School of Engineering

Disciplines

Bioresources Engineering

Bioresources Engineering integrates scientific principles and engineering practice to solve practical problems in the production and processing of food, feed, fibre and fuels.

Prof Mohamed Mostafa

Prof Mohamed Mostafa

Academic Leader: Bioresources Engineering
MostafaM@Ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 3709

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Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering refers to the design, construction, operation and management of industrial plants in which raw materials undergo physical and/or chemical change.

Prof David Lokhat

Prof David Lokhat

Academic Leader: Chemical Engineering
lokhat@ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 1897

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Civil Engineering

Civil Engineers improve our quality of life by the planning, design and construction of infrastructure while minimising adverse impacts on the environment. 

Prof Mohamed Mostafa

Prof Mohamed Mostafa

Academic Leader: Civil Engineering
MostafaM@Ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 3709

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Computer Engineering

In this curriculum, computer systems are applied to the management, control and dissemination of information and the control and management of systems of all forms.

Prof Tom Walingo

Prof Tom Walingo

Academic Leader: Computer Engineering
Walingo@ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 1518

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Electrical Engineering

This curriculum is designed to prepare the student for the environment in which the generation, transmission, and use of electrical power takes place.

Prof Tom Walingo

Prof Tom Walingo

Academic Leader: Electrical Engineering
Walingo@ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 1518

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Electronic Engineering

This curriculum prepares students for the all-pervasive discipline of electronic information handling, which has become crucial to commercial and industrial life.

Prof Tom Walingo

Prof Tom Walingo

Academic Leader: Electronic Engineering
Walingo@ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 1518

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Land Surveying

Land Surveying deals with the field of Geomatics which has revolutionised the traditional survey instruments and, our methods of presenting and transmitting that information.

Prof Mohamed Mostafa

Prof Mohamed Mostafa

Academic Leader: Land Surveying
MostafaM@Ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 3709

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Mechanical Engineering

This broad-based engineering discipline encompasses topics such as Mechatronics, Machine Design, Material Engineering and Metallurgy, Renewable Energy, Fluid Dynamics and Aerospace.

Prof Michael Brooks

Prof Michael Brooks

Academic Leader: Mechanical Engineering
brooks@ukzn.ac.za | 031 260 7667

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