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New Dean for EBE
The University of Cape Town has appointed Professor Alison Lewis as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (EBE) from 1 June 2015 – the first woman to receive such an appointment. Prof Lewis is seen with Sibongiseni Gqebe.
Claude Leon Merit Awards
Congratulations to Dr Kirsten Corin, Dr Sebastian Skatulla and Dr Steeve Chung Kim Yuen on receiving a Claude Leon Merit award for early-career researchers - 2015.
Celebrating EBE’s excellent research
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.

News

Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Professor Michael Claeys

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.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 13:45

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.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 13:00
Celebrating Africa month

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.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 11:45

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.

Publication Date:
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 07:45