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School of Information and Communication Technology



Deputy Dean
Dalenca Pottas
Prof Dalenca Pottas
Position: Deputy Dean: Engineering, the Built Environment and IT
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Room: MTLC, R102
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 9100
Fax: 27 41 504 9579
Email: Dalenca.Pottas@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc(Hons)(PU CHE), PhD(RAU), MCSSA
Expertise: Health Informatics

Director of School
Sue Petratos
Ms Sue Petratos
Position: DOS - School of ICT
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: +27 41 504 3638
Fax: +27 41 504 9488
Email: sue.petratos@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip Comp Dat Proc, NH Dip Computer Systems, MDip Tech IT (PET)

Assistant to the Director
Gwen Kleinhans
Ms Gwen Kleinhans
Position: Secretary to Director: School of ICT
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: +27 41 504 3278
Fax: +27 41 504 3313
Email: gwen.kleinhans@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: Secretarial Certificate (Terblanche College)

Head of Department
Karen Church
Ms Karen Church
Position: Head of Department - Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3433
Email: Karen.Church@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (UPE), BSc (Hon) (UPE); MSc (UPE); PMCSSA
Expertise: Programming

Annelise Du Preez
Ms Annelise Du Preez
Position: Acting HOD - Department of Applied Informatics
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: +27 41 504 3143
Fax: +27 41 504 3313
Email: annelise.duPreez@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: B Com (Ed) (UPE)

Academic Administration
jwahtow
Mr. Jason Ah Tow
Position: Faculty Administrator in ICT
Department: Academic Administration
Room: C113
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 0415043660
Fax: 0415049479
Email: jason.ahtow@nmmu.ac.za

Ms Farren Foutie
Ms Farren Foutie
Position: Secretary
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Room: R251
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3603
Email: farren.foutie@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: Btech:Public Relations Management

Margaret Brittian
Ms. Margaret Brittian
Position: SLP Coordinator and GIS Course Administrator
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 041 - 504 3938
Fax: 041 - 504 3313
Email: Margaret.Brittain@nmmu.ac.za

Sub-Saharan Africa CISCO Academy Training Centre
Mr Gratitude Kudyachete
Mr Gratitude Kudyachete
Position: SSA CATC Manager
Phone: 041 504 3175
Email: catcmanager@ssacatc.co.za
Qualifications: B.Eng(Hons)(N.U.S.T), M.Sc (Univ. of Pittsburgh - USA)

Lecturers
Cheryl Schroder
Mrs Cheryl Schroder
Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3440
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: cheryl.schroder@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (UPE); NH Dip Computer Systems; M Tech IT (PET)

Prof Lynn Futcher
Prof Lynn Futcher
Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 9128
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: lynn.futcher@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (UPE); HED (UNISA); B Tech IT (PET); M Tech IT (NMMU)
Expertise: E-commerce (business perspective), IT Project management, User interface design

Mariana Gerber
Prof Mariana Gerber
Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3705
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: mariana.gerber@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip IT (PET); B Tech IT (PET); M Tech IT (PET) PhD in IT (NMMU)

Rudi Harmse
Mr Rudi Harmse
Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Room: R150
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 9127
Fax: 27 41 505 3313
Email: rudi.harmse@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BCom (UPE); B Tech IT (PET); M Tech IT (PET); BA Honours - Psychology (NMMU)
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/RudiHarmse/

Nicky Mostert-Phipps
Prof Nicky Mostert-Phipps
Position: Associate Professor - Department of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 9101
Email: nicky.mostert@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip IT (PET); B Tech IT (PET); M Tech IT (NMMU); PGCHE (NMMU); PhD IT (NMMU)
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/NickyMostert-Phipps/

Kerry-Lynn Thomson
Prof Kerry-Lynn Thomson
Position: Associate Professor - School of ICT
Department: Information Technology
Room: R103
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3408
Fax: 27 41 504 3602
Email: kerry-lynn.thomson@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip IT (PET); B Tech IT (PET), M Tech IT (NMMU); D Tech IT (NMMU)
Expertise: Information Security Management and Governance, Communication Networks, Cisco instructor, TETRA instructor

Prof Johan Van Niekerk
Prof Johan Van Niekerk
Position: Professor - Department of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Room: J112
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3048
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: Johan.vanNiekerk@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (UPE); B Tech IT (PET); M Tech IT (NMMU); M Ed (NMMU); PMIITPSA, MAIS, MICSIT, PhD IT (NMMU)
Expertise: Software Development, Business Intelligence, Information Security, Artificial Intelligence

Ronald George Leppan
Mr Ronald Leppan
Position: Lecturer - Department of Applied Informatics
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Room: R237, North Campus
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: +27 41 504 9109
Fax: +27 41 504 9166
Email: ronald.leppan@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc, BSc (Hons) Computer Science (UPE), MSc Computer Science (NMMU), PGCHE (NMMU)
Expertise: Learning Style based Adaptive Education Hypermedia Systems, Learning Analytics, Learning Management Systems
Responsibilities: Teaching, Research, Engagement, Supervision

Yiota Moutzouris
Ms Yiota Moutzouris
Position: Lecturer - Department of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology Student Society ITSSO
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 9129
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: yiota.moutzouris@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip IT (PET); B Tech IT (PET), M Tech IT (PET)
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/YiotaMoutzouris/

Dieter Steenberg
Mr Dieter Steenberg
Position: Lecturer - Department of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3074
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: dieter.steenberg@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: B Com IT (PU CHE); B Com IT (Hons) (PU CHE) MBIS (NMMU)
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/DieterSteenberg/

Shaun Vincent
Mr Shaun Vincent
Position: Networks Lecturer - Department of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Room: R243
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3997
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: shaun.vincent@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip IT (PET), B TEch IT (TSA)
Expertise: Communication Networks, TETRA instructor

Bertram Haskins
Dr Bertram Haskins
Position: Lecturer
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Room: R250
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3142
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: Bertram.Haskins@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip Information Technology (Free State Technikon), BTech Information Technology (Central University of Technology, Free State), MTech Information Technology (Central University of Technology, Free State), PhD Information Technology (NMMU)
Expertise: Pattern Recognition, Network Technologies and Software Development

Siehaam Salie
Mrs Siehaam Salie
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Room: 140 R Block
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: +27 41 504 3886
Fax: +27 41 504 3313
Email: siehaam.salie@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip IT (PET); B Tech IT (PET)

Mr Louwrens Feyt
Mr Louwrens Feyt
Position: Lecturer
Department: Information Technology
Room: R149
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 4054
Fax: 27 41 504 1645
Email: Louwrens.Feyt@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Com (Accounting & Computer Science), B.Com Hons (Computer Science)
My site: http://connect.nmmu.ac.za/Members/csalf

Kayode
Mr Kayode Adesemowo
Position: Lecturer
Department: Institute for Information & Communication Technology Advancement (IICTA)
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Qualifications: CEng, MSc, CISM, CISSP, Prince2 Practitioner
Expertise: Information Security, Audit, Project Assurance
Responsibilities: Networks

Melissa Makalima
Mrs Melissa Makalima
Position: Lecturer
Department: Information Technology
Room: R152
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: +27 (0)41 504 3196
Fax: +27 (0)41 504 3313
Email: melissa.makalima@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip IT, BTech IT, M Tech IT

Mark Thomson
Mr Mark Thomson
Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Applied Informatics
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Location: Missionvale Campus
Phone: +27 41 504 3826
Fax: +27 41 5043313
Email: Mark.Thomson@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: MTech (Information Technology)

Luzuko Tekeni
Mr Luzuko Tekeni
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Applied Informatics
Room: R 245, Second Floor, North Campus
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 041 504 9919
Fax: 041 504 1598
Email: Luzuko.Tekeni@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip( Information Technology), BTech Information Technology
Expertise: Application Security Specialist, Cisco Certified Network Associate, Information Security
Responsibilities: Networks

Research
Reinhardt A Botha
Professor Reinhardt A Botha
Position: Professor of Information Technology
Department: Information Technology
Room: J114A
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3179
Email: ReinhardtA.Botha@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc (Hons) (UPE); MSc PhD (RAU); MIITPSA
Expertise: Information Security, Privacy and IT Service Management.

Prof Darelle Van Greunen
Professor Darelle Van Greunen
Position: Director: Centre for Community Technologies
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Room: R-block, Room 254
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 2090
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: Darelle.vanGreunen@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: M A Comp Sci (UPE); HDE (UPE); FDE (UPE); PhD (UNISA),MCSSA MICSIT
Expertise: User Experience, User Interface Design, Impact Assessment, Rural communities,Living Labs, eHealth, Health Informatics, ICT4D, ICT for Socio Economic Development
Responsibilities: Professor
My site: cct.nmmu.ac.za

Prof Rossouw Von Solms
Professor Rossouw Von Solms
Position: Director: Centre for Research in Information and Cyber Security
Department: Information Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3604
Email: Rossouw.VonSolms@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: BSc, HDE (UPE); BSc (Hons) (Unisa); MSc; PhD (RAU); NH Dip Electronic Data Processing (PET), PMCSSA, CISM
Expertise: Information security, IT governance
My site: http://connect.nmmu.ac.za/Members/rossouw

Technical
Teri Cedras
Ms Teri Cedras
Position: Laboratory Technician
Department: Information Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3566
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: teri.cedras@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip IT (NMMU), B Tech IT (NMMU)

Mr Deon Müller
Mr Deon Müller
Position: Senior Laboratory Technician
Department: Information Technology
Room: R130
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3665
Fax: 27 41 504 3313
Email: deon.muller@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip IT(PET), B Tech IT(NMMU)

Liesel Vincent
Ms Liesel Vincent
Position: Lab Technician
Department: Applied Informatics
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 41 504 2763
Fax: +27 41 504 1548
Email: liesel.vincent@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip IT (PET)

PR Intern
Siphe Mwellie
Miss Siphe Mwellie
Position: PR Intern
Department: School of Information and Communication Technology
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: 27 41 504 3451
Email: sictpr@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: N Dip Public Relations Management