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ASSAf Members are drawn from the full discipline spectrum. In 2016, ASSAf has 504 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 Associate 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 and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) at UKZN.

Rob Adam is Director Designate for the SKA South Africa Project from 1 April to 31 December 2015, and after that as Director for a period of five years.

Ralph Adendorff is Professor and Head of the Department of English Language and Linguistics at RU.

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 First Rand Foundation (FRF) Mathematics Education Chair at Wits.

Anthony Jide Afolayan is the leader of the Centre for Phytomedicine Research and the Director of the Central Analytical laboratory at UFH.

Mark Alexander is Professor of Civil Engineering at UCT and Director of the Concrete Materials and Structural Integrity Research Unit at UCT.

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 Adjunct Professor in the Energy Institute, CPUT.

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 Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research in the School of Geosciences at Wits.

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 Pro Vice-Chancellor at Unisa.

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

Yunus Ballim currently holds a personal Professorship at Wits and was the Head of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering from 2001 to 2005.

Marion Bamford is a palaeobotanist in the Evolutionary Studies Institute at Wits.

Jacek Banasiak is a Senior Professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences at UKZN and has been a Research Professor there since 2011.

Eric Bateman is Emeritus Professor of Respiratory Medicine, UCT and Director of the UCT Lung Institute.

Ahmed Bawa is Vice-Chancellor and Principal of DUT.

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 an Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, School of Applied Human Sciences at UKZN.

Krish Bharuth-Ram was the Head of NACI.

Ramesh Bharuthram is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) 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 Director of Computer Science in Microsoft Research, based in Redmond, United States of America.

Nigel Tempest Bishop is the Head of Department of Mathematics at RU.

Gregory L Blatch is Professor and Dean of the College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University, Melbourne, 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 Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University, UK.

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 and Honorary Research Associate in Organic Chemistry at UCT.

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 Chair of the Academic Advisory Board of the Rachel Carson Centre at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, and 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 UCT.

Michael Chapman is Emeritus Professor in English and Fellow of UKZN. 

Philip Allan Charles is Head of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of South- Hampton.

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 Adjunct Professor in the Wits Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics.

Thomas Eugene Cloete is Vice-Rector, Research and Innovation at SU.

Maureen Coetzee holds a SARChI Chair in Medical Entomology and Vector Control at Wits.

Theresa Coetzer is Acting Dean of Research: 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 and Director of the Raman and Luminescence Laboratory at Wits.

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

Simon H Connell is an Extraordinary Associate Professor at NWU.

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, UKZN. He is Director: Maternal Adolescent and Child Health, Wits and Commissioner at the National Planning Commission in the Presidency.

Anna Coutsoudis is a public health scientist and is a Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, UKZN.

Don Cowan is Director of the Centre for Genomics Research at UP.

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

Robin Michael Crewe is the Director of Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship at UP and a previous President of ASSAf.

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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 Senior Vice-Principal at UP.

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.

Van Zyl de Villiers is Director at the International Atomic Energy Agency 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 of Biomedical Engineering and Deputy Dean for Research in the Faculty of Health Sciences at UCT.

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 Research Professor in the Faculty of Law at NWU.

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

James du Preez is Head of the Department of Microbial, Biochemical and Food Biotechnology at UFS.

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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.

William (Fred) Ellery is Professor of Environmental Science at RU.

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

Irma Eloff is the Dean: Faculty of Education, UP.

Jacobus (Kobus) Eloff is Research Professor leading the Phytomedicine Programme at UP.

Petra Engelbrecht is a Research Professor in Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, England.

Patrick George Eriksson is Head of the Department of Geology at UP.

Theunis Erasmus was Vice-Rector at UP.

Sabiha Essack is Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences at UKZN.

Arthur George Every is Emeritus Professor of Physics at Wits.

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Bernard Fanaroff is Project Manager of the South African Square Kilometer Array Project.

Jill Margaret Farrant holds a Research Chair (Molecular Physiology of Plant Desiccation Tolerance) in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UCT.

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.

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 Senior Professor in the Department of Mathematical Statistics, UFS.

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 Former 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 is Chief Scientist of Queensland, Australia.

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 and General Secretary of ASSAf.

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

Nicolaas Claudius (Nico) Gey van Pittius is the Deputy Dean: Research of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, SU.

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 Professor of Political Science at SU.

Kesh Govinder is Professor of Applied Mathematics and Dean and Head of School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science 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 in Research in the Africa Unit for Trans-disciplinary Health Research at NWU.

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 Politics at Wits.

Willem Hanekom is Director of the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI), Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT.

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

Brian Harvey is Professor, Centre of Excellence for Pharmaceutical Sciences, North-West University (Potchefstroom).

Susan Theresa Largier Harrison is Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, UCT.

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.

Henriette Rosalyn Hay is Vice-Rector: Academic at UFS.

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 Distinguished Professor of Law, Director of the Centre for Business Law at UFS, and a Professor Extraordinarius of Mercantile Law at Unisa.

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 Co-director of the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa at UP.

Winston Hide is Associate Professor of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in the Department of Biostatistics at Harvard School of Public Health.

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 Professor of Biocomplexity and Biochemistry at SU.

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 (Academics) 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.

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

Estrelita Janse van Rensburg is a Global Medical Director at Global Central Laboratories, Quintiles at UP.

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 Head of Oncology at SU and Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town.

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

Eugene Llewellyn Julies is currently the Managing Director of Sino Pro Consultants Limited (HK) and Technical Director 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 of Law in the Faculty of Law, UCT.

Bavesh Kana is Senior Researcher and Head of the Wits Node of the Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB 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 Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development at UP.

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

Hester Klopper is Chief Executive Officer: Forum for University Nursing Deans of South Africa and President of Sigma Theta Tau International.

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.

Lodewyk Kock is a Distinguished Professor at UFS.

Carolina Koornhof is currently the Executive Director: Finance and Business Activities at UP.

Girish J Kotwal is Adjunct Professor of Medicine, U Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, President of Kotwal Bioconsulting, LLC and InFlaMed Inc., USA and Kbiotech pvt. ltd. South Africa.

Renée C Kraan–Korteweg heads the Department of Astronomy at UCT.

Anna Kramvis is a Research Professor and Leader of the Hepatitis Virus Diversity Research Programme (HVDRP), Wits.

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

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Maryke Labuschagne is Professor and Head of the division of Plant Breeding in the Department of Plant Sciences at UFS.

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

Murray Leibbrandt is Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town and the Director of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit.

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

Attie Johannes Ligthelm is Dean of the School of Dentistry at UP.

Elsabé Loots is the Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at UP.

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 the Executive Director of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases at the National Health Laboratory Service and DST/NRF Research Chair for Vaccine Preventable Disease and Professor of Vaccinology at Wits.

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 holds the South African Research Chair in Gravitating Systems and is Professor of Applied Mathematics at UKZN.

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

Thokozani Majozi is Professor of Chemical Engineering at Wits and holds the NRF/DST Chair in Sustainable Process Engineering.

Malegapuru William Makgoba was Vice-Chancellor of UKZN.

Duma Enoch Malaza was Chief Executive Officer of HESA and former Director of Quality Assurance at UP.

Johannes Albertus Geldenhuys Malherbe is a retired Professor and was Dean of Engineering and Vice-Principal at UP.

Tinyiko Sam Maluleke is a Professor at UP and assists the VC of the same University of Africa Strategy.

Bhekie Mamba is Director of the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, 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 Executive Director of Corporate Affairs and Transformation at the South African Breweries.

Adrian David Marais is the Head of the Division of Chemical Pathology in the UCT 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 is a Professor at the Department of Political Studies and the Director of the Democracy in Africa Research Unit and the Centre for Social Science Research at UCT.

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 Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine at UCT.

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

Anthony David Mbewu is Chief Executive Officer of the South African Government Printing Works and a previous Vice-presdent of ASSAf.

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 Associate Professor of Medicine, an Infectious Diseases Physician and a clinician scientist based 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 Philosophy 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 Millar is currently Director of the Mammal Research Institute at UP.

Duncan Mitchell is Emeritus Professor of Physiology at Wits.

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 Director of the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, Department of Medicine, 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 Professor and Head of the School of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at Wits, 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 Professor in the Department of Human Biology at UCT.

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 Director of the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology and Director of the African Doctoral Academy at SU.

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 Professor of Geology, University of Dar es Salaam and an honorary Professor of Geology at UP.

Johan Pieter Muller is Emeritus Professor, School of Education, UCT.

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

Kathryn Myburgh is Professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences, SU.

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 Professor in Centre for Social Science Research at UCT.

Daniel James Ncayiyana is Emeritus Professor at UCT and serves as Advisor to the President of the Human Sciences Research Council.

Njabulo Simakhahle Ndebele is Chancellor at UJ.

Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni is Head of the Archie Mafeje Research Institute (AMRI) and Professor in the Department of Development Studies at Unisa.

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 Professor of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine and of Social and Human Sciences at the 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 the Ombudsman at UNISA. 

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 UP.

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 UFS.

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

Tebello Nyokong is Professor of Physical Chemistry at RU.

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Cyril Thomas O’Connor is a Senior Research Scholar in the Department of Chemical Engineering at UCT.

Chikwelu Larry Obi is DVC: Academic Affairs at UFH.

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 of Chemical Education in the Faculty of Education, UP.

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 at the Wits School of Governance and former Chief Executive of the HSRC.

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.

Mohammed Iqbal Parker is the Director of the Cape Town Component of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology and a previous General Secretary 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 Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at UFS.

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, and Professor in the Department of Immunology, Faculty of Health Sciences, UP.

Francis Petersen is DVC: Institutional Innovation at UCT.

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 at Wits.

Mamokgethi Phakeng is Professor and Vice-Principal of Research and Innovation at Unisa.

Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya is the Director of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance of the HSRC.

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 the Director of WorkWell (Research Unit for Economic and Management Sciences) at NWU.

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 and the Deputy Dean for Research in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS) at UWC.

Christian Pirk is Associate Professor, Department of Zoology and Entomology Social Insect Research Group at the University of Pretoria.

Calie Pistorius is the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hull in the UK.

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

Nyameko Barney Pityana was the Rector of the College of the Transfiguration, 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 at SU.

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 HIV Prevention Research Unit.

Deresh Ramjugernath is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at UKZN.

Mamphela Aletta Ramphele was the leader of Agang.  

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 acting Dean of Science, SU.

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 is a Visiting Professor of International Health at UCT and serves as a Director and Senior Programme Advisor 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 the Director of the DSD-NRF Centre of Excellence for Human Development at Wits.

Letitia Rispel is Head of the School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand.

Terence John Robinson is Vice-Dean Research: Faculty of Science, SU.

Christian Rogerson is Head of Tourism Studies at the School of Tourism and Hospitality at UJ.

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 a Professor and Research Director at the Faculty of Education Sciences, NWU.

Justus Christiaan Roux is Mercator Fellow at the Institute for Computational Linguistics at the University of Stuttgard, Germany.

Heinz Rüther is Emeritus Professor of Geomatics at UCT.

Edward Peter Rybicki is a Professor in Microbiology at UCT.

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Michael John Samways is Professor and Chair of the Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology at SU.

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 Professor in the School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences at Wits and Director of Graduate Studies at the same University.

Robert Scholes is Professor of Systems Ecology at Wits.

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 and Head of the Institute for Social and Health Sciences at Unisa and directs the Violence, Injury and Peace Research Unit, a joint collaboration between the Medical Research Council and Unisa.

Soraya Seedat is Professor, Executive Head of Department of Psychiatry at SU and South African Research Chair in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

Jeremy Seekings is Professor of Political Studies and Sociology, and Director of the Centre for Social Science Research at UCT.

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 Head of the Department of Environmental Science at Rhodes.

Tamara Shefer is Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and 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 was Chief Executive Officer of the HSRC.  

Sibusiso Sibisi is Chief Executive Officer of the CSIR.

WR Siegfried is Emeritus Professor at UCT.

Silvester Ron Simango is Associate Professor of Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Linguistics at RU.

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.

Mala Singh is Professor Extraordinaire in the Centre for Higher Education Research, Teaching and Learning at RU.

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.

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 Vice-President of the South African Medical Research Council.

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

Garth Stevens is Assistant Dean for Research in the Faculty of Humanities and Professor in the Department of Psychology, Wits.

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 is Professor of Chemistry at SU.

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 Senior Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of the Western Cape and Director of the Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research at the university.

André Strydom is Vice-Dean of Research and Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Director: Faculty Central Analytical Facility, 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 DVC: Research and Innovation at UWC and a Board member of the ARC. 

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, DDG of Science and Technology, President and CEO of ARC, board member for NRF and CSIR and Registrar at WSU.

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

Petro Terblanche is a Managing Director: Pelchem (Pty) Ltd.

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 Director and Senior Professor at the Centre for Communication, Media and Society at UKZN.

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 acting Executive Director (Economic Performance and Development) at the HSRC.

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

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Peter Vale is Professor of Humanities and Director of the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study, UJ. He was a previous Treasurer of ASSAf. 

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 is Professor and Head of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics at SU.

Albert van Jaarsveld is VC at UKZN.   

Anton Albert van Niekerk is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department and Director of the Centre for Applied Ethics at SU.

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, UKZN.

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

Jacobus Daniel van Wyk is Visiting Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Science at UJ.

Arnold van Zyl is the Rector of the Technical University of Chemnitz in 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 of Sanlam Limited.

Daniel Verwoerd is Research Coordinator of the Faculty of Veterinary Science at UP.

Zeblon Zenzele Vilakazi is DVC: Research and Postgraduate Affairs at Wits and Extraordinary Professor at UP.

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 Professor and Executive Director: Institutional Advancement at UP.

Daniel Visser is DVC: Research at UCT and a Professor of Law.

Renuka Vithal is DVC for Teaching and Learning at UKZN.

Wilma Viviers is a Professor of International Trade and Leader of the Trade and Development research entity at 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 at Wits.

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 Development and Director of the Centre for Higher Education and Capabilities Research at UFS.

Brian Warner is Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Natural Philosophy and a Senior Scholar at UCT.

Herman Wasserman is Professor at the Centre for Film and Media Studies, UCT.

Vanessa Jane Watson is Professor in the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics at UCT.

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 Professor with the Water Research Group in the Department of Civil Engineering at UCT.

Patricia Ann Whitelock is an Astronomer with the South African Astronomical Observatory and Adjunct Professor at UCT.

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 Clinical Laboratory Sciences at UCT.

Carolyn Williamson is Professor and Head of the Division of Medical Virology at UCT.

Francis Wilson is Emeritus Professor in Economics at UCT.

Brenda Wingfield is Deputy Dean of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and Professor of Genetics at UP.

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 Professor of Community Health and Deputy Director of the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at SU. 

David Randle Woods was Vice-Chancellor of RU and DVC: Research at UCT.

Laurence Stuart Wright is Senior Research Associate at NWU.

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 Xiaohua Xia is a Professor in the Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering Department, UP.

Hong-Kun Xu is Chair Professor and Dean of College of Science at the National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 

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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 Pediatrics and Child Health, Director of the School of Child and Adolescent Health and Director of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at UCT.

Alphose Zingoni is Professor of Structural Engineering and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at UCT.