Zelalem Dessie

Dr Zelalem Getahun dessie Senior Lecturer 031 260 7743 dessiez@ukzn.ac.za PhD (Statistics), MSc (Statistics), BSc (Statistics) Statistics Westville Campus Dr Zelalem G Dessie holds BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Statistics. He has been teaching several Statistics courses and supervising students’ projects in Applied Statistics both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is involved

Delia North

Professor Delia North Associate Professor 031 260 1022 northd@ukzn.ac.za PhD (Probability Theory), Masters (Probability Theory), Honours (Mathematical Satistics), BSc (Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics) Statistics Westville Campus Professor Delia North has over 25 years experience in the teaching and design of Statistics curricula in higher education. She is also the former Dean & Head of School

Temesgen Zewotir

Dr Temesgen Zewotir Professor 031 260 7819 zewotir@ukzn.ac.za PhD (Statistics), MSc (Statistics), BSc (Mathematics) Statistics Westville Campus Prof Zewotir is a pioneer and codirector of Data Science Unit for Business and Industry. He  has a strong track record in research and postgraduate supervision, consulting and is a nationally- and internationally-recognised expert in statistics methods and

Danielle Roberts

Dr Danielle Jade Roberts Lecturer 031 260 1015 robertsd@ukzn.ac.za PhD (Statistics), MSc (Statistics), BSc Honours (Statistics), BSc (Applied Mathematics & Statistics) Statistics Westville Campus Dr Danielle Jade Roberts holds a PhD in Applied Statistics. She has vast experience in teaching and developing undergraduate statistics modules and has been involved in the supervision of several Statistics Masters students. She has also been a

Shaun Ramroop

Prof Shaun Ramroop ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 033 260 5612 RamroopS@ukzn.ac.za PhD (Statistics), MSc (Statistics), BSc Honours (Statistics), BSs (Applied Mathematics & Statistics) Statistics Pietermaritzburg Campus Professor Shaun Ramroop holds a PHD in Statistics and is teaching for more than 20 years now at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His research encompasses biostatistics (public health, anemia, malnutrition, malaria, interpersonal violence,

Sileshi Melesse

Prof Sileshi Fanta Melesse Associate Professor 033 260 5610 Melesse@ukzn.ac.za PhD (Statistics), MSc (Statistics), MSc (Applied Statistics), MSc (Biostatistics) Statistics  Pietermaritzburg Campus Prof Sileshi Melesse is an Associate Professor in School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science. He holds three MSc degrees in different areas of Statistics and a PhD in Statistics from UKZN. He has

Thabo Lephoto

Thabo Lephoto Lecturer 033 260 5785 LephotoT@ukzn.ac.za PhD (Statistics), MSc (Statistics), BScHons (Statistics), BSc (Operations Research) Statistics Pietermaritzburg Campus Thabo Lephoto is a Developmental Lecturer and an Applied Statistics Doctoral student. He has interests in environmental, biological and microbiological data that can help policy makers during interventions. Thabo has interacted with practitioners in education, microbiology, biology

Jahvaid Hammujuddy

Mr Jahvaid Hammujuddy Lecturer 031 260 8153 hammujuddy@ukzn.ac.za MSc, BScHons Statistics Westville Campus Jahvaid was employed as a tutor on the Durban campus of the former University of Natal. He then worked as an applied biostatistician after completing a Master’s degree. Jahvaid lectures at all levels, supervises Honours and Master’s projects. He is a member

Faustin Habyarimana

Dr Faustin Habyarimana Senior Lecturer 033 260 5784 habyarimanaf@ukzn.ac.za PhD, MSc, BSc Statistics Pietermaritzburg Campus Dr Faustin holds a PhD in statistics and MSc in applied mathematics. He has over 15 years of experience in teaching  at undergraduates and postgraduate level. He has published a number of papers in accredited journals and continue to do so.  He is actively involved in   supervising PhD and Masters students in a plethora of research

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Dr. Absalom El-Shamir Ezugwu Senior Lecturer 033 260 6584 EzugwuA@ukzn.ac.za PhD (Computer Science), MSc (Computer Science), BSc (Mathematics with Computer Science) Computer Science Pietermaritzburg campus Dr Ezugwu’s research interests are mainly in optimization, machine learning, deep learning, nature and biologically inspired algorithms and artificial intelligence, with a particular interest in computational intelligence and (meta) heuristics