Graduate Students


  1. H. Knaf, Universität Heidelberg, January 1997.
    Doctoral Dissertation: Divisoren auf Kurven über Bewertungsringen.

  2. PhD: E. Lötter, University of Stellenbosch March 2007.
    Doctoral Dissertation: On towers of function fields over function fields.


  1. S. Joyner, University of Stellenbosch, November 2000
    Dissertation: On non-archimedian dynamical systems.

  2. J.P. Harper, University of Stellenbosch, November 2003.
    Dissertation: The class number one problem in function fields.

  3. E.C. Lötter, University of Stellenbosch, November 2003.
    Dissertation: Explicit constructions of asymptotically good towers of function fields.

  4. M. Kriel, University of Stellenbosch, April 2005.
    Dissertation: Endomorphism rings of hyperelliptic Jacobians.

  5. L.H. Brewis, University of Stellenbosch, December 2005.
    Dissertation: Automorphisms of curves and the lifting conjecture.

  6. K. Guenda, University of Stellenbosch, December 2006.
    Dissertation: On algebraic geometric codes and some related codes.

  7. I. Benzaoui, University of Stellenbosch, December 2007.
    Dissertation: Studies on factoring polynomials over global fields.

Current Students


D. Basson.


M. Kriel.

AIMS Essays supervised

  1. I. Benzaoui: On Elliptic Curves and Factorization, May 2004.

  2. K. Guenda: On Algebraic Geometric Codes, May 2005.

  3. S. Nartey: Automatic Geometric Theorem Proving, May 2007.

  4. L. Olatayo: Automatic Geometric Theorem Proving: An Application of Groebner Bases, May 2007.

  5. N. Ranariboana: Multichannel Sampling with unknown offsets using Groebner Bases,May 2007.