Executive Member Committee

Prof T Mthembu

Professor TZ Mthembu

Vice-Chancellor and Principal

Professor Thandwa Zizwe Mthembu is an experienced academic and leader who joined the Durban University of Technology Community in October 2016 as…

Prof Gwele

Professor Nomthandazo Gwele

Deputy Vice-Chancellors: Teaching and Learning

Prof Gwele obtained her professional education and training as a nurse. She graduated from the Frere College of

Prof Moyo

Professor S Moyo

Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Deputy Vice Chancellor: Research, Innovation & Engagement

Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Engagement, Associate Director & Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics & Physics

Dr Mach

Dr IZ Machi

Deputy Vice-Chancellor: People and Operations


Professor TN Andrew

Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching and Learning

Professor Theo Andrew qualified and worked, lectured, and consulted in the field of Electrical Engineering for over 25 years. He is a Fellow of the…


Dr TS Pillay


Dr Pillay has served in the administration of higher education for 28 years, after serving as a high

Prof Olugbara

Professor O Olugbara

Executive Dean: Faculty of Accounting and Informatics

Professor Oludayo, O. Olugbara is the leader of the ICT and Society (ICTAS) Niche Research Group and the Vice Chair of Space Science Research Group at…

Prof s Singh

Professor S Singh

Executive Dean: Faculty of Applied Sciences

Professor Suren Singh assumed the position of lecturer in September 1997 at the former M.L. Sultan Technikon (now DUT) when research was still at its…

R Smith

Dr R Smith

Executive Dean: Faculty of Arts and Design

Dr Réne Smith is a media and development researcher, scholar and speaker. She has a PhD in Media and Cultural Studies from the University of…

Dean Paul Musonge

Professor P Musonge

Acting Executive Dean: Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment

Professor Paul Musonge joined the Durban University of Technology in 2012, after an international academic career across a wide

Prof N Sibiya

Professor N Sibiya

Executive Dean: Faculty of Health Sciences


Professor V Rawjee

Acting Executive Dean: Faculty of Management Sciences



Senior Director: Policy Planning and Projects


Mr S Kharwa

Chief Risk Officer

Saleem Kharwa is a professional accountant and joined the University in 1996 as lecturer in the Department of Accounting. He served as HOD of…


Mr MR Mthethwa

Interim Chief Financial Officer


Dr R Thabede

Interim Director: Midlands Centre


Dr VL Mthethwa

Senior Director: Human Resources

Dr Mohale

Dr D Mohale

Director: Special Projects

Dr David Mohale holds a PhD in the field of Development Studies from the University of South Africa.