Vice-Chancellor: Professor Calie Pistorius
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Professor Calie Pistorius is the
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hull, a post he has held since
1 September 2009. He is a member of the Humber LEP, a director of
Yorkshire Universities, The Deep and the Centre for Low Carbon
Futures, a Yorkshire Patron and serves on the CBI
Regional Council for Yorkshire and the Humber as well as the
City Leadership Board in Hull.
Formerly he was the Vice-Chancellor
and Principal of the University of Pretoria in South Africa (August
2001 - August 2009), where he also served as Dean of the Faculty of
Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, Head of
the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Director
of the Institute of Technological Innovation and Director of
Information Technology. He was a member of the National Advisory
Council on Innovation (NACI) in South Africa (1998 – 2009) and
served as its chair from 2004 until 2008.
He holds bachelors and honours
degrees in electronic engineering from the University of Pretoria
(1979, 1981) (both cum laude), masters and Ph.D degrees in
electrical engineering from The Ohio State University (1984, 1986)
and a masters degree in the management of technology from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1994). He is also an alumnus
of the Harvard Business School, having completed the Advanced
Management Program in 2003.
His research interests include the
management of innovation, management of technology and national
innovation policy. He has published widely in these areas as well
as in the field of electromagnetic scattering.
He is a Chartered Engineer,
a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology
(IET), Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa (RSSAf), Fellow
of the South African Academy of Engineers (SAAE), Fellow of the
South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE), Liveryman
of the Worshipful Company of Engineers, Senior Member of the
Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and
member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf).
Alternatively please contact the Vice-Chancellor’s Assistant,
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