The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) currently has a vacancy for a research group leader in Energy Systems. Please visit their webpage for more information on this opportunity.
Tyron Jardine, a Masters student at STERG, was interviewed for the Faculty of Engineering's newsletter. Read more about his story here.
This year marks the first online SolarPACES conference, which has proven itself to be a great success. Under usual circumstances, it would have taken place in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Nonetheless, the conference experienced over 50 % more participants than in 2019, comprising of more than 500 attendees across 36 countries that could experience over [...]
Stellenbosch University would like to invite prospective students (and current students in some faculties) to apply for full or partial scholarships for 2021. Closing date: 13 November 2020 Each faculty has its own scholarship application form. Please click on the link which you can find on each faculty's page in this booklet. Please note the following [...]
Supercritical CO2 cycles: theory and applications Live Webinar (Zoom) October 7, 2020, 9:00 16:30 Register here: https://www.kth.se/form/5f72adb48900990a8c2ec0bc
It is possible to reduce the impact that concentrating solar power (CSP) towers might have on bird populations by managing the infrastructure well, especially during downtime when it is not generating power. So says HP van Heerden, after completing research at South Africa’s only concentrating solar power tower. Read more about it here [...]
ANU (Australian National University) presently has four post-doctoral positions advertised in the Solar Thermal Group, see the link below. The positions suit people with materials, mechanical, metallurgical or process engineering background, and spans CSP topics relating to thermal storage technologies, advanced materials, and system modelling, as well as decarbonisation of steelmaking. Applications close 28 September [...]
PREMA: Energy efficient, primary production of manganese ferroalloys through the application of novel energy systems in the drying and pre-heating of furnace feed materials Published on: Thursday, 6 August, 2020 The Highveld region of South Africa experiences cold-dry winter conditions. Therefore, even moderate winds have the potential to entrain dust particles into the lower [...]
The Royal Academy of Engineering opened applications for the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 2021 on 23 June 2020. The prize aims to stimulate, celebrate and reward innovation and entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. Applications are invited from individuals or small teams, living and working in sub-Saharan Africa. Entrepreneurs from all engineering disciplines, with an [...]
STERG PhD student, Steve Clark, was recently interviewed on Total's Brulpadda find. Read about it here.