Staff in the Department of Civil Engineering

Lecturing Staff

   

Head of Department

PrEng,  MEng, PhD(Pretoria)
 
Office: 11-7 Engineering 1
 
Secretary: Hayley Boks ([email protected])
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Pavement Engineering
  • Vibration testing
  • Full scale testing

 

PrEng, BEng (Civil), PhD
 
Office: 12-5 Engineering 1
 

Fields of interest

  • Construction Materials
  • Cement-based materials
  • Fibre reinforced concrete
  • Time-dependant behaviour
  • Environmental Friendly construction materials

 

BEng(Civil), BEng(Hons), MEng(Water Resources Eng), PhD (Civil Engineering) MSAICE, MSANCOLD
 
Office: 12-19 Engineering 1
 

Fields of interest

  • Water engineering
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Fluid-structure Interaction
  • Physical Modelling
  • Hydraulic Structures
  • Spillway design
  • Hydropower generation
  • Flood hydrology
  • Water pipelines and networks
PrEng, BEng (Civil), BEng Hons(Geotechnical), PhD (Cambridge)
 
Office: 11-16 Engineering 1
 

Fields of interest

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Physical modelling
  • Centrifuge testing
  • Geosynthetics
  • Geo-environmental engineering
     
 
 
PrEng, MEng(Pretoria), PhD(Southampton),      FSAICE
 
Office: 13-7 Engineering 1
 

 

   

Fields of interest

  • Railways
  • Pavement Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Physical modelling
 
PrEng, MEng, PhD(Surrey), MSAICE
 
Office: 11-18 Engineering 1
 

   

Fields of interest

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geotechnical laboratory testing
  • Geotechnical field testing
 
PrEng, MEng, PhD(Cantab), MSAICE
 
Office: 11-9 Engineering 1
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Physical modelling
  • Measuring techniques
  • Centrifuge testing
  • Full scale testing
 
Ms K Jansen van Rensburg
BEng(Civil), BEng(Hons) 
 
Office: 12-14 Engineering 1
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Construction methods and management
PrEng, MEng, PhD(Leeds), FSAICE, FSAAE
   
Office: 11-21 Engineering 1
 
 

Fields of interest

  • Building materials
  • Laboratory testing
  • Measuring techniques
  • Full scale testing
  • Structural Engineering
  • Pavement Engineering
PrEng, BEng (Civil), BEng(Hons), MEng 
   
Office: 12-20 Engineering 1
 

   

Fields of interest

  • Water engineering
  • Urban runoff modelling
  • Flood estimation
 
   
BSc (Civil)(Dar es Salaam), PhD (Miyazaki)
 
Office: 13-5 Engineering 1
 
 
 

   

Fields of interest

  • Pavement Engineering
  • Mathematical modelling and numerical analysis
  • Physical modelling
  • Full scale testing and instrumentation
  • Geotechnical Engineering
PrEng (ETEK), BSc, MSc, PhD (NTUA)

Office: 12-16 Engineering 1
 

Fields of interest

  • Finite Element Method
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Soil-Structure Interaction
  • Modeling of Newly Immersed Materials
  • Retrofitting of Structures
  • Mesh Generation
  • Fluid-structure Interaction
  • Dynamic Mesh Update Techniques
PrEng, BEng(Civil), BEng(Hons), MEng, PhD, MSAICE

Office: 13-12 Engineering 1

 

 

Fields of interest

  • Railways
  • Pavement Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
 
PrEng, BEng(Stell), MS PhD(Cornell), FSAICE

Office: 12-7 Engineering 1
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Structural engineering
  • Structural reliability
  • Earthquake engineering and dynamic analysis
  • Finite element analysis
  • Mathematical modelling

 

 
BEng(Civil), BEng(Hons), MEng, PhD Candidate

Office: 12-15 Engineering 1
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Water engineering
  • Hydropower generation
  • Numerical modelling
  • System optimization

 

 
D.T.O Education (Potch), MSc (Potch),       PhD (Pretoria) 

Office: 12-17 Engineering 1
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Mathematical modelling
  • Structural Engineering
 
PrEng, PhD, MEng, CEng, MIStructE, FSAICE

Office: 12-9 Engineering 1 
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Structural Engineering
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Steel Design
 
PhD, BEng(Civil), BEng(Hons), MEng 

Office: 12-12 Engineering 1 
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Building materials
  • Pavement Engineering
  • Numerical Modelling
  • Concrete Technology
  • Statistical Design of Experiments
 
PrEng BEng(Civil), BEng(Hons), MEng, FSAICE, MSANCOLD, MWISA

Office: 12-18 Engineering 1 
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Water engineering
  • Hydropower generation
  • Free surface flow
  • System optimization
  • Water pipelines and networks
 
BEng (Mechanical), MEng

Office: 12-26 Engineering 1 
  Fields of interest
PrEng, MEng(Pretoria) PhD(University of California, Berkeley), MSAICE

Office: 13-9 Engineering 1 
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Transportation Engineering
  • Transportation planning and data
  • Land use and transport interactions
  • Travel behaviour research, modelling
  • Public transport planning and operations


 

Retired Staff

 

   
PrEng MEng PhD(Pretoria) MSAICE
 
Office: 12-5 Engineering 1
 

   

Fields of interest

  • Structural Engineering
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Building Materials
  • Physical modelling
  • Full scale testing

 

PrEng MEng PhD (WITS) MSAICE
 
Office: 12-26 Engineering 1 
E-mail: [email protected]
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Structural Engineering
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Steel Design
 
PrEng MEng PhD(Pretoria) DipTertEd(Pretoria)     MSAICE 

Office: 12-26 Engineering 1
 

 

Fields of interest

 
 
 

 

 
PrEng MScEng MSc(Struc) (Southhampton) PhD(Pretoria) FSAICE MIWSc

Office: 12-7 Engineering 1 
 

 

Fields of interest

  • Structural Engineering

 

Prof SJ van Vuuren

PrEng MEng  MBA PhD(Pretoria) FSAICE MASCE MIMIESA 

Office: 12-21 Engineering 1 

E-mail: [email protected]

 

 

Fields of interest

  • Hydrology
  • Physical modelling
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Water pipelines and networks

 

Prof AT Visser

PrEng PhD(Texas) BComm(UNISA) FSAICE AMAcad FSAAE

Office: 11-19 Engineering 1 

E-mail: [email protected]

 

 

Fields of interest

  • Pavement design


 

Support Staff

Ms H Boks
Secretary to HOD
 
Office: 11-8 Engineering 1 
Mr J Botha, 
Heavy Machinery Laboratory 2-28.1
 
Ms V Doman
Heavy Machinery Laboratory
 

Mr D Mostert
Heavy Machinery Laboratory 2-5.1

E-mail: [email protected]

 

Ms KL Motau

Office 11-10 Engineering 1
E-mail: [email protected]

Mr R Nchabaleng
Heavy Machinery Laboratory

E-mail: [email protected]

     
 
   
Mr J Nkosi
Experimental Farm
Mr J Selwadi
Heavy Machinery Laboratory
Ms AC Scholtz
 
Office 11-14 Engineering 1
Mr J Scholtz
Civil Engineering Lab 2-21
 
Tel: 012 420 3615
Mr JJ Van Staden
Heavy Machinery Laboratory B
Geotechnical Lab
 
 
 
Mr J Vermaak
Centrifuge (Civil Engineering Laboratory)
 

 

   


 

Post-graduate Student Offices

Floor 11, Room 15 Geotechnical and Structural Engineering  
Floor 12, Room 11 Water and Transportation Engineering  
Floor 13, Room 10 Railway and Transportation Engineering  

 

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