College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Bumper crop of Unisa finalists in the NSTF-South32 Awards

No fewer than seven Unisa academics have been announced as nominees, some in multiple categories, for the prestigious 2018/2019 NSTF-South32 Awards that recognises outstanding contributions to science, engineering and technology, and innovation. Read more

He's the [ideas] man

A passion for research with a practical application resulting in innovation that benefits South Africa has seen Prof Lukas Snyman crowned as the top intellectual property creator at Unisa for 2010 to 2018 by the DST. Read more

Software foul-ups, bleeps and blunders

"As we enter the era of the Internet of Things, 4IR and big data, a focus on software quality management is inevitable to avoid software disasters." ~ Prof Ernest Mnkandla Read more

Nine questions for...

Vishal Ramnath speaks about his MEng experience and his development of a practical nanofluid model that can be used by engineers operating heat exchangers in industries such as the manufacturing and aerospace sectors. Read more

CSET Swept the floor with Awards

Unisa’s 2019 Research & Innovation Week was held from 4 to 8 March. This year’s theme focused on the challenges, dilemmas and opportunities for ODeL in Africa, particularly, “ODeL in the Global South: Documenting the African Experience”. Read more

'Uzoyithola kanjani uhleti ekoneni?'

Unisa's College of Science, Engineering and Technology fêted its graduands at a rousing ceremony during the autumn graduations. Read more

A sufficiently simple system

Prof Mantile Lekala said in his inaugural lecture that few-body physics techniques can be applied to reveal the rich structure of the fundamental components of matter, thus growing our understanding of the Universe. Read more

The name of the game

In his inaugural lecture, Unisa's Prof Hossein Jafari concentrated on fractional calculus and some of the mathematical methods that have been introduced during the last few decades in applied mathematics and engineering. Read more

An increase in job polarisation

Rapid advancements in science and technological innovations are seeing middle-range routine jobs destroyed, while there is a growth in highly-skilled low/high ends and those that require social and interpersonal skills, says Unisa's Prof Hossana Twinomurinzi. Read more

Maintaining the highest standards of research, innovation and training

CSET's engineering programmes receive the thumbs-up from ECSA. "If I were younger, I would definitely come to Unisa to do another qualification," said one of the assessors. Read more