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Lecturer - Structural Engineering
Name: Yoosuf Essopjee
Location: B1 Lab218, Civil Engineering Science, Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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Contact Details:
Tel: 011 559 2622


About Mr Yoosuf Essopjee

Qualifications: MEng Civil Engineering (UJ), BEng Civil Engineering (UJ)

Professional Membership: Professional Engineer (ECSA)

Area of Specialisation: Structural Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Structural engineering and they include composite structures, cold-formed steel, hot-rolled steel, concrete and other materials.


Prior to joining UJ, Yoosuf worked as a Structural Engineer on a range of large Civil Engineering projects in the areas of Ports, Terminals, Railways, Bridges, Buildings, Residential and Workshops structures. During his tenure at Transnet, he served as a member of the Transnet Group Gate Review Panel for MDS Projects. He is registered as a Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa where he also serves as a Reviewer, Assessor and Moderator for assessing the competence of new engineering applications. He is a mentor to young engineering candidates and also supervises final-year and master’s students. He is currently lecturing Concrete design and Civil Professional Practice.