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Academic Staff



 Prof Wlady Altermann

 Head of Department

 Professor: Kumba-Exxaro Chair in Geodynamics

 Prof Adam J. Bumby

 Professor: Structural Geology

 Dr Roger E. Diamond

 Lecturer: Hydrogeology and Geochemistry

 Dr Matthys A. Dippenaar

 Senior Lecturer: Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

 Prof Andzej Kijko

 Professor: UP Natural Hazard Centre, Africa

 Dr Nils Lenhardt

 Senior Lecturer: Physical Volcanology

 Prof Roland K. W. Merkle

 Professor: Applied Mineralogy and Economic Geology

 Dr R. James Roberts

 Senior Lecturer: Igneous Petrology

 Ms Ansie Smit

 Research Assistant: UP Natural Hazard Centre, Africa

 Mr Victor Tibane

 Junior Lecturer: Geophysics

 Prof J. Louis van Rooy

 Professor: Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics


Support Staff



 Mrs Lucia Moyo

 Departmental Administrator

 Mrs Wiebke Grote

 Analytical Facility: X-Ray Diffraction

 Mr Roger Dixon

 Analytical Facility: Microprobe

 Mr Lucas Mabena

 Analytical Facility: Technical Assistant Sample Preparation

 Ms Vusani Mathada

 Museum Curator

 Ms Noxolo Nkebe

 Laboratory Assistant

 Mr Alfred Rampora


 Mr Solani Monyayi

 Analytical Facility: Thin-section Laboratory


Honorary and Extraordinary Staff



 MCJ de Wit

 Honorary Professor

 Andy Clay

 Extraordinary Lecturer

 Martin Rigby

 Honorary Lecturer


- Author MA Dippenaar
Published by Matthys Dippenaar

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