Meet the People

The Department of Industrial Engineering has thirteen full-time academic staff, plus six who teach on a contract basis, and at undergraduate level is responsible for the programme in Industrial Engineering.

Deon Arndt Associate Professor
Willem J Barnard Professor Extra-ordinary
Adele Botha PROFESSOR EXTRA-ORDINARY
Alan Brent Professor Extra-Ordinary
Ian Cloete Professor
Christle de Beer Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Karolien De Bruyne Associate Professor Extra-ordinary
Anton de Villiers Senior Lecturer
Marjolijn Dijksterhuis Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Johan du Plessis Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Andries Gous Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Marlien Herselman PROFESSOR EXTRA-ORDINARY
Sophie U Hippmann Associate Professor Extra-Ordinary
Vera Hummel Professor Extra-Ordinary
Roland Jochem Professor Extra-Ordinary
Francois Joubert Associate Professor Extra-Ordinary
Denzil Kennon Lecturer Extra-ordinary
Fernando J. Diaz Lopez Associate Professor extra-ordinary
Eric Lutters Professor Extra-ordinary
Mauricio Uriona Maldonado Professor Extra-Ordinary
Eddie Mathews Professor Extra-Ordinary
Isabel Meyer Senior Lecturer
Reimund Neugebauer Professor Extra-ordinary
Wiehan Pelser Lecturer Extra-ordinary
Mikael Persson Professor
Erwin Pesch Professor Extra-Ordinary
Calie Pistorius Professor Extra-Ordinary
Mladen Poluta Senior Lecturer
Jaco Prinsloo Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Christa Searle Senior Lecturer
Zane Simpson Senior Lecturer
Johann Stimie Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Jean van Laar Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Gert-Jan van Rooyen Associate Professor
PJ Vlok professor Extra-ordinary
Reinard Wagner Professor
James Bekker Associate Professor
Taryn Bond-Barnard Associate Professor
Eldon Burger Lecturer
Imke de Kock Associate Professor
Theuns Dirkse van Schalkwyk LECTURER
Andries Engelbrecht PROFESSOR
Sara Grobbelaar Associate Professor
Jacomine Grobler ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Wyhan Jooste Senior Lecturer - PR. ENG
Louis Louw ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Stephen Matope ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Thuli Mkhaliphi Junior Lecturer
Stephan Nel LECTURER
Natasha Sacks Professor
Corne Schutte Professor
VICE-DEAN: Research & Industry Liaison
Clint Steed Lecturer
André van der Merwe Associate Professor
Joubert van Eeden Professor
CHAIRMAN
Jan H van Vuuren Professor
Konrad von Leipzig Senior Lecturer, Director IBi
Philani Zincume Lecturer
Joubert van Eeden Professor
CHAIRMAN
Diana Cochrane-Van Eeden Postgraduate Support & Marketing: Masters in Engineering Management
Oliver Damm Adjunct Associate Professor
Jan Havenga Researcher
Coenie Nel Lecturer
Ben Peters Lecturer
Wessel Pienaar Researcher
Calie Pistorius Professor Extra-Ordinary
Jason Samuels Adjunct Lecturer
Jean van Laar Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Oliver Damm Adjunct Associate Professor
Clive Govender Master Artisan
Xola Madyibi Technician, Additive Manufacturing
Natasha Sacks Professor
Chanté September Administrative Officer
Konrad von Leipzig Senior Lecturer, Director IBi
Anèl de Beer Departmental Manager
Natalia Duiker Admin Coordinator: Structured MEM Program
Megan Forster Manager: Academic Programs
Dr Martina Frei Postgraduate Manager: DS Structured Program & Short courses
Amelia Henning Administration & Maintenance
Dean Johnson Accountant
Kagiso Matlala Undergraduate Manager
Melinda Rust Postgraduate Manager: Research Program
Karina Smith Reception & Student Support
Sissie Willemse Assistant
Elize Williams Assistant
Melissa Williams Assistant
Extra-Ordinary
Deon Arndt Associate Professor
Willem J Barnard Professor Extra-ordinary
Adele Botha PROFESSOR EXTRA-ORDINARY
Alan Brent Professor Extra-Ordinary
Ian Cloete Professor
Christle de Beer Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Karolien De Bruyne Associate Professor Extra-ordinary
Anton de Villiers Senior Lecturer
Marjolijn Dijksterhuis Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Johan du Plessis Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Andries Gous Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Marlien Herselman PROFESSOR EXTRA-ORDINARY
Sophie U Hippmann Associate Professor Extra-Ordinary
Vera Hummel Professor Extra-Ordinary
Roland Jochem Professor Extra-Ordinary
Francois Joubert Associate Professor Extra-Ordinary
Denzil Kennon Lecturer Extra-ordinary
Fernando J. Diaz Lopez Associate Professor extra-ordinary
Eric Lutters Professor Extra-ordinary
Mauricio Uriona Maldonado Professor Extra-Ordinary
Eddie Mathews Professor Extra-Ordinary
Isabel Meyer Senior Lecturer
Reimund Neugebauer Professor Extra-ordinary
Wiehan Pelser Lecturer Extra-ordinary
Mikael Persson Professor
Erwin Pesch Professor Extra-Ordinary
Calie Pistorius Professor Extra-Ordinary
Mladen Poluta Senior Lecturer
Jaco Prinsloo Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Christa Searle Senior Lecturer
Zane Simpson Senior Lecturer
Johann Stimie Senior Lecturer Extra-Ordinary
Jean van Laar Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Gert-Jan van Rooyen Associate Professor
PJ Vlok professor Extra-ordinary
Reinard Wagner Professor
Full-time Lecturers
James Bekker Associate Professor
Taryn Bond-Barnard Associate Professor
Eldon Burger Lecturer
Imke de Kock Associate Professor
Theuns Dirkse van Schalkwyk LECTURER
Andries Engelbrecht PROFESSOR
Sara Grobbelaar Associate Professor
Jacomine Grobler ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Wyhan Jooste Senior Lecturer - PR. ENG
Louis Louw ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Stephen Matope ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Thuli Mkhaliphi Junior Lecturer
Stephan Nel LECTURER
Natasha Sacks Professor
Corne Schutte Professor
VICE-DEAN: Research & Industry Liaison
Clint Steed Lecturer
André van der Merwe Associate Professor
Joubert van Eeden Professor
CHAIRMAN
Jan H van Vuuren Professor
Konrad von Leipzig Senior Lecturer, Director IBi
Philani Zincume Lecturer
Department Head
Joubert van Eeden Professor
CHAIRMAN
Part Time Researchers & Ad Hoc Personnel
Diana Cochrane-Van Eeden Postgraduate Support & Marketing: Masters in Engineering Management
Oliver Damm Adjunct Associate Professor
Jan Havenga Researcher
Coenie Nel Lecturer
Ben Peters Lecturer
Wessel Pienaar Researcher
Calie Pistorius Professor Extra-Ordinary
Jason Samuels Adjunct Lecturer
Jean van Laar Adjunct Senior Lecturer
STC/IAT Labs
Oliver Damm Adjunct Associate Professor
Clive Govender Master Artisan
Xola Madyibi Technician, Additive Manufacturing
Natasha Sacks Professor
Chanté September Administrative Officer
Konrad von Leipzig Senior Lecturer, Director IBi
Support Staff
Anèl de Beer Departmental Manager
Natalia Duiker Admin Coordinator: Structured MEM Program
Megan Forster Manager: Academic Programs
Dr Martina Frei Postgraduate Manager: DS Structured Program & Short courses
Amelia Henning Administration & Maintenance
Dean Johnson Accountant
Kagiso Matlala Undergraduate Manager
Melinda Rust Postgraduate Manager: Research Program
Karina Smith Reception & Student Support
Sissie Willemse Assistant
Elize Williams Assistant
Melissa Williams Assistant