Dr. Lourens Visagie is a lecturer in the Computer Systems and Control Systems group at Stellenbosch University. He specialises in satellite engineering, and has participated in numerous satellite projects. Most notably was the Systems Engineering role he played on the nSight-1 CubeSat, developed by SCS-Space and launched in 2017.
Dr. Visagie leads a small team of post-graduate researchers, focusing on space and satellite research. He also plays an active consulting role in local space industry.