The Info List - Christo Viljoen

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Hendrik Christo Viljoen, OMS, Pr. Eng, (born 31 Aug 1937 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape) engineer, academic, is generally known as the "father of Technopark Stellenbosch. He obtains the degrees B.Sc., B.Eng. (Electrical Engineering, heavy and light current), at Stellenbosch University, (1959). Later he obtains the degrees M.Eng. (Electronics Engineering) and Ph.D. (Eng), both at Stellenbosch. After a stint of four years in industry, he worked as Senior Lecturer, Professor of Electronics Engineering, Dean of Engineering and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Vice-rector) (Operations), all at Stellenbosch. He is married to Hana Stehlik; they have three children and seven grandchildren. In the public domain he made contributions in inter alia the areas of broadcasting, product-innovation and design, and genealogy. References[edit] History of Technopark, Stellenbosch History of Technopark, Stellenbosch Technopark, Stellenbosch Christo Viljoen, Stellenbosch Writers Christo Viljoen, au