Wednesday, 20 October 2021
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
Inaugural African fellowships for young UCT scholars

Seven young University of Cape Town (UCT) scholars are among the inaugural 2019 cohort of Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellows. FLAIR Fellowships are awarded to talented African early-career researchers who have the potential to become leaders in their fields.

Publication Date:
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 12:15