Curriculum vitae: associate professor: EP Jacobs (June 2009 - April 2013)
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Dept of Chemistry & Polymer Science
University of Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1
PO Matieland 7602
021 808 3178
021 808 4967
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Edmund Petrus Jacobs (Ed)
23 July 1951
PO Box 3366, Stellenbosch, PO Matieland 7602
082 801 6150
Academic qualifications
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1969 Matriculation, Adelaide High School
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1976 BSc B Eng (chemical) (Stell)
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1980 MSc (chemical engineering) (PU for CHE) cum laude
Title: A tubular reverse osmosis membrane element.
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1988 PhD (polymer science)
Title: Statistical and numerical techniques in the optimization of membrane fabrication variables.
Appointments
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Associate Professor, Dept of Chemistry & Polymer Science, University of Stellenbosch (April 2003).
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Chief Researcher, Institute of Polymer Science, University of Stellenbosch (April 1990)
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Senior Researcher, Institute of Polymer Science, University of Stellenbosch (January 1982)
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Project Engineer, Dept of Water Affairs, seconded to the CSIR to conduct research on membrane
fabrication technology at the Dept of Chemistry, later Institute of Polymer Science of the University of
Stellenbosch (January 1977 – December 1981)
Supervision/co-supervision of post graduate students (1995 – 2013)
Graduated: MSc Eng
MTech (engineering)
MSc (biochemistry)
PhD (polymer science)
PhD (biochemistry)
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Publications in peer-reviewed journals & reports
Publications: 49, H-index: 16
Scientific reports:
24
Papers presented at national and international conferences
International meetings (2003 – 2004):
National meetings (2003 – 20013):
Regional meetings (2009 – 2011):
Poster presentations of research results
National meetings (2003):
Regional meetings (2011):
3
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2
13
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Patents & registered designs
Patents (2003 – 2013):
Designs (2006):
3
1
Reviewing activities
International Journals: Langmuir: 2006, Journal of Separation Science and Technology: 1998+;
WaterSA: 1995+, Journal of Membrane Science: 1994+; Water Research Commission: Unsolicited project
proposals: 2002+
Memberships & other scientific contributions/activities
Member or co-opted member for Water Research Commission Steering Committees for various projects
concerning membrane technology: 1977+
Member, North American Membrane Society (NAMS): 1990 - 2004
Member, European Society for Membrane Science and Technology (ESMST): 1990 - 2006
Founder member: Membrane Technology Division, Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA-MTD):
Secretary 1988-1997 & Committee member 1999
Fellow of the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA), 1999+, Member 1987+
Member, SA Institute of Chemical Engineers (SAIChE): 1987+
Member, Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA): 1980+
Personal & student awards
1.
EP Jacobs: Best academic paper presentation at the 2011 regional Foundation Conference, Granger
Bay, Cape Town.
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EP Jacobs & VL Pillay: Innovation award for innovation leading to commercial application in the South
African Water Sector in particular for the capillary ultrafiltration membrane, Water Research Commission,
2010.
3.
EP Jacobs: Recipient of the Water Institute of Southern Africa - Membrane Technology Division’s
honorary award for 2007, “in recognition of his role to advance and support Membrane Science and
Technology in South Africa.”
4.
Awarded-winning oral presentation at 6th WISA-MTD conference at Wilderness (13-15 March 2005)
regarding the Hydrophilisation of capillary ultrafiltration membranes with the use of a branched
poly(ethylene)-block-polysulphone, S.P. Roux, E.P. Jacobs, A.J. van Reenen, C. Morkel and M Meincken
5.
Recipient of best-student poster presentation: The expression and purification of the human estrogen
receptor a ligand binding domain (hERaLBD) as a potential affinity tool for the detection of endocrine
disruptors in water, Z Allie, P Swart, AC Swart, EP Jacobs, SASBMB 18th Congress: Molecules of
Life – UPNorth. Pretoria, South Africa, 6-9 July 2003
6.
Recipient of 2nd Keyplan best student poster presentation: Isolation of endocrine disrupting chemicals:
the molecular segment, Z Allie, P Swart, AC Swart, EP Jacobs, Water Institute of Southern Africa,
Membrane Technical Division, 5th WISA-MTD Workshop, Maccauvlei, Vereeniging, South Africa, 30
March – 3 April 2003.
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Recipient of 2nd Keyplan best student oral presentation: Adsorption and interfacial analysis of
derivatised Pluronic onto membranes for affinity separations, S Govender, P Swart, EP Jacobs, 5th
WISA-MTD Symposium, Maccauvlei Vereeninging, 30 March – 2 April 2003.
8.
RD Sanderson & EP Jacobs: Best academic contribution to industry, Chemical Manufacturer's
Association, 1993
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