Dr. Henrietta Langmi

Key Programme Manager, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Dr. Henrietta Langmi is an experienced R&D scientist with a highly multidisciplinary background. She obtained a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Buea, Cameroon before moving to the UK where she completed a M.Sc. with distinction in Environmental Technology at Imperial College London. She later joined the University of Birmingham where she obtained a PhD in Materials and Metallurgy under the supervision of Prof. Rex Harris and Dr. Paul Anderson. Her PhD research examined hydrogen storage in zeolites and carbon materials, and constituted part of the EU Framework Programme 5 – Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Stores for Integration into Automobiles (FUCHSIA). She subsequently worked at the same institution for 10 months as a Research Fellow under the EPSRC SUPERGEN UK–Sustainable Hydrogen Energy Consortium in the research group of Dr. David Book. In 2006, Dr. Langmi moved to Canada and joined the University of New Brunswick as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Sean McGrady’s Group. She later became a Stipendiary Lecturer and Research Scientist at the same institution and worked on collaborative hydrogen storage projects, most notably Lithium Aluminium Hydride as part of the US DOE Hydrogen Program. Dr. Langmi moved to South Africa in September 2012 to assume a new role as Key Programme Manager for HySA Infrastructure. Her qualifications include: PhD in Materials and Metallurgy, University of Birmingham, UK; MSc (Distinction) in Environmental Technology, Imperial College, London, U.; BSc (First Class Honours) in Chemistry, University of Buea, Cameroon.