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PhD students in Astronomy

 
Paul Kotze
Paul Kotze
at SAAO/UCT
Viral Parekh
Viral Parekh
at UCT
Tom Mutabazi
Tom Mutabazi
at UCT
Zolile Mguda
Zolile Mguda
at UCT
Rudi Kuhn
Rudi Kuhn
at SAAO/UCT

Iniyan Natarajan
at UCT
Roger Ianjamasimanana
Roger Ianjamasimanana
at UCT
Thuso Simon
Thuso Simon
at UCT

Rojovola Zara-Nomena Randriamanakoto
at SAAO/UCT

John Egan
at UCT

Moses Mogotsi
at UCT

Sally Macfarlane
at Nijmegen/UCT
(EMA SAPIENT)

Deanne de Bude
at Nijmegen/UCT
(EMA SAPIENT)

Laure Catala
at UCT/SAAO

Mpati Ramatsoku
at Groningen/ASTRON/UCT
(Joint PhD)

Hannes Breytenbach
at UCT

Rajin Ramphul
at UCT/SAAO

Toky Randriamampandry
at UCT

Khaled Said
at UCT

Enrico Kotze
at UCT/SAAO

Mokhine Motsoaledi
at UCT

Avishek Dusoye
at UCT



Research MSc students in Astronomy

 

Wendyam Blaise Tapsoba
at UCT

Riona Ramraj
at UCT/SAAO

Zwidofhelangani Khangale
at UCT

Priscilla Chauke
at UCT

Rajeev Manick
at UCT/SAAO

Itumeleng Monageng
at UCT

Elizabeth Naluminsa
at UCT/SAAO

Patrick Affadi
at UCT

Letjatji Samuel Legodi
at UCT/SKA

Willice Obonyo
at UCT

Amidou Sorgho
at UCT

Louise Steward
at UCT



Research Students Co-supervision

 

Scott Badenhorst
MSc Computer Science student
at UCT

Christopher Laidler
PhD Computer Science student
at UCT

Christopher Schollar
MSc Computer Science student
at UCT



Previous postgraduate students at the Department (1972 - 2012)

 
NAME DEGREE YEAR CURRENT WHEREABOUTS
Dr Bradley Frank PhD 2013
Mr Toky Randriamampandry MSc 2013 PhD in Astronomy (UCT, Astronomy)
Mr Getachew Mekonnen MSc 2013
Dr Andry Rajoelimanana PhD 2013
Mr Rocco Coppejans MSc 2013
Mr Vinesh Rajpaul MSc 2012 PhD in Astronomy (Oxford)
Ms Mpati Ramatsoku MSc 2012 Groningen/ASTRON/UCT (Joint PhD)
Dr. Marissa Kotze PhD 2012 Postdoctoral Fellow SAAO (Cape Town)
Ms Kosma von Maltitz MSc 2012 Technical Content Editor, Siyavula
Ms Bryony Martin MSc 2012 Consultant
Ms Sally Macfarlane MSc 2012 PhD in Astronomy Nijmegen/UCT (EMA SAPIENT)
Ms Deanne de Bude MSc 2012 PhD in Astronomy Nijmegen/UCT (EMA SAPIENT)
Mr Moses Mogotsi MSc 2012 PhD in Astronomy (UCT, Astronomy)
Dr. Abiy Tekola PhD 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow SAAO (Cape Town)
Dr. Mellony Spark PhD 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow SAAO (Cape Town)
Mr Hendrik van Heerden MSc 2011 PhD in Astrophysics (University of Johannesburg)
Ms Wendy Williams MSc 2011 PhD in Astronomy (Leiden, NL)
Mr Roger Ianjamasimanana MSc 2011 PhD in Astronomy (UCT, Astronomy)
Ms Rojovola Zara-Nomena Randriamanakoto MSc 2011 PhD in Astronomy (UCT, Astronomy)
Dr. Ed Elson PhD 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow ICRAR (Perth, Aus)
Dr. Ihab Riad PhD 2010 Lecturer, Dept. of Physics (University of Khartoum, Sudan)
Mr Zolile Mguda MSc 2010 PhD in Astronomy (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Mr Bishop Mongwane MSc 2010 PhD in Cosmology (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Mr Oyiwoth Abedigamba MSc 2010 PhD in Physics (North-West University, SA)
Mr Francois Nsengiyumva MSc 2010 PhD in Plasma Physics (Durban, SA)
Mr Janus Brink MSc 2010 SALT (Cape Town, South Africa)
Dr. Bonita de Swardt PhD 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow SAAO
Dr. Michelle Cluver PhD
MSc
2009
2005
Postdoctoral Fellow Caltech (USA)
Ms. Tana Joseph MSc 2009 PhD in Astronomy (Southampton, UK)
Ms. Nikki Pekeur MSc 2009 PhD in Astronomy (Potchefstroom, SA)
Dr. Claire Blackman PhD
BSc (Hons)
2008
1999
London (UK)
Dr. Motee Phorah PhD 2008  
Mr. Roger Deane
MSc
2008
PhD in Astronomy (Oxford, UK)
Mr. Ewald Zietsman MSc 2008 PhD in Astronomy (SAAO, UNISA)
Ms. Nebiha Shafi MSc 2008 PhD in Astronomy (HartRAO)
Mr. James Tagg MSc 2008  
Dr. Nceba Mhlahlo PhD 2007 UWC, SA
Dr. Pierre Vermaak PhD
MSc
2007
1998
Banking analysist (London, UK)
Mr. Paul Kotze MSc 2007 PhD in Astronomy (UCT, SA)
Ms. Ros Skelton MSc 2007 PhD in Astrophysics (Heidelberg, D)
Mr. Thapelo Tshenye MSc 2007 Investment banking (Cape Town,SA)
Dr. Lisa Crause PhD
BSc (Hons)
2006
1999
Postdoctoral fellow Astronomy SAAO (Cape Town, SA)
Mr. Karsten Markus MSc 2006 Software tester at GameDuell (Berlin, D)
Ms. Michelle Wiehahn MSc
BSc (Hons)
2005
2002
Cape Town (SA)
Dr. Retha Pretorius MSc
BSc (Hons)
2004
2002
Postdoctoral fellow Astronomy ESO (Santiago, Chile)
(PhD 2008, University of Southampton, UK)
Dr. Thebe Medupe PhD
MSc
2002
1997
Senior Lecturer Astronomy (UCT) and Research Fellow at the SAAO
Dr. Vanessa McBride BSc (Hons) 2001 Postdoctoral fellow Astronomy (Southampton, UK)
(PhD 2006, University of Southampton, UK)
Dr. Kurt v.d. Heyden MSc 2000 Senior Lecturer Astronomy (UCT, SA)
(PhD 2004, University of Utrecht, NL)
Dr. Francois Vuille PhD 1999 Engineer at GESTE Engineering SA (Lausanne, CH)
Dr. Liza van Zyl MSc
BSc (Hons)
1998
1997
University of Glamorgan (UK)
(PhD 2001, University of Oxford, UK)
A/Prof Patrick Woudt PhD 1998 Associate Professor Astronomy (UCT, SA)
Mr. Yuri Andersson MSc 1997 Investment banking (London, UK)
Dr. Lerothodi Leeuw MSc 1997 SKA Research fellow (SA)
(PhD 2002, University of Lancaster, UK)
Ms. Kate Harrop-Allin MSc 1996 Teaching (UK)
Dr. An-Lee Chen PhD 1994 Taiwan
Dr. Chris Engelbrecht PhD 1994 University of Johannesburg (SA)
Dr. Peter Martinez PhD
MSc
1993
1990
Astronomer, SAAO (Cape Town, SA)
Mr. Richard Ashley BSc (Hons) 1992  
Prof Derck Smits PhD 1990 University of South Africa (SA)
Prof Hartmut Winkler PhD 1990 University of Johannesburg (Johannesburg, SA)
Dr. Guinevere Kauffmann MSc 1990 Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astro406physik (Munich, D)
(PhD 1993, University of Cambridge, UK)
A. Johnson BSc (Hons) 1990  
S. Newton BSc (Hons) 1989  
Ms. S. Allen MSc 1986  
Prof Mark Cropper PhD 1985 Astronomer at MSSL, UCL (London, UK)
Mr. B. Carter MSc 1984  
Dr. Robin Catchpole PhD 1982 Astronomer, Institute of Astronomy (Cambridge, UK)
Dr. Darragh O'Donoghue PhD 1981 Astronomer, SAAO (Cape Town, SA)
Dr. W. Martin PhD 1980  
Prof David Block PhD 1980 University of Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, SA)
Mr. B.S.C. Robertson MSc 1980  
Prof Chris Koen PhD
MSc
1979
1976
Dept. of Statistics (Univ. Western Cape, SA)
A. Sievers BSc (Hons) 1979  
S.A. Butchins BSc (Hons) 1978  
S. Shochat BSc (Hons) 1977  
Mr. P.R. Hurly MSc 1976  
Dr. A.R. Walker PhD 1976 Director Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (La Serena, Chile)
Dr. T.G. Hawarden PhD 1975  
Dr. A.J. Brickhill MSc 1974  
Mr. J.M. Harwood MSc 1973  
Prof R.E. Nather PhD 1972 Emeritus Professor, University of Texas (Austin, USA)
       

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