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
Students continue winning tradition at Greenovate

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Civil Engineering department made it two out of two while the Construction Economics and Management department chalked up their fourth consecutive win at the prestigious Greenovate Awards for final-year students.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 14:45
Unspeakable tragedy yields master’s degree

Two years ago, unspeakable tragedy struck Mabuyi Mhlanga’s family when her young daughter was hit by a car while crossing the road and died on the scene. Instead of shying away from the pain and grief, Mhlanga decided to seek answers and healing by throwing herself into a master’s degree related to road safety around schools.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 14:45
Making her mark in mining

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Associate Professor Megan Becker is the only academic named among chief executives, directors and vice presidents of global companies in the 2018 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining publication.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 - 07:45
Double award in national Three Minute Thesis competition

Doctoral candidate Rene Nsanzubuhoro has developed a novel device that can be used to assess the extent of leaks in sections of water pipeline and other fluid-pipeline systems, without the need for costly and invasive efforts. A combination of inspiration and passion brought him to this point, including his recent success winning first place and the People’s Choice Award in the national Three Minute Thesis competition held in Bloemfontein in October.  

Publication Date:
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 15:00