Executive Dean (Acting):
Name: Prof. Sudesh Rathilal
Campus: Steve Biko     




Deputy Dean (Acting):
Name: Dr. Nomcebo Mthombeni
Campus: Steve Biko




Executive Secretary to Executive Dean:
Name: Noluthando Matola
Tel: 031 373 2762
Email: noluthandom@dut.ac.za



Ms Neetha SinghFaculty officer:
Name: Ms Neetha Singh
Tel: 031 373 2718
Email: singhn@dut.ac.za
Campus: Steve Biko Campus




















Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment. The faculty offers a wide range of specializations available with different engineering disciplines for the students to choose from. This includes Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Survey, Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, Electrical Power Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Town and Regional Planning, Architectural Technology and Mechanical Engineering.

To ensure the greatest level of excellence and quality in the learning process, the faculty actively works to implement the most cutting-edge and contemporary teaching techniques, including all upgrades to e-learning and educational online services, which encourage critical and creative thinking in all our students and graduates.

Further information on the new degrees, Masters and Doctoral programmes can be obtained from each department webpage.


Recognised for academic excellence and scholarship.


Developing professionals in engineering, design, and infrastructure for transformed societies.




(We nurture an ethos of integrity, respect, honesty, and knowledge optimisation within our students and staff body. We value professional ethics and conduct. We are transparent and accountable for the decisions we make and value feedback)


(We strive to be amongst the top South African universities in our teaching, research, and engagement endeavours. We strive for inclusivity and diversity in an environment of inter-disciplinary practice)


(We equip our students to research and solve social, technical, and infrastructural problems of the future to improve the quality of life in society.)


                                THE FUTURE LIVES HERE







Please feel free to contact the relevant departments for further information.

Faculty office Contact person  Phone  Email
Faculty Assistant Mr V Mazibuko 031 373 2186 mazibukv@dut.ac.za
Faculty Assistant Ms T Zindela 031 373 3041 thandekaz@dut.ac.za
Faculty Assistant Mr S Mntolo 031 373 2716 sazisom@dut.ac.za
Faculty Assistant Ms F.B.B Ally 031 373 3040 fathimaa1@dut.ac.za
Faculty Officer Mrs N Singh 031 373 2718 singhn@dut.ac.za


Department Tel Number
Architecture 031 373 2857/6532
Chemical Engineering
(incl. Pulp & Paper Tech)
031 373 2218
Civil Engineering & Geomatics (Durban) 031 373 2224
Civil Engineering (Midlands) 033 845 9000
Construction Management & Quantity Surveying 031 373 2143
Electrical Power Engineering 031 373 2062
Electronic  and Computer Engineering 031 373 2932
Industrial Engineering 031 373 2445
Mechanical Engineering 031 373 2115
Town & Regional Planning 031 373 2673