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1843

Member Profile

Academic Level
Not working in academia
Position
Other
Working Sector
Administration
Highest Degree
Ph. D.
Discipline
Life Sciences: Biotechnology
Reseach Topic
Assessing biotechnology innovation in a developing economy using South Africa as an example
Publications

1. Henry Roman, Mzi Madikane, Brett I. Pletschke, Peter D. Rose. 2008. The degradation of lignocellulose in a chemically and biologically generated sulphidic environment. Bioresource Technology 99: 2333-2339.

2. H.J. Roman, J.E. Burgess and B.I. Pletschke. 2006. Enzyme treatment to decrease solids and improve digestion of primary sewage sludge. African Journal of Biotechnology 5(10):963-967.

3. A. Manipura, J.R. Duncan, H.J. Roman and J.E. Burgess. 2005. Potential biological processes available for removal of nitrogenous compounds from metal industry wastewater. Process Safety and Environmental Protection 83 (B5):472-480.

Prizes / Awards

Biovision.Nxt Fellow 2007

Research Tags
Environmental Biotechnology, Waste Water Treatment, Innovation and Strategy, Green Economy
Bio

Currently working as the Director: Environmental Services and Technologies at the Department of Science and Technology in South Africa. Also currently the Chairperson of WAYS Africa and President of WAYS.
Was part of the organising committee to launch the Southern African Young Water Professionals (SA YWP)and the Akili Young Scholars (AYS) and am currently the Treasurer of SA YWP. The YWP is affiliated to the International Water Association (IWA) and the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA). The AYS are affiliated to the Akili Network of the National Research Foundation (NRF).

General and Contact Information

First Name
Henry
Date of Birth
26/03/1973
Country of Origin
South Africa
Country of Residence
South Africa
City
Johannesburg
Your Website
http://www.dst.gov.za
Languages
English, Afrikaans

History

Member for
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