Prof. Sissay Bekele Mekbib


He is a Senior Lecturer in Microbiology in the Department of Biology and Biotechnology, the National University of Lesotho. He is working in various related areas of his expertise including solid and liquid waste management, bioenergy, food safety, soil microbiology and water quality. He has published several articles in refereed journals and a book on citrus postharvest biocontrol using plant extracts and microbial antagonists. He supervised two MSc and more than 21 honours Biotechnology research projects in collaboration with other faculties. The current pilot scale biofuel project on sewage water microalgae lead by him is about to be completed. The facility will generate a good deal of ideas in action to be implemented using our resources in Lesotho.


Bio-Energy Technical
Students will be able to design, simulate and optimise biomass energy production from different biomass resources and critically assess its sustainability. 
Nov 18, 2024 - Nov 22, 2024 | 6 months from now


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