Rian Uusizi

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
Old Engineering Building, E1/LG/14
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2375
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Professional Registration

  • None


  • MPhil. Engineering Management, UJ, South Africa (in-progress)
  • B-Tech. Civil Engineering, NUST, Namibia  (2014)
  • ND Civil & Project Management, NUST, Namibia (2012)

Research Focus Areas

  • Flexible Pavements
  • Construction Materials Technology
  • Engineering Management

Subjects Currently Teaching

  • WSP510S -Workshop Practice
  • EMT520S Engineering Material Technologies
  • GTE611S Geotechnical Engineering

Brief Career Summary

  • 2015 – present, Manager at the Materials testing institute (Namibia University of Science and Technology)
  • 2014 –2015, Assistant Laboratory Manager at Aurecon Namibia (Geostrada Engineering Materials Laboratory)
  • 2013-2013, Laboratory Technician at Aurecon Namibia (Geostrada Engineering Materials Laboratory)
  • 2012-2012, Senior materials Tester at Aurecon Namibia (Geostrada Engineering Materials Laboratory)

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

  1. Kgabi, N. A., Atekwana, E., Ithindi, J., Uugwanga, M., Knoeller, K., Motsei, L., Mathuthu, M., Kalumbu, G., Amwele, H. R., and Uusizi, R.: Isotopic composition and elemental concentrations in groundwater in the Kuiseb Basin and the Cuvelai-Etosha Basin, Namibia, Proc. IAHS, 378, 93–98, https://doi.org/10.5194/piahs-378-93-2018, 2018.
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