UP academic awarded international medal for mining engineering doctorate
Posted on December 04, 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 11, 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 20, 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.
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...
The Informatics Department receives 5.4 million worth of bursaries for 50 deserving students
Posted on May 24, 2018
The University of Pretoria, Informatics Department in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology received R 5,4 million for bursaries from BANKSETA for the 2018 period for 50 bursaries.
Recognition for Qabilah Abramjee’s remarkable academic achievements
Posted on May 17, 2018
On 18 April 2018, the Department of Construction Economics at the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology presented its annual prize giving function
‘Artificial intelligence: Myth or reality for the 4th industrial revolution?’ - Inaugural Address of Prof Nelishia Pillay
Posted on May 15, 2018
Congratulations to Prof Pillay the HOD for the Department of Computer Science, who delivered her inaugural address on 8 May in the Senate Hall at the University of Pretoria.
Dr Beth Le Roux receives a Newton Mobility Grant
Posted on May 14, 2018
Dr Beth Le Roux have been awarded a Newton Mobility Grant to the value of just over £9 000 by the British Academy.
Posted on May 08, 2018
Dr Monique Potgieter and Dr Ciara Blaauw are twin sisters who have both graduated with a PhD in Electronic Engineering. They started their undergraduate studies at the University of Pretoria in 2011 and their postgraduate studies (BEng Hons) in 2015.