College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Meet the Unisan making her mark on the world of science

Recent Unisa graduate Dr Takalani Madima-Cele was acknowledged as one of the exceptional young women scientists conducting research in sub-Saharan Africa at the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards in Nairobi, Kenya, at the end of last year. Read more

Gumbi represents Africa at IYPT launch

On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Unisa congratulates Nozipho Gumbi, who delivered a periodic-table-dedicated address at the official launch of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements in Paris last month. Read more

Patent power! Unisa is serious about solar energy

Unisa Professor Lukas Snyman and his students have patented a solar thermal energy system that goes further than existing systems in collecting, storing and harnessing the sun’s rays for household heating. Self-sufficiency and significant savings for SA households are the likely benefits. Read more

Meet the new Director of CSET's School of Engineering

Unisan Bhekisipho Twala is a professor in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. Find out what makes him tick. Read more

Unisa in forefront of energy research for Winter Olympics

The university has partnered with the Hebei University of Science and Technology in Shijiazhuang, China, to establish the International Joint Laboratory for New Energy. The two institutions will tackle certain major scientific projects demanded by Beijing 2022. Read more

60th Conference of the South African Statistical Association (SASA)

Unisa’s Science Campus is gearing up for the 60th Conference of the South African Statistical Association (SASA), proudly hosted by the Department of Statistics in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET). The conference is set to take place from 26–29 November 2018 at our Science campus in Florida (Roodepoort), which is located to the West of Johannesburg Read more

8 questions for…

Dr Nomcebo Mthombeni, senior lecturer in CSET's Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering, who tells Unisans what makes her tick. Read more

Robotics take to the road

Unisa’s College of Science, Engineering, and Technology continues to provide solutions as it launches an I-SET mobile unit to inspire science, engineering and technology educators and learners. Read more

Chinese and South African universities establish laboratory for New Energy

On 25 September 2018, the opening ceremony of the “International Joint Laboratory for new energy” together established by Hebei University of Science and Technology (HEBUST) and University of South Africa (UNISA) was held in Shijiazhuang. Read more

CSET strengthens research ties with Taiwan

The College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) hosted the 3rd International SA-Taiwan Workshop at Unisa’s Science campus on 24 August 2018. Read more