EBE Research Expo
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Tuesday, 17 July 2018
UCT Startup for Students by Students

Tamir Shklaz, a third-year electrical and computer engineering student at UCT, is one of four founders of a start-up web-based app called Quillo. Being aware of the financial burden of buying new textbooks, and the time-consuming activity of walking around campus to find the right second-hand textbooks, they put their expertise together and created an app for buying and selling second-hand textbooks.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 11:45
Selected as a 2018 UNLEASH talent

Dr Dyllon Randall from the Department of Civil Engineering has been selected as a 2018 UNLEASH talent. UNLEASH is a global innovation lab that brings together people from all over the world to transform 1 000 personal insights into hundreds of ideas and build lasting global networks around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 16:30
From waste to water: how biorefineries combine water treatment with value recovery

The year 1980 represented an important tipping point for humankind. That has been estimated to be the last year in which our per capita consumption of Earth’s natural resources was in balance with nature’s ability to replenish them.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:30
UCT and Eskom partnership brings change in the energy sector

A new research group, the Applied Thermo Fluid Process Modelling Research Unit (ATProM), is building on an existing collaboration between the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Eskom to provide engineers with up-to-date research, students with real-world experience and solutions to some of the challenges facing ageing energy infrastructure in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 14:45