Message From The Director, Prof T-H Joubert.

At CEFIM we are an enthusiastic and dynamic group of engineers and students with a mission to

  • Provide expert human resources for Southern Africa
  • Do research
  • Serve the community in the fields of microelectronics, optoelectronics and related areas.

These goals are attained by

  • Training undergraduate students in the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer  Engineering
  • Maintaining a postgraduate program which includes both research and training
  • Creating and expanding facilities for research
  • Promoting links between and co-operation with organisations working in the same fields
  • Being a centre of expertise in the microelectronics and optoelectronics.
  • Creating facilities for new fields of research in microelectronics and optoelectronics.


Together with our postgraduate students, we address research questions in millimetre wave microelectronics, mixed-signal integrated circuit design, micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS), silicon photonics, printed electronics and novel electronic devices.

Please contact us if you need any more information. 

Prof T-H Joubert.

Director: CEFIM.

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