Prof Sue Harrison

Prof. Sue Harrison is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation at the University of Cape Town. Prof. Harrison has 30 years experience in research in bioprocess engineering in the industrial and academic arenas. She holds a BSc (Chemistry & Microbiology) and BSc Hons (Microbiology) from the University of Cape Town; and a PhD from Cambridge University. She holds the South African DST Research Chair in Bioprocess Engineering and is the director of CeBER, the Centre for Bioprocess Engineering Research and of UCT’s interdisciplinary research institute, Future Water. In the innovation space, Sue was a founding member and later Chair of the Board of the Cape Biotechnology Trust, and served as a Board member of the Technology Innovation Agency.