Aidan Senzanje
Aidan Senzanje
 
Dr Senzanje has extensive experience in lecturing in the fields of irrigation engineering and s soil and water management at the tertiary level, and has also been involved in the design of courses and curricula for tertiary level classes. 

His research interests are in the areas of irrigation engineering, soil and water conservation engineering and agricultural water management. 

He has been involved in the supervision of students at all levels from undergraduate, post-graduate diploma, MSc, and PhD levels, in a wide range of fields that include irrigation, catchment management, and soil and water conservation.
     
 Position:   Senior Lecturer
 Qualifications:


  BSc (Hons)
MSc (Agric Eng) Cranfield (UK)
PhD (Agric Eng) Colorado State University (USA)
MSAIAE, MSAII
     
 Discipline:   Bioresources (Agricultural) Engineering
 Campus:   Pietermaritzburg
 Telephone:   033 260 6064
Email:   senzanjea@ukzn.ac.za
     
 Research Areas:

  Irrigation Engineering, Soil & Water Conservation, Agricultural Water Management
Recent Publications:   
Malota, M., A. Senzanje. 2016. A diagnosis of sub-surface watertable dynamics in low hydraulic conductivity soils in the sugar cane fields of Pongola, South Africa. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 92: 61-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2015.10.004 

Malota, M., A. Senzanje. 2015. Modeling mid-span water table depth and drainage discharge dynamics using DRAINMOD 6.1 in a sugarcane field in Pongola, South Africa. WaterSA 41(3): 325 – 334

Gomo, T., M. Mudhara, A. Senzanje. 2014: Farmer satisfaction with the irrigation service of Mooi River Irrigation Scheme, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. WaterSA 40(3): 437 – 444. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/wsa.v40i3.6 

Gomo, T., A. Senzanje, M. Mudhara, K. Dhavu. (2014): Assessing the performance of smallholder irrigation and deriving best management practices (BMPs) in South Africa. Irrigation and Drainage 63: 419 – 429. http://dx.DOI: 10.1002/ird.1815 

Makurira, H., H.G. Savanije, S. Uhlenbrook, J. Rockstrom and A. Senzanje. 2011. The effect of system innovations on water productivity in subsistence rainfed agricultural systems in semi-arid Tanzania. Agricultural Water Management 98: 1696 – 1703 http://dx.doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2011.05.003