Professor Carel Bezuidenhout

Professor Bezuidenhout is a systems analyst and fills the post of SASRI Research Fellow in the Energy, Food and Water Engineering Research Group.

He has extensive sugar industry research experience and has supervised approximately 30 postgraduate students in various fields concerning the sugarcane supply chain, transport, logistics and crop production.

He serves on the council of the South African Sugar Technologists’ Association (SASTA) and is a member of the South African Institute of Agricultural Engineers (SAIAE).
 Quote:   “Optimal research is done under sub-optimal conditions.”
 Position:   Associate Professor

M Tech (Eng)
 Discipline:   Bioresources (Agricultural) Engineering
 Campus:   Pietermaritzburg
Telephone:   033 260 5703
Recent Publications:

  Bezuidenhout, C.N., Domleo, R.R. 2013. A demonstration of correlation graphs to human body dimensions. Scientific Research and Essays, 8(27):1273-1281.

Kadwa, M, Bezuidenhout, C.N., 2013. A study of cane supply benefits associated with ad hoc mechanical harvesting to mitigate cutter absenteeism. Sugar Industry, 138(8):532-538.

Bezuidenhout, C.N., Kadwa, M, Sibomana, M.S., 2013. Using theme and domain networking approaches to understand complex agriindustrial systems: A demonstration from the South African sugar industry. Outlook on Agriculture, 42(1): 9-16.