oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Take what life throws at you and run with it : profile

Volume 17, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



"When I read through the profiles of other people in Civil Engineering magazine I can think of absolutely nothing interesting about myself. I do such mundane things." This may be 2009 SAICE President Elsabé Kearsley's self-styled opinion, but once the 45-year old bundle of compacted energy starts recounting some of her choice experiences and observations, her life sounds anything but humdrum. Swamped by exam papers, Elsabé made time to speak to Lorraine Fourie toward the end of the academic year of the University of Pretoria (UP) where she heads the Department of Civil Engineering.

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