Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Royal Aeronautical Society medal for mechanical-engineering team

The Royal Aeronautical Society recently conferred a silver medal on the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Aircraft Fuel Tank Component Design team for the application of their research work in computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

Publication Date:
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 15:30
Just Transition Transaction case study – towards energy equity

Three University of Cape Town (UCT) climate change experts have carried out a case study to understand what a just transition of South Africa’s energy landscape into a low-carbon environment could look like. This Just Transition Transaction (JTT) aims to simultaneously solve the electricity supply crisis in South Africa while moving the country towards renewable energy, its emissions commitments and job creation in terms of the Paris Agreement.

Publication Date:
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 15:15
COVID-19 multitool opens communal doors, taps

A novel multitool designed by a University of Cape Town (UCT) electrical engineering team will make opening doors and taps much safer for communities who rely on communal facilities but are wary of COVID-19 contaminating public surfaces.

Publication Date:
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 14:45
Waste-to-fuel project an IChemE Global Awards 2020 finalist

An intercontinental research team from Brazil, India and South Africa, comprising researchers from the University of Cape Town (UCT), has been announced as an IChemE Global Awards 2020 finalist in the Energy category for their Decentralised Diesel system, which aims to produce fuel from waste.

Publication Date:
Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 13:15