Academic achievements and awards


Marilize Everts, a PhD student in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering,  at the University of Pretoria (UP), was recently honoured at the Women in Science Awards for the second time in three years.

This year she was awarded the TATA Africa Scholarship for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology in recognition of her outstanding academic and research performance. She also received this award in 2015.

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Dr Jacomine Grobler received the ‘Best Young Researcher award’ from the ‘Southern African Institute of Industrial Engineers’ (SAIIE).


Members of the EBIT academic staff honoured at Academic Achiever's Awards Gala event (2017) for their excellence in academia, teaching and learning and community engagement:

Prof Tania Hanekom

Chancellors' Award - Teaching and Learning

Prof Reza Malekian

Exceptional Young Researcher




Prof Joshua Meyer

Exceptional Academic Achiever




Prof Ian Craig

Exceptional Academic Achiever






Mr Marco van Dijk

Community Engagement Award


- Author Emly Mathe

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