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kpr3 Acting Head of Department: Dr Kevin Reddy
Tel: 031 373 2338
Email: kevinr@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus

Prof K Bharuth-Ram Honorary Research/Retired Professor: Prof Krish Bharuth-ram
Email: kbr@dut.ac.za
Qualification(s): D.Phil Nuclear Physics, Oxford University

Research and Innovation focus: Applications of radioactive ion beams in materials research, in collaboration with colleagues at the Universities of Goettingen and Jena (Germany) and Lisbon (Portugal), and in the ISOLDE Collaboration at CERN.


Prof I Lazarus Associate Professor: Prof Ian Lazarus
Tel: 031 373 5358
Email: lazarusi@dut.ac.za
Campus: M L Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): PhD Plasma Physics, UKZN

Courses Currently Teaching: Physics I, Physics II
Research and Innovation focus: Plasma Physics, Renewable Energy, Nuclear Physics and Physics Education.Prof Lazarus presently heads DUT’s Energy Technology Station called the “KZN Industrial Energy Efficient Training and Resource Centre”.


Mr D Gxawu Associate Director: Mr Dumisani Gxawu
Tel: 031 373 5363
Email: gxawud@dut.ac.za
Campus: M L Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): M.Sc

Courses Currently Teaching: Physics I, Physics II
Research and Innovation focus: Studying particle-solid Interactions using nuclear probes. Diamond Physics – studied Using Muon Spin Rotation/Relaxation Spectroscopy. (MSR) Open volume defects studied using Positron Assilulation Spectrosco (PAS)


Dr K Reddy Senior Lecturer: Dr Kevin Reddy
Tel: 031 373 2338
Email: kevinr@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus
Qualification(s): BSc (UDW), BSc (Hons) (UDW), MSc (UND), PhD (UKZN)

Courses Currently Teaching: Physics 1, General Education Module (Physics) and Introduction to Ultrasound & Instrumentation
Research and Innovation focus: Theoretical Astrophysics, Physics Education Research and Experimental Solid State Physics


Mr D Singh Senior Lecturer: Mr Deepak Singh
Tel: 031 373 5266
Email: singhd@dut.ac.za
Campus: M L Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): M.Sc

Courses Currently Teaching: Physics I, Physics II, Statistics I
Research and Innovation focus: Renewable Energy / Statistical Physics / Physics Education


Mr N Kgasi Lecturer: Mr Nkosana Kgasi
Tel: 031 373 5362
Email: kgasiNA@dut.ac.za
Campus: M L Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): M.Sc

Courses Currently Teaching: Physics 1
Research and Innovation focus: Particle Physics Phenomenology and Quantum FField Theory.


Mr R Haripersad Lecturer: Mr Rajesh Haripersad
Tel: 031 373 5399
Email: rajeshh@dut.ac.za
Campus: M L Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): M. Tech

Courses Currently Teaching: Physics 1, Applied Building Science
Research and Innovation focus: Renewable Energy, Science and Technology Education Research


Mr V Masondo Lecturer: Mr Vusumuzi Masondo
Tel: 031 373 5776
Email: VusumuziM1@dut.ac.za
Campus: M L Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): B.Sc (Wits), B.Sc (Hons) (UWC), M.Sc.(UWC)

Courses Currently Teaching: ECP Physics I (Chemistry and Textile Tech), ECP Physics II (Textile Tech).
Research and Innovation focus: Neutron detection and studies using Monte Carlo codes such as MCNPX and GEANT for applications in neutron detector developments, nuclear reactors and nuclear waste.


Prof J Rash Lecturer: Prof Jonathan Rash
Tel: 031 373 5361
Email: JonathanR@dut.ac.za
Campus: M L Sultan Campus
Qualification(s): MSc (Cape Town), PhD (Rhodes)

Courses Currently Teaching: Marine Science I & II, Physics 1 (Medical Orthotics & Prosthetics), Physics 1 (Surveying), Engineering Physics II
Research and Innovation focus: Space Physics


iconAvatar Lecturer: Ms Precious Dzapatsva
Tel: 031 373 3083
Email: PreciousD1@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus
Qualification(s): B.Sc (UKZN), B.Sc (Hons) (UKZN), MSc (UKZN)

Courses Currently Teaching: Engineering Physics 1A
Research and Innovation focus: Accessing risk using scientific simulation modeling in agriculture.