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...
Postgraduate Information Session for 2022
Posted on September 14, 2021
The Postgraduate Information Session for 2022 will be hosted virtually on 30 September 2021 at 16:30
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...
University of Pretoria receives a sponsorship for students and a donation of educational equipment from Control Techniques
Posted on May 21, 2021
Congratulations to Tshepo Freddy Masike and Thembelihle Mnguni, two students in the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at UP’s EBIT faculty, who have received a bursary from Control Techniques.
University of Pretoria domestic leader in four subjects in 2021 QS World University Rankings
Posted on March 09, 2021
UP is the domestic leader in four subjects: Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Mathematics; and Accounting and Finance.
UP training TVET students in hydrogen fuel cell systems
Posted on November 13, 2020
“The aim is to develop competent, capable and work-ready technicians for the deployment, installation and maintenance of hydrogen fuel cell systems in South Africa and beyond,” said Professor Raj Naidoo.
UP students part of team that wins award in global hackathon
Posted on October 30, 2020
Two computer engineering students at the University of Pretoria (UP) were part of a team that won an award for best proposal on social distancing at a global hackathon held last weekend.
Prof. Raj Naidoo appointed as new HoD of Dept EEC Engineering
Posted on September 04, 2020
Prof Raj Naidoo has been appointed as the new Head of Department Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering from 1 September 2020 for a term of 4 years.
University of Pretoria ranked top university in SA and Africa on uniRank global list
Posted on July 14, 2020
The University of Pretoria (UP) is ranked number one in South Africa and Africa in uniRank’s list of the top universities on the continent. uniRank is the leading international higher education directory and search engine featuring reviews and rankings of over 13 000 universities and...
UP academics predict COVID-19 lockdown measures will become increasingly difficult to enforce
Posted on July 07, 2020
A study by a team led by academics at the University of Pretoria (UP) predicts that South Africans’ waning compliance with government lockdown regulations will limit their impact in curbing the COVID-19 pandemic.
UP students create app to help homeless shelters speed up service
Posted on April 28, 2020
Two University of Pretoria (UP) students from the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) have developed a mobile app for homeless shelters to access assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UP professor receives Chinese government’s highest honour for contribution to progress
Posted on October 29, 2019
UP academic Professor Ian Craig has been awarded a 2019 Chinese Government Friendship Award.
Huawei launches Authorised Information and Network Academy with UP
Posted on October 11, 2018
Huawei and the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT), at the University of the Pretoria (UP) have announced the launch of the Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA)....
Southern Africa Association for the Advancement of Science Medal awarded to Ms Shruti Lall
Posted on August 21, 2017
Ms Shruti Lall received the Bronze Medal of the Southern Africa Association for the Advancement of Science at Kya Rosa on the University of Pretoria's Hatfield Campus on Monday, 14 August 2017.
Two new textbooks from the pen of Prof Ramesh Bansal
Posted on July 27, 2017
Prof Ramesh Bansal, Group Head (Power) at the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology at the University of Pretoria, has published two new books.
5th Annual Robot Car Race Day: Man and machine bound together till the end
Posted on May 25, 2017
The annual Robot Car Race Day, presented by the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and IT will take place on Friday, 26 May 2017.
The Merensky 2 Library celebrates World Intellectual Property Day
Posted on May 17, 2017
The Technology Transfer Office in the Department of Research and Innovation, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services, celebrated World Intellectual Property Day by hosting an IP lunch talk.