Faculty of Engineering

L.J. Grobler

Prof. L.J. Grobler is a professor in Mechanical Engineering at the North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, and was appointed as dean of the Faculty of Engineering in 2012. Apart from lecturing, he also mentors students that are busy with their Master and PhD Studies. He has authorized or co-authored more than 60 articles on energy related issues in local and international journals and presented or co-presented more than 80 papers at local and international conferences.

Kenny Uren

Kenny Uren is an associate professor in the School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering.  He specialises in the fields of mathematical systems modelling and control theory.  He received the B. Eng., M. Eng. and PhD degrees in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the North-West University, Potchefstroom campus, South Africa in 2003, 2005 and 2009 respectively.  Kenny is a member of the McTronX research group that has a core focus on mathematical modelling, mechatronic systems and control theory.