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Research Showcase for Science and Engineering (JHB)

Stellenbosch University's first annual Research Showcase for Science and Engineering took place at the Riboville Boutique Hotel and Restaurant in Johannesburg on Friday, 7 June 2019.  If you'd like to download an electronic copy of a specific presentation, please click on the title of the presentation in the programme below.  We look forward to welcoming you at our next Research Showcase for Science and Engineering in Johannesburg in 2020.

12:00Civil EngineeringDr Richard WallsHow to (not) burn down a shack – fire safety engineering for the billion
12:30Mathematical SciencesProf Hugo TouchetteTour of machine learning and artificial intelligence activities at Stellenbosch University
13:00Process EngineeringProf Steven BradshawMines, data mines and urban mines – mineral processing done better
13:30PhysicsDr Pieter Neethling Fundamental solutions to real world problems
14:00Electrical & Electronic
Dr Willem JordaanControl in uncertainty – creating autonomous vehicles in a dynamic world
14:30Chemistry and Polymer ScienceProf André de Villiers Advanced analytical techniques for industry
15:00Industrial EngineeringProf Jacomine Grobler Data science – how to leverage data for superior decision making
16:00Mechanical & Mechatronic
Prof Anton BassonDigital twins – your systems' presence in Industry 4.0
17:00Centre for Renewable and
Sustainable Energy Studies
Dr Bernard BekkerManaging variability – key to a renewable energy future