Professor Kobus Van Zyl has been short listed as a finalist for the 2013/2014 NSTF-BHP Billiton awards. He was nominated for the Aqualibrium Water Engineering Competition team in the category: Communication for outreach and creating awareness of Science, Engineering Technology and Innovation.
The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Cape Town is the oldest in the country. Since it was established in 1910, thousands of civil engineers have graduated from the university to help build, quite literally, South Africa and many other countries.
The Fifth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2013), will be held at the University of Cape Town from 1 to 4 September 2013.
Mfundo Vezi, a master’s student in the Department of Civil Engineering, received a prize for the best paper by a young engineer at the South African National Committee on Large Dams (SANCOLD) conference.