Innovate Issue 10, 2015

Innovate Issue 10, 2015

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The food-energy-water nexus - Prof MW Pretorius



A decade of excellence in service-learning

A fresh perspective on rural development in Gauteng

A smart perspective on electricity

A social franchising partnership approach to infrastructure maintenance

Academic achievers contribute to Faculty’s excellence

ACEIE seals collaboration with UNESCO

Aggregation and internalisation of electricity externalities in South Africa

An assessment of South Africa’s research journals: impact factors, Eigenfactors and the structure of editorial boards

Architecture regenerates and transforms societies and their habitats

Architecture welcomes new Head of Department

Atmospheric emissions from clamp kilns in the South African clay brick industry

BANKSETA awards bursary grants to Informatics students

Centre of Excellence in Nuclear and Radiation Safety

Clean water and waste-to-energy innovations

Coetzee Bester heads up national IFAP Committee

Collaboration and innovation create interesting undergraduate studies

Collaboration enables research at the atomic level

Computer expert awarded an honorary doctorate

Construction economics bids farewell to Head of Department

Corporate entrepreneurship education: individual and organisational entrepreneurial learning

Department of Construction Economics signs agreement with Australian partners

Determining the impact of engineered nanomaterials on the environment

Digital, experimental and econometric initiatives contribute to an enabling transportation sector

Entrepreneurial tendencies of science, engineering and technology students

Environmental Engineering

Establishing a relevant national tender price index for the local building industry

Exploring solutions to South Africa’s electricity crisis

Faculty Concert Evening is a huge success

Faculty contributes to South Africa’s first conduit hydropower facility

Faculty is positioned to meet the challenges of a knowledge economy

Harnessing new technologies to manage climate change

Head of Department recognised for lifelong service to profession

Improving transportation through rail-way engineering knowledge and skills

Industry leader heads Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering

Innovative research into water security receives award

Leader in heat transfer receives Chairman’s Award

Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering engages in continental collaboration

New early warning system may be the answer to prevent poaching and livestock theft

New partnership opens doors

Prioritising control loop faults to maintain chemical industrial processing plants

Producing fuel from agriculture and forestry waste

Prof Fanie de Beer receives esteemed prize

Railway engineering is on track for the future

Research in mineral sciences contributes to the country’s wealth

Research strengthens the Faculty’s innovation capacity

Research team at the helm of new ISO Standard

Researching wireless broadband technologies

Revolutionising the education of mining engineers

SARChl Chair in Advanced Sensor Networks

Sedibeng Water Chair in Water Utilisation Engineering

Signal processing technique ready for commercial testing

South African Chapter to improve the delivery of capital infrastructure projects

Taking aeronautics to new heights

Taking innovation to the next level

The adoption of 3D printing

The defining role of organisational culture in managing services-related moments of truth

The heat transfer and thermodynamic performance of a parabolic trough receiver with perforated plate inserts

The impact of tyre diameter and surface conditions on the rolling resistance of mountain bikes

The interdependency of food, energy and water in the quest for a sustainable future

The nature and use of public open space in the City of Tshwane

The race to engineering excellence

The SKA is helping to bring Africa into the knowledge economy

Timetable-generating software improves students’ efficiency

TuksBaja makes it count

Turning students into work-ready engineers

University of Pretoria honours renowned engineer

UP hosts 2015 IAMOT conference

Using biodegradable material as electrical and electronic components

Vehicle Dynamics Group participates in international project

Welcome to the Dean of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology

Young electronic engineering graduate is making her mark

Young mechanical engineer earns exceptional recognition


Last word

The roots of industrial engineering – Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat

Published by Marlene Mulder

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