In 2018, Professor Cristina Trois was awarded a National Research Foundation (NRF) / Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South African Research Chair Initiative (SARChI) for Climate Change and Waste Management.

The position draws on Trois’ pioneering work done over 20 years at UKZN in environmental engineering, focusing on waste management and water/wastewater engineering and treatment. Her contributions to waste science, resource recovery and energy from waste include the development of the innovative ‘cellular method’ adopted in Durban’s landfill sites.

Prof Cristina Trois

Prof Cristina Trois

SARChI for Climate Change and Waste Management
troisc@ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 3065/ 1070

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