Public Seminar: South Africa's electricity system: Regime-resistance, crisis and strategy of incumbancy, Ms Blanche Ting
Posted on February 19, 2020
On 14 February the GSTM held a public seminar where Ms Blanche, Researcher-energy transitions, University of Sussex Business
School, Brighton, U.K presented her research, titled South Africa's electricity system: Regime-resistance, crisis and strategy of incumbancy.
Alexander Von Humbolt Foundation fellowship programme for young professionals.
Posted on February 17, 2020
With the expansion of its German Chancellor Fellowship programme, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will soon be inviting young professionals from South Africa as well to come to Germany to conduct projects and develop new contacts. The addition of South Africa completes the group of BRICS...
South Africa has huge ‘green fuels’ potential. But it needs to act now
Posted on January 15, 2020
South Africa needs to seriously start thinking about shifting its energy focus. This is for two reasons.
The first is that the country’s important exports – coal and platinum – face potential collapse with the imminent shift of global energy markets. A number of factors are...
Best paper award at the SAIIE Awards - Ms Norah Mahlangu
Posted on November 22, 2019
Prof Elma van der Lingen would like to congratulate Dr George Thopil and his Masters student Norah Mahlangu who received the best paper award at the SAIIE Awards and Gala evening on Friday.
The paper’s title: Life cycle analysis of external costs of a parabolic trough concentrated solar...
Dr Anthon Botha received two prizes at the SAIIEnexxxt conference
Posted on October 28, 2019
Dr Anthon Botha from the Graduate School of Technology Management (GSTM), Department of Engineering and Technology Management, received two prizes at the SAIIEnexxxt conference held in Port Elizabeth from 30 September to 2 October 2019. This was the 30th conference of the Southern African...
Nicolene Roux received the Oral Presentation Runner-up award at the Conference of the South African Advanced Materials Initiative 2019
Posted on October 28, 2019
Nicolene Roux, PhD student at the Graduate School of Technology Management received the Oral Presentation Runner-up award at the Conference of the South African Advanced Materials Initiative 2019
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will not be possible without mining
Posted on September 25, 2019
With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and the integration of cyber-physical systems, the internet of things, cloud computing, robotics, artificial intelligence-based systems and additive manufacturing, one must not lose sight of the fact that none of these would be possible without...
The 15th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (16-19 Aug 2020)
Posted on September 06, 2019
The 15th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management conference will take place in Bonito, Brazil from 16-19 August 2020.