VUT clocks up another international collaboration
Prof Ochieng Aoyi, who recently delivered his inaugural address on the Vanderbijlpark campus recently is happy to report that funding has been approved for an international collaboration to address the worldwide problem of acid mine drainage (AMD).
Known as the Tekes Green Mining Programme, the collaboration involves Universities in Finland and South Africa It will investigate low-cost adsorbents for the treatment of mining waste waters. The parties involved include:
The VUT/TUT Bioenergy and Wastewater Research Group
The UCT Precipitation and Crystallization Research Group
Finnish Universities lead by Lappeenranta University of Technology
Curtin University, Australia.
Prof Ochieng Aoyi, Professor of Chemical Engineering