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 Sue Price 
Room number:   M121
 M Block
Campus:  Westville
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Tel. number:  031 260 3162


  • B.Sc (Comp. Sci. & Applied Maths (Optimization)), Wits.
  • B.Sc Hons (Comp. Sci.), Wits.
  • M.Sc (Comp. Sci.) (by research), UKZN, cum laude. Dissertation title: “Specifying a forest harvest scheduling system which includes wood properties"
  • Currently working on PhD “Agent-based simulation modelling of a sugarcane supply chain”






Price, C.S. & Hughes, M.C.  Producing better quality MCQs at first year level - are guidelines and templates enough? Alternation, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 289-316. 2011 


Kapp, S.B., Price, C.S., Turner. P. & Vermaas, H.F.

A feasibility study on the development and implementation of an integrated manufacturing, planning and control system for the South African sawmill industry.

Southern African Forestry Journal, No. 184, pp. 80-87.

March   1999


Price, C.S. & Turner, P.

Forest products research in South Africa.

Women in Natural Resources, Vol. 19, No. 2 

Winter  1998


Turner, P. & Price, C.S.

Maximising Value of the Plantation Resource: Part 1 - Development of a Log Grading Proposal for Pruned Softwood logs.

Southern African Forestry Journal, No. 176, pp. 29-33.

July         1996


Price, C.S. & Gee, Q.H.

Syllable analysis of North Sotho and its effect on computerized hyphenation.

South African Journal of Science, Vol. 84, No. 6, pp. 480-482 (Article included with the permission of South African Journal of Science, Copyright Associated Scienctific and Technical Societies of South Africa (1988) and Academy of Science of South Africa.)

June      1988


                                          CONFERENCE  PAPERS





 10 Price, C.S. & Raghavjee, R. Have Moodle, can assess: Experiences with online assessment in a first year Information Systems module. 10th Annual Teaching & Learning in Higher Education Conference, Durban, South Africa. 20-22 September 2016.
 9 Price, C.S., Moodley, D., & Bezuidenhout C.N.  Using agent-based simulation to explore sugarcane supply chain transport complexities at a mill scale  Proceedings of the 2014 ORSSA Annual Conference, Parys, South Africa, pp. 88-96, 2014 

Quilling, R., Price, C.S. & Blewett, C.

UKZN third year IS software development teams: Looking back in order to look forwards.

Southern African Computer Lecturers' Association Conference (SACLA 2011), Ballito, 6-8 July 2011.

 7 Price, C.S. & Hughes, M.C. Using MCQ guidelines to improve the quality and uniformity of assessment: the experiences of the School of Information Systems and Technology. University of KwaZulu-Natal 4th Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. 20-22 September 2010.

Price, C.S., Tapamo, J.R., Blakeway, F. & Ahmed, F.

Reducing pulp mill wood variation by including wood properties in harvest scheduling decision-making.

Precision Forestry Symposium - Developments in Precision Forestry since 2006, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 1-3 March 2010.



Price, C.S., Tapamo, J. R., Blakeway, F. & Ahmed, F.

Plantation forestry: an analysis of the domain.

First International Workshop on Domain Engineering: held in conjunction with CAISE'09 Conference (DE@CAISE'09), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 9 June 2009. 


Wessels, C.B., Price, C.S., Turner, P. & Dell, M.P.

Integrating Harvesting and Sawmill Operations using an Optimized Sawmill Production Planning System.

IUFRO Precision Forestry Symposium, Division 3 - Forest Operations, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 5-10 March 2006.


Turner, P. & Price, C.S.

Pre-harvest assessment and the link with optimised solid wood processing (Keynote address).

INFORESTA program, 4th International seminar for value-added innovating products in Pine: The Rapid Growth Pines, Value-added products: Markets, Marketing, Innovation. Bordeaux, France. 19-20 April 2004.


Price, C.S., Wessels, C.B. & Turner, P.

Using modelling and integrated forestry and sawmill software systems to value the pruned log resource.

IUFRO Working Party S5.01-04 "Connection between Forest Resources and Wood Quality: Modelling Approaches and Simulation Software". Harrison, British Columbia, Canada. 8-15 September, 2002.


Cunningham, L.R. & Price, C.S.

Modelling the knotty core and a proposed new sawlog classification system for South Africa.

2nd IUFRO Workshop of the IUFRO Working Party S5.01-04 "Connection between Forest Resources and Wood Quality: Modelling Approaches and Simulation Software". Kruger National Park, South Africa. 26-31 August 1996.



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