oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - In celebration of the life of Professor Richard Loewenthal (or Richard the Lionheart!) : obituary

Volume 19, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Richard (Dick) Loewenthal retired to his olive farm in Vermaaklikheid a few years ago. Dick was born on 26 August 1941 in Johannesburg and died at the age of 69 on 6 January 2011. Emeritus Associate Professor Loewenthal started working at the University of Cape Town in September 1974 as a Senior Lecturer and was promoted to Associate Professor on 1 January 1987. He retired from UCT on 31 December 2006. Th is is a short tribute to the man that Richard Loewenthal was, rather than a record of all his academic achievements (of which there were many!).

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