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Research Showcase for Science and Engineering (JHB)

Thank you for attending our first annual Research Showcase for Science and Engineering at the Riboville Boutique Hotel and Restaurant in Johannesburg on Friday, 7 June 2019.  If you would like to download one of the presentations, please feel free to click on the web links in the programme below.  We look forward to welcoming you at our next Research Showcase 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