Young engineers set to impress with the Freedom Won Range.
Posted on September 29, 2023
A significant transformation is underway for the Electrical Engineering students at the University of Pretoria, propelling them into the Current Future.
Enrolling directly for a MEng from a BEng from 2024
Posted on September 08, 2023
From 2024 onwards, students will have the option of enrolling for a MEng degree directly after completing the BEng (provided that a cumulative weighted average of at least 65 % has been achieved for the BEng). The previous BEng -- BEngHons -- MEng path will still be available. These web pages...
Spring Graduation 2023
Posted on September 06, 2023
In the department EEC Engineering 2 PhDs, 12 M.Eng, 3 B.Eng (Hons) and 10 B.Eng degrees were conferred on candidates.
UP engineering students prepare learners for STEM careers through Tuks Robot School programme
Posted on August 29, 2023
As part of the University of Pretoria’s (UP) Tuks Robot School programme, students from the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) have been teaching learners from underprivileged township and rural schools about robotics, computer programming and sensor...
HUMAN EXPOSURE TO ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS EMITTED BY WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICES: FROM 1G TO 5G - IN-PERSON TALK BY PROF. VIKASS MONEBHURRUN
Posted on August 24, 2023
Join the IEEE South Africa AP/MTT/EMC Joint Chapter for this in-person talk by Prof. Vikass Monebhurrun on the effects of wireless communication devices on human health. The aim of the talk is to provide a review of the current state of the art on human exposure to electromagnetic fields emitted...
Making big waves with small waves
Posted on August 11, 2023
Tinus Stander, a professor in the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering in the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, delivered his inaugural address on 7 August 2023. The topic of his presentation was...
UP EBIT Week shows increasing number of female learners interested in STEM subjects
Posted on July 25, 2023
“We always try to raise awareness among female learners, because getting more females into STEM is an important drive for us,” the Faculty said.
The annual robot car race day at the University of Pretoria illustrates innovation and tenacity among our youth
Posted on June 09, 2023
It was with much excitement that the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology’s third-year students in Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering counted down the days to the much-anticipated Annual Robot Car Race Day
Passing of Prof Johannes A.G. Malherbe (Jan)
Posted on May 09, 2023
It is with sadness in our hearts that we announce the passing of Prof Jan Malherbe
Smart grid offers benefits for all stakeholders
Posted on April 26, 2023
Implementing a smart grid system in South Africa offers a range of benefits for power generators, electric utilities, customers and society, says UP specialist energy industry consultant Dr Willem de Beer.
Inaugural Address: Prof JP de Villiers
Posted on October 04, 2022
T he inaugural address of Professor JP de Villiers from our department will take place on Tuesday, 4 October 2022 (17:30 for 18:00) in the Senate Hall, Hatfield Campus, University of Pretoria
177 degrees conferred for EECE at Autumn Graduation 2022
Posted on May 09, 2022
During the Autumn Graduation Ceremony on 4 May 2022, 177 graduates from EECE received their degrees.
University of Pretoria students receive full annual bursaries from Seed Analytics
Posted on February 17, 2022
Seed Analytics has awarded a full annual tuition bursary to two female students in the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, thereby giving them the opportunity to venture into the field of data analytics.
Passing of Prof Wilhelm Leuschner
Posted on February 04, 2022
Prof Wilhelm Leuschner passed away on 31 December 2021. He was the Head of the Department Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering (October 1994 - April 2011). A celebration of God in his life was held on 9 January 2022.
Low-cost, low-volume additive manufacturing builds on four decades of microelectronics excellence
Posted on December 03, 2021
Within the field of microelectronics, most of the novel innovations that are developed have been driven by Moore’s Law. This relates to the observation made by Gordon Moore in 1965 that the number of transistors in a dense integrated circuit doubles every two years.
Postgraduate research in microelectronics at UP receives financial support from Motseni Hi-TechSpace
Posted on September 17, 2021
The postgraduate research capacity of the Carl and Emily Fuchs Institute for Microelectronics (CEFIM) in the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology received a boost in...
Education-in-action: UP Robot Car Race goes online for first time
Posted on September 06, 2021
The race was held online this year because the department realised that students were struggling with the lack of interaction with their peers and felt discouraged by lost opportunities.
Ford Awards Exclusive Alan Mulally Scholarship to Promising University of Pretoria Engineering Student
Posted on June 28, 2021
Ford Motor Company has recognised the promising talent of University of Pretoria student Natalie Hanekom by awarding her an Alan Mulally Leadership in Engineering Scholarship for 2021 – one of only 10 scholarships awarded globally each year, each valued at $10 000 (approximately R140 000).
‘Everyone who is in a position to help should do so if they can,’ says UP engineering graduate on a mission to make a positive change through community projects
Posted on June 09, 2021
UP engineering graduate Gerdus van der Laarse headed up UP’s Engineers Without Borders in 2020 and was involved with Moja Gabedi project. He shares what he learnt and his insights on Youth Month.
Build-up to the annual Robot car Race Day 2021
Posted on May 27, 2021
This annual race is hosted by the University of Pretoria's Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering under the auspices of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and IT. The 2021 Robot Car Race Day will be presented online on 3 July 2021. Follow us on Facebook at...