Novel Catalytic Reactions: The world is not making adequate progress to meet SDG 7 to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all” which is intertwined with economic and social development. Emmie Chiyindiko is working to provide affordable, abundant, and reliable clean power to build livelihoods, improve health outcomes, grow income and opportunity, and empower communities while tackling climate change.
University of Free State
Multi-award-winning science communicator, Emmie Chiyindiko, is a 28 year old Chemistry PhD research student at the University of Free State (UFS), whose work has been featured in numerous media publications, including Forbes Science, News24, and the Sunday Times. When this innovator isn’t hovering over experiments, Emmie is also a Mathematics lecturer at the Central University of Technology, graced many podiums as a keynote speaker and event facilitator of STEM community engagement programmes for organisations such as the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA).