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  • Hyper-heuristics: Theory and applications by Nelishia Pillay and Rong Qu

    Posted on August 27, 2018

    Natural computing is one of the most exciting developments in computer science, and there is a growing consensus that it will become a major field in computer science in this country.

  • University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator

    Posted on August 07, 2018

    The University of Pretoria has announced the launch of Tuksnovation, a new high-tech business incubator which will initially support postgraduate students within the Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) Faculty.

  • The Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and IT gives 67 minutes for Madiba

    Posted on July 19, 2018

    On Mandela Day, 18 July 2018, the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT), in association with Dr Martina Jordaan from the Department of Informatics, volunteered their 67 minutes at Kutumela Molefi Primary School in Pienaasrspoort, near Bronkhorspruit.

  • EBIT Week attracts future #GirlBosses

    Posted on July 11, 2018

    ‘Amazing’ and ‘exciting’ are words that high-school learners used to describe their visit to the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT) at the University of Pretoria (UP) this week. EBIT hosts a biannual, week-long event which affords...

  • Mobicel tablet donation

    Posted on June 15, 2018

    Mobicel and Dr Maria du Preez, Business Development Director of Bidvest Panalpina Logistics who serves on the Board of the Department of Industrial Engineering, joined forces and brought unexpected joy to ten deserving students.

  • John Zachman presents a lecture at the University of Pretoria

    Posted on June 08, 2018

    The University of Pretoria was privileged to have John Zachman as a speaker at an event co-hosted with the EACF (http://www.enterprisearchitecture.co.za/) at the University of Pretoria on 7 June 2018.

  • Harvard University’s Professor Toni Griffin visits the EBIT Faculty

    Posted on June 04, 2018

    On Tuesday, 29 May 2018, the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology’s School for the Built Environment hosted Prof Toni Griffin from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design

  • MultiChoice and UP partner to foster technology talent in South Africa

    Posted on May 29, 2018

    MultiChoice South Africa and the University of Pretoria (UP) have announced a partnership, intended to develop and sustain scarce Artificial Intelligence, and specifically Machine Learning technology skills in South Africa. This partnership will see MultiChoice sponsoring a Research Chair in...

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