Know thy enemy in the exhaust
Posted on November 18, 2020
When it comes to the environment, we all agree it needs protecting. It is arguably only Aloysius O'Hare from Dr Suess' The Lorax that will sing about the trees: "I say, let it die, let it die, let it die..."
2020 IE Projects Evening Webinar
Posted on November 13, 2020
The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Pretoria hosted its very first Webinar, celebrating the 2020 final year projects.
UP involved in hydrogen fuel cell systems training of TVET students
Posted on November 09, 2020
The University of Pretoria (UP) is involved in the training of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college graduates in Hydrogen Fuel Cell systems. This is in partnership with Bambili Energy, the Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation (DSI), and the Energy &...
Global Youth Leaders’ Summit 2020: Transforming Crisis into Re-connection
Posted on November 03, 2020
The students of the University of Pretoria attended the “Global Youth Leaders’ Summit 2020: Transforming Crisis into Re-connection. The hybrid summit took place during the weekend of the 24 and 25 October 2020 and was hosted by the Service-Learning and Leadership Office (SLLO) of The...
Engineering 4.0 – A road to a smart future
Posted on September 21, 2020
Consider that South Africa is 18th in the world in terms of the longest network of paved roads. By ‘paved’ we mean bitumen-surfaced and concrete roads. We have 158,000 kilometres of paved roads and a total road network (paved and gravel) of 750,000 kilometres.
World-Renowned Statistician Prof. C .R. Rao -100 years old
Posted on September 10, 2020
Professor Calayampudi Radhakrishna Rao (C.R.Rao) is presently living with his daughter (Prof Tejaswini Rao, Professor of Nutrition, City University of New York, Buffelo) and was an Eberly Professor Emeritus of Statistics, and Director of the Centre for Multivariate Analysis at Pennsylvania State...
Urban green spaces are essential for well-being
Posted on September 08, 2020
The importance of being able to access open spaces, especially green spaces in urban environments, has never been more evident than during the current state of social distancing and restriction of movement brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This was especially significant during the first...
JCP students learn compassion and kindness through mask projects!
Posted on August 26, 2020
The Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology students continue to contribute face masks towards the fight against covid-19.