Italian Knighthood for South African Environmental Engineer

Professor Cristina Trois, the University of KwaZulu-Natal's first woman professor, first dean of engineering and South African Research Chair in Waste and Climate Change, has been honoured with the attendant title of Cavaliere del lavoro for receiving the 'Ordine al Merito del Lavoro' (Order of Merit for Labour).

Scenes of UKZN’s Professor Cristina Trois being awarded her knighthood and attendant title of Cavaliere del lavoro by His Excellency, Paolo Cuculi, Ambassador of Italy to South Africa.

  • South Africa:   'Arise, Sir Trois' - UKZN Professor Knighted!

    University of KwaZulu-Natal, 8 August 2019

    Professor Cristina Trois, UKZN based South African Research Chair (SARCHi) in Waste and Climate Change, has been awarded a knighthood and attendant title of Cavaliere del lavoro… Read more »

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