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Envision a southern Africa producing sustainable cellulosic biofuels from agricultural residues and local energy crops without threatening food production and natural vegetation ....

We strive to help developing second generation technologies for the production of cellulosic biofuels via biochemical and thermo-chemical conversion, model integrated biorefineries for biofuels and high-value chemicals production and assist in applying these technologies through costs and life-cycle analyses to evaluate the environmental and economic impacts of these technologies.

Chair of Energy Research 2008-2011 Biofuels