Academic Staff

Prof Dale Gyure

Dale Gyuer, Process Engineering, Stellenbosch

Associate Professor Extraordinary

  • Email: dale.gyure@nbisa.org.za
  • Short Bio

    • Education
      • PhD (Chemical Engineering), University of Colorado, 1984
      • MSc (Chemical Engineering), University of Colorado, 1981
      • BSc (Chemical Engineering), Ohio State University, 1977
    • Professional experience
      • Division Head of Manufacturing
        National Bioproducts Institute, Durban, KZN
        2010 to present (pharmaceutical manufacturing)
      • Executive Portfolio Manager
        EcoBio Innovation Center (LIFElab), Durban, KZN
        2006 to 2010 (investment management in biotechnology)
      • Adjunct Associate Professor
        Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts
        2000 to 2006 (lecturing and undergraduate teaching)
      • Principal Consultant
        BioProducts International, Boston, Massachusetts
        1996 to 2006 (independent consulting)
      • Operations Manager
        AECI Bioproducts (Pty) Ltd, Amanzimtoti, KZN
        1994 to 1996 (industrial biotechnology)
      • Group Leader for Bioengineering
        ZeaGen, Inc, Golden, Colorado
        1985 to 1993 (industrial biotechnology)
      • Process Engineer
        E.I.DuPont & Company, Wilmington, Delaware
        1977 to 1979 (chemicals manufacturing)
    • Professional societies
      • Registered Professional Engineer (Engineering Council of South Africa, Reg No 20070145)
      • Member of South African Institute of Chemical Engineers
      • International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers
    • Honours and awards
      • Presidential Discovery Award, ZeaGen, 1989
      • Visiting Professor, South China Institute of Technology, Guangzhou, P.R.China, 1986
      • University Doctoral Fellow, University of Colorado, 1983
  • Research Interests

    • Aseptic Processing
    • Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing
  • Recent Publications

    • Gyure, D.C., “Novel Photobioreactor” US Patent Application, US2009/0130704, May, 2009
    • Gyure, D.C., “Fantastic Fermented Foods”, Chemical Technology, August, 2008
    • Gyure, D.C., Biodiesel Purification”, SA Patent 2009/02834, priority date April, 2008
    • Gyure, D.C., “Set Realistic Goals for Cross-flow Filtration”, Chemical Engineering Progress, 88:60, 1992.
    • Gyure, D.C. and Lauderdale, “Method of Recovery of Riboflavin”, US Patent 5,103, 005, 1990.

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