NSTF Lifetime Award - Prof Kevin Wall

Posted on July 23, 2018

The Department of Construction Economics is proud to celebrate the success of one of our staff members Professor Kevin Wall who received the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) -South32 Lifetime Award.  The NSTF awards are seen as the “Science Oscars” recognising, celebrating and rewarding excellence in science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa.  The awards are the largest and most comprehensive national awards of their kind. 

Prof Wall is a civil engineer and town planner with a lifetime focus on improving service delivery in South Africa.  He has also been dedicated to drawing attention to the need for infrastructure maintenance.  In 2017 Prof Wall received the Gold Medal of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE) for his outstanding individual contribution to the industry and profession of civil engineering.  At the 20th annual NSTF-South32 awards ceremony, Prof Wall was honoured with the Lifetime Award.  Prof Wall’s work ranged from skills development, infrastructure maintenance and service delivery, including report cards on national infrastructure, involvement in changing policies and working on community and international projects among other.  His success is much deserved as a result of his lifetime commitment to his profession. 

Prof Kevin Wall receiving the NSTF lifetime award

Prof Kevin Wall (middle) with the Director-general of Science and Technology (left) and Minister of Science and Technology (right)


- Author Department of Construction Economics

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