About Us

Our Principal Tutor:

Dr Casper Steenkamp has a PhD in Physical Chemistry and was a Post-Doctoral fellow at the North West University. He specialized in Physical Chemistry, an area of Chemistry which demands a sound understanding of chemistry, physics, mathematics and statistics. He has extensive experience in a multidisciplinary Research & Development environment and some of his work was published in internationally acclaimed subject journals. He was active as student assistant during most of his studies and taught Practical Chemistry to first-year science, pharmacy and engineering students. Any prospective science/mathematics/engineering student  can benefit from his more than 20 years experience as a Scientist and active Promoter of Science & Mathematics Education.

Qualifications & Experience

B.Sc (Chemistry, Computer Science & Mathematics)

Hons. B.Sc. (Chemistry)

M.Sc (Chemistry, cum laude)

Ph.D (Physical Chemistry) (Supercritical Fluids)

Head student assistant : Chemistry Practical

Chemistry I Practical Lecturer

Senior R&D Scientist (Homogeneous Catalysis, Organic Synthesis, High Pressure Spectroscopy) at a large Petrochemical Company

Post-doctoral Fellow

ScienceMatters Principal Tutor since 2008

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