Executive Management 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 N Sibiya

Professor N Sibiya

Deputy Vice-Chancellors: Teaching and Learning

Prof Moyo

Professor S Moyo

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


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…


Professor B Twala

Executive Dean: Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment

Dr Bhekisipho Twala is also a Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science at the Durban University of


Professor F Netswera

Executive Dean: Faculty of Management Sciences


Professor A Ross

Interim Executive Dean: Faculty of Health Sciences


Mr ST Nyangintsimbi

Chief Risk Officer


Mr MR Mthethwa

Interim Chief Financial Officer


Dr J Molete

Centre Director: Midlands


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.