Love of nature driving force behind Dominique’s master’s

"I grew up with a deep love of nature," says Dominique van Schalkwyk who will receive her master's degree in...
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Love of nature driving force behind Dominique’s master’s

Through serendipity Dr Mkhululi Mabhula regards Stellenbosch as his home

Dr Mkhululi Mabhula, PhD graduate at the Faculty of Engineering, had no say in the choice of the South African...
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Through serendipity Dr Mkhululi Mabhula regards Stellenbosch as his home

“Creativity” the word that inspired Dr Louzanne Bam from an early age

Over the years, creativity played a big role in Dr Louzanne Bam's life. The word was one of the triggers...
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“Creativity” the word that inspired Dr Louzanne Bam from an early age

Dr Wouter Bam likes to grapple with the bigger picture

Coming from a family of medical doctors, Dr Wouter Bam broke the mould and opted for engineering, specifically Industrial Engineering....
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Dr Wouter Bam likes to grapple with the bigger picture

Dr Christa de Kock driven to creatively address problems

"I am driven to creatively address problems," says Dr Christa de Kock. "When it came to choosing a career, I...
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Dr Christa de Kock driven to creatively address problems

Dr Wibke de Villiers follows father’s advice and finds her niche

"I had no idea what I wanted to study after Matric," says Dr Wibke de Villiers, one of the Faculty's...
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Dr Wibke de Villiers follows father’s advice and finds her niche

Jac van der Merwe Competition for Innovation celebrates 25 years

Innovation competition celebrates its diamond anniversary! On 26 November 2019 the annual Jac van der Merwe Competition for Innovation was...
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Jac van der Merwe Competition for Innovation celebrates 25 years

The Faculty of Engineering is one of Stellenbosch University’s flagship faculties and is one of South Africa's major producers of top quality engineers. The world-class engineers we produce contribute to the economic development of the country and improves citizens’ quality of life.

In addition, our outstanding research and consulting services add value to industry, and substantially supplement our funding streams.

There are approximately 4 000 engineering students, of whom approximately 3 000 are undergraduate and 1 000 postgraduate.

T​he Faculty was established in 1944 and is housed in a large complex of buildings with modern facilities.

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Open Day - Saturday, 29 February 2020

Are you interested in how engineers go about applying science and technology in order to improve the world at large, or are you perhaps planning to pursue a career in engineering?

If so, do visit the Faculty of Engineering during Stellenbosch University's Open Day from 08:00 to 15:00 on Saturday, 29 February 2020.

Numerous interesting and exciting engineering exhibits and demonstrations (presented by staff and students) will take place at the five engineering departments.

The first departmental tour will depart at 08:15 and the last departmental tour will depart at 14:15 from the white marquee tent (corner of Banghoek road and Joubert street, Stellenbosch).

Please feel free to contact us if you require any additional information in this regard.

Read the latest Faculty of Engineering newsletter here.

Latest Events

Data Science and Computational Thinking: Connect Event

Date: First Friday of every month

Start:  14:30

End:  16:00

Venue: Upstairs boardroom, Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS Management, entrance via Joubert Road, Stellenbosch​

Data Science and Computational Thinking: Summer School

Date: 20 to 31 January 2020. Applications open 21 October.

Click here for more information.

 

 

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