Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

NWU Engineering reaches out to Itsoseng Women’s Project

The Faculty of Engineering, in partnership with Dr Melinda du Toit from the Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), reached out to the Itsoseng Women’s Project in Drieziek extension, Orange Farm township to collaborate with members and leaders of the community to address challenges identified by the community.

Poster award at the 29th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

The DST/NRF Research Chair in Biofuels received a poster award for a particularly valuable contribution to the hydrothermal liquefaction topic session at the 29th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (e-EUBCE 2020).

NWU takes on pandemic on many fronts

The disruptive Covid-19 pandemic has not sidetracked the North-West University’s (NWU’s) researchers and academics from using their expertise to the benefit of society.

NWU engineers walk away with international award for tackling Covid-19

An initiative from the Faculty of Engineering at the North-West University (NWU) was recently honoured with an international award from the Covid-19 Innovation Challenge of the United Nations (UN) Africa Innovation and Investment Forum 2020.

NWU engineers tutor prospective students

Life can be difficult for Grade 11 and 12 learners who have to master challenging subjects such as mathematics in their final years in high school. It can even be more trying when a coronavirus pandemic and its resulting lockdown are added to the mix.

International endorsement for NWU’s nuclear technology management

The NWU’s researchers and academics in nuclear engineering have shown that the university’s expertise and academic offerings in the field are in line with the best international standards. This is the case with the NWU’s newly internationally endorsed master’s programme in nuclear engineering.

NWU engineers create solution for school-based Covid-19 screening congestion

In the times in which we currently find ourselves, adequate healthcare and the accompanying screening are of the utmost importance to limit the spreading of the coronavirus.

How to resolve coronavirus food shortages

It is no secret that millions of South Africans currently suffer under the impact of the lockdown regulations introduced because of the coronavirus pandemic. The poor access to food is probably the biggest tragedy, because millions of citizens do not know where their next meal is coming from.

Brand new qualification in Mechatronic Engineering for the NWU

The Faculty of Engineering at the North-West University (NWU) is proud to announce that we will be adding a brand new engineering qualification to our existing range of programmes. The Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering programme has been approved by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) and will allow graduates to compete internationally on the world stage. This programme will be offered as from 2021.

Nothing artificial about their expertise

A small research group at the North-West University (NWU) is starting to attract real interest for their work on artificial intelligence (AI).