eNtsa Management
Prof DG Hattingh
Prof Daniel Hattingh
Position: Director | eNtsa / Professor | Mechanical Engineering
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M38
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3608
Fax: 041 504 9123
Email: danie.hattingh@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Solid State Joining and Fatigue
Responsibilities: Research, teaching and engagement

Mr  Andrew Young
Mr Andrew Young
Position: Engineering Director
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 9507
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: andrew.young@mandela.ac.za

Hiten Parmar
Mr Hiten Parmar
Position: Director
Department: Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and Technology
Location: North Campus
Phone: +27 10 005 5346
Email: hiten.parmar@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MTech Elec Eng; PDBA
Expertise: Electric Mobility; Automotive Engineering; Smart Grids; Business Development

Mrs Lucinda Lindsay
Mrs Lucinda Lindsay
Position: Deputy Director: Operations
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M045D
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 9980
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: lucinda.lindsay@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B Tech Management
Responsibilities: Admin, Finance & HR

Mr Donnie Erasmus
Mr Donnie Erasmus
Position: Deputy Director: Engineering Projects & Commercialisation
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3395
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: donnie.erasmus@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MTech (Mechanical)
Responsibilities: Project Management & Commecialisation

Julien de Klerk
Mr Julien de Klerk
Position: eNtsa Engineering Manager (Supplier Development | Testing Services | TIA Technology Station)
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3073
Email: jdeklerk@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BEng Mechatronics
Responsibilities: Supplier Development | Testing Services | TIA Technology Station

Engineers and technical staff
Dr Ian Wedderburn
Dr Ian Wedderburn
Position: Deputy Director: Engineering
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M034
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3355
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: ian.wedderburn@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD (Mech.Eng.)

Mr Louis Von Wielligh
Mr Louis Von Wielligh
Position: Deputy Director: Materials & Welding
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3039
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: louis.vonwielligh@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications:  M Tech: Mechanical Engineering
Expertise: Solid state welding, Laser material processing & Materials testing

Akshay Lakhani
Mr Akshay Lakhani
Position: Engineering Manager: Systems & Control
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3053
Fax: 041 504 9123
Email: alakhani@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MEng Mechatronics

Mr Stephen Grewar
Mr Stephen Grewar
Position: Senior Project Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 9602
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: stephen.grewar@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech Mech Eng
Responsibilities: Project Management

Riaan Opperman
Mr Riaan Opperman
Position: Senior Project Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3374
Fax: 041 504 9123
Email: riaan.opperman@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M-Tech Mech Eng

Dreyer Bernard
Dr Dreyer Bernard
Position: Research and Development Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3003
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: dreyer.bernard@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Ph.D (Mech Eng)
Expertise: FSW / Metallography

Hubertusvdm
Mr Hubert Van der Merwe
Position: Advanced design and modeling project engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3371
Fax: 041 504 9123
Email: Hubert.vdm@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MEng Mechatronic Engineering

Davies Tsikayi
Dr Davies Tsikayi
Position: Project Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043584
Email: davies.tsikayi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD in Engineering: Mechanical
Expertise: Materials Processing
Responsibilities: Welding and Laser Materials Processing

Kyle Donaldson
Mr Kyle Donaldson
Position: Senior Engineer - Automation and Controls
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M-038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043371
Email: kdonaldson@mandela.ac.za
Responsibilities: Control Systems and System Development

Vukilem
Mr Vukile Mnyande
Position: Systems and Controls Project Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038, Mtl Building, North Campus
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043371
Email: vukilem@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BEng (Mechatronics)

Supplier Development
Amyvg
Miss Amy van Gend
Position: Project Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415042057
Fax: 0415049123
Email: amy.vangend@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech: Mechanical Engineering

Jallers
Mr Jaco Allers
Position: Manufacturing Technician
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: 041 504 9123
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 2057
Email: Jaco.Allers@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: NDip Mechanical Engineering
Responsibilities: Technical Support

Liezlm
Ms Liezl Matthews
Position: Materials Specialist
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: Metall. lab E16 Room 10
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043029
Email: Liezl.Matthews@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MSc. Mater. Eng., BSc. Mech. Eng.

Mr Willem Pentz
Dr Willem Pentz
Position: Senior Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: E010 A (E016)
Location: North Campus
Phone: +27 41 504 3480
Fax: +27 41 504 9123
Email: Willem.Pentz@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Ph.D (Mech. Eng.)
Expertise: Solid state welding and material testing
Responsibilities: Technical Manager and Deputy Quality Manager of the eNtsa Testing Laboratory

Facilities and Maintenance
Mr Riaan Brown
Mr Riaan Brown
Position: Facilities Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3091
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: Riaan.Brown@mandela.ac.za

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Miss Nthatisi Koloi
Position: Student
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3608
Fax: 041 504 9123
Email: dinah.koloi@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech Mechanical
Responsibilities: Research

Operations Group
Mrs Lucinda Lindsay
Mrs Lucinda Lindsay
Position: Deputy Director: Operations
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M045D
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 9980
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: lucinda.lindsay@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B Tech Management
Responsibilities: Admin, Finance & HR

Keziah Tommy
Ms Keziah Tommy
Position: Coordinator: Marketing
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043723
Fax: 0415049123
Email: keziah.tommy@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech Public Relations Management
Expertise: Public Relations
Responsibilities: Marketing and PR

Mandisad
Mrs Mandisa Makinana
Position: Admin Assistant/Receptionist
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0415043608
Fax: 0415049123
Email: mandisa.makinana@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Office Administration
Responsibilities: Admin

Sspeter
Mr Stembiso Peter
Position: Laboratory Assistant
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3608
Fax: 041 504 9123
Email: Stembiso.Peter@mandela.ac.za
Responsibilities: Technical Support

Training Academy
Ms Nadine J. M. Goliath
Ms Nadine Goliath
Position: Training Academy Manager
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3019
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: nadine.goliath@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech Public Relations Management, Corporate Public Relations Practitioner
Expertise: Training, Administration, Marketing, Research, Branding, Public Relations, Administration, Communication
Responsibilities: Training, skills development and administrative operational support

Emoginvh
Ms Emogin van Heerden
Position: Administrative Coordinator
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3019
Fax: 041 504 9123
Email: emoginvh@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

uYilo eMobility Technology Innovation Programme
Hiten Parmar
Mr Hiten Parmar
Position: Director
Department: Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and Technology
Location: North Campus
Phone: +27 10 005 5346
Email: hiten.parmar@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MTech Elec Eng; PDBA
Expertise: Electric Mobility; Automotive Engineering; Smart Grids; Business Development

Ernst Ferg
Prof Ernst Ferg
Position: Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry
Department: Chemistry
Room: Building 13 O 06
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3160
Email: Ernst.Ferg@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DTech (Chemistry) (P E Technikon)
Expertise: Battery chemistry,Materials Chemistry, X Ray powder
Responsibilities: Lecturing, research, program coordinator, acting HoD
My site: http://www.nmmu.ac.za/ErnstFerg/

nrust
Dr Nico Rust
Position: Senior Energy Storage Specialist
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M033B
Location: North Campus
Phone: +27 41 504 3900
Fax: +27 41 504 9123
Email: nico.rust@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: D.Tech Chemistry
Expertise: Battery systems
Responsibilities: Responsible for testing services and development technology projects related to energy storage systems.

Xandri
Dr van Niekerk
Position: Group specialist: Materials
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: 130006
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3160
Email: Xandri.vanNiekerk@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Chemistry

Natasha de Andrade
Mrs Natasha de Andrade
Position: Quality Assurance Specialist
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: G018
Location: North Campus
Phone: +27 41 504 3608
Email: natasha.erasmus@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech Quality Management

Nyasha Gonda
Mr Nyasha Gonda
Position: Project Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 0662212704
Email: nyasha.gonda@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: BTech Electrical
Expertise: Electrical vehicle systems

Joshuao
Mr Joshua Omolo
Position: Project Engineer
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Location: North Campus
Phone: 041 504 3262
Email: joshua.omolo@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: M.Eng Mechatronics, B.Tech Electrical Engineering
Responsibilities: Electric Vehicle systems and Live Testing Environment

Ms Charne Reed
Ms Charne Reed
Position: Administrative Assistant
Department: eNtsa - Innovation through engineering
Room: M038
Location: North Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3608
Fax: 27 41 504 9123
Email: charne.reed@mandela.ac.za