Academic Staff

Prof Percy van der Gryp

Percy van der Gryp, Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University

Professor

  • Email: pvdgryp@sun.ac.za
  • Phone: +27 21 808 4108
  • Fax: +27 21 808 2059
  • Room: C317.5
  • Short Bio

    • Education
      • PhD (Chemical Engineering), North-West University, 2009
      • MEng (Chemical Engineering), University of Potchefstroom, 2003
      • BEng (Chemical Engineering), University of Potchefstroom, 2001
    • Professional experience
      • Senior Lecturer
        Department of Process Engineering
        2013 to present
      • Senior Lecturer
        School of Chemical and Minerals Engineering, North-West University
        2007 to 2012
      • Lecturer
        School of Chemical and Minerals Engineering, North-West University
        2004 to 2007
      • Part-time Lecturer
        School of Chemical and Minerals Engineering, North-West University
        2001 to 2004
    • Professional societies
      • Registered Professional Engineer (Engineering Council of South Africa)
    • Honours and awards
      • Best lecturer of all Engineering Departments at North-West University (2005 and 2010)
      • Teaching excellence Category A (2005 and 2010)
      • SASOL medal for best Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering at North-West University (2003)
  • Research Interests

    • Membrane technology
    • Catalysis and reaction kinetics
  • Recent Publications

    • Percy van der Gryp, Sanette Marx and Hermanus C.M. Vosloo (2012). Experimental and reaction kinetic investigation of 1-octene metathesis reaction with Hoveyda-Grubbs second generation precatalyst. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A:Chemical. Vol. 355, pp 85-95.
    • S Marx, J Brandling, P van der Gryp (2012). . Ethanol production from tropical sugar beet juice. African Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 11(54), pp. 11709-11720.
    • Percy van der Gryp, Sanette Marx and Hermanus C.M. Vosloo (2012). Experimental and reaction kinetic investigation of 1-octene metathesis reaction with Hoveyda-Grubbs first generation precatalyst.. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering. Vol. 10(1), DOI: 10.1515/1542-6580.2771.
    • Percy van der Gryp, Anro Barnard, Jean-Pierre Cronje, Dennis de Vlieger, Sanette Marx and Hermanus C.M. Vosloo (2010). . Separation of different metathesis Grubbs-type catalysts using organic solvent nanofiltration. Journal of Membrane Science. Vol. 352(1-2), pp. 70-77.
  • Teaching

    • Chemical Engineering 224 (Principles and Processes)
    • Chemical Engineering 254 (Mass and Energy Balances)

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