© 2015 Sarah E. Rich

Emmanuel Captain Vellemu

RISE Degree 

PhD in Water Resources Science from the Institute for Water Research (IWR), Rhodes University, South Africa

RISE Network(s) 
Nationality 
Malawian
Current Position 

Lecturer in Water Resources Management, Malawi University of Science and Technology

Research 

The ecological risk of acid mine drainage in a salinising landscape

Special Accomplishments 

Young Scientist Participant at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA): Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP) 2014–15: "Extract of Africa: Towards the equitable and ecologically-sound governance of mining and drilling"

Best Young Scientist Communicator (2015), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA): Southern African Young Scientists Summer Program (SA-YSSP) 2014–15

Conference Papers & Presentations 

Vellemu EC. Fighting Elephants, Suffering Grass: Towards a clumsy solution to solving acid mine drainage in South Africa. Poster presented at the 4th YWP ZA Biennial and 1st African Young Water Professionals (YWP) Conference in Pretoria, South Africa, 16–18 November 2015

Vellemu EC, Mensah PK, Palmer CG. Sensitivity of the mayfly nymph (Adenophlebiide auricurata) Leptophlebiidae to MgSO4 and Na2SO4. Paper presented at the 16th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium on Île Maurice, Mauritius, 28–30 October 2015

Vellemu EC, Mensah PK, Palmer CG. Tolerance of juvenile and adult freshwater shrimps (Caridina nilotica) to MgSO4 and Na2SO4. Paper presented at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Europe 25th Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, 3–7 May 2015

Vellemu EC, Mensah PK, Palmer CG. The toxicity of two magnesium salts to adult and juvenile freshwater shrimp Caridina nilotica. Poster presented at the 15th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium in Lilongwe, Malawi, 28–30 October 2014

Email 
evellemu@gmail.com
Completed Degree 
April 2018