New appointments in the School of InformationTechnology

Posted on January 10, 2022

The School of Information Technology (SIT) at the Faculty Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) at the University of Pretoria has appointed Professor Ina Fourie as their new Chair.

Professor Ina Fourie joined the Department Information Science in July 2001 as an Associate Professor. In January 2010 she was promoted to Full Professor, and January 2020 she became Head of the Department Information Science.



We are also very proud of Prof Hanlie Smuts who has been appointed as Head of Department of Informatics from January 2022. She joined the University as an Associate Professor in 2017.

Congratulations to both Professor Fourie and Professor Smuts. We wish you well with the new exciting challenges ahead.




We would like to thank Professor Carina de Villiers, the outgoing Chair of SIT and also Head of Department of Informatics, for her outstanding work and leadership over many years. We wish her well with her future endeavours.





Published by Joukje Geertsema

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