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Head of School: Civil Engineering and Built Environment School
Name: Trynos Gumbo
Location: 6204 JOB Doornfontein Campus
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About Prof Trynos Gumbo

Academic Profile
Head of Urban and Regional Planning Department and Associate Professor; School of Civil Engineering and the Built Environment; Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment; University of Johannesburg; Beit Street, Doornfontein, 2028, Johannesburg, South Africa
1. Qualification: PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies (Centre for Regional and Urban Innovation and Statistical Analysis – CRUISE); Specialisation: Urban design and spatial economics ; Institution: Stellenbosch University, South Africa ; 2. Qualification : Masters of Science in Urban and Regional Planning; Specialisation: Housing development and urban design ; Institution: University of Zimbabwe; 3.Qualification : Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning Honours Degree, Specialisation: Building economics and urban spatial design , Institution: University of Zimbabwe; 4. Qualification: Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education: Academic Developers; Passed with distinction, Institution: Rhodes University
Research Interests
Spatial design and urban economics Smart and Sustainable Cities and regions Intelligent Transport Systems & Infrastructure Planning Integrated and Sustainable Human Settlements Spatial Planning and Planning Law Rural Planning and Development, indigenous knowledge systems Housing, Governance, Modelling & Technology Spatial analysis using Geographical Information Systems Statistical Analysis using Statistical Package for Social Sciences
Prof Trynos Gumbo is a C2 NRF rated researcher and a SACPLAN Registered Professional Planner; who is currently working as an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning within the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Prof Gumbo holds a PhD from Stellenbosch University, South Africa, masters and honours degrees from the University of Zimbabwe in Rural and Urban Planning. He has published in a wide range of research areas that include smart and sustainable cities and regions, intelligent transport systems & infrastructure planning, integrated and sustainable human settlements, spatial analysis using geographical information systems to statistical analysis using statistical package for social sciences.
1. Professional Planner – South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN)
2. Corporate Membership – Zimbabwe Institute for Rural and Urban Planners (ZIRUP)
3. Corporate Membership – South African Institute for Planners (SAPI)
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