Doctorates Students


Research Title


Oluwande Adewoyin



Dumani Kunjuzwa

An Indigenous Knowledge System for Promoting Awareness of Water Resource Issues

Prof B. Scholtz & Prof. J Wesson

Timothy Lee Son


Prof. J Wesson & Dr. D Vogts

Joshua Oladipo

An Ant Colony Optimisation based Algorithm for Dynamically Optimising Routing and Wavelength Assignment on Optical Burst Switched, Flexi-Grid Optical Networks

Dr. MC Du Plessis & Prof. T Gibbons

Anthea Van der Hoogen

Alignment of a Data Value Chain for Smart City Initiatives: A Developing Country Context

Prof. B Scholtz & Prof A Calitz

Khulekani Yakobi



Alyssa Whale

A Toolkit for Learning Analytics at Global Software Vendors

Prof. B Scholtz


Masters Students


Research Title


Unathi Bakaco

A Fault Prediction Model of Automotive Press Shop Assembly Machines for Part Quality Optimization


John De Villiers

A Bootstrapped Neuro-Evolution Algorithm for Markovian Environments


Dane Doubell



Charles Dyason

Dynamic collaboration between heterogeneous Smart Environments for enhanced service composition.


Duduetsang Fani

The Influence of Culture on Women’s IT Career Choices

Prof. A Calitz

Ilze Hibbers



Charne Keen

A real-time feedback model for supporting individualised learning of programming students


Albert Kritzinger

A Model for Predictive Policing in South African Smart Cities

Prof A Calitz

Philip Le Grange

Flexible Automotive Manufacturing Systems: Intelligent maintenance scheduling for Mercedes-Benz South Africa (Pty) Ltd.


Lamla Luke

Guidelines for the digital transformation of data-driven smart municipalities.

Prof. A Calitz

Themba Makubalo

A System Design Theory for Smart Health Information Sharing and Diagnostic Assistance to Support Virtual Encounters.

Prof. B Scholtz

Maxine Malgraff

A Methodology for Modernising Legacy Web Applications.


Catherine Mashiota


Prof. J Wesson

Malibongwe Twani

Factors Influencing First-Year Students’ Career Decisions to Pursue an IT Career


Oitsile Maponyane

A Crowdsourcing Toolkit for Eliciting Millennial Worldviews: A Marine and Coastal Environment Case Study


Faith Moyo



Timothy Musharu

A Hybrid Model for the Recognition and Tracking of Users and Activities in a Multi-Inhabitant Smart Environment


Meggan Naude



Moreblessing Ngwenya

Visualisation of Energy usage in a Smart Environment


Antin Phillips

Evolutionary Robotics Controllers with Location Perception facilitated by Neural Network based Simulators


Nathan Smith

Pregnancy Monitoring and Risk Prediction Using Smart Devices

Prof. J Wesson

Nathan Watt

Deep Neural Networks for Robot Vision in Evolutionary Robotics


Kudakwashe Makamure

Organisational Value of AI Solutions in the Context of ERP Systems

Dr. L Barnard & Ms. A van der Hoogen

Tichafa Mushavi

Software Robots for New Admission Applications at the Nelson Mandela University


Philip Winfield


Prof. C Cilliers & Prof. B van Wyk