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Architecture, Planning & Geomatics

 

Research Area  Contact Person Tel
Geodesy, GPS,GIS, 3D GIS, BSc (Hons) GIS A/Professor J Smit 021 650 3573
Cadastral & land tenure systems A/Professor J Whittal 021 650 3575
Virtual reality modelling ; Heritage studies & heritage documentation; Eng. surveying, machine vision;Photogrammetry, remote sensing Em. Professor H Rüther 021 650 3573
Space and transformation; design research method Professor I Low 021 650 2371
Planning theory; city-wide spatial planning; institutional context of planning; planning in Africa Professor V Watson 021 650 2360

 

Chemical Engineering

 

Research Area Contact Person Tel
Bioprocess Engineering, Biocatalysis & Technical Biology Professor STL Harrison 021 650 4021
Bio- and Hydrometallurgical Process Eng. A/Professor J Petersen 021 650 5766
Catalytic Process Engineering Professor J Fletcher
Professor E van Steen
021 650 4433
021 650 3796
Industrial Ecology, Environmental & Process Systems Engineering Professor H von Blottnitz 021 650 2512
Minerals Processing (Flotation Chemistry, Process Mineralogy, Applications of Machine Vision systems) Professor D Deglon
A/Professor A Mainza
Mr M Harris
021 650 2980
021 650 5511
021 650 257
Crystallization Professor AE Lewis 021 650 4091
Process Modelling and Optimisation Professor K Möller 021 650 2520

 

Civil Engineering

 

Research Area Contact Person Tel
Urban Water Management Professor N Armitage 021 650 2589
Hydraulics Professor J Van Zyl 021 650 2325
Structural Engineering Professor A Zingoni 021 650 2601
Structural Materials Professor M Alexander 021 650 4012
Transport Studies A/Professor R Behrens 021 650 4757
Wastewater Treatment Professor G Ekama 021 650 2585

 

Construction Economics & Management

 

Research Area Contact Person Tel
Facilities Management, Workplaces, CID's, Foresight, Innovation, ICTs and Effect on Property and Construction, Construction Competiveness, Dispute Resolution, Value Management, Job Satisfaction Professor K Cattell 021 650 2452
HIV/AIDS in the Construction Industry, Alcohol and Substance Abuse in Construction, Stress and Stress Management in Construction, Crime and Corruption in the Construction Industry, Value Management as a Vehicle for Adding Value to Construction Projects, Job Satisfaction in the Construction Industry, Gender Discrimination & Harassment in the Construction Industry, Sustainability in the Construction Industry Professor P Bowen 021 650 3445
Urban/Community-based Facilities Management, The Application of Systems Thinking within the Management Context, Work Space Planning & Design, Usability of Buildings A/Professor K Michell 021 650 3444
Property Economics, Property Development, Portfolio Management A/Professor Francois Viruly 021 650 3442
Low Income/Informal Property Markets, Property Valuation Theory Dr Manya Mooya 021 650 5164
Housing Development Studies, Construction & Project Management Dr A Windapo 021 650 2049
Property Finance Mrs K Evans 021 650 4456
Health & Safety, SME Skills Mr M Massyn 021 650 2368
Value Management, Project Management Mr I Jay 021 650 4854
Gender Issues, Green Buildings Mrs K Le Jeune 021 650 2451

 

Electrical Engineering

 

Research Area Contact Person Tel
Digital Systems Mr S Ginsberg 021 650 5297
Electronics A/Professor A Wilkinson 021 650 3803
Image Processing A/Professor FC Nicolls 021 650 2802
Machines A/Professor A Khan 021 6505 956
Power Engineering Professor CT Gaunt 021 650 2794
Radar & Remote Sensing, Large Systems Professor MR Inggs 021 650 2799
Telecommunications A/Professor M Dlodlo 021 650 3441

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Research Area Contact Person Tel
Bio-Engineering & Absorption Refrigeration Dr G Vicatos 021 650 2492
Composite Materials A/Professor C von Klemperer 021 650 5762
Computational Mechanics Professor BD Reddy 021 650 3787
Energy Research Professor H Winkler 021 650 2100
Engineering Education A/Professor B Collier-Reed 021 650 3233
Engineering Management Dr C Shaw 021 650 4192
Materials Engineering Professor R Knutsen 021 650 3172
Non-Destructive Testing & Evaluation Mr D Findeis 021 650 3670
Structural Impact A/Professor G Langdon 021 650 4810
Manufacturing A/Professor R Kuppuswamy 021 650 4872
Computational Fluid Dynamics A/Professor A Malan 021 650 3299
Structural Impact Dr R Govender 021 650 4526
Energy Dr Wim Fuls 021 650 2600
Materials Professor Bernhard Sonderegger 021 650 3675