College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Power generation for the poor

The research of Prof Christopher Enweremadu from Unisa’s Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering is focused mainly on alleviating the energy poverty of the rural population. Read more

Unisan makes her mark globally

Prof Adéle da Veiga from the School of Computing is very pleased to have authored part of a book that was chosen to be featured in the IGI Global K-12 Online Learning E-Book Collection. "It is a privilege to add the name of Unisa to the chapter and to represent Africa's leading open, distance, and e-learning institution in such a project." Read more

Passionate about professional bodies

Prof Kemlall Ramdass, from Unisa's College of Science, Engineering and Technology, has been selected to be part of an ECSA working group that will develop a discipline-specific training guideline for candidate professional engineers, engineering technologists and technicians in Computer Engineering. Read more

Solving flesh-and-blood problems with mathematical models

Prof Melusi Khumalo, from Unisa's College of Science, Engineering and Technology, is an NRF C3-rated researcher whose forte when it comes to fluid flow analysis is the biomedical field. Read more

#YouthMonth: Make a difference

As we remember the courageous youth of 1976, Unisa’s Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability research unit celebrates its young, early-career academics for their boldness, dedication and courage in tackling global challenges and providing potential solutions. Read more

Science fiction? No, science fact!

A microchip able to monitor vital body bio-balances and warn you on your cellphone if your system is out of whack? This could be around the corner if the research by Unisa’s Prof Lukas Snyman, published in the latest issue of the prestigious IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, is realised. Read more

Significantly transformed, and continuing its transformational drive

CSET is on the right track as far as transformation is concerned and, in fact, has done far better than would have been expected of a college in a scarce-skills environment, says Executive Dean, Prof Bhekie Mamba. Read more

NanoWS students make their US (water)mark

Alfred Kajau, Nomcebo Khumalo, Coster Kumunda and Sikelelwa Ndiweni completed a graduate-level online course with the University of Massachusetts. Prof Thabo Nkambule says this demonstrates Unisa's leading role in affording education opportunities, especially though online measures. Read more

Quality student service recognised

Professor Kemlall Ramdass from the School of Engineering and Ronel van der Merwe from the School of Computing have received the Living CSET Values Award certificate of excellence. Read more

Top talker about science

Trevor Simbayi, a master's student in Biotechnology at the Institute for the Development of Energy for African Sustainability at Unisa, has made it to the finals of FameLab SA. Read more