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Centre for Energy Research


Academic Staff
Prof Ernest  van Dyk
Prof Ernest van Dyk
Position: Professor and Director: CER
Department: Physics
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 41 5042259
Fax: +27 41 5041959
Email: Ernest.vanDyk@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD

Dr Freddie Vorster
Dr Freddie Vorster
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Physics
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 3051
Email: Frederik.Vorster@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (NMMU)
Expertise: Photovoltaics (solar electric cells), Renewable energy

Ernst Ferg
Prof Ernst Ferg
Position: Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry
Department: Chemistry
Room: Building 13 O 03
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 3160
Email: Ernst.Ferg@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DTech (Chemistry) (P E Technikon)
Expertise: Battery chemistry,Materials Chemistry, X Ray powder
Responsibilities: Lecturing, research, program coordinator, acting HoD
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/ErnstFerg/

Dr Russell  Phillips
Dr Russell Phillips
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3609
Fax: 27 41 504 9609
Email: russell.phillips@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M Dip Tech (Mech Eng), M Dip Tech (Mech Eng) (PET)
Expertise: Composite structures, Aircraft systems design

Prof Igor Litvine
Prof Igor Litvine
Position: Professor
Department: Statistics
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 41 5042730
Fax: +27 41 5042659
Email: Igor.Litvine@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD

Gary Sharp
Prof Gary Sharp
Position: Head of Department
Department: Statistics
Room: 07 02 42
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 41 504 2288
Fax: +27 41 504 2659
Email: Gary.Sharp@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/GarySharp/

Prof Mario du Preez
Prof Mario du Preez
Position: Professor
Department: Economics
Room: 0921
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4815
Email: mario.dupreez@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DCom (UPE)
Expertise: Cost-Benefit Analysis, Hedonic Pricing Models, Contingent Valuation Techniques, Travel Cost Analysis, Choice Experiment Analysis
Responsibilities: Lecturing, Research
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/MarioduPreez/

Research
Mr  Ronnie Mulder
Mr Ronnie Mulder
Department: Centre for Energy Research
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 504 9126
Qualifications: MSc (UPE)

Mr Conroy (Okkie) Kluyts
Mr Conroy (Okkie) Kluyts
Position: Research Assistant
Department: Centre for Energy Research
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 2883
Email: Conroy.Kluyts@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (UPE)
Responsibilities: ORF

Support Staff
Ms Jualine Ferreira
Ms Jualine Ferreira
Position: Administrative assistant for Profs EE van Dyk and JR Botha
Department: Centre for Energy Research
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 41 504 2255
Fax: +27 41 504 1755
Email: jualine.ferreira@mandela.ac.za

Miss Mariska Müller
Miss Mariska Müller
Position: Project Administrator
Department: Centre for Energy Research
Room: Ocean Sciences Campus, L Block, L19
Location: Off-campus
Phone: 041 504 2856
Email: Mariska.Muller@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech PR Management