LJ Grobler, Ph.D., P.E., C.E.M., C.M.V.P.
Track D | Energy Manager's Summit
LJ Grobler is also Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the North-West University (NWU).He focus his research on extrusion, advanced manufacturing and energy.
He became certified as an Energy Manager (CEM) in 1998 and a Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) in 2000 by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) based in the USA.
During 2007/8 he was the President of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) based in Atlanta, USA and was the first non-American to become president.He founded the Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE) in 2002 and was board member of the SAEE from 2002 till 2012.In 2016 he was inducted into the AEE Hall of Fame.
He is an AEE trainer for the CEM program in Southern Africa and introduced the CEM program in 2002.Since then he presented the CEM more than 30 times.
Prof LJ Grobler received the Lifetime Achievement Award during the eta Awards 2010 in South Africa for his extensive involvement in energy efficiency through measurement and verification, his visualization program to show energy consumption in buildings, and for setting the benchmark for training and development of energy engineers.
He is a fellow of the South African Academy of Engineering and has authored and co-authored more than 40 local and international articles.He has also presented and co-presented more than 50 papers at local and international conferences and seminars.
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