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Engineer , Engineering educator

Francis Swarts, South African electronic engineer, engineering educator. Young Scientist grantee Foundation for Research and Development, South Africa, 1996. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, South African Institute Electrical Engineers, International Union Radio Science.

Background

Swarts, Francis was born on March 6, 1964 in Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa. Son of Jacobus Stephanus Joubert and Helena Catharina Johanna (Spangenberg) Swarts.

Education

Bachelor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1989. Master in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1991. Doctor in Engineering, Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1994.

Career

Supervisory system manager Alcatel Telsaf, Johannesburg, 1993-1994. Senior development engineer Alcatel Altech Telecomms, Boksburg, South Africa, 1994-1995. Lecturer University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, since 1995.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, South African Institute Electrical Engineers, International Union Radio Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Amateur radio, watch and clock making.

Connections

Married Antoinette Prinsloo, April 7, 1990. 1 child, Frances.

father:
Jacobus Stephanus Joubert Swarts

mother:
Helena Catharina Johanna (Spangenberg) Swarts

spouse:
Antoinette Prinsloo

child:
Frances Swarts