Department of Decision Sciences

Prof PH Potgieter

College of Economic and Management Sciences
School of Economic and Financial Sciences
Department: Decision Sciences
Tel: 012 433 4694


  • BSc (Hons) (UP)
  • MA (Kent State Univ., USA)
  • PhD (UP)

Currently teaching

  • Mathematical finance at Hours level 
  • Master's and Doctoral supervision

Fields of academic interests

  • Unconventional computation, computability, foundations of mathematics, algorithmic information theory, (and connections with) probability theory and stochastic processes;
  • Machine learning and data processing as well as
  • Economic theory and modelling, especially in telecommunications, large data and business (process) optimisation.

Field of Specialisation

  • Mathematical decision science

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