Past faculty

  • Dr Paul Beukes

Past students


  • Ilze Pretorius, 2016, NWU

Impacts and control of coal-fired power station emissions in South Africa

  • Brigitte Language, 2020, NWU

Characterisationof respirable indoor particulate matter in South African low-income settlements

  • Lize Kok, 2020, NWU

Wet deposition at a regional background site in South Africa

  • Newton Matandirotja, 2020, NWU

Exploring thermal insulation and energy use in low-income households on the South African Highveld

  • Luckson Muyemeki, 2021, NWU

An integrated systems approach towards air quality management in the Vaal Triangle Priority Area


  • Marvin Qhekwana, 2020, NWU

Characterising indoor and ambient particulate matter in Kwazamokuhle, Mpumalanga

  • Lehlohonolo Sello, 2019, NWU

Spatiotemporal variability of evapotranspiration in Sutherland

  • Nisa Ayob, 2019, NWU

Hail nowcasting over the South African Highveld

  • Bathobile Maseko, 2019, NWU

Characterizing lightning NOx production over South Africa

  • Farina Lindeque, 2018, NWU

The health and economic benefits of interventions to reduce residential solid fuel burning on the Highveld

  • Monray Belelie, 2018, NWU

Emissions of mercury from the South African power sector

  • Pule Soaisa, 2018, NWU, 

Regulating sulphur dioxide emissions from platinum smelters in South Africa

  • Christopher Jones, 2018, 

Managing ambient air quality at the King Shaka International Airport

  • Henno Havenga, 2018, NWU, 

Synoptic drivers of severe hail storms over the South African Highveld

  • Zane Dedekind, 2015, NWU, 

Modelling cumulus convection over the eastern escarpment of South Africa

  • Tlhomaro Marebane, 2021, NWU, 

Methanol fuel stoves as clean technology for domestic cooking in South Africa

  • Lehlogonolo Moreoane, 2021, 

Evaluating the quality of air quality management plans (AQMP) in South Africa - the case of the Vaal Triangle

  • Thapelo Letsoho, 2020, NWU,

Characterising indoor airborne particulate matter in Sharpeville, Gauteng

  • Edward Serumaga-Zake, 2020, NWU, 

The impact of rainfall variability on subsistence farmers in the North West province, South Africa

  • Gift Rambuwani, 2020, NWU, 

The impact of aerosol on forecasting short range temperature over South Africa using MetUM

  • Reinhardt Hauptfleisch, 2019, NWU, 

Characterising rainfall using a high density rain gauge network in the Mooi River catchment

  • Konstanze Bosman, 2019, NWU, 

Modelling source contributions to ambient particulate matter in Kwadela, Mpumalanga

  • Ofentse Rabaji, 2019, NWU,

Waste dumping in Sharpeville (Emfuleni Municipality): An investigation of the characteristics and the potential impacts on air quality

  • Bianca Wernecke, 2018, 

The health and economic benefits of interventions to reduce residential solid fuel burning on the Highveld

  • Marubini Khwashaba, 2018, 

Vulnerability and resilience in the Mopani district municipality in a changing climate

  • Ncobile Nkosi, 2018, 

Quantifying particulate emissions from domestic burning in the kwaDela township, Mpumalanga

  • Ryno du Preez, 2017,

Deployment, re-engineering and risk analysis of a C-band weather radar to build local capacity in South Africa

  • Jaun van Loggerenberg, 2016, NWU

Spatial and temporal variability of rainfall intensity over the Mooi River catchment

  • Beanca van den Berg, 2016, NWU

Source apportionment of ambient particulate matter in Kwadela, Mpumalanga

  • Prince Chidhindi, 2022, NWU