ICTS has been contracted by the Science Faculty to manage their four student computing labs. Gerhard Mohammed, the Lab Administrator, manages the labs and assists faculty staff in booking the lab for classes. Together with Assistant Lab Administrators, he assists students where necessary and ensures that they abide by the lab rules as set out in the General Rules and Polices handbook (page 56).

Access to the labs

Lab

Who can use it?

Number of PCs

Lab location

Sci Lab A

Open to all, but mainly used by the Computer Science Department

85

Room 1.06, Ground Floor, Computer Science Building

Sci Lab B

Open to all, but mainly used by the Computer Science Department

29

Room 1.06, Ground Floor, Computer Science Building

Sci Lab C

Open to all but mainly used by the Departments of Chemistry, Botany and Molecular & Cell Biology.

64

Oceanography Department, Fourth Floor, RW James Building

Sci Lab D

Open to all students but mainly used by the Department of Statistics.

84

Room 1.14, Ground Floor, PD Hahn Building

Sci Lab D Annex

Open to all students but mainly used by the Department of Statistics.

29

Room 1.14, Ground Floor, PD Hahn Building

Opening hours


Lab

Term time

Times

Sci Lab A and B

Monday - Thursday

08h00 - 22h00

Friday

08h00 - 21h00

Saturday

10h00 - 15h00

Sunday

Closed

Sci Lab C

Monday - Friday

08h00 - 17h00

Saturday - Sunday

Closed

Sci Lab D1 & D2

Monday - Friday

08h00 - 17h00

Saturday - Sunday

Closed

Your lab administrators


Lab Administrator

Gerhard Mohamed

Scilab D, Ground Floor, PD Hahn Building
Gerhard.Mohamed@uct.ac.za
021 650 4472

Assistant Lab Administrator

Marciano Martin

Scilab A and B, Room 1.06, Ground Floor, Computer Science Building;
Marciano.Martin@uct.ac.za
021 650 2411

What software is available in the Science labs?

The standard lab software is available in the labs. In addition, the following software is available in Science labs.

Lab

Sci lab A

Sci lab B

Sci lab C

Sci lab D

Sci lab D Annex

AnyLogic 8.3.3

Arduino 1.8.5

BioEdit 7.2.5.0

Data Analysis Plus® 5 plug-in for Excel

ECLIPSE 4.4.2

Ecopath with Ecosim 6.5

jGRASP 2.0.4_03

LibreOffice 5.3.0.3

MATLAB R2018B

Mega 7

Mendeley 1.19 (64-bit)

Meshlab_64b

MiKTeX 2.9.6643

Netlogo 6.0.2

pandoc

PyQt GPL v5.10.1 for Python v3.6

PyQt GPL v5.6 for Python v3.5

Python 3.6.0 (Anaconda3 4.3.1 64-bit)

Python 3.6.3

QGIS 2.18.15

R Studio 1.1.383

Rtools

SIMUL8

Texmaker 5.0.2 (64-bit)

TeXstudio 2.12.0

Virtual Box 6.04

Virtual Box 6.04 extensions

Wing IDE 101 6.0.9-1

WinShell

Zotero 5.0