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STERG at Engineering Open Day

STERG and its affiliated research group, the Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies (CRSES), had the pleasure of attending the Engineering Open Day event on Saturday, 20 April. A stall was established inside the Mechanical and Mechatronic Structures Laboratory, and showcased various past projects, such as a Fresnel lens, a small-scale heliostat field, a [...]

NERSA Bursary

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is offering bursaries to students interested in pursuing a career in the energy sectors that fall within its regulatory mandate. NERSA is offering bursaries to students who wish to study towards a Masters or PhD Degree. Bursaries are awarded for fields of study that are relevant to [...]

CRSES Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Stellenbosch University’s Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy (CRSES), hosted within the Faculty of Engineering, is seeking an applicant for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the field of solar thermal heating of industrial processes to support the SOLTRAIN+ initiative. The Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies (CRSES) at Stellenbosch University enables a sustainable future [...]

Call for Abstracts: AC21 Legacy Symposium, March 2024

Join SU, the SDG/2063 Impact Hub at SU International, and our international partners for the Academic Consortium 21 (AC21) Legacy Symposium in from 10 - 12 March 2024 The Symposium will investigate how international research and education collaboration within SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) 3, 7 & 9 to contribute to a sustainable world. Applications are welcome from researchers, emerging young scholars [...]

HelioCon position available

Join the HelioCon team and advance U.S. heliostat technologies!   HelioCon is seeking a Postdoc Researcher-CSP System Analysis to join our models and analysis team to quantitatively assess the benefits of heliostat design, manufacturing, and operation concepts. Read more here:   Apply Today!   See other great HelioCon Job Opportunities:

STERG Intern Harm van Dijk

Harm is a 25-year-old student from the Netherlands who is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialisation in Thermo-Fluids Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His journey in engineering is driven by a fascination with solar thermal energy and a passion for creating a more sustainable future. Harm heard [...]

STERG Intern Casper Poot

Casper, a 24-year-old hailing from Eindhoven, the Netherlands, is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His interests span a diverse range of activities, including rowing, tennis, and indulging in quality movies and TV shows. Casper's journey to Stellenbosch University, and more specifically to STERG, was guided [...]

PhD Workshop in Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains – 17-21 April

An international PhD workshop is being c0-hosted on campus from 17-21 April 2023.  The workshop is organised by colleagues from the Departments of Logistics (EMS) and Industrial Engineering. The world-renown presenters are Prof Alan McKinnon (Scopus) and Prof Kai Hoberg (Scopus), both from Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany.  They will be supported by local staff [...]

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship(s) in Solar Thermal Energy Research

Stellenbosch University’s Solar Thermal Energy Research Group (STERG), hosted within the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, is seeking applicants for Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions. STERG’s primary mission is to train students and deliver research outputs in Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) and related technologies. Three key focus areas have been identified in STERG’s research strategy, [...]

Sapienza University of Rome Erasmus+ Scholarship Programme

The following scholarships are available at Sapienza University of Rome: Students 6 month duration for each student Students of all cycles and of all disciplines (except Medicine for 1st and 2nd cycle students) 1500 euros for travel expenses 850 euros per month Minimum duration 3 months   Staff 14 days duration for each staff All [...]

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