The second Syngas Convention drew experts and delegates from around the world to present their latest research on topics covering the entire value chain from synthesis gas (or syngas) to final products, with an emphasis on downstream processes. South Africa – as a world leader in the gas-to-liquids (GTL) industry – was an apt location for the event.
The Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment is focussed on improving its research profile and in May 2015, staff and students received awards for their outstanding research work.
Naadiya Moosajee was an inspiring guest speaker at the EBE student council’s Celebrating Africa event held on 5 May 2015. She graduated in 2009 from UCT with an MSc (Eng) in civil engineering and is busy completing her MBA. Naadiya is a cofounder of WomEng previously known as SAWomEng. The change of name is due to their expansion into Kenya and they will be opening in Nigeria and Ghana. She had just returned from Washington where she was one of the 21 Millennial Global Leaders who were invited to attend the Atlantic Council’s Millennium Leadership Programme: Enabling Innovative Ideas, Transformational Leadership, and Global Impact.
Dignitaries, colleagues, students, friends and family were on hand to congratulate Prof Alphose Zingoni at the Cape Town launch of his book Vibration Analysis & Structural Dynamic for Civil Engineers.
First published by CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group, London) in November last year, the book has already sold over 2 000 copies.