Chris Reynders

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/4/225
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2046
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Researchgate: Chris Reynders

 

Professional Registration

  •  Previous ECSA member (830089) – I cancelled membership (June 2018)

Qualifications

  • PhD. Civil Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (2012)
  • MSc. Civil Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (1994)
  • Graduate Diploma (Civil Engineering) University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (1988)
  • BSc. Engineering (Civil), University of Pretoria, South Africa (1974)

Research Focus Areas

  • Water and wastewater systems management planning and design with particular emphasis on decision-making for optimised sustainable system or technology option selection.
  • Wastewater intrinsic resource valuing for economic feasibility of both system and technological level assessment within the centralised/decentralised continuum.
  • Improvement of wastewater treatment process efficiency of through influent hydraulic and pollutant load equalization process optimization

Subjects Currently Teaching

  • AWW911S – Advanced Water and Wastewater Engineering
  • SWE911S – Solid Waste Engineering and Cleaner Production (shared course with DMPE)
  • WWM910S & WWM520S – Wastewater Management
  • WRD720S - Water and Wastewater Reticulation Design and Management
  • EVE810S – Environmental Engineering

Brief Career Summary

  • 2018+ Senior lecturer, NUST (DCEE), Namibia
  • 2016-2017 Independent Consulting Engineer, Gauteng, South Africa
  • 2013-2015 Senior lecturer, NUST (DCEE), Namibia
  • 2008-2012 Independent Consulting Engineer, Gauteng, South Africa
  • 2005-2007 Senior lecturer, UNISA (DCEE), South Africa
  • 1990-2004 Independent Consulting Engineer, Gauteng, South Africa
  • 1986-1989 Assistant City Engineer (Water & Sewerage), Roodepoort City Council, Gauteng, South Africa
  • 1980-1985 Senior Engineer, Roodepoort City Council, Gauteng, South Africa
  • 1976-1979 Engineer Planning, West Rand Administration Board, Gauteng, South Africa
  • 1974-1975 Assistant Engineer, South African Transport Services, South Africa
    Career Part-time academic involvement: 1994-2012 UJ; WITS & UNISA South Africa

Selected Publications (Most notable publications over the last 5 years) * 

1. The Value of Decentralisation in Wastewater Management, Journal of Economic Development, Environment and People (RePEc) (1) (2) (2012)

2. Decision making support in Wastewater Management: Comparative analysis of techniques and tools used in centralised and decentralised system layouts. Journal of Economic Development, Environment and People (RePEc) (1) (1) (2012)

3. Managing Water Resources in Developing Countries: South Africa as an example for Policy and Regulation, Journal of Serbian Water Pollution Control Society: Water Research and Management. (1) (3) (2012) ISSN 2217-5237

4. Generalized Model and Framework of Analysis of Sanitation and Wastewater Management and Intrinsic Value Recovery from Wastewater., Journal of Serbian Water Pollution Control Society: Water Research and Management (2) (1) 2012 ISSN 2217-5547

5. IRPC research projects (jointly with DMPE; 2015):

  1. Sustainable Water Management for Uranium Mines
  2. Water Recovery from Tailings Dam at Langerheinrich mine

6. The Impacts of Industrial Effluents on River Quality: A Case of the Klein Windhoek River, Namibia; Book, Jan 2017. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN: 9783330035010
Authors: Kalumbu, G, Kgabi, N, Reynders, C.

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