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Managers

Director Joel Moitsheki

Joel Moitsheki

Head of School
Professor 
raseelo.moitsheki@wits.ac.za
(27) (0) 11 717 6133
Research Interests: Applied Differential Equations; Heat Transfer; Water and Solute Transport; Lie Symmetry Methods; Approximate Analytical Methods.

Shun Pillay

Shun Pillay

Scientific and Research Systems Manager
 
Office:MSL 301C
 
Responsibilities: 
* Management of Undergraduate Interest Groups
* Management of Technical Lab Assistants
* Management of Undergraduate Laboratories
* Server Management
* Workshops
* The Walk-in-Centre
 
Interests: 
* Robotics
* Data Science
* Astronomy in Education
 
Email: Shunmuga dot Pillay at wits dot ac dot za
Brian Maistry

Brian Maistry

Scientific and Research Systems Manager
 
Office: MSL 301B
 
Responsibilities: 
* Management of Mathematics Staff and Post Graduates IT
* Management of Computational and Applied Mathematics Staff and Post Graduates IT
* Management of Statistics and Actuarial Science Staff and Post Graduates IT
* Server Management
* Management of Technical Lab Assistants
* Mathematica Wits Site License Management
 
Interests: 
* High Performance Computing (Systems)
* Sensors and Internet of Things
* Cyber Security
* Robotics
 
Email: Brian dot Maistry at wits dot ac dot za
Mohsin Desai

Mohsin Desai

Scientific Operations and Business Manager
 
Office: MSL 301D
 
Responsibilities: 
* Business Analysis
* Project Management
* Monitor hardware in MSB server room and Hydra and resolve hardware issues. Bringing up systems in MSL, MSS server room, and Hydra after failure.
* Tracking course laboratory requirements and providing them in advance. Lab bookings
* Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) strategy and response.
* Web Resources
* Mailing lists
* Inventory Management
* Marketing, Customer relationships and Customer experience
* Day-to-day AV and photography queries
* Ticket manager
* Manage museum inventory and display
 
Interests: 
* High Performance Computing
* Robotics
* Business Analysis
* Project Management
* Consulting
* Data Science
 
Email: mohsin dot desai at wits dot ac dot za
Senzo Mpungose

Senzo Mpungose

Scientific Data Centre and Infrastructure Manager
 
 
Office:MSL 301E
 
Responsibilities: 
* Building management
* Staff and visitor queries including managing Workstations
* Management of the Collection Centre
* Facilitate hardware repair and maintenance
* Software and image deployment
* Network and telephony issue resolution for staff
* Ticket manager
* Mathematical Sciences Roadshows
 
Interests: 
* Data Centre Management
* Infrastructure Management
 
Email: Senzo dot Mpungose at wits dot ac dot za
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