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Sudesh Sivarasu and Malebogo Ngoepe appointed as UCT Research Centre directors

11 Sep 2021 - 09:45

Congratulations to Associate Professors Sudesh Sivarasu and Malebogo Ngoepe to their recent apointment as directors of the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre and the Centre for Research in Computational and Applied Mechanics (CERECAM) at UCT.

Sudesh Sivarasu, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, succeeds the late Prof Tania Douglas as new director of the Biomedical Engineering Research Centre in the Department of Human Biology.

Malebogo Ngoepe takes over the leadership Centre for Research in Computational and Applied Mechanics (CERECAM) from Prof Daya Reddy. Ngoepe was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Division of Biomedical Engineering from 2013 to 2015, and is now Associate Professor in UCT's Department of Mechanical Engineering.

We wish Profs Sivarasy and Ngoepe all the best for their new roles.