Pr. Eng, BSc (Elec Eng)
Used AV Sept 14 SA
Eugene is an electronic engineer with 20 years experience in software development specialising in industrial networks for control systems and corporate IT applications. He started his career at the engineering division of Sasol, Sastech Secunda, where he did control system design, PLC software design and SCADA configuration on the Honeywell, Hartmann & Braun and Siemens DCS/PLC systems.
He moved on to develop serial network drivers for the Wonderware SCADA system on Windows NT as an independent contractor. Subsequently, Eugene worked as a senior electronic engineer in the electronic development lab of the NWU (North-West University) where he designed and developed building management systems on RS485 and Ethernet networks and developed networking software for TCP/IP based access control equipment.
Eugene is an experienced course presenter, and has provided training for large international clients across several industries, including a recent training initiative for one of the largest metal and mining companies in Africa. He is currently a consultant engineer on various large projects which includes fire detection systems, emergency evacuation systems, access control systems, CCTV systems and integrated Ethernet/IP based building management. He also lectures part-time at North West University’s Electronic Engineering School presenting courses in industrial network communications, database design and C++ programming.