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Professor David Glasser

David Glasser is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of the Centre of Material and Process Synthesis (COMPS) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He obtained his BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, and his PhD from Imperial College in London.

His research interests revolve around Mathematical Modelling of Processes, Optimisation, Catalysis, Process Synthesis, Biomedical Engineering and Process Intensification. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 scientific papers and was Editor-in-Chief of the new book...Read more

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