Associate Professor (Head of Department), Departmental coordinator: Meteorology, Director: UP Water Institute) Qualifications:PhD (Pretoria) Email: email@example.com Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2173 Office: Room 1-3.7, Geography Building Profession and interests: Meteorologist - Atmospheric modelling, boundary layer processes, climate change, water from fog, South African heritage and rain.
Mrs M.C. (Corne) van Aardt
(Departmental Enquiries) Departmental Administrator (Finances), Assistant to Head of Department, General Departmental Management Qualifications: BTech Office Management & Technology (TUT), N Dip Commercial, Administration (TUT), NAS Office Administration (TUT) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2489 Office: Room 1-3.3, Geography Building
Mrs N. (Nandipha) Ndabana
(Student/Course Enquiries) Departmental Administrator, Departmental coordinator of Programmes and Student Affairs Email: email@example.com Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3536 Fax: +27 (0)12 420 6385 Office: Room 1-3.6, Geography Building
Senior Lecturer (Departmental coordinator: Geoinformatics, Director: Centre for Geoinformation Sciences) Qualifications: BSc, BSc Hons, Higher National Educational Diploma (HNED), MSc, PhD (Pretoria) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3823 Office: Room 3-5, Geography Building Profession and interests:
Spatial data infrastructures, addressing, geographic information standards, spatial data, geospatial web services and open source for geospatial software
Senior Lecturer Qualifications: B Land Surveying (Pretoria) Email: email@example.com Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4255 Office: Room 1-3.4, Geography Building Profession and interests:
Dr D. (Daniel) Darkey
Senior Lecturer Qualifications: PhD (Durban Westville) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3710 Office: Room 2-12.1, Geography Building Profession and interests:
Social Geographer - Township studies, economic geography
Mrs N. (Nerhene) Davis
Lecturer Qualifications: BA (Hons) (Pretoria), MA (Sussex) Email: email@example.com Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2882 Office: Room 1-19, Geography Building Profession and interests:
Social Geograher - Rural development, sustainable rural livelihoods and land reform, tenure security, environmental justice, tourism and gender.
Mrs S.P. (Sanet) Eksteen
Lecturer Qualifications: BSc(T&R) (Pretoria), MSc(Geoinformatics) (Pretoria) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +27 (0)12 420 3546 Office: Room 1-3.8, Geography Building Profession and interests:
Geoinformatics, Analysis models, Artificial Intelligence and GIS and Remote Sensing education in Africa
Mr J. (Joos) Esterhuizen
Lecturer Qualifications: Dipl Topographical Surveying (SA) (Pretoria Technicon), BCom (Hons) Econ (Pretoria), TOD (Pretoria) Email:email@example.com Tel: +27 (0)12 420 4172 Office: Room 3-10.1, Geography Building Profession and interests:
Land Surveyor - all new survey technology
Senior Cartographer Qualifications: BSocSci(Hons)(Geography - GIS) (Pretoria), Higher National Educational Diploma (HNED) (Pretoria), BA (Geography & Pschology) (Pretoria) Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2862 Office: Room 1-9, Geography Building Profession and interests:
- Maintaining cartographic principals in GIS mapping
- Data manipulation, interpretation and representation - spatially and graphically
- Conceptualising students'/staff research into a concise model/research plan
- Searching and acquiring (mostly local) Geospatial-information and datasets for academic
- Running and managing the Unit for Geoinformation and Mapping
Extraordinary Professor Qualifications: BSc (Physical Geography, State University of Utrecht, Netherlands; BSc(Hons) Geography (cum laude) University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg; MSc (Geomorphology), University of Natal; PhD, University of the Western Cape. Affiliations: Institute for Earth Sciences: Physical Geography, University of Uppsala, Sweden.
Extraordinary Professor (Meteorology) Qualifications: BSc(Meteorology), BSc(Honours)(Meteorology)(Cum Laude), MSc(Meteorology)(Cum Laude), PhD(Science) Affiliations: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (Chief Researcher); International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Earth Institute of Columbia University, New York (Adjunct Research Scientist) Email:WALandman@csir.co.za Tel: +27 (0)12 841 3395 Office: 1-12, Geography Building (Wednesdays) Profession and interests: Meteorologist - Landman has been working as a weather and climate scientist for about three decades. He was a Chief Scientist at the South African Weather Service before he joined the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in November 2009 where he has since been appointed to Chief Researcher. He specializes in the development and testing of prediction systems for short-range weather to long-range seasonal time scales. He has a B2-rating from the National Research Foundation of South Africa. He teaches two BSc(Honours)(Meteorology) courses (Seasonal Climate Modelling, and Numerical Modelling: Basic Concepts), and supervises MSc and PhD students on weather and climate modelling issues.
Dr O. (Otsile) Ntsoane
Prof S. (Siva) Venkataraman
Qualifications:B.Sc (Physics), M.Sc (Physics), P.G.D.C.A (computer applications): Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, India.
Ph.D (Physics - Atmosphere) : Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India.
Affiliations: Principal Researcher / Scientist-II, CSIR-National Laser Centre, Pretoria, South Africa.