A/Prof Nico Fischer on receiving the UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award

17 November 2020 | Video edit Oatmeal Productions.

Associate Professor Nico Fischer’s research focuses on the development of novel materials for heterogeneously catalysed synthesis gas conversion and oxygen activation processes.

A distinguished researcher and co-inventor of seven patent families which resulted in 15 granted patents in various countries, A/Prof Fischer is one of the seven 2020 College of Fellows Young Researcher awardees. He works in the Catalysis Institute hosted by the Department of Chemical Engineering, more specifically in the DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Catalysis c*change.

 


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2020 Fellows of UCT


UCT’s Council established fellowships for members of permanent academic staff in recognition of original, distinguished academic work that merits special recognition.

This year, six new fellows have been recognised.



College of Fellows Young Researcher Award


The Young Researcher Award is offered annually in recognition of outstanding scholarly work by young academics who have made significant independent contributions to research in their field.

This year, seven young researchers have been recognised.


 
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