Kotwal he is Professor of currently Adjunct Professor of Medicine at UMass Medical School, USA and Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China.

 

Renée C Kraan–Korteweg holds the Chair of Astronomy at the Department of Astronomy at UCT. She is Chair of the Astronomy Advisory Council of South Africa, and Vice President of the International Union for Astronomy.

Anna Kramvis is a Research Professor and Director of the Hepatitis Virus Diversity Research Unit (HVDRU), University of the Witwatersrand.

Salome Kruger is a Professor of Nutrition at the Centre of Excellence for Nutrition at NWU.

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Maryke Labuschagne is Professor in Plant Breeding and NRF SARChI Chair in Disease Resistance and Quality in Field Crops at the University of the Free State.

Bernard Lategan is the founding Director of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study.

Murray Leibbrandt is the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Poverty and Inequality, at the University of Cape Town and is a Professor in the School of Economics and the Director of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (UCT).

Alison Lewis is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) at UCT.

Attie Johannes Ligthelm is Dean of the School of Dentistry and Chief Executive Officer of the Oral and Dental Hospital at the University of Pretoria.

Elsabé Loots is a Professor of Economics and Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at University of Pretoria. 

Jean M-S Lubuma is Head of the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at UP and SARChI Chair in Mathematical Models and Methods in Bioengineering and Biosciences.

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Catriona Macleod is Professor of Psychology and SARChI Chair in Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction at RU.

Shabir Madhi is Executive Director of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Director MRC: Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, DST/NRF Research Chair for Vaccine Preventable Disease and Professor of Vaccinology at the University of the Witwatersrand.

 

Christopher Cuthber Posela Madiba was Chief Director of Systems Development and Coordination in the Department of Education.

Nomathemba Virginia Magi was Dean of the Faculty of Education at UZ.

Sunil Maharaj is Director of the Astrophysics and Cosmology Research Unit and holds the South African Research Chair in Gravitating Systems and is a Senior Professor of Applied Mathematics  at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Fazal Mahomed is the Director of the Centre for Differential Equations, Continuum Mechanics and Applications at Wits.

Thokozani Majozi is Professor in the School of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand where he holds the NRF/DST Chair in Sustainable Process Engineering.

 

Malegapuru William Makgoba is the Health Ombudsman at the Office of Health Standards Compliance. He was the Vice-Chancellor of the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Duma Enoch Malaza is Executive Director: Institutional Planning and Governance IPG), University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Johannes Albertus Geldenhuys Malherbe is Professor of Electronic Engineering; Emeritus Vice-Principal, University of Pretoria.

Tinyiko Maluleke is a Professor of Theology at the University of Pretoria. He currently serves as Advisor to the Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Pretoria. 

Bhekie Mamba is Executive Dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology at UNISA. 

Lenore Manderson is Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Medical Anthropology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand.

Mzamo P Mangaliso is a Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts in the USA.

Chabani Manganyi was Chairman of the Council for Higher Education and was Vice-Principal of UP.

Vincent Maphai is currently a visiting Professor at Williams College, Massachusetts and a retired academic and business executive.  

Adrian David Marais is the Head of the Division of Chemical Pathology in the Department of Pathology at the University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty.

Jacobus Gideon Maree is Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at UP.

Delia Marshall is an Associate Professor in the Physics Department at UWC.

Tshilidzi Marwala is DVC: Research at UJ.

David Mason is Emeritus Research Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of the Witwatersrand.

Angela Mathee is Director, Environment & Health & Research Unit, Medical Research Council.

Robert Mattes Honorary Professor at the University of Cape Town, Co-Founder of and Senior Adviser to Afrobarometer, and Professor of Government and Public Policy, University of Strathclyde.

Julian May is Director, NRF/DST Centre of Excellence in Food Security, and Director and Professor, Institute for Social Development, University of the Western Cape.

Thoko V Mayekiso is the VC of the University of Mpumalanga.

Bongani Mawethu Mayosi is Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town. 

Achille Mbebe is Research Professor in History and Politics, University of the Witwatersrand.

Anthony David Mbewu is a specialist in internal medicine and cardiology.

Veronica McKay is Deputy Executive Dean: College of Education at Unisa.

Christopher McQuaid is Distinguished Professor of Zoology and SARChI Chair in Marine Ecosystem Research, Rhodes University.

Lirieka Meintjes-Van der Walt is an Adjunct Professor of Law at UFH.

Barry Vincent Mendelow is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine and Haematology at Wits.

Graeme Meintjes is Professor of Medicine, SARChi Chair of Lung Infection and Immunity in Poverty-Related Disease and Wellcome Trust Fellow at the University of Cape Town.

Rajend Mesthrie is Professor of Linguistics at UCT and holder of an NRF Research Chair in Migration, Language and Social Change.

Thaddeus Metz is Distinguished Professor and Research Professor of the Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation at UJ.

Joseph Philip Michael is Emeritus Professor of Organic Chemistry at Wits.

John Robert Midgley is VC and Principal of the WSU.

Guy Franklin Midgley is a Professor in Botany and Zoology at SU, Chief Director at SANBI and an Associate Professor in the School of Agricultural, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, UKZN.

Robert P Millar is the Director of the Centre for Neuroendocrinology at UP, Senior research Fellow at UCT, Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and Prof Emeritus at the University of St Andrews.

 

Duncan Mitchell is Emeritus Professor of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand, and Honorary Research Professorial Fellow in its Brain Function Research Group. 

Valerie Mizrahi is the Director of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine and a Professor at UCT.

Philemon Mphathi Mjwara is Director-General of the DST and previous General Secretary of ASSAf.

Keymanthri Moodley is a Professor in the Department of Medicine and Director of the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University.

Renosi Mokate is Executive Director of the World Bank.

Khotso Mokhele is an Advisor to the Minister of Science and Technology and serves on various boards.

Ebrahim Momoniat is Assistant Dean Research and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Science at Wits University, and the Deputy Director of the Centre of Excellence in the Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.

Dhayendre Moodley is an Associate Professor and the Head of Women's Health and HIV Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN.

Vincent Clifford Moran is Emeritus Professor and Research Associate, Department of Biological Sciences, UCT.

Alan G Morris is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town.

Lynn Morris heads the HIV Virology Section within the Centre for HIV & STIs at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases and holds a joint appointment as Research Professor at Wits.

Johann Mouton is Professor in, and Director of the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology at Stellenbosch University and the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Scientometrics and STI Policy.

Jeffrey Mphahlele is Vice-President: Research, South African Medical Research Council.

Malose Jack Mphahlele is Professor of Organic Chemistry at Unisa.

Bangilizwe Mqeke is a Professor of Law and former Dean of Law at RU.

Abarham Muasya is Associate Professor and Head of Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town.

John Cantius Mubangizi is a Professor of Law and DVC at UKZN.

Voster Muchenje is Research Professor, Department of Livestock & Pasture Science, Faculty of Science & Agriculture University of Fort Hare.

Mammo Muchie is a DST/NRF Research Professor of Innovation and Development at TUT and Senior Research Associate at Oxford University, UK.

Sospeter Mwijarubi Muhongo is Full Professor of Geology, University of Dar Es Salaam and an Honorary Professor of Geology of the University of Pretoria. 

Johan Pieter Muller is Emeritus Professor, School of Education and senior research scholar at the University of Cape Town.

Sagadevan Govindasamy Mundree is Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities at Queensland University of Technology.

Kathryn Myburgh is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences, Stellenbosch University and a holder of the DST/NRF SARChi chair for Integrative Skeletal Muscle Physiology, Biology and Biotechnology.

David Mycock is Assistant Dean Postgraduate in the Faculty of Science at Wits.

Christina Mynhardt is Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Victoria, Canada.

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Jean B Nachenga is Extraordinary Professor at SU and Honorary full Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at UCT.

Gonasageran Naidoo is Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Associate in the School of Life Sciences, UKZN.

Shamila Nair is Senior Programme Specialist, Africa Department (UNESCO in Paris), Coordinator of the UN Science and Technology Cluster and Director of Research at the French Institute for Health and Medical Research.

Luigi Renzo Nassimbeni is Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Scholar in Chemistry at UCT.

Nicoli Nattrass is a professor of Economics in the Centre for Social Science Research at the University of Cape Town.

Daniel James Ncayiyana is Emeritus Professor at University of Cape Town and served as a Research Director at the Human Sciences Research Council.

Njabulo Simakhahle Ndebele is Chancellor at UJ.

Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni is founding Head of Archie Mafeje Research Institute for Applied Social Policy (AMRI) and currently is a Director: Scholarship in the Change Management Unit (CMU) in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office at the University of South Africa.

Thumbo Ndung’u is Professor and SARChI Chair in Systems Biology of HIV/AIDS and the Victor Daitz Chair in HIV/TB Research.

Marie-Louise Newell is currently Professor of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine and of Social and Human Sciences, University of Southampton, UK.

Catherine Ngila is Head of Applied Chemistry Department, University of Johannesburg

Phuthi E Ngoepe is Professor and Director of the Materials Modelling Centre at UL.

Ojelanki Ngwenyama is Research Professor of Information Systems, University of Cape Town and Professor and Director Institute for Innovation and Technology Management Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.

Mokubung Nkomo is a retired academic. In recent years he served in various posts: Ombud for Unisa and Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching, Learning and Technology at TUT.  

Stella Nkomo is Deputy Dean of Research and Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Economic Management Sciences and Professor in the Department of Human Resource Management at UP.

Wiseman Nkuhlu is Chancellor of the University of Pretoria and Chairman of Rothschild (South Africa).

Jo MF Noero is Professor and Director in the School of Architecture at UCT.

Loyiso Gordon Nongxa is Professor and former Vice-Chancellor and Principal at Wits.

Shane Norris is Research Professor and Director at MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit.

Odireleng Martin Ntwaeaborwa is Professor of Physics at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Francis Nyamnjoh is Professor of Social Anthropology and Head of Department, University of Cape Town.

Tebello Nyokong holds a Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation (DST/NRF) professorship in Medicinal chemistry and Nanotechnology at Rhodes University in South Africa. 

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Cyril Thomas O’Connor is a Senior Research Scholar and Emeritus Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Cape Town. 

Chikwelu Larry Obi is Deputy Vice Chancellor: Academic Affairs, University of Fort Hare. 

Catherine A Odora Hoppers is the DST/NRF SARChI Research Chair in Development Education at Unisa.

James Ogude is Professor and Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, University of Pretoria.

Douglas William Oliver is the Director: School of Pharmacy at NWU.

Gilbert Oke Martin Onwu is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Science Mathematics and Technology Education at the University of Pretoria.

Phillip Onyebujoh is the Manager for TB/HIV clinical studies for the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organisation in Geneva.

Linus Opara is a Distinguished Professor and holds the DST/NRF South African Research Chair in Postharvest Technology at SU.

Frederick Mark Orkin is Visiting Professor in the Development Pathways to Health Research Unit at Wits and Associates Fellow of the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at Oxford University.

Ruksana Osman is Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at Wits.

Norman Owen-Smith is Emeritus Research Professor, School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand.

Kenneth Ozoemena is Chief Research Scientist and Research Group Leader, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa.

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Nicky Gopalan Padayachee was Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT.

Nesri Padayatchi is Deputy Director: Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) and Honorary Lecturere in the Department of Public Health at UKZN.

Norman Pammenter is Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Associate at UKZN.

Mohamed Iqbal Parker is Professor of Medical Biochemistry and Structural Biology at the University of Cape Town and a previous General Secretary and Vice President of ASSAf.

John Parkington is Professor in the Department of Archaeology at UCT.

Adrian (Adi) Walter Paterson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.

Hugh Patterton is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Stellenbosch University, where he leads the Division of Bioinformatics.

Robert Clive Pattinson is Professor and Clinical Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at UP.

Claire Penn is the Simmonds Hampton Chair of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Wits.

Michael Pepper is Director of the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Director of the South African Medical Research Council Extramural Unit for Stem Cell Research and Therapy and Professor in the Department of Immunology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria.

Francis Petersen is the Vice-Chancellor of UFS.

Francesco Petruccione is South African Research Chair in Quantum Information Processing and Communication at UKZN and Deputy Director of the National Institute for Theoretical Physics.

John Morley Pettifor is a Paediatrician, and Emeritus Professor and Honorary Professorial Researcher in the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of the Witwatersrand. 

Mamokgethi Phakeng is full Professor of Mathematics Education and Deputy Vice Chancellor of Research and Internationalisation at the University of Cape Town.

Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya is Research Director, Human Sciences Research Council; Honorary Professor, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and Editor in Chief of SAHARA J. 

Samuel George Harker Philander is Knox Taylor Professor of Geosciences at Princeton University and a Research Professor at UCT.

Ian Phimister is Senior Research Professor at UFS and Emeritus Professor at the University of Sheffield, UK.

William Pick is Emeritus Professor and former Head of the School of Public Health at Wits. He is Honorary Professor at UCT and Extraordinary Professor at SU.

Jaco Pienaar is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.

Stuart Piketh is Director: School of Geo and Spatial Science, North-West University (Potchefstroom).

Tahir Pillay is Chief Specialist, Professor and Head of the Department of Chemical Pathology, and Director of the Division of Clinical Pathology at the University of Pretoria.

Pragasen Pillay is Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Hydro- Quebec Senior Chair at Concordia University.

Viness Pillay is a NRF/DST Research Chair in Pharmaceutical Biomaterials and Polymer-Engineered Drug Delivery Technologies at Wits.

Laurence Piper is a Professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of the Western Cape. 

Christian Pirk is a Professor and heads up the Social Insects Research Group (SIRG) in the Department of Zoology and Entomology at the University of Pretoria.

Calie Pistorius is the Chief Executive of DeltaHedron Ltd, a consulting company based in the UK and focusing on the management of technological innovation. 

Chris Pistorius is POSCO Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Nyameko Barney Pityana Is Professor Emeritus of Law, University of South Africa and Honorary Professor, Department of Philosophy, Allan Gray Centre for Leadership Ethics, Rhodes University, Grahamstown.

Deborah Posel is a Professor in Sociology at UCT.

Dorrit Posel is Helen Suzman Chair and Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of the Witwatersrand.

Anastassios Pouris is Professor and Director of the Institute for Technological Innovation at UP.

Wolfgang Preiser is the Head of the Division of Medical Virology at SU and NHLS Tygerberg.

Zacharias Andries Pretorius is Professor of Plant Pathology in the Department of Plant Sciences at UFS.

Bernard Alexander Prior is Professor Extraordinary in the Department of Microbiology and the former Chairman of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Stellenbosch. He is currently Honorary Professor at the Durban University of Technology and a Contract Researcher in the Institute for Wine Biotechnology, Stellenbosch University. 

Hugh Wynford Pritchard is Head of Research in the Seed Conservation Department of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.

Otto Walter Prozesky was DVC of UP and President of the MRC.

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Raj Ramesar is Professor and Head of the Division of Human Genetics at UCT.

Gita Ramjee is Director and Chief Specialist Scientist of the South African Medical Research Council’s HIV Prevention Research Unit.

Deresh Ramjugernath is Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research at the University of KwaZulu Natal.

Mamphela Ramphele has been a student activist, medical doctor, community development activist, researcher, university executive, global public servant and is now an active citizen in both the public and private sectors. 

Michele Ramsay is the Director of the Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, DST/NRF Research Chair for Genomics and Bioinformatics of African Populations and Professor of Human Genetics at Wits.

Douglas Eric Rawlings is an emeritus Professor of the University of Stellenbosch and currently academic principal of the Victoria residence cluster at the same institution.

Sekhar Ray is a Professor of Physics at Unisa in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics.

Daya Reddy holds the South African Research Chair in Computational Mechanics at UCT.

Priscilla Reddy is the Deputy Executive Director, within the Population Health, Health Systems and Innovations (PHHSI) Research Programme at the HSRC.

Helen Rees is the Executive Director of the Reproductive Health and HIV Research Institute at Wits.

Thomas Rehle holds an appointment as Honorary Professor of Public Health at the University of Cape Town, School of Public Health and Family Medicine. He served as a Director and Senior Program Advisor on HIV and Health at the HSRC.

Carolus Reinecke was Professor of Biochemistry and Vice-Chancellor of the former Potchefstroom University.

Neerish Revaprasadu is a materials chemist who holds the SARCHi Chair in Nanotechnology at UniZulu.

David Mark Richardson is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Botany and Zoology at SU and Director of the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology.

Linda Marlene Richter is a Distinguished Professor and the Director of the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Human Development at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Laetitia Rispel is Professor of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, and holds a South African Department of Science and Technology/ National Research Foundation Research Chair, entitled Research on the Health Workforce for Equity and Quality. 

Terence John Robinson is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University.

Christian Rogerson is Research Professor, School of Tourism and Hospitality at the University of Johannesburg. 

Andreas Roodt is a Distinguished Professor in Inorganic Chemistry at UFS and HOD of UFS Chemistry, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and President of the Eurpoean Crystallographic Association.

Neil Roos is Associate Research Professor in History at UFS and Co-director of the Vice-Chancellor’s Prestige Scholars’ Programme.

Cornelia Roux is an Extraordinary Professor at the Faculty of Education, Stellenbosch University and Senior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Education Sciences, North West University.

Justus Christiaan Roux is Emeritus Professor (African Languages, Stellenbosch University) and former Mercator Fellow at the Institute for Computational Linguistics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. 

Heinz Rüther is Emeritus Professor of Geomatics at UCT.

Edward Rybicki is Professor in Microbiology and Director of the Biopharming Research Unit in the Molecular & Cell Biology Department.

 

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Michael John Samways is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology at Stellenbosch University.

Roelf Feenstra Sandenbergh is a Professor in Materials Science and Metallugical Engineering at UP.

Mamadou Sango is Professor of Mathematics, University of Pretoria

Machaba Michael Sathekge is Professor and Head of Nuclear Medicine Department at UP.

Christopher Saunders is Emeritus Professor at UCT.

Maria (Maxi) Schoeman is Deputy Dean: Postgraduate Studies and Ethics in the Faculty of Humanities,
University of Pretoria

Mary Catherine Scholes is a full Professor in the School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences and holds a Research Chair in Applied Systems Analysis at Wits.

Robert Scholes is Professor of Systems Ecology at Wits and formerly a Research Group Leader and Fellow at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. 

Barry David Schoub is former Executive Director of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases and Professor Emeritus of Virology at Wits.

Roland Schulze is Emeritus Professor in Hydrology at UKZN.

Mohamed Seedat is Professor in the College for Graduate Studies and Head of the Institute for Social and Health Sciences, University of South Africa. 

Soraya Seedat is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Executive Head of the Department of Psychiatry at Stellenbosch University and she holds the South African Research Chair in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

Jeremy Seekings is Professor of Political Studies and Sociology, former Director of the Centre for Social Science Research, and Interim Director of the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa, at the University of Cape Town.

Vikash Sewram is the Founding Director of the African Cancer Institute and Professor of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, SU.

Charlie Shackleton is Professor in Environmental Science at RU and DST-NRF SARChI Chair in Interdisciplinary Science in Land and Natural Resource Use for Sustainable Livelihoods.

Sheona Shackleton is Professor in the Department of Environmental Science at Rhodes University and the current Head of Department. 

Tamara Shefer is Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and previous Deputy Dean of Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Arts at the University of the Western Cape.

John Francis Sharpey-Schafer is a retired Nuclear Physicist and Extraordinary Professor at UWC.

Precious Sibanda is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Olive Shisana is President and CEO of Evidence Based Solutions.

Sibusiso Sibisi was Chief Executive Officer of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

WR Siegfried is Emeritus Professor at UCT.

Silvester Ron Simango is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of English Language and Linguistics at Rhodes University.

Ruth Simbao is Professor in Art History and Visual Culture and SARChI Chair in Geopolitics and the Arts of Africa, Fine Art Department, Rhodes University.

Leickness Chisamu Simbayi is the Executive Director of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections and tuberculosis research programme at the HSRC.

Ratnamala Singh is Honorary Professor in the Centre for Higher Education Research, Teaching and Learning (CHERTL) at Rhodes University, South Africa. 

Suprakas Sinha-Ray is Chief Researcher and Director of DST/CSIR Nanotechnology Innovation Centre, National Centre for Nanostructured Materials, CSIR.

Beric William Skews is Director of the Flow Research Unit at Wits.

Bernard Slippers is Professor, Department of the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria.

Robert Slotow is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Dirk Smit is Distinguished Professor in Systematic Theology and Ethics at SU.

Dirk Smit is an Emeritus Professor in Systematic Theology at Stellenbosch University, an Honorary Professor of the Humboldt University in Berlin and from July 2017 appointed as Rimmer and Ruth De Vries Professor of Reformed Theologies of Mission and Public Life at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. 

Hendrik Christoffel (Hennie) Snyman is retired Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Port Elizabeth Technikon (now NMMU) and Emeritus Professor of Physics at NMMU.

Mark Solms is Professor in Neuropsychology at UCT.

Himla Soodyall is a Medical Scientist at the National Health Laboratory Service and Associate Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Crain Soudien is Chief Executive Officer at the Human Sciences Research Council.

Daniela Cristina Stefan is Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science and Visiting Senior Research Associate in the Nuffield Division of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Oxford.

Dan Stein is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at UCT.

Garth Stevens is a clinical psychologist by training and holds the position of Professor in the Department of Psychology, as well as Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Humanities, at the University of the Witwatersrand.

 

Gary Stevens is Professor in the Department of Geology and Director of the Central Analytical Facility at SU.

Theodor John Stewart is Emeritus Professor of Statistical Sciences (with particular emphasis on operations research) at UCT.

Pieter Streicher Steyn was Senior Director Research at the University of Stellenbosch. He was Director of Research at Stellenbosch University and was elected as an external Fellow of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in 2001.

 

Pieter Helenius Stoker is Emeritus Professor in the School of Physics, NWU.

Anton Ströh is Vice-Principal: Insitutional Planning and a Council member of UP.

Christopher Stroud is a Senior Professor of Linguistics at the University of the Western Cape and the Director of the Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research.

 

André Strydom is Professor of Physics and Vice-Dean of Research and Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Science of the University of Johannesburg.

Rolf Heinrich Stumpf was Vice-Chancellor at NMMU, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at SU and President of the HSRC.

Edward Sturrock is Professor of Medical Biochemistry and Head of Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences, University of Cape Town.

Gerald Edwin (Gerry) Swan is the Director of the Exotic Leather Research Centre at UP and former Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Science.

Frans Swanepoel is Professor: Future Africa, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, University of Pretoria.

Christiaan F Swanepoel was Vice-Principal Academic and Research at Unisa and is currently Emeritus Professor and Research Fellow in the Department of African Languages and Literature.

Hendrik Swart is a Senior Professor in Physics who holds the SARChI Chair in Advanced and Luminescent Materials at UFS.  and currently the Head of the Department of Physics at UFS.

Bohua Sun is Professor and Director of the Centre for Mechanics and Technology at CPUT.

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Nthoana Tau-Mzamane was Professor at UFH, Head of Department of Agriculture in Limpopo, DDG of Science and Technology, President and CEO of ARC, board member for NRF, CSIR, International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, and International Livestock Research Institute and Registrar at WSU.

John Reginald Nuttall Taylor is Professor of Food Science at UP.

Petro Terblanche is currently Professor: Faculty of Health Sciences, North-West University, Potchefstroom.

Jennifer Ann Thomson is Emeritus Professor of Microbiology in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at UCT.

Caroline Tiemessen is Head of the Cell Biology Research Laboratory within the Centre for HIV and STIs/National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service.

Keyan Gray Tomaselli is Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Humanities, University of Johannesburg, and Professor Emeritus, University of KwaZulu-Natal, where he is also a Sometime Fellow.

Fiona Tregenna is SARChI Chair in Industrial Development and Professor in the Department of Economics and Econometrics, University of Johannesburg.

Ivan Turok is an economist/planner and Executive Director (Economic Performance and Development) at the HSRC and Chair of the City Planning Commission for Durban.

Peter Doughtrey Tyson is Emeritus Professor and former Vice-Principal of Wits.

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Peter Vale is Professor of Humanities at the University of Johannesburg and Chair of the Academic Advisory Board of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS).

 

Annél van Aswegen is Professor of Private Law at UP and is seconded to the Office of the VC and Principal. She was formerly Director of Human Resources at UP.

Hennie van Coller is Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Research Fellow of UFS and NWU (Potchefstroom).

Jan Horn van Heerden is Professor and Head of the Department of Economics at UP.

Willem Francois Petrus van Heerden is Professor and Head of the Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Biology in the School of Dentistry at UP.

Paul David van Helden was Professor and Head of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics at the University of Stellenbosch.

Albert van Jaarsveld is VC at UKZN.   

Anton Albert van Niekerk is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and director of the Centre for Applied Ethics at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

Frederik van Niekerk is DVC: Research, Innovation and Technology at NWU.

Johannes van Staden is Emeritus Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Plant Growth and Development School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

 

Brian van Wilgen is Research Professor at the Centre for Invasion Biology, Department of Botany and Zoology, SU.

Jacobus Daniel van Wyk is a retired professor, United States National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Power Electronic Systems, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

Arnold Van Zyl is the President of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Corporate State University (DHBW) in Stuttgart, Germany.

Willem Heber (Emile) van Zyl is Distinguished Professor in Microbiology and Head of Microbiology Department at SU and DST/NRF Senior Chair of Energy Research: Bio-fuels.

Johan van Zyl is the Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of two black empowerment entities, Ubuntu-Botho and African Rainbow Capital. In addition, he is a board member of several listed companies.

 

Daniel Verwoerd was Research Coordinator of the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria.

Zeblon Zenzele Vilakazi is DVC: Research and Postgraduate Affairs at Wits and professor in the school of physics. 

Karel (Fanus) Viljoen is Professor in the Department of Geology at UJ and holds the South African Research Chair in Geometallurgy, at the same university.

Louise Viljoen is Professor in the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch at SU.

Sibusiso Vil-Nkomo is Research Professor and former Executive Director: Institutional Advancement at the University of Pretoria Where he was Dean of Commerce.

 

Daniel Visser was Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research at the University of Cape Town and a Professor of Law.

Renuka Vithal is DVC for Teaching and Learning at UKZN.

Wilma Viviers is Professor in International Trade, Director of the TRADE (Trade and Development) research focus area and WTO (World Trade Organization) Chair holder at the NWU.

James (Jimmy) Andrew Volmink is Dean and Professor of Community Health in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at SU.

Gerhard von Gruenewaldt is retired Vice-President of the NRF and a private consultant in the areas of science policy, evaluations and research infrastructure.

Sebastiaan (Basie) Von Solms is Research Professor, Academy for Information Technology, University of Johannesburg.

Hester (Esté) Vorster is a Research Professor in Nutrition at the NWU.

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Lyn Wadley is an Honorary Professor of Archaeology in the Evolutionary Studies Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Yusuf Waghid is Professor of Philosophy of Education in the Department of Education Policy Studies at SU.

Anthony David Mortimer Walker is Emeritus Professor and Honorary Research Associate in Physics at UKZN.

Melanie Walker is SARCHI Chair in Higher Education and Human Development, and Distinguished Professor at the University of the Free State.

Brian Warner is Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Natural Philosophy and a Senior Scholar at University of Cape Town.

Herman Wasserman is Professor of Media Studies and Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town.

Vanessa Jane Watson is Professor in the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at the University of Cape Town and on the Executive of the African Centre for Cities at University of Cape Town.

Paula Watt is Professor in Biology at the School of Life Sciences, UKZN.

Stefan Weiss is Professor of Biochemistry at the School of Molecular and Cell Biology, Faculty of Science of the University of the Witwatersrand.

Alan Weinberg is Emeritus Professor of English at Unisa and contracted to the Research Department of Unisa.

Mark Charles Wentzel is retired Professor with the Water Research Group in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Cape Town. 

Patricia Ann Whitelock is an Astronomer with the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) and an Honorary Professor with the University of Cape Town.

Alan Whiteside OBE is CIGI Chair in Global Health Policy, at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, and Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada and an Emeritus Professor of UKZN.

Anna-Lise Williamson is Professor in the Division of Medical Virology in the Department of Pathology at the University of Cape Town. She holds a SARChI chair in Vaccinology.

Carolyn Williamson is Professor and Head of the Division of Medical Virology at University of Cape Town.

Francis Wilson is Emeritus Professor in Economics at University of Cape Town.

Brenda Wingfield is a Professor in the Department of Genetics at the University of Pretoria. She was Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Science for seven years at the University of Pretoria.

Michael Wingfield is Professor and Director of the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute at UP.

Harald Winkler is Professor and Director, Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town.

Rachel Wynberg is SARChI Chair in Environmental & Social Dimensions of the Bio-economy, University of Cape Town.

Marié Philliphina Wissing is Professor in Psychology and Researcher in the African Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research at NWU.

Charles Wiysonge is the Director of the South African Cochrane Centre at the South African Medical Research Council; and Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University.

David Randle Woods was Vice-Chancellor of Rhodes University and is now retired.

Laurence Stuart Wright is an Extraordinary Professor at North-West University.

Rachel Wynberg holds a DST/NRF SARChI Chair in Environmental & Social Dimensions of the Bio-economy and is based in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science at the University of Cape Town.

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Xiaohua Xia is a Professor, Exxaro Energy Efficiency Chair, and Director for the South African National Hub for the Postgraduate Programme in Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management hosted at the Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering Department, UP.

 

Hong-Kun Xu is Distinguished Professor at Hangzhou Dianzi University, Hangazou, China.

 

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Derek Yach is Executive Director at The Vitality Institute and Senior Vice-President, The Vitality Group (subsidiary of Discovery Holdings).

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Heather Zar is Professor and Head of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health and Director of the MRC Unit on Child and Adolescent Health at the University of Cape Town.

Alphose Zingoni is Professor of Structural Engineering and Mechanics in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Cape Town.

 

 



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