Adriaan Stephanus Luyt
Prof. Dr. Adriaan S. Luyt started his academic career in 1984 as a Senior Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the Potchefstroom University (now the University of the North-West) in South Africa. In 1991 he moved to Vista University in South Africa as an Associate-Professor, and in 1993 he accepted a post as Professor at the Qwaqwa Campus of the University of the North (now part of the University of the Free State), also in South Africa. During 2014 he joined Qatar University as a Research Associate-Professor, and in 2017 he was promoted to Research Professor at the same university. His research focuses on the morphology-property relationships of polymer blends, composites and nanocomposites, and he successfully supervised 46 masters and Ph.D. students and 11 postdoctoral research fellows, and currently he supervises four PhD and two masters students. He published 225 papers in international journals and four book chapters. His publications have been cited more than 4000 times, and he has an h-index of 34. He and his students presented their work at numerous conferences across the world. In 2018 he received the Qatar University Research Excellence Award in the Sciences and Engineering category.
Morphology-Property Relationships of Polymer Blends, Composites and Nanocomposites