Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Seminar series 2018

​​​​​​​Lectures start at 13:00 and are held in room 3022 of the Van der Sterr Building, c/o Victoria and Bosman streets, Stellenbosch.

Enquiries:       Linke Potgieter

Telephone:    021 808 2492

e-mail:            lpotgieter@sun.ac.za

DateTimeSpeakerTitle of talkSubject area
​24 Jan​10:00 - 13:00Susan Lotz & colleagues (Language Centre)​​Language services in support of effective supervisionAll​
​31 Jan13:00 - 14:00​​Dr Jacques du Toit (Data scientist - Spatial Edge)​Big data analytics in practiceOperations research​
​16 Feb11:00 - 12:00​​Prof Fredrik Nilsson (Lund University)Towards a dynamic shelf-life for minimized food waste​Logistics management
​2 Mar13:00 - 14:00​​Jacomien van der Merwe (SU/Logistics)The financial burden when getting employed: Investigating the impact of transport cost on the employee churn rate within the lower skilled labour market​Transport economics
14 Mar​13:00 - 14:00Prof Henrik Palsson (Lund University)Environmental efficiency in e-commerce: Effects of packaging, the last mile, unsold products and product returnsLogistics management
20 Apr13:00 - 14:00​Dr McElory Hoffman (CEO - Praelexis)
Crafting machine learning algorithms
Operations research
​26 Apr
​13:00 - 14:00
​Prof Tom de Jongh (Utrecht University​)
​Transport network based accessibility: some recent applications and developments
​Transport / Operations research
18 May​13:00 - 14:00Prof Johan Louw (SU/Logistics)
Visual data ana​lytics
25 May​13:00 - 14:00Prof Juliet Pulliam (Director - SACEMA)
Assessing designs for vaccine efficacy trials during epidemics of severe disease​
Epidemiology / ​Operations research
​1 Jun​13:00 - 14:00Prof Jan Havenga (SU/Logistics)The case for macrologistics​
Logistics management
24  Aug​13:00 - 14:00Prof Stephan Visagie (SU/Logistics)Distribution centre optimisation​
​Operations research
7 Sept​12:00 - 14:00Francois Meyer (CEO - Golden Arrow Bus Services)​Bus and bus rapid transport in Cape Town: v​iews from the operator​​Transport economics
5 Oct13:00 - 14:00​Prof Wim Delva (Deputy Director - ​SACEMA)Recasting model calibration as a missing data problem: Approximate Bayesian Computation with MICEEpidemiology / Operations research / Statistics​
​19 Oct​13:00 - 14:00Patuxolo​ Nodada (CEO - Busmark)
Future technologies in public transport and unfriendly eco-system
Transport economics
9 Nov​13:00 - 14:00Siphamandla Gumbi (Senior Manager - Road Accident Fund)​Increasing road crashes as a consequence of poor management of road safety in SA
​Transport economics