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Academic and Research Staff

  • Stefan Steiner, Lecturer, 2016
  • Mladen Poluta, Senior Lecturer, 2015
  • Dr Lester John, Senior Lecturer, 2015
  • Dr Barak Morgan, Research Officer, 2013
  • Dr Colin Andrew, Research Officer, 2013
  • Dr Bruce Spottiswoode, Senior Lecturer, 2012
  • Dr Nicholas Sachs, Lecturer, 2012
  • Dr David Boonzaier, Senior Lecturer, 2011

Post-doctoral Research Fellows

  • Andie De Villiers, 2017
  • Dr Mazin Sirry, 2016
  • Dr Ronald Dendere, 2016
  • Dr Jill Fortuin, 2016
  • Dr Martha Holmes, 2016
  • Dr Paul Taylor, 2015
  • Dr Frances Robertson, 2015
  • Dr Malebogo Ngoepe, 2015
  • Dr Daniel Auger, 2014
  • Dr Ian Burger, 2013
  • Dr Jesu Joseph, 2012
  • Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa, 2012
  • Dr Francois de Guio, 2011
  • Dr Barak Morgan, 2010
  • Dr Otolorin Osibote, 2010

PhD Graduates

  • Muhammad Saleh, Real-time motion and magnetic field correction for GABA editing using EPI volumetric navigated MEGA-SPECIAL sequence: Reproducibility and Gender effects, 2016 [download thesis]
  • Fulufhelo Masithulela, Computational biomechanics in the remodelling rat heart post myocardial infarction, 2016 [download thesis]
  • Hugo Krynauw, Tailoring of the biomechanics of tissue-regenerative vascular scaffolds, 2016 [download thesis]
  • Alfred Bogaers, Efficient and robust partitioned solution schemes for fluid-structure interactions, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Jia Fan, Neuroimaging study of prenatal alcohol exposure effects on structural and functional connectivity in children, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Priya Lakshmi Narayanan, Development of a tool for automatic segmentation of the cerebellum in MR images of children, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Mazin Sirry, Computational biomechanics of acute myocardial infarction and its treatment, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Mayuresh Kulkarni, Monte Carlo simulation of slot-scanning X-ray imaging systems, 2015
  • Ronald Dendere, Hand X-ray absorptiometry for measurement of bone mineral density on a slot-scanning X-ray imaging system, 2014 [download thesis]
  • Lindie du Plessis, An investigation of the integrity of two components of the cerebellar neurocircuitry involved in classical eyeblink conditioning in children prenatally exposed to alcohol: A magnetic resonance spectroscopy and functional magnetic resonance imaging study, 2014 [download thesis]
  • Christopher du Plooy, The effects of acute stress on retrieval of visual and spatial material, 2014 (via Psychology) [download thesis]
  • Daniel Auger, Myocardial segmentation, surface strain and cardiac dyssynchrony analysis using 3D DENSE MRI, 2013 [download thesis]
  • Adijat Tiamiyu, Design and evaluation of a novel meniscal prosthesis for the knee, 2013
  • Alkathafi Alhamud, Implementation of anatomical navigators for real time motion correction in diffusion tensor imaging, 2012 [download thesis]
  • Ian Burger, A control system approach to subject specific prospective respiratory motion correction in cardiac MRI, 2012 [download thesis]
  • Frances Robertson, Issues in the processing and analysis of functional NIRS imaging and a contrast with fMRI findings in a study of sensorimotor deactivation and connectivity, 2012 [download thesis]
  • Aaron Hess, Real-time motion and main magnetic field correction in MR spectroscopy using an EPI volumetric navigator, 2011 [download thesis]
  • Melike Fourie, Guilt in the body and brain: A psychophysiological and neuroimaging investigation, 2011 [download thesis]
  • Ryan Benjamin, Non-maximum entropy polymer elasticity, viscoelasticity and the lattice Boltzmann method, 2010 [download thesis]
  • Andrea Hemmerich, Rotational laxity of the knee following reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament using single vs double-bundle surgery, 2009 [download thesis]
  • Khalid Hussein, Computer models for the design and optimization of a linear slot scanning mammography system, 2009 [download thesis]
  • Nelleke Langerak, The long-term sequelae of selective dorsal rhizotomy in patients with spastic diplegia, 2009 [download thesis]
  • Esau Muluh, Characterizing event-related oscillations and potentials in mental arithmetic by examining arithmetic-operation and problem-size effects, 2009
  • Tinashe Mutsvangwa, Characterization of the facial phenotype associated with fetal alcohol syndrome using stereo-photogrammetry and geometric morphometrics, 2009 [download thesis]
  • Victoria Ives-Deliperi, The matter of mindfulness: Investigations into the mechanisms of mindfulness, 2008 (via Psychology) [download thesis]
  • Bruce Spottiswoode, Towards automating cine DENSE MRI image analysis: segmentation, tissue tracking and strain computation, 2006 [download thesis]
  • Roumen Georgiev, Three dimensional coordinate reconstruction of multiple targets using linear sensors, 2003 [download thesis]
  • Scott MacKinnon, Ergonomics of single-handed pulling: A biomechanical and psychophysical assessment, 2003 [download thesis]

Masters Graduates

  • Megan Findlay, A modular and adjustable ptosis crutch as a non-surgical solution to elevating the upper eyelid of myasthenia gravis patients, 2017
  • Leah Morgan, MR Imaging sequence for navigation during brain scanning, 2016 [download thesis]
  • Stefan Stoeckigt, Investigation of differences in cortical activation during wrist flexion and extension performed under real, passive and motor imagined paradigms, 2016 [download thesis]
  • William Wasswa, 3D approximation of scapula bone shape from x-ray image using landmark constrained statistical shape model fitting, 2016 [download thesis]
  • Shaa’ista Ameen, No touch breast implant insertion device, 2016 [download thesis]
  • Stephen Jermy, 4D Flow and displacement sensitive MR imaging of upper-arm artero-venous connections for haemodialysis, 2016 [download thesis]
  • Emmanuel Nwosu, Effects of HIV and different antiretroviral therapy regimes on brain structure in HIV infected children at age 7, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Steven Randall, 2015
  • Mwape Mofya, Simultaneous DTI and rs-fMRI using the navigated diffusion sequence, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Jeremy Pitman, Development of an EMG-controlled orthotic device for stroke rehabilitation of the flaccid hand, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Jadrana Toich, Resting state analysis of HIV children compared to control subjects at age 7, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Aliza Janse Van Rensburg, Heparanoid hydrogels for cardiovascular tissue regeneration, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Mkhokheli Ncube, Design of a wireless ureteropyeloscope, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Jason Voorneveld, High porosity electrospun nanofibrillar scaffolds for small diameter vascular graft applications, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Michael Cousin, An investigation into the use of stereophotogrammetry for the analysis of craniofacial dysmorphology in schizophrenia, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Shaun Fickling, Modelling anterior cruciate ligament injuries, 2015
  • Jeff Joseph, On the relationship between corticomuscular (EEG-EMG) phase coupling and muscular fatigue, 2015 [download thesis]
  • Faatiema Salie, An investigation into turbine ventilators as a potential environmental control measure to minimise the risk of transmission of tuberculosis - a laboratory and field study, 2014 [download thesis]
  • Chipo Chimhundu, Interlandmark measurements from Lodox Statscan images with application to femoral neck anteversion assessment, 2014 [download thesis]
  • Esther van Heerden, Osseointegration of 3D titanium scaffolds seeded with induced pluripotent stem cells in vitro, 2014 [download thesis]
  • Timothy Perks, Reducing Radiation Dose for a Linear Slot Scanning Digital X-ray Machine using a Filtration Technique, 2014 [download thesis]
  • Raphael Smith, The design, construction and testing of a hermetically sealed breast platform for dual-modality mammography, 2014 [download thesis]
  • Nikhil Divekar, Investigation of the interaction between corticomuscular coherence, motor precision and perceived difficulty in wrist flexion and extension, 2013 [download thesis]
  • Mohammed Esmail, Towards improving the Statscan x-ray image quality through sliding mode control of the C-arm, 2013 [download thesis]
  • Rodaina Omar Khateb, Optimization of structural and mechanical properties of electro-spun biodegradable scaffolds for vascular tissue regeneration, 2013 [download thesis]
  • Richard Pauck, Computational analyses towards the design of biodegradable polymeric coronary artery stents, 2013
  • Teshwaree Tezoo, Computer-aided analysis of airways in chest X-ray images, 2013
  • Leandra Webb, Enhancing auditory P300 amplitude through the use of spatial auditory stimuli and navigation of a virtual environment, 2013
  • Peter Wise, Optimization of the hydrogel therapy used in the treatment of myocardial infarction, 2013
  • Nielen Venter, The effects of empirical mode decomposition based de-noising in improving detection of directly stimulated skeletal muscle response, 2013 [download thesis]
  • Mine Zantow, Image-based analysis of droplets in microfluidics, 2013
  • Natalie Boonzaier, Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on cerebellar volume in children: An MRI study, 2012 (via Applied Anatomy) [download thesis]
  • Toinette-Lee Dixon, Implementation and evaluation of a bony structure suppression software tool for chest x-ray imaging, 2012 [download thesis]
  • Renee Miller, A computational study of post-infarct mechanical effects of injected biomaterial into ischemic myocardium, 2012 [download thesis]
  • Ghabiba Modak, Characteristics of dynamics associated with skeletal muscle contraction initiated by acetylcholine injection, 2012 [download thesis]
  • Richard Mudd, Exploring the range of motion between the acetabular component and the femoral component in hip resurfacing, 2012 [download thesis]
  • Muhammad Saleh, Methods and adaptations required to perform small-animal MRI scanning using a large bore clinical MRI, 2012 [download thesis]
  • Roland Baasch, FMRI guided DTI at the grey-white matter interface with application to a connectivity analysis of the default mode network in Urbach-Wiethe disease, 2011 [download thesis]
  • Alexander Bentley, An offline multi-class auditory P300 brain-computer interface using principal and independent component analysis, 2011 [download thesis]
  • Frank Bolton, Automated 3D reconstruction of Lodox Statscan images for forensic application, 2011 [download thesis]
  • Karen Bredenkamp, Development of biomechanical models that represent members of the South African National Defence Force, 2011 [download thesis]
  • Dan Golding, A comparison of methods for the registration of tractographic fibre images, 2011 [download thesis]
  • Nico Gorbach, Unsupervised connectivity-based cortex parcellation using the information bottleneck method, 2011
  • Radhika Kulkarni, Locating regions of interest prior to x-ray imaging using stereo-photogrammetry, 2011 [download thesis]
  • Devikrishna Sarala, Hardware and software integration and testing for the automation of bright-field microscopy for tuberculosis detection, 2011 [download thesis]
  • Keri Woods, Tissue segmentation of the cerebellum from MR images, 2011 (via Computer Science) [download thesis]
  • Anton Eicher, Active shape model segmentation of brain structures in MR images of subjects with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, 2010 (via Computer Science) [download thesis]
  • Mahalingam Veeraragoo, Pattern recognition to detect fetal alcohol syndrome using stereo-facial images, 2010 [download thesis]
  • Lindie Du Plessis, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy quality assessment at CUBIC and application to the study of the cerebellar deep nuclei in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, 2010 [download thesis]
  • Dean Hodgskiss, Towards improved visual stimulus discrimination in an SSVEP BCI, 2010 [download thesis]
  • Bhavin Patel, Creating a virtual slide map from sputum smear Images for region-of-interest localisation in automated microscopy, 2010 [download thesis]
  • Jordi Reddy, Development of a physiological flow loop simulator for graft compliance testing, 2010 [download thesis]
  • Mazin Sirry, Development of a tissue-regenerative vascular graft: structural and mechanical aspect, 2010 [download thesis]
  • Michael Hamman de Vaal, In vivo mechanical loading conditions of pectorally implanted cardiac pacemakers: Feasibility of a force measurement system and concept of an animal human transfer function, 2009 [download thesis]
  • Katie Bromley, Exploring the prevalence of developmental reading difficulties in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, 2009 (via Research Psychology) [download thesis]
  • Ronald Dendere, Segmentation of candidate bacillus objects in images of Ziehl-Neelsen-stained sputum smears using deformable models, 2009 [download thesis]
  • Rethabile Khutlang, Image segmentation and object classification for automatic detection of tuberculosis in sputum smears, 2009 [download thesis]
  • Hugo Krynauw, Design and implementation of an apparatus for hydrodynamic and fatigue testing of prosthetic aortic valves, 2009 [download thesis]
  • Andre Mouton, Computer-aided diagnosis of tuberculosis in paediatric chest x-rays using local textural analysis, 2009 [download thesis]
  • Neil Campbell, Design of a knee simulator for the testing of total knee prostheses, 2008 [download thesis]
  • Robyn Herron, Connectivity analysis of brain function in children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder and control children during number processing, 2008 [download thesis]
  • Benjamin Irving, Radiation dose measurement and prediction for linear slit scanning radiography, 2008 [download thesis]
  • Murray Long, Segmentation of body regions and airways in full-body digital paediatric x-ray images, 2008
  • Martin Hoole, The design and manufacture of an accelerated fatigue testing machine for coronary stents, 2007 [download thesis]
  • Susan Wynne, Localising discrete points in 3D space using stereo pairs of digital slot-scanning X-rays, 2007 [download thesis]
  • Sarah Dawson, Application of 3D imaging technology to anterior cruciate ligament surgery, 2006 [download thesis]
  • Aaron Hess, Calculating 3D intramyocardial strain tensors in a single slice of myocardium using MRI, 2006 [download thesis]
  • Tinashe Mutsvangwa, Statistical analysis of facial landmark data for optimization of fetal alcohol syndrome diagnosis, 2006 [download thesis]
  • Megan Russell, Autofocusing and image segmentation in microscopy for automatic detection of tuberculosis in sputum smears, 2006 [download thesis]
  • Martin Scheelke, System characterization of a full body slit scanning radiography machine: theory and experiment, 2006 [download thesis]
  • Alkathafi Ali Alhamud, The use of a neural network to recognize placental insufficiency from blood flow velocity waveforms in the umbilical cord, 2005 [download thesis]
  • Devin Bosanquet, Investigation of phase synchronization in the cortex during a fatiguing muscle contraction using EEG, 2005 [download thesis]
  • Rex Grobbelaar, Stereo facial image matching to aid in fetal alcohol syndrome screening, 2005 [download thesis]
  • Warren Halberstadt, Pattern recognition in the detection of tuberculous meningitis, 2005 [download thesis]
  • Nazir Karbanee, Investigating the effect of size on gait using a bipedal robot, 2005 [download thesis]
  • Pieter-Andre Keevy, Finite element tool for modelling stent deployment to aid stent design, 2005 [download thesis]
  • Chuan-Hsiao Peter Ma, Body composition analysis using air displacement plethysmography, 2004
  • Megan Watson, Development of an interactive image-guided neurosurgical system, 2004 [download thesis]
  • Megan van den Berg, Feasibility of using Lodox to perform digital subtraction angiography, 2003 [download thesis]
  • Wayne Nin, Use of digital cameras as an adjunct to Lodox, 2003 [download thesis]
  • Alyson Lease, Feasibility of using Lodox technology for mammography, 2002 [download thesis]
  • Rutendo Ngara, Performance and sustainability indicators for clinical engineering services, 2002 [download thesis]
  • Greg Flash, Feasibility of using a robotic arm with LODOX technology, 2002 [download thesis]

Postgraduate Diploma Graduates

  • Floris Moses, 2017
  • Gaseu Magele, 2017
  • Gugulethu Moyo, 2017
  • Johny Erasmus, 2017
  • Mamosidi Molisakeng, 2017
  • Ntsubise Molomo, 2017
  • Nyamcko Ndurncla, 2017
  • Rirhandzu Mthombeni, 2017
  • Sammy-Jo Flanagan, 2017
  • Sipho Mbhamali, 2017
  • Thobeka Silwane, 2017
  • Zwetlithini Khoza, 2017