Eugen Siepker

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
Engineering Building, Block D2, G08
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2058
Email Address: 
ORCID: 
orcid.org/0000-0002-1884-1065

Professional registration

  • PE 96007 (Engineering Council of Namibia)

Qualifications

  • M Eng (Mech), University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (1990)
  • B Eng (Mech), University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (1984)

Research focus areas

  • Wind/solar resource assessment
  • Performance simulation of applications of wind/photo-voltaic technologies
  • Techno-financial viability analysis of applications of wind/photo-voltaic technologies

Courses currently taught

  • EMP1200 - Engineering Mechanics 2 (Particle Dynamics)
  • EMC610S - Engineering Mechanics 213
  • EMR310S - Engineering Mechanics 3A (Rigid Body Dynamics)
  • EMC620S - Engineering Mechanics 224

Brief career summary

  • 1999+ Associate Professor/Deputy Director, DMME, NUST, Namibia
  • 1998 Acting Chief Engineer, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Namibia
  • 1996 - 1997 Chief Energy Researcher, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Namibia
  • 1995 - 1996 Senior Mechanical Engineer, Windhoek Consulting Engineers, Namibia
  • 1992 - 1994 Mechanical Engineer, Windhoek Consulting Engineers, Namibia
  • 1992 Lecturer, DME, North West University, South Africa
  • 1990 - 1991 Mechanical Engineer, Bureau for Mechanical Engineering, South Africa
  • 1988 - 1989 Assistant Mechanical Engineer, Bureau for Mechanical Eng., South Africa

Selected publications

  1. Siepker, E.B.J., Harms, T.M., On the potential value of interval deficient wind data, Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 165 100-114 (2017).
  1. Siepker, E.B.J., Harms, T.M., The national wind resource assessment project of Namibia, R&D Journal of the South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering, 33 105-116 (2017).
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