You are here: Home Staff
Document Actions

Staff

Academic Staff


Sonia Berman
BSc Rhodes, MSc PhD UCT
Associate Professor, Senior student advisor, CS2 convenor

Office: Room 310, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 2668
Email: sonia at cs dot uct dot ac dot za

Research: Databases (more details...).
Teaching: Databases, algorithms.

Edwin Blake
BSc (Hons) Wits, PhD London
Professor, Honours convenor (2017 second semester)

Office:
Room 312, Computer Science Building
Telephone:
+27 21 650 3661
Email:
edwin at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website:
http://www.cs.uct.ac.za/~edwin/

Research:
information technology for development, user experience in games and virtual reality, (more details...).
Teaching:
Functional programming, advanced software design, user experience in games and virtual environments, community-based co-design.
Melissa Densmore
PhD University of California, Berkeley
Senior Lecturer, Masters in IT convenor

Email: mdensmore @ cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website:
http://www.cs.uct.ac.za/~mdensmore/

Research: ICTD, HCI, Health Informatics, Mobile Health (more details...)

Brian DeRenzi
PhD University of Washington
Senior Lecturer, Postgraduate convenor (pgcoordinator at cs uct ac za)

Office: Room 306.2, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 1330
Email: bderenzi at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website: http://www.bderenzi.com/home

Research: ICT4D, ict4chw, Mobile Health, Supervisory systems, Behaviour change, Data quality, Community empowerment
Teaching:

James Gain
MSc Rhodes, PhD Cantab
Deputy Dean, Associate Professor

Office: Room 315, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 4058
Email: jgain at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website: http://people.cs.uct.ac.za/~jgain/

Research: Computer graphics, virtual reality (more details...).
Teaching: Computer games.

Andrew Hutchison
MSc UCT, PhD Zurich
Adjunct Professor

Email: andrew dot hutchison at t-systems dot co dot za

Research: Computer network security (more details...).
Teaching: Network security.

David Johnson

BEng UCT, MEng University of Pretoria, MSC PhD University of California, Santa Barbara
Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Email: djohnson at csir dot co dot za

Office: Room 315, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 4058
Email: djohnson at csir dot co dot za
Website: http://ict4d.cs.uct.ac.za/user/47/

Research: Networks, Communications
Teaching:


Matt Jones

PhD
Honorary Professor
(not based at UCT - DO NOT CONTACT about research supervision)

Email: mattjonez at gmail dot com

Website: http://cs.swan.ac.uk/~csmatt/
Research: Human-Computer Interaction, Information Retrieval, World Wide Web

Maria_Keet Maria Keet
BSc (Hons) OU UK, MSc WUR, MA Limerick, PhD Bozen-Bolzano
Senior Lecturer, CS1 convenor

Office: Room 314.1, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 2667
Email: mkeet at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website: http://www.meteck.org/

Research: Logic-based knowledge representation, ontology development, biological data characteristics and granularity


Pieter Kritzinger
MSc (Eng) Wits, PhD Waterloo
Emeritus Professor

Email: psk at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website: http://people.cs.uct.ac.za/~psk/

Research: Computer networks, network modelling, software engineering (more details...).

Michelle Kuttel
M.Sc. Ph.D UCT
Associate Professor, Honours convenor (2017 first semester), on sabbatical in second semester of 2017

Office: Room 304.2 Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 5107
Email: mkuttel at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website: http://people.cs.uct.ac.za/~mkuttel/

Research: Computational science, simulation, visualization, high performance and parallel computing (more details...).
Teaching: Algorithms, introduction to computer science, parallel computing, design.


Ken MacGregor
BSc Strathclyde, MSc PhD Glasgow
Emeritus Professor

Email: ken at cs to uct dot ac dot za

Research: Mobile computing, telecommunications (more details...).

Patrick Marais
MSc UCT, PhD Oxon
Associate Professor, on sabbatical in 2017

Office: 309 Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 4086
Email: patrick at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website: http://people.cs.uct.ac.za/~patrick/

Research: computer graphics and visualisation, GPGPU algorithms for simulation and computer vision/image processing (more details...).
Teaching: 2D/3D graphics, image processing/computer vision.


Thomas Meyer
MSc RAU/University of Johannesburg, PhD University of South Africa
UCT-CSIR Chair in Artificial Intelligence, Professor, CS3 convenor

Office: 304.1 Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 5519
Email: tmeyer at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website: http://ksg.meraka.org.za/~tmeyer/

Research: Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Logic based Ontologies).
Teaching: Logics for Artificial Intelligence (LAI)


Deshen Moodley
MSc University of Natal Pietermaritzburg, PhD University of KwaZulu-Natal
Associate Professor, Student advisor, CSC3020/CSC3022 convenor

Office: 306.1 Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 2663
Email: deshen at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website: http://people.cs.uct.ac.za/~deshen/

Research: Developing large scale intelligent architectures, specifically to investigate how ontologies, belief networks and software agents can be used in such architectures.
Teaching: -


Geoff Nitschke
BSc (Hons) Curtin, PhD VU Amsterdam
Senior Lecturer, on sabbatical in 2017

Office: Room 308, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 3981
Email: gnitschke at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Website: http://people.cs.uct.ac.za/~gnitschke/

Research: Evolutionary Computation, Artificial Neural Networks, Neuro-Evolution, Artificial Life, Evolutionary and Swarm Robotics, and Collective Behaviour / Swarm Intelligence.
Teaching: Evolutionary Computation, Agents and Gaming.


Yvonne Rogers

PhD
Honorary Professor
(not based at UCT - DO NOT CONTACT about research supervision)

Email: y.rogers at ucl dot ac dot uk

Website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/uclic/people/y_rogers
Research: Human-Computer Interaction, Ubiquitous computing and CSCW


Aslam Safla

BSc(Hons) (Natal), MSc (UKZN)
Lecturer, Student advisor, CSC1017 Convenor

Office: Room 307, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 2664
Email: aslam at cs dot uct dot ac dot za

Teaching: Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming in Python, Object Orientated Programming in Java


Rob Simmonds

PhD, Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, UK
Professor

Office: Room 317.2, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 5108
Email: simmonds at cs dot uct dot ac dot za

Research: Parallel and distributed Computing


Gary Stewart
BSc (Hons) UCT
Senior Lecturer, EDP convenor (CSC1010H and CSC1011H)

Office: Room 304.3, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 2665
Email: gstewart at cs dot uct dot ac dot za

Research: Usability, cultural heritage.
Teaching: Introduction to computer science (GEPS).

hussein
Hussein Suleman
MSc UDW, PhD VPI&SU
Head of Department, Associate Professor, CSC2005Z convenor

Office: Room 317.3, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 5106
Email: hussein at cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Personal Website: http://www.husseinsspace.com/
Research Website: http://dl.cs.uct.ac.za/

Research: Digital libraries, ICT4D, information retrieval, high performance computing (more details...).
Teaching: Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming in Python; Computer Architecture; ICT4D; Information retrieval


Technical and Support Staff


Craig Balfour
BSocSci Cape Town, BA (SS) Hons UNISA
Systems Administrator (Unix)

Office: Room 305, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 3583
Email: cra...@cs.uct.ac.za
Website: http://www.leg.uct.ac.za/~craig

Samuel Chetty
Systems and Services Administrator

Office: Room 314, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 4749
Email: schetty @ cs dot uct dot ac dot za
Stephan Jamieson
Senior Scientific Officer

Office: Room 306, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 1296
Email: sjamieson @ cs dot uct dot ac dot za

Jivashi Nagar
Senior Teaching Assistant

Office: Room 300, Computer Science Building
Email: NGRJIV001 @ myuct dot ac dot za

Administrative Staff


Vacant
Research Administrator

Office: Room 317, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 4343
Email:

thelmaj

Thelma Jenneker

Senior Secretary

Office: Room 317, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 4342
Email: tjenneker at cs dot uct dot ac dot za

Bernie Sam Bernie Sam
Receptionist / Departmental Assistant

Office: Room 317, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 2663
Email: bsam at cs dot uct dot ac dot za

Salegga Valley
Departmental Administrator

Office: Room 317.4, Computer Science Building
Telephone: +27 21 650 2662
Email: salegga at cs dot uct dot ac dot za

Post-Doctoral Researchers


Senka Hadzic
Office: Room 3A, Centre in ICT4D, Computer Science Building

Email:senka.hadzic at gmail dot com
Gavin Rens
Gavin Rens
Office: Room 300.1, Postgraduate Laboratory, Computer Science Building

Email:gavinrens at gmail dot com

Ulysse Vimont
Office: Room 300.1, Postgraduate Laboratory, Computer Science Building

Email: uvimont at cs dot uct dot ac dot za

A list of staff alumni is also available.

last modified 2017-11-09 17:51