College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Innovator in the service of humanity earns a training opportunity in Switzerland

Mbuso Ngcongo, a Bachelor of Science in Computing student, is one of the winning innovators earmarked to attend a training programme in Switzerland, in September of this year. Read more

Masedi’s Unisa journey takes him to the University of Zagreb

Up-and-coming young physicist Masedi Masekane is following an exciting PhD journey jointly supervised by Unisa and the University of Zagreb, the largest university in Croatia and one of the oldest in Europe. One of the outcomes of his research will be a ground-breaking materials analysis system, the first of its kind in Africa. Read more

From waste to valuable products

Delivering his inaugural lecture, Professor Tshwafo Motaung discussed his research into the conversion of waste into useful products that are lighter and affordable in response to the National Development Plan 2030. Read more

Seeking innovative ways to remove natural organic matter from water bodies

In his inaugural lecture Professor Thabo Nkambule, head of Unisa’s Institute for Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability, shared insights based on his extensive research into tackling the challenges posed by the presence of natural organic matter in our water systems. Read more

Top engineering student receives SACMA award

The South African Colliery Managers’ Association recently recognised Kgariri Benny Magolego from the Department of Mining Engineering as a top achieving student in Coal Mining Engineering. Read more

Wielding the power of mathematics to solve real-world problems

In his inaugural lecture, CSET’s Professor Emile Franc Doungmo Goufo discussed how mathematical operators are used to address, among others, global warming challenges. Read more

It's Chai Time with Wesley Moonsamy

Meet Wesley Moonsamy, co-founder of It’s Chai Time, technology enabler, part-time lecturer and Unisa alumnus. Read more

Unisa experts develop multilingual robotics terminologies

In another major step forward for indigenous robotics education in South Africa, a multidisciplinary team completed a collaborative project developing multilingual robotics terminologies, glossaries, and open education resources. Read more

Department of Mining Engineering celebrates first-ever PhD graduates

The recent introduction of the Doctor of Philosophy: Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) qualification at Unisa has made earning a PhD in an engineering discipline a reality, and three candidates have graduated. Read more

I-SET publishes "I-SET VOICES" documentary

Inspired towards Science, Engineering and Technology, I-SET is a community engagement flagship project of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology. The College recently collated and produced an "I-SET VOICES" documentary which explores voices within I-SET communities. Read more