Professor Sue Harrison

Executive Dean

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology



  • Doctor of Philosophy of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Microbiology, University of Cape Town
  • Bachelor of Chemistry, University of Cape Town


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Book Chapter

  • Bryan, Christopher George and Harrison, Susan Therese Largier (2023). Microbial ecology of bioheaps, stirred tanks, and mine wastes. Biomining technologies: extracting and recovering metals from ores and wastes. (pp. 133-149) edited by David Barrie Johnson, Christopher George Bryan, Michael Schlömann and Francisco Figueroa Roberto. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-05382-5_7

  • Harrison, Sue T. L. (2019). Cell disruption. Comprehensive Biotechnology. (pp. 692-712) Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-64046-8.00134-8

  • Pott, Robert, Johnstone-Robertson, Madelyn, Verster, Bernelle, Rumjeet, Shilpa, Nkadimeng, Lefa, Raper, Tayana, Rademeyer, Sharon and Harrison, Susan T. L. (2018). Wastewater biorefineries: Integrating water treatment and value recovery. The Nexus: Energy, Environment and Climate Change. (pp. 289-302) Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-63612-2_18

  • Broadhurst, Jennifer, Harrison, Susan T.L., Petersen, Jochen, Franzidis, Jean-Paul and Bradshaw, Dee (2016). A Research and Education Framework to Support the Development of a Sustainable and Socially Responsible Mining Industry in Africa. Sustainability in the Mineral and Energy Sectors. (pp. 563-576) Boca Raton, FL United States: CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/9781315369853-29

  • Griffiths, Melinda, Harrison, Susan T. L., Smit, Monique and Maharajh, Dheepak (2016). Major commercial products from micro- and macroalgae. Green Energy and Technology. (pp. 269-300) Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-12334-9_14

  • Louw, Tobias M., Griffiths, Melinda J., Jones, Sarah M. J. and Harrison, Susan T. L. (2016). Techno-economics of Algal Biodiesel. Green Energy and Technology. (pp. 111-141) Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-12334-9_7

  • Harrison, Susan T. L., Richardson, Christine and Griffiths, Melinda J. (2013). Analysis of microalgal biorefineries for bioenergy from an environmental and economic perspective focus on algal biodiesel. Biotechnological Applications of Microalgae: Biodiesel and Value-Added Products. (pp. 113-136) CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/b14920

  • Harrison, S. T.L. (2011). Cell Disruption. Comprehensive Biotechnology, Second Edition. (pp. 619-640) Elsevier Inc.. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-088504-9.00127-6

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