Committee Members

  Prof Carlos Bezuidenhout

  UESM Director
  +27 18 299 2315
  Building E4, Room G03, Potchefstroom
  PhD Microbiology
  Aquatic Microbiology, Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment, Water Sanitation, Health and Energy

  Ms Clarissa Minnaar

  +27 76 274 4872 or +27 18 285 2740
  Building E4, Room G27, Potchefstroom
  MSc Environmental Sciences
  Social Media, Website, Graphic Design

  Prof Dirk Cilliers

  +27 18 299 1589
  Building D1, Room G14, Potchefstroom
  Environmental management; Conservation planning; Spatial analysis

  Prof Frances Siebert

  +27 18 299 2374
  Building E6, Room G10, Potchefstroom
  PhD Botany
  Plant Ecology; Forbs Ecology (i.e. ‘Wildflowers’) in Tropical & Subtropical Grasslands & Savannas of Southern Africa; Patterns of Forb Diversity & Functional Responses

  Mr Jasper Dreyer

  +27 18 299 1085
  Building E4, Room 104, Potchefstroom
  MSc Soil Science
  Soil Science; Soil Classification and Digital Soil Mapping

  Prof Johnnie van den Berg

  +27 18 299 2376
  Building E6, Room G07, Potchefstroom
  PhD Entomology
  Agricultural Entomology; Grain Cropping Systems; Arthropod Diversity; Non-target Organisms, Insect Resistance Management in Bt Crops.

   Mr Lieb Venter

  Laboratory Manager
  +27 18 299 2369
  Building E6, Office G19, Potchefstroom Campus , Potchefstroom
  Environmental ecotoxicology in water. Small Mammal Ecology, Health and Safety

  Prof Roelof Burger

  +27 18 299 4269
  Building D1, Room G15, Potchefstroom
  Atmospheric Science

  Prof Wynand Malherbe

  +27 83 739 6911
  Building G23A, Room 224, Potchefstroom
  PhD Aquatic Health
  Aquatic Ecology in Southern Africa, Water Quality, Sediment, Macroinvertebrate- and Fish Communities in these systems.