College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Africa-centred energy technologies are safe and sustainable

Through community-engaged research, Unisa’s Safe and Sustainable Energy Project is innovating purpose-fit solutions to living conditions in the Thembelihle informal settlement near Lenasia. Read more

Be safe, be cyber safe

The inaugural lecture of Prof Elmarie Kritzinger, School of Computing, titled Cyber safety for school learners, took place on 22 August 2017. Read more

CSET postgrads walking on water after presentation wins

Two Unisa Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability (NanoWS) Research Unit students scooped awards in Namibia last month. Virgilio Salomao Tete, an MTech Chemical Engineering student, and Hailemariam Abrha Assress, a PhD student, attended the 18thWaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium, which was held in Swakopmund Read more

In search of solutions to societal needs

Dr Lueta-Ann de Kock, Director of the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability (NanoWS) Research Unit, tells Unisans what makes her tick: Read more

Selling the maths story to more and more potential mathematicians

I was eager to join a university of the future that uses innovative teaching methodologies to reach students who would otherwise be unreachable. I feel that Unisa is the one university that is making the most difference in today’s world, and I wanted to be a part of it Read more

Bhekie Mamba plans to position CSET as a world-class college

Having taken up the position of Executive Dean of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) earlier this year, Professor Bhekie Mamba said he feels humbled by the confidence the university has placed on him in being able to steward this college. Read more

Tackling the status quo of emerging contaminants in Southern Africa

The College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) held a workshop on emerging water contaminants, which took place at the Science Campus on 28 August 2017. This is the research contribution conducted by the College’s Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability (NanoWS) research unit. Read more

Unisan scoops 2017 NRF award

Diane Hildebrandt is the 2017 Champion of Research Capacity Development and Transformation at SA HEIs in honour of her contribution to the transformation of the country’s science community and landscape. Read more

Celebrated for leadership and excellence

Percy Sibanda, a second-level student in Mechanical Engineering at Unisa, has won an Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP) award for leadership and excellence at the third annual ABSIP Student Awards held in Sandton on 16 September 2017. Read more

Young, black, and successful

A new generation of researchers is making its presence felt at Unisa. Young, black and successful, they are setting the pace in conducting research with a positive impact on society and publishing their findings in accredited journals that the best scholars in their fields read. Read more