Staff

Our Department, headed by Prof Michael Daramola, has a group of excellent and enthusiastic lecturers, with a passion for teaching and research.  Their individual pages are available below.

 

 

 Head of Department

 Prof MO Daramola

 

 

Position Professor and Head of Department
Qualifications BSc(Hons) (OAU), MSc (OAU), MSc Biotech. (WUR), PGDipE(HE)(Wits), PhD(SU), C.Eng.(UK), MIChemE, MSAICHE, MNSE, MIWA
Telephone +27 12 420 2475
Fax +27 12 420 5048
Office Engineering I, 8-21
E-mail [email protected]

 

 

 

Prof Evans M N Chirwa

 

Position Professor and incumbent of the Sedibeng Water Chair in Water Utilisation Engineering
Qualifications PrEng (SA), PE (MD-USA), MSc (UKY), PhD (UKY), MSAICE, MASCE, MAWWA, MWISA
Telephone +27 12 420 5894
Fax +27 12 362 5089
Office Water Utilisation Engineering South Campus, 1-28
E-mail [email protected]

 

Prof Walter Focke

Position Director, Institute of Applied Materials
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Qualifications BEng(Hons) MEng(Pret), DipData(Unisa), PhD(MIT) MSAIChE
Telephone +27 12 420 3728
E-mail [email protected]
Office Engineering 1, 8-26a
Research Materials

 

Prof M D Heydenrych

Position Associate Professor
Qualifications CEng, PrEng, M(Eng)(Wits), PhD(Twente) FSAIChE, FIChemE
Telephone +27 12 420 2199
Fax +27 12 420 5048
Office Engineering 1, 8-18
E-mail [email protected]

 

  Prof N Musee

Position Associate Professor
Qualifications PhD(Stellenbosch)
Telephone +27 12 420 3048
Fax +27 12 420 5048
Office Engineering 1, 8-10
E-mail [email protected]

 

 Prof Willie Nicol

Position Professor
Qualifications B.Eng (Pret),  PhD (Wits), Pr Eng
Telephone +27 12 420 3796
Fax +27 12 420 5048
Office Engineering 1, 8-17
E-mail [email protected]

 

Prof Dawie van Vuuren

Position Associate Professor
Qualifications BEng (Pret), MEng (Wits) PhD (Pret)
Telephone +27 12 420 3568
Fax +27 12 420 5048
Office Engineering 1, 8-26b
E-mail

[email protected]

 

Prof Johan Labuschagné

Position Associate Professor
Qualifications BEng (Pret), PhD (Pret), Pr Eng
Telephone +27 12 420 3020
Fax +27 12 362 5048
Office Engineering 1, 8-14
E-mail [email protected]
 

 

Dr Deon Brink 

Position Senior Lecturer
Qualifications  BEng(Pret), PhD(Pret)
Telephone +27 12 420 3569
Fax +27 12 420 5048
E-mail [email protected]
Office Office 1-16, Building 2, South Campus

 

 

Dr Shepherd Tichapondwa

Position Senior Lecturer
Qualifications BEng (NUST), MEng (Pret), PhD (Pret)
Telephone +27 12 420 3741
Fax +27 12 420 5048
Office Office 1-16, Building 2, South Campus
E-mail [email protected]

 

Mrs E L du Toit

Position Senior Lecturer
Qualifications PrEng, BEng (Pret), MEng (Pret), MSAIChE
Telephone +27 12 420 3641
Fax +27 12 420 5048
Office Engineering 1, 8-15
E-mail [email protected]


Mr B J du Plessis

Position Senior Lecturer
Qualifications PrEng BEng(Pret) MEng (Pret)
Telephone +27 12 420 3740
Fax +27 12 420 5048
Office

 

Engineering 1, 8-16
E-mail [email protected]


Mr C Sandrock

Position Senior Lecturer
Qualifications BEng (Pret), MEng (Pret), Pr. Eng., MSAIChE, MIChemE
Telephone +27 12 420 2197
Fax +27 12 420 5048
E-mail [email protected]
Office Room 8-19, Engineering I

 

Mr Paul Sonnendecker

Position Researcher
Qualifications BEng(Pret), MEng (Pret)
Telephone +27 12 420 3161
Fax +27 12 420 5048
E-mail [email protected]
Office K.8-13, Engineering I

 

 

Prof Philip de Vaal  

Position Professor Emeritus
Qualifications

PrEng MEng(Pret) PhD(Pret) FSAIChE/IChemE MSAIT

Telephone +27 12 420 6748
Fax +27 12 420 5048
E-mail [email protected]
Office Engineering I, 8-11
 

 

Prof Philip Crouse

Position

Professor Emeritus 

Fax +27-12-420-5048
Email [email protected]
Qualification Ph.D. (UP), MSc  (UCT), BSc Honors (UCT), BSc (UCT), HED (UKZN),BA (Unisa)
Previous function SARChI Chair for Fluoro-materials Science and Process Integration 2008–2018
Current research activities

Unit process modeling

Thermochemistry

Plasma technology and plasma gasification

Fluorine and uranium-based chemistry and processes

Professional affiliations

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Member of the American Chemical Society

Publication record

Scopus researcher ID: 55385632300

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-7135-9243

 

 

Dr Gerrit Kornelius  

Position Senior Researcher
Qualifications

PrEng, BEng(Hons)(Pret), MBA(Pret), PhD(Pret), FSAIChE

Telephone +27 12 420 3741
Fax +27 12 420 5048
E-mail [email protected]
Office 1.26.1, Building 2, South Campus

 

 

 

 

Prof Erik Dahlquist 

                                  
Position Extraordinary professor

 

Dr Berdine Coetzee

 

 
Telephone +27 12 844 9505
E-mail [email protected]

 

 

Mrs Elmarie Otto 

                                  
Position Departmental Administrator
Qualifications  
Telephone +27 12 420 3824
Fax +27 12 420 5048
E-mail [email protected]
Office 1.26, Building 2, South Campus

 

 

 

 

Mr Gerrie Claassen

                                  
Position Control Instructor
Qualifications  
Telephone +27 12 420 2625
Fax +27 12 420 5048
E-mail [email protected]
Office K.2.21, Engineering 2

 

Mrs Alette Devega

                                  
Position Senior Technical Assistant
Qualifications  
Telephone +27 12 420 4206
Fax +27 12 420 5048
E-mail [email protected]
Office 1-14, Building 2, South Campus

 

Mr Shadrack Phoshane

                                  
Position  
   
Telephone +27 12 420 6475
   
Office 2.60, Engineering 2                       

 

Position Professor and Head of Department
Qualifications BSc(Hons) (OAU), MSc (OAU), MSc Biotech. (WUR), PGDipE(HE)(Wits), PhD(SU), C.Eng.(UK), MIChemE, MSAICHE, MNSE, MIWA
Telephone +27 12 420 2475
Fax +27 12 420 5048
Office Engineering I, 8-21
E-mail [email protected]

 

 

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