Prof Theo De Koker Head of Programme: De Koker Theodorus Hermanus
Tel: 031 373 2121
Subject expertise: Pulp & Paper Technology
Qualification(s): PhD
Bio: After receiving my PhD on characterizing bio-pulping fungi, I spent 3 years at the Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, WI, USA. On returning to South Africa I joined the Pulp and Paper Industry for 8 years in innovation, research and technology transfer capacity. I then joined the Pulp and Paper Program at the DUT.
Courses Currently Teaching:
Pulp and Paper Science PANP101
Fibre preparation A FIPR401;
Fibre Preparation B FIPR401,
Process Optimisation project A POPR401,
Process Optimisation project B POPR402,
Operations and Financial Management OPFM401,
Pulp and Paper Applications PPAP401,
Operations Research and Statistics ORST401
Research and Innovation Focus: Biorefinery and Bioprocessing