Pieter Fourie

piet in workshop
Piet is an Electronic Technician at SAAO whose main tasks and expertise are control systems.  He is involved in the development and control of different instruments and the upgrade and control of the SAAO telescopes.  He’s also the person who looks after the Superconducting Gravimeter that we host for GFZ Potsdam Germany.  Piet received his Higher National diploma from the Pretoria Technikon then his Higher Teachers diploma, and finally a Diploma in Datametrics from Unisa. Piet’s personal page can be found here.