Posted on March 18, 2023
The recent earthquakes that hit Turkey on 6 February 2023, as well as the aftershocks during the course of the following month, leading to the loss of life and damage to buildings and other structures in the aftermath, have left the world in shock. During a public lecture on 9 March 2023, Prof...
Posted on March 16, 2023
All eyes are on the new Minister of Electricity. Does he have what it takes to resolve the energy crisis? Or will his appointment further obfuscate an already incoherent portfolio? UP’s Prof David Richard Walwyn has some advice.
Posted on March 15, 2023
UP's Prof Vukosi Marivate, has been accepted into the Forum of Young Global Leaders, joining a global network of over 1 500 members and alumni from 120 countries who are leading governments and Fortune 500 companies.
Posted on March 13, 2023
Prof Bharath Belle, an extraordinary professor in the University of Pretoria’s Department of Mining Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, has received the SME (USA) Howard L Hartman Award for outstanding contributions to mine ventilation...
Posted on March 06, 2023
Collaboration between industry and academia ensures that graduates are industry-ready and relevant, says project leader and Head of the Department of Informatics Prof Hanlie Smuts about the partnership with Direct Transact.
Posted on March 03, 2023
When hearing aids are not enough, cochlear implants are the next step to alleviate hearing loss. But they are not for everyone. A transdisciplinary research team aims to customise each device and enhance the benefit for users of these devices.
Posted on March 02, 2023
In a year that brought artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to the fore in a much stronger way than before, it is essential to demonstrate our authentic wisdom and empathy as engineers in all we do, says Prof Wynand JvdM Steyn, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and...
Posted on February 16, 2023
A team of researchers from the University of Pretoria and Aarhus University say an increase in green infrastructure awareness among City of Tshwane officials and residents will increase the many benefits that green spaces can deliver.
Posted on February 15, 2023
UP has partnered with Google to create mathematical models to increase the presence of Sesotho, Setswana, isiXhosa and Sepedi on the internet.
Posted on February 14, 2023
The University of Pretoria (UP) has been doing research in the field of Blade Tip Timing (BTT) for the past nine years and is proud to announce that another one of its research initiatives is making inroads in industry. The University has patented three new inventions in the field of BTT, which...
Posted on February 13, 2023
The Department of Construction Economics welcomed their new quantity surveying-, real estate- and construction management students.
Posted on February 10, 2023
During the 2022 ASAQS Virtual Presidential Address & Awards Ceremony, the gold medal was awarded to Mckayla McMaster who completed her BSc QS Honours degree at UP in 2021 with distinction.
Posted on January 25, 2023
In recognition of its commitment to its students, the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology presents its annual Teaching and Learning Awards. This year the Faculty boasted joint winners: the team from the Faculty of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering,...
Posted on December 12, 2022
UP's Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment, and Information Technology has launched a new computer laboratory at the Edward Phatudi Commemorative School in Atteridgeville as part of its Adopt-A-School project.
Posted on December 06, 2022
Power companies KEPCO KPS and Eskom Rotek Industries have jointly awarded bursaries to the value of R1 035 000 to UP engineering students.
Posted on December 06, 2022
Nico Wilke, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering in the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, delivered his inaugural address on 8 November 2022. The topic of his address was: “When nothing...
Posted on December 06, 2022
Prof Elma van der Lingen, Chair: GSTM would like to congratulate the GSTM team for winning GYSEOY (Greatest Young Systems Engineer Of the Year) award at the INCOSE SA Annual Conference. The team members were Justinge Nanfuka, Aubrey Nxumalo and Bernard Musewu.
Posted on December 01, 2022
The Department of Mining Engineering in the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology concluded a successful research year with the presentation of its annual research colloquium on 18 November 2022. The Department, which strives to be a...
Posted on November 25, 2022
The engineering education conference as well as the Global Engineering Deans Council meeting co-hosted by UP will focus on what and how engineering university students worldwide should be taught, in line with the global digital disruption.
Posted on November 22, 2022
The students will support BMW Group South Africa in growing and maintaining software within its IT business, and ultimately, these new technologies, techniques, and unique perspectives will benefit South Africa.
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