Professor Ian Robert Jandrell
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at Wits University
3 November 2018
Management Award: contribution through management and related SET and innovation activities (by an individual over the last 5 to 10 years) Prof Stephen Tollman, Research Professor and
Head: Division of Health and Population, Faculty of Health Sciences; Director: South African Medical
Research Council/Wits Rural Health and Health Transitions Research Unit, Wits; Principal Scientist:
International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and their Health, Ghana. He has
focused on establishing high-functioning data/research infrastructure for the health and wellbeing of
rural populations in South Africa.
Prof Ian Jandrell, Personal Professor: School of Electrical and Information Engineering; Executive Dean: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment; Joint
leader: High Voltage and the Lightning/Electromagnetic Compatibility Research Group,
Wits. He focuses on the very specialised research field of high voltage engineering and
lightning. This includes finding ways of ensuring the safe and efficient transfer of
energy and making systems optimal to transfer energy.