School of Engineering

Research

Overview

The  School of Engineering is home to world class researchers who seek sustainable solutions for problems faced by contemporary society. Often, these researchers work as part of multi-disciplinary groups, providing unique and useful insights. 

Prof Akshay Saha

Prof Akshay Saha

Academic Leader: Research and Higher Degrees
Saha@ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 2725/ 2305

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PUBLICATIONS

Research Space is an institutional repository of the University’s publications. It was developed to increase the visibility, availability and impact of its research output. Take a look at publications from the disciplines within the School of Engineering.

SARChI CHAIRS

The South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) was established in 2006 by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF). 

It is designed to attract and retain excellence in research and innovation at South African public universities through the establishment of Research Chairs at public universities in South Africa with a long-term investment trajectory of up to fifteen years.

There are two SARChI research chairs in the School of Engineering.

Prof Annegret Stark

Prof Annegret Stark

Chair of Sugarcane Biorefining
StarkA@ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 3383

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Prof Cristina Trois

Prof Cristina Trois

Chair of Waste and Climate Change
troisc@ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 3065

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