Department of Environmental Sciences

Prof M Tekere

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Environmental Sciences
Department: Environmental Sciences
Tel: 011 471 2270
Fax: 011 471 2866

Currently teaching

  • Environmental Biotechnology and Microbiology
  • Environmental pollution and monitoring
  • Waste Management
  • Ecotoxicology

Fields of academic interests

Research interests: 

  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Microbial Ecology
  • Biotechnology: Bioremediation- inorganic pollutants and persistant organic pollutants
  • Water quality, waste water treatment and solid waste management

Field of Specialisation

  • Environmental Biotechnology and Microbiology
  • Waste Management  


Community Service: Community water quality monitoring and waste management


Available research opportunities: Postdoctoral fellowship in environmental microbiology and biotechnology (PhD must not be older than 5 years since completion)