Academic Staff

Prof Lingam Pillay

Lingam Pillay, Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University

Associate Professor

  • Email:
  • Phone: +27 21 808 4728
  • Fax: +27 21 808 2059
  • Room: C212
  • Short Bio

    • Education
      • PhD (Chemical Engineering), University of Natal, 1992
      • MScEng (Chemical Engineering), University of Natal, 1988
      • BScEng (Chemical Engineering), University of Natal, 1985
    • Professional experience
      • Associate Professor
        Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
        2013 to present
      • Profesor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer
        Durban University of Technology
        1995 to 2013
      • Senior Research Fellow
        University of Natal
        1992 to 1995
  • Research Interests

    • Membrane technology
    • Water and wastewater treatment
    • Water supply for developing economies
  • Recent Publications

    • Bhekani S. Mbuli, Derrick S. Dlamini, Edward N. Nxumalo, Rui W. Krause, Visvanathan L. Pillay, AQ Yoram Oren, Charles Linder, Bhekie B. Mamba (2012). Preparation and Characterization of Thin Film Composite Membranes Modified with Amine-Functionalized b-Cyclodextrins Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/APP.38667.
    • Pillay, V.L. (2011). Evaluation of Woven Fabric Microfilters (WFMF) in Immersed Membrane Bioreactors (IMBRs) WRC Project No. K8/885/3
    • Pillay, V.L. (2011). Disinfection options for the Remote Rural Water treatment System (RRWTS), WRC Project No. K8/884
    • Pillay, V.L. (2009). The Development of an Immersed Membrane Microfiltration System for the Treatment of Rural and Industrial Waters, WRC Report No. K5/1598
    • Pillay, V.L. (2008) and Jacobs, E.P., Development of a Membrane Pack for Immersed Membrane Bioreactors, WRC Report No. K5/1369
  • Teaching

    • Particle Technology 316

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