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Alexandra Cech

 

DEGREE REGISTERED FOR:

PhD Biotechnology

CONTACT DETAILS:

Department of Biotechnology, Rhodes University, P O Box 94, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa

Email: whiteale@gmail.com

EDUCATION DETAILS:

PhD currently - Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

IBD Diploma in Brewing 2007

BSc (Chemical Engineering) 2005 – University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

  1. Admin &Tech Transfer Manager       RU Biotechnology Innovation Centre      2014- till date
  2. Head of Engineering                       ETOH Holdings Limited                            2013-2013
  3. Consultant Engineer                       Makana Bioethanol start up                    2009-2013
  4. Consultant Engineer                       Makana Brick                                           2008-2009
  5. Professional Athlete                       SASCOC Operational Excellence              2008-2008
  6. Process Engineering Trainee          SAB Ltd                                                    2006-2007

RESEARCH TITLE/PROJECT:

The Development of a Mobile Bioethanol Unit for Point of Source Conversion of Sugar Crops to Bioethanol.

Project aim: To empower previously isolated rural communities so they may add value to the economy by producing a valuable, transportable, tradable commodity (ethanol), from low value crops.

Areas of research: Biomass to energy; national energy security; fermentation; microbiology; agriculture; industrial processes.


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