Stevens Gary

Stevens Gary was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2014. As a fellow, Stevens Gary contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

South Africa
Year elected
Geological, Environmental, Earth & Space Sciences

Prof Gary Stevens is the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARCHI) Research Chair in Experimental Petrology (Tier 1) at Stellenbosch University and is also the Director of the Central Analytical Facility at Stellenbosch University. Stevens has an H-index of 23. His current mandate as a (SARCHI) grant holder is to produce significant numbers of high-quality MSc and PhD graduates and he has graduated 5 PhD students and 8 MSc students in the last four years. All of the PhD graduates have published in good quality journals.  In his role as CAF Director, he has helped shape the only comprehensive, open-access, financially self-sustaining provider of analytical services in South Africa. As a result, he is frequently consulted by research-intensive South African universities on creating sustainable centralized analytical services. Recognitions: membership in national and other academies, prizes, awards, etc 1996 FRD President’s Award. 1997 The Wits Vice-Chancellor’s Research Award. 1998 The Geological Society of South Africa Jubilee Medal 2000 The Royal Society of South Africa’s Meiring Naude Medal 2007 NRF/DST SARChI Tier 2 Research Chair 2012 NRF/DST SARChI Tier 1 Research Chair Geological Society of South Africa, Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf).