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Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment & IT

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The Faculty is a leading source of locally relevant and internationally competitive programmes in Engineering, the Built Environment and Information Technology, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. It attracts high-quality students and staff, and offers extended programmes to facilitate inclusiveness. It is well resourced in terms of teaching and research facilities, and houses several research institutes. The Faculty maintains close links with industry that supports both the teaching and research programmes. The multidisciplinary nature of the Faculty facilitates interaction across disciplines in both teaching and research activities.

 

News

Sedibeng Water and UP - 15/09/2014
From Department of Chemical Engineering

On 9 September 2014, UPís Department of Chemical Engineering hosted the launch of the Sedibeng Water Chair in Water Utilisation Engineering. This is a research collaboration initiative between UP and Sedibeng Water. It was attended by key industry players and UP staff. Key addresses were delivered by UPís Prof Roelf Sandenbergh, Prof Philip de Vaal, Prof Evans Chirwa and Mr R Takalani, Director: Corporate Services and Acting Chief Executive from Sedibeng Water.

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Sedibeng Water Chair Launch - 11/09/2014
From Department of Chemical Engineering

The Sedibeng Water Chair in Water Utilisation Engineering was launched at an event on 9 September.

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Sound scientific research to inform asset management decisions - 08/09/2014
From Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

The recently established Chair in Maintenance Engineering in the Centre for Asset Integrity Management (C-AIM) in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at UP, has received strong funding support from Weir Minerals Africa, a company that delivers engineering solutions to customers in the minerals, oil and gas, and power markets. This support will enhance the masters and PhD research programs offered by the Centre, with special emphasis on condition monitoring and mechatronics systems. The support from Weir Minerals is further testimony of the relevance of the Centre to industry, as other prominent companies such as Exxaro, Eskom and Rand Water have also committed funding support for the next five years.

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Support from Weir Minerals Africa - 02/09/2014
From Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

The Chair in Maintenance Engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering recently got strong funding support from Weir Minerals Africa

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15th International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC15) - 20/08/2014
From Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

The 15th International Heat Transfer Conference took place from 10 to 15 August 2014 in Kyushu, Japan. This conference started in 1951 and is referred to as the Olympics of Heat Transfer as it is only hosted every four years.

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FACULTY EVENTS:

EBIT Weeks 2014 
    -  First EBIT Week       : 30 March - 2 April 2014 
    -  Second EBIT Week : 6 July - 9 July 2014