In 2004, I completed my Masters Degree with Prof F W Leuschner at the University of Pretoria. The title of my MSc Thesis was: The design of physical and logical tepologies for wide-area WDM optical networks. (It can be found on:



I am currently studying at the University of Cape Town. The topic of my PhD thesis is: On the performance benchmarking of storage subsystems in high performance computing environments. My supervisor is Prof Mike Inggs of the Radar Remote Sensing Group.

Contact Details

Office: Meraka Institute, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria

Phone (office): +27 (0)12 841 4820

Fax (office): +27 (0)12 841 4829

Cell: +27 (0)82 497 7799