Rand Water Chair in Organic Chemistry
Primary discipline: Chemical Sciences, Technologies and Applied Sciences (2013 - 2018)
Prof Jonathan Okonkwo is the Rand Water Research Chair in Organic Chemistry at the Department of Environmental, Water and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science. The Chair was awarded to the university by the Rand Water. This is an impressive achievement, not only for Prof Okonkwo, but for TUT as well, being the University of Technology awarded with this Research Chair. He is an NRF C1 rated researcher.
Professor Jonathan Okonkwo, originally from Nigeria, was appointed in 2002 as Research and Innovation Professor at the Faculty of Science and leader of a focus and niche area research group in Pollution and Waste Management and Water Resources.