Professor

Riaan Rossouw

Riaan is a micro-economist with more than ten years consulting, research and teaching experience. He is currently associate professor in the School of Economics at the North-West University’s Potchefstroom Campus. He has wide-ranging knowledge in most economic sectors as well as economic development as a whole.

Susan Ilani Loubser

Prof Loubser’s research focuses on the formation and evolution of massive elliptical galaxies, with emphasis on the dominant galaxies in galaxy groups and clusters.

Loubser's leading edge observational studies, using telescopes such as the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), the Gemini telescopes in Hawaii and Chile, and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, led to her being awarded the 2017 Henri Chrétien Award for observational astronomy by the American Astronomical Society, and the 2018 South African Women in Science Award for Distinguished Young Scientist: Astronomy.

CG du Toit

Jat du Toit is professor of Mechanical Engineering at the North-West University. He obtained a B.Eng. (Hons.)(Civil) and a M.Eng.(Civil) from the University of Stellenbosch and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. He has published more than 100 papers in international and national journals and conference proceedings and was the co-editor of the proceedings of two conferences.

André Duvenhage

André Duvenhage was born on 18 April 1962 in Sasolburg in the Northern Free State. He matriculated in 1979 at the Hoërskool Sasolburg. As registered student at the PU for CHE he obtained his BA degree as well as the Hons BA in Political Science (both with distinction). During January 1984 he was appointed as Junior Lecturer at the PU for CHE to lecture in Development Administration, Public Management and later also Science of Politics. In 1989 André obtained a Master’s qualification in Development Administration.  

Martha Susanna Lubbe

Martha Susanna Lubbe was born in Springs as the youngest daughter of the late Peet and Betsie Griesel. She completes her school career in 1982 at High School Potchefstroom Gimnasium. Martie obtained her BPharm degree (Cum Laude) in 1986, an MPharm degree in Pharmacy Practice (1988), a Diploma in Tertiary Education (1996) and a PhD in Pharmacy Practice (2000) at the former PU for CHE. The title of her PhD thesis is "Managed pharmaceutical care: A South African approach". She married Willie in 1995 and they have a daughter, Leonore, and a son, Dewald.

Jaco H. Kruger

Jaco Kruger has been studying the musical culture of the Venda people of the Vhembe district of South Africa’s Limpopo Province since 1983. He completed a M.Mus dissertation under the supervision of Deirdre Hansen (UCT) in 1985 on Venda musical bows and the xylophone, and a doctoral thesis on Venda guitar music in 1993 under the guidance of Andrew Tracey (Rhodes).

Petro du Preez

Petro du Preez is Professor of Curriculum Studies at the North West University (Potchefstroom) in South Africa. Her research is in the areas of curriculum studies for diverse religious and cultural contexts, human rights education for social transformation and research methodology. She has published widely, presented international papers and promoted several studies on these topics.

Jacobus A Robinson

Professor, Law faculty, Potchefstroom Campus of the NWU, Potchefstroom

NRF rated

Serves on Executive Committee of the International Society of Family Law

Admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Lectures mainly in Family Law, Law of Persons and the Law of Unjustified Enrichment.

Research relates to relevant topics in Family law, more particularly the position of children

 

Elmarie van der Schyff

In recent times, enormous developments occurred in the field of mineral and water rights following the promulgation of legislation in which the state was statutorily appointed as the guardian or trustee of the resources concerned. This statutory intervention dramatically changed not only the property right paradigm in terms of which resources are managed, but also the nature of rights that may be obtained in respect of resource units.

Anita Elizabeth Pienaar

Anita Pienaar holds a Ph.D. in Human Movement Science with specialisation in pediatric exercise science (Kinderkinetics). She is a Professor in the School for Biokinetics, Rrecreation and Sport Science at the North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus) where she also acts as the program leader for the Kinderkinetics program with teaching duties to post graduate students in Sport Science and Kinderkinetics. 

Louis Labuschagne

I live with my wife Sheila in Potchefstroom where I am currently employed as a Professor of Mathematics at the Potchefstroom campus of NWU. Apart from Mathematics my interests include road-running and theology.

Markus Böttcher

Markus Böttcher studies the physics of astronomical objects which emit high-energy (X-ray and gamma-ray) radiation. These include black holes in our Galaxy an in the centers of other galaxies, called active galactic nuclei; gamma-ray bursts, which are the violent explosions of very massive stars at the end of their lives.

Johnnie van den Berg

My research focus is on applied ecological research with regard to Arthropoda in agro-ecosystems.  I have 30 years of experience in pest management research, especially on maize and sorghum. My principle research responsibilities include the development of IPM strategies for Fall armyworm, study of arthropod diversity in agro-ecosystems, resistance evolution of pests against Bt maize, Bt cotton and insecticides. We are a lead group in GM Bt maize research in Africa.

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