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Professor Thiruthlall (Nips) Nepal

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Position: 
Executive Dean: Faculty of Accounting and Informatics
Telephone: 
031 373 5597
Fax: 
031 373 5593
Email: 
nepal@dut.ac.za

Prof Nepal was appointed as the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Accounting and Informatics from 1 December 2007.

He has a Doctoral Degree in Information Technology from the M L Sultan Technikon, 2 Masters of Science degrees, one in Computer Science from the University of Natal, and the other in Information Systems from University of South Africa. He also holds an Honours in Commerce and an Accounting Science degree from the University of Natal.

Prof Nepal previously served as the Chairpersons of the South African Research Society on Methodology of Societal Complexity and of the South African Computer Lecturers Association. His research and publications are in the field of Information Technology, Group Decision Support Systems and Automated Timetabling at Tertiary Institutions. He has presented papers at both national and international conferences. Some of his international presentations centres include: Toronto, Edinburgh, Budapest, Christchurch, and Kobe in Japan.

As an Executive Dean, Prof Nepal is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the Faculty of Accounting and Informatics. He also interacts with student leadership, support departments, executive management, government structures, community and the business sector.