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School of Engineering

School of Engineering

Technological innovation and its management and application are essential for the creation of prosperity in any country. The Engineering School of the University of Pretoria gives students the education to make a considerable contribution in this field. 
 
Our Engineering School is one of the largest of its kind in the country and has various fields of specialisation in a variety of departments, like industrial & systems engineering, chemical engineering, electrical, electronic & computer engineering, mechanical & aeronautical engineering, material science & metallurgical engineering, mining engineering and civil engineering. We have strong ties with industry. One of the benefits for our students is the high esteem in which our graduates are held, both nationally and internationally.

School of Engineering · University of Pretoria · Private bag X20 Hatfield PRETORIA · 0028 · SOUTH AFRICA

  • Tel: +27 (0)12 420 2724
  • Fax: +27 (0)12 420 3874
 

News

MIT Spring Break Programme - 02/04/2014
From Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

The University of Pretoria has an exchange programme with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Aeronautical Engineers making a difference - 13/03/2014
From Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

In response to the much publicised problem of rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park, a team of students from the University of Pretoria and three partner universities are designing and building an unmanned fixed-wing aircraft equipped with intelligence gathering sensors, such as cameras with night vision, which will enable park rangers to pro-actively fight poaching.

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Kumba Virtual Reality Centre for Mine Design - 05/03/2014
From Department of Mining Engineering

Another impressive ‘first in Africa’ project for the University of Pretoria: a virtual reality centre for Mining Design that will change the face of teaching. It is a dream that started late 2011, come true.

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UP shines at Solar Energy Conference - 03/02/2014
From Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

Lecturers and postgraduate students from UP made a valuable contribution to the Second South African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC), held in Port Elizabeth at the end of January 2014. The focus of the papers was on heat transfer aspects of heat exchanger equipment that contributes to making concentrating solar power (CSP) systems more effective.

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