Saturday, 31 October 2020
Thesis award for top honours graduate

University of Cape Town (UCT) civil engineering honours graduate Mwana Mwale was not only top of the 2019 class, she’s also won second place for her research thesis in the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) National Investigative Project (IP) Showdown.

Publication Date:
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 09:30
Prof Alphose Zingoni Receives Annual UCT Book Award
Professor Alphose Zingoni Receives Annual UCT Book Award

Congratulations to Professor Alphose Zingoni who received the annual UCT Book Award for his book Shell Structures in Civil & Mechanical Engineering: Theory & Analysis...

Publication Date:
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 - 11:15
Prof Zingoni at the SEMC Opening
SEMC 2019 a Great Success

The Seventh International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2019) was held at the Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town from 2 to 4 September 2019. Organised by Alphose Zingoni, Professor of Structural Engineering and Mechanics in the Department of Civil Engineering, the event was attended by more than 400 participants representing 62 countries and 180 universities worldwide. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 - 08:30
Atop Africa’s longest suspension bridge

Emeritus Professor Mark Alexander had always wanted to stand on top of a suspension bridge, just to soak in the combined forces of nature and structural engineering, the massive arcs of steel cable looping between pylons, mimicking the shape of a spider’s web, or a necklace around a woman’s neck.

Publication Date:
Tue, 07 May 2019 - 08:30