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  • UP Department of Architecture hosts international architectural archiving workshops

    Posted on March 04, 2019

    The Architecture Archives of the University of Pretoria (AAUP) and the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands recently hosted a series of workshops on the management and preservation of architectural drawing collections.

  • Interior Architecture postgraduate student, Nadia Ghillino captivates the attention of SABC and Chinese Global Daily

    Posted on February 12, 2019

    Nadia Ghillino, Masters student in Interior Architecture (class of 2018) exhibited her dissertation project, The Secret Life of Streets, at the Department of Human Settlements’ Neighbourhood 4.0 Off-the-Wall Technology Showcase at the CSIR on 8-9 February.

  • L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Postdoctoral Award: Dr Marilize Everts

    Posted on February 07, 2019

    Dr Marilize Everts, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Pretoria was awarded the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Postdoctoral Award in Nairobi, Kenya, on 6 December 2018. A total of 488 nominations...

  • Dr Riana Steyn in the Department of Informatics is awarded the 2018 AIS Award for Innovation in Teaching

    Posted on February 05, 2019

    In this article Dr. Riana Steyn shares some of the projects and research studies that contributed to her nomination and ultimate award of the EBIT Teaching and Learning Award for innovative teaching methods, teaching systems analysis and design.

  • Good enough is no longer Good enough

    Posted on November 22, 2018

    We believe that people from all backgrounds should benefit from advances in technology.

  • White Paper on Artificial Intelligence for Africa

    Posted on November 19, 2018

    Prof Nelishia Pillay collaborated with Access Partnership and Microsoft on the white paper on Artificial Intelligence for Africa.

  • Prof Jan Eloff's visit to Chang'An University in China

    Posted on November 15, 2018

    On 23 October 2018, Professor Jan Eloff, Deputy Dean of Research and Postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and information Technology visited the Chang’ An University (CHD) to strengthen the collaborations between CHD and the University of Pretoria.

  • UP academic awarded international medal for mining engineering doctorate

    Posted on November 13, 2018

    UP engineer Dr Michael du Plessis is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Rocha Medal, awarded to him by the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM) at the 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium in Singapore.

  • Innovate Research Publication

    Posted on October 30, 2018

    Prof Sunil Maharaj, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, University of Pretoria handing over the Innovate Research Publication to Deputy Minister Buti Manamela of Higher Education, at Gallagher Estate.

  • Huawei launches Authorised Information and Network Academy with UP

    Posted on October 08, 2018

    Huawei and the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT), at the University of the Pretoria (UP) have announced the launch of the Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA)....

  • Young Professionals Forum holds big energy debate at UP

    Posted on October 02, 2018

    The Consulting Engineers of South Africa’s Young Professionals Forum held its first annual “Big Energy Debate” recently, in partnership with the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology (EBIT).

  • It’s the end of the world as we know it

    Posted on October 02, 2018

    You can run but can’t hide from the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), says the University of Pretoria’s Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, Prof Sunil Maharaj, in an interview with Primarashni Gower.

  • UP academic wins Global Young Researcher Award

    Posted on September 12, 2018

    The University of Pretoria extends its congratulations to Dr Taryn Bond-Barnard of the UP Graduate School of Technology Management (GSTM), who’s been honoured with this year’s Global Young Researcher Award in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The award is administered by the International...

  • Honorary doctorates awarded to world-renowned experts

    Posted on September 10, 2018

    During its Spring graduation ceremonies, the University of Pretoria conferred honorary doctorates on three internationally recognised professors in honour of their contributions to their respective fields of expertise.

  • 2018 IE Prize Giving

    Posted on September 03, 2018

    2018 IE Prize Giving Function & Networking Opportunity

  • 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.

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