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Professor Reinout Meijboom

Organisation:   University of Johannesburg

Job title:   Acting Executive Dean of Science, Faculty of Science

Reinout Meijboom is a Professor of Chemistry, and Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Johannesburg. He was the former Vice-Dean: Research at the Faculty of Science as well as the former Head of Department of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Johannesburg. Prof Meijboom holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Cape Town and a Masters in Chemistry for the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.


Prof Meijboom has published over 200 research papers on inorganic chemistry and catalysis. He trained over 30 Masters’ degree and 19 PhD students. He was instrumental in bringing the Shimadzu Innovation Centre, a collaboration between Shimadzu SA and UJ, to the University of Johannesburg.