PhD candidate, University of Pretoria

BEng (Electronics) and MEng (Electronics) from University of Pretoria. Currently enrolled for PhD at the Graduate School of Technology Management at the University of Pretoria.

Details of my career and interests can be found at
https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurenscloete/
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Laurens_Cloete

Experience

  • 2011–present
    Director and Chairperson, mLab southern Africa
  • 2018–present
    Doctoral Researcher: Graduate School of Technology Management, University of Pretoria
  • 2014–2017
    Group Executive:Operations, CSIR
  • 2013–2014
    Executive Director:DPSS, CSIR
  • 2010–2013
    Executive Director:Meraka Institute, CSIR
  • 2005–2010
    Operation Manager: Meraka Institute, CSIR
  • 2004–2005
    Centre Manager: Information Society Technology Centre, CSIR
  • 2000–2004
    Programme Manager: Computing, CSIR icomtek
  • 1997–2000
    Technology Area Manager: Software Engineering, CSIR Mikomtek
  • 1991–1997
    Research and Design Engineer, CSIR Mikomtek

Education

  • 1994 
    University of Pretoria, M.Eng. (Electronics)
  • 1990 
    University of Pretoria, B.Eng (Electronics)

Publications

  • 2018
    Draft White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation neglects to prioritise issues of performance and human capability, SA Journal of Science
  • 2016
    Universities are becoming major players in the national system of innovation, SA Journal of Science

Grants and Contracts

  • 1990
    FRD Post Graduate Bursary
    Role:
    Masters Student
    Funding Source:
    Foundation for Research Development
  • 1990
    CEFIM Fellowship
    Role:
    CEFIM Fellow
    Funding Source:
    University of Pretoria