College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Digitally yours

CAES and CSET successfully hosted the first virtual Teaching and Learning Awards Festival, showcasing the sterling work done by both colleges, and promoting and encouraging continued excellence in teaching and learning. Read more

Driving innovation at Unisa

Speaking of a unique African technology that can clean up crude oil and petrol spills in water while making both the oil and the water usable again, Prof Bhekie Mamba, Executive Dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, says that the awarding of an EU patent is significant. "It affirms that our research enjoys global recognition while still remaining relevant to challenges that we have to deal with in our continent." Read more

Top ten globally

A paper published by the Institute for the Development of Energy for African Sustainability was chosen from hundreds of publications worldwide to feature on Wiley’s science news platform. This is the first time research from Unisa, and, indeed, South Africa, has been featured on this official news channel. Read more

Improving technologies to better human lives

Unisa's Prof Ernest Mnkandla dreams of a situation where South Africa and the Southern African region can be counted among the greatest engineers of quality software products and leaders in 4IR. Read more

It's a quantum leap up the charts

Research by Unisa's Prof Lukas Snyman, published in the latest issue of the prestigious IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, was one of the 50 most frequently accessed documents for this publication in June. Read more

Why data protection matters in HE

Unisa's School of Computing hosted its first virtual Security4U mini-conference to address concerns over student information privacy.
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Mentoring the next generation of female organic chemists

Unisa's Prof Malose Jack Mphahlele is delighted to see that researchers who have qualified under his aegis are making their mark as decision makers in the science academe.
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It's a HOP, skip and a jump to help

A small project started by Unisa's Department of Information Systems to distribute masks has now developed into a fully active community outreach project run by Helene Kruger-Franck. Read more

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