On 11 May, staff and guests celebrated the launch of Dr Manya Mooya’s book Real Estate Valuation Theory: A critical appraisal. The book is only the second book to be published in the Department of Construction Economics and Management. It was published by Springer, an esteemed publisher in the scientific world.
Collaboration between UCT’s Minerals to Metals Signature theme and Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) strengthened by visit and signing of the MOU at UCT on 4 May 2016.
The Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment is home to some clever machines and some canny experimental robots, produced by lecturers and postgraduate students. Here is a sample of the faculty's workhorses and prototypes.
Research based on work done by Professor Alison Lewis and her team in the Crystallisation and Precipitation Unit (CPU) at UCT, is being used at Eskom’s R8.3 million pilot eutectic freeze crystallisation plant. The research, funded by Eskom removes all pollution from the water, solidifies it into pure salts and cleans the water so it can be reused in the power plant.