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SAIMechE Postgraduate Conference 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline has been extended to Friday, 17 November 17h00! INVITATION: SAIMechE Western Cape, in association with local engineering faculties is once again presenting their annual conference on Postgraduate Research in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Materials, Energy and Biomedical Engineering. The conference is aimed at providing an opportunity for local postgraduate students to showcase their [...]

Postdoctoral position for 2024/2025

STERG currently has a position open for a postdoctoral researcher in heat transfer and pressure drop in rock bed thermal energy storage systems. The research is led by Prof. Jaap Hoffmann (htps://www.mecheng.sun.ac.za/about-us/academic/thermo-fluid-dynamics/) and uses techniques such as particle characterization, discrete element modeling, computational fluid dynamics, and laboratory experiments. For more information click here.    

Solar Thermal Engineer job opportunity

Neon Energy has an opening for a Mechanical engineer, majored in thermodynamics to design heating and cooling systems: to ensure the heat transfer is appropriate to achieve the desired result, efficiency and consistency. If interested please send your CV to Pepsi Baiocco mp.baiocco@neonenergy.co.za

Sasol sponsors Energy Observer’s Cape Town stopover

                  Sasol is proud to sponsor the first-ever African stopover of Energy Observer, the world's premier renewable energy hydrogen-powered vessel, which will be docked at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 12 – 20 June 2023. A floating laboratory that showcases the potential of sustainable energy [...]

Workshop on mastering Postgrad NRF Scholarship applications

The Postgraduate Office will be hosting a 2-day interactive online workshop on Mastering NRF Scholarship Applications.   Dates: 23-24 May 2023, or 1-2 June 2023.   Time: 9:00-15:30 (on both days of the workshop).   Please note: Space is limited, first registered, first reserved basis. The sessions will not be recorded. If you register for [...]

Women+ in Concentrated Solar Webinar

Women+ in Concentrated Solar, with the valuable support and organization by ATA Insights, is happy to announce their first webinar on “How thermal energy storage makes variable renewables dispatchable”, which will be held online on May 25, 2023 @ 1 pm CEST. For more information and to register please click here.

SOLTRAIN Training Course for Experts & Professionals

FREE Course Invitation: Date: 22-23 May 2023 Venue: STIAS (The Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study), Marais Road As part of the SOLTRAIN+ capacity-building framework, a free training course on energy assessments and improving thermal energy efficiency is being offered. The primary purpose of this course is to equip participants with knowledge and skills to assess [...]

International Summer University 2023 at Osnabrück

The Summer University Lingen (SUL) is open to students of any degree course, graduate and post graduate. It is especially interesting for students majoring in business-related subjects, but students from other degree programs may also apply.   What makes SUL special is the combination of company visits and classes on campus. SUL focuses a lot [...]

Research assistant positions available at University of Stuttgart

Stellenausshcreibung: Project MISHA Doctoral student (experimental): Supported by a technician this person will design an experimental rig to measure the heat transfer performance of potassium-filled heat pipes. After procuring the components, the experimental test section will be set up. The measurement data acquisition is to be programmed. The experiments will be carried out after consultation [...]

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