Prof L.J. Grobler


Prof L.J. Grobler

Prof. L.J. Grobler, (Ph.D.) has been active in the energy field for the past 18 years and has been a member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) since 1997. Prof. Grobler is the President of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) in the United States of America for the 2008/2009 office term.
Prof. Grobler is certified by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as:

  • Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M.)
  • Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (C.M.V.P.)
  • Distributed Generation Certified Professional (D.G.C.P.)

Prof. Grobler is also active in providing training in the Certified Energy Management Training Program (CEM) and Certified Measurement and Verification Program (CMVP) since 2001.
Prof. Grobler is the Chapter President of the Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency (SAEE).

Prof. Grobler is a professor in Mechanical Engineering at the North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. Apart from lecturing, he also mentors students that are busy with their Master and PhD Studies. He has authorized or co-authored more than 60 articles on energy related issues in local and international journals and presented or co-presented more than 80 papers at local and international conferences. He also serves on the Technical Committee of the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP). In 2009 he has been elected to the Council of Measurement and Verification Professionals South Africa (CMVPSA).
Prof. Grobler is Director of Energy Cybernetics, a company specializing in delivering energy solution services. He has personally performed more than 50 industrial and commercial energy audits. He serves on the steering committee responsible for developing the Measurement and Verification (M&V) methodologies and procedures to Measure and Verify the impact of Eskom’s Demand Side Management (DSM) program.