The next UCT Open Day will take on the 22nd of April 2017 from 10h00 to 15h00. Join us at the New Engineering Building on upper campus to learn more about how you can make a difference with a career in civil engineering.
Mr Vernon Collis has a long association with the Department of Civil Engineering. He is qualified as both a professional engineer and a professional architect. His main contribution to the department to date has been in the area of designing for sustainability in civil engineering, a field in which he is an acknowledged expert with extensive experience in both Africa and Asia. With his appointment, his specific responsibility will lie in researching and teaching of sustainable design in civil engineering, including the convening and lecturing of CIV4035C Design Project.
Two new UCT fellows, professors Nicola Mulder (computational biology) and Alphose Zingoni (structural engineering), were formally inducted at a dinner on 7 December.