Dr Srinivasan Pillay

 

Position:

Lecturer

 


 

 

Qualifications:

Phd

HED

 

 

Office Block:

Room F2-03-015

Block F

Environmental Sciences

 

 

Telephone:

 

+27 (0) 31 260 7317

 

 

 Current Teaching / courses

ENVS120 : Environmental Systems

ENVS210 : Biophysical Environments of southern Africa

ENVS741 : Coastal Geomorphology

Supervisor: Masters and PhD

Module Co-ordination

 

 

 

Biographical sketch

  • A sports loving person (especially soccer, cricket and rugby) but with several other interests.

 

Academic Profile

  • Currently serving as lecturer in Environmental Sciences. Previously, in a similar position at the University of the North (Qwaqwa Campus); and University of Zululand. Served as Acting HOD, Department of Geography, UDW.

 

Professional Activities

  • Journal reviewer for several international journals; and have served in various portfolios for the School of Environmental Sciences. Supervisor to masters and doctoral students.

 

Community Activities

  • Researcher and advisor for the Phoenix- Mt Moriah - Mt Royal Eco-Park

 

Research Interests / areas of specialty

  • Environmental geology and geochemistry of fluvial systems, wetlands, estuarine systems and coastal lakes; Material transport in aquatic systems.

 

Research Projects

 

Currently working on several projects:
  • Diatom Collaboration project with Mangosuthu University of Technology;
  • Geomorphological Processes of Mountainous regions (Himalayas and Drakensberg);
  • Coastal lakes of KwaZulu-Natal and
  • Material Transport in Aquatic Systems.

 

Academic Service  

Served in various portfolios
  • Executive Committee Member, SES.
  • Examinations Coordinator, SES
  • 2009    - 2011: Postgraduate Coordinator (Masters and PHD)

 

 

Publications

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