College of Agriculture, Engineering
and Science (CAES)

Inaugural Lectures


Prof Oluwatosin Mewomo

Prof Ignatius Nsahlai

Notions of Amenability in Banach Algebras and
Fixed Point Theory: A Career in Two Parts

Wednesday, 6 July 2022
15h00 –16h00

PhD (Reading), PGDip, BSc Maitrise (Yaoundé)

Seemingly seamless? Roughage intake by ruminants


Prof Shahidul Islam

Prof Werner van Zyl

BSc (Hons), MSc (Dhaka), PhD (Okayama, Japan)

A Tale of a Neglected Pandemic

BSc(Hons), MSc (RAU); PhD (Texas A&M University)

Inorganic Molecules and Materials: A Career in Two Parts

Prof Hussein Shimelis

Prof Vincent Nyamori

BScAgric (Haramaya), MSc (Wageningen), PhD (Free State)

Empowering Public Sector Plant Breeding in Africa

BSc (Egerton), BSc Hons, MSc (UPE), PhD (NMMU),  FRSC, FSACI

From Sandwiches and Piano Stools to Devices

Prof Andrew Green

Prof Sudan Hansraj

BSc Geology/Geography (cum laude), BSc Honours Environmental Science (cum laude), MSc Marine Geology (cum laude), PhD Marine Geology (UKZN)

From Coelacanths to Crocodiles: Renewing SA’s Place in Marine Geoscience

PhD, MSc (Natal), BSC Honours (UNISA), SED (Springfield)

Einstein’s General Relativity: The next level