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  • Industrial Engineering students qualify for Netherlands grand finale in Global Supply Chain Student Challenge

    Posted on April 08, 2016

    A group of four students from the Industrial and Systems Engineering department and EBIT faculty along with their lecturer and mentor Dr Olufemi Adetunji, have been selected to represent the University of Pretoria and South Africa in the Netherlands for the grand finale week of The Supply Chain...


    Posted on April 06, 2016

    The EBIT Faculty presented its first EBIT Week for 2016 from 29 March – 1 April 2016 where we hosted Grade 10-12 learners.

  • UP's School of Engineering celebrates 60 years of excellence

    Posted on March 16, 2016

    On Saturday, 12 March 2016 pioneers of the former Faculty of Engineering and current stakeholders of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology came together to celebrate a legacy of hope, innovation and change.

  • Dr Jacomine Grobler receives JD Roberts Award for Emerging Researchers

    Posted on March 14, 2016

    Dr Jacomine Grobler, a Senior Lecturer of Supply Chain in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Pretoria, has developed multi-objective algorithms for complex, real-world production scheduling problems, which has earned her the 2015 JD Roberts Award for...

  • Passing of Prof Duncan Baker

    Posted on March 14, 2016

    It was with great sadness that we heard of the unexpected passing of Prof Duncan Baker, a former lecturer at the Department of Electrical, Electronic & Computer Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, on Saturday 12 March 2016.

  • Celebrations of the School of Engineering’s 60th Anniversary kicked off with elegance.

    Posted on March 14, 2016

    A gala dinner on 12 March 2016 marked the beginning of the celebrations of the School of Engineering's 60th Anniversary which will be commemorated throughout 2016.

  • Free hearing test with local app hearZA

    Posted on March 03, 2016

    An app that lets users test their hearing using their smart device has been developed and validated by researchers at UP and was officially launched on 2 March 2016 ahead of World Hearing Day on 3 March.

  • UP students win Investec programming challenge

    Posted on January 29, 2016

    A team of students from the University of Pretoria were the winners in a recent 'codeathon' hosted by the Investec IT Grad Programme for university students from across South Africa.

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