Impacting Airbus aircraft design
University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers from the Industrial Computational Fluid Dynamics (InCFD) Research Group have made their mark in the field of international aircraft design, specifically the Airbus A320.
UCT Polar Engineering Research Group
The group is breaking the ice on what they do, and how it affects the future of our world! Under the banner of the Marine Research Institute, this multidisciplinary team that includes researchers from Oceanography, Civil Engineering, Chemical...
Space pioneer’s tears for Africa
As one of the world’s pioneers of space exploration, Major General Charles Bolden was fully prepared on a technical level for virtually any eventuality when he first travelled in the Space Shuttle Columbia in the 1980s.
2019 EBE undergraduate student council
Joshua Mukurazhizha, third left is the chair of the 2019 EBE undergraduate student council. Members of the council are seen here with the Dean, Professor Alison Lewis.
Women in Engineering
Developing creative, innovative women in engineering.


Saturday, 16 February 2019
How a rock and gold-plated watch swayed a research career

Professor Aubrey Mainza’s career has shifted from thoughts of studying medicine in Zambia to becoming a renowned researcher in mineral processing and metallurgy in South Africa. Now his work focuses on improving the efficiency of major mining operations around the world.

Publication Date:
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 - 11:15
IChemE Warner Prize Winner 2018/19

Congratulations to Dr Dyllon Randall from the Department of Civil Engineering who has been awarded the IChemE's Warner Prize for 2018/2019.

Publication Date:
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 13:45
UCT signs agreement with leading French geological institute dedicated to sustainable management of natural resources

The University of Cape Town (UCT) and the French Geological Survey public institution, BRGM, have joined forces to promote research in three major themes – responsible mining, the circular economy and the sustainable management of water resources.

Publication Date:
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 - 12:15
Putting the African Mining Vision into practice: UCT takes the LEAD

The inaugural LEAD programme (Leaders in Extractives and African Development), spearheaded by UCT, promises to equip a new generation of African mining professionals with skills needed to become leaders in the responsible extraction of minerals in Africa.

Publication Date:
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 - 09:45