School of Engineering

Prof Glen Bright

Dean and Head of School and Academic Leader: Mechanical Engineering (Acting)

Professor Bright is the Dean and Head of the School of Engineering.

He graduated with a BSc (Mechanical Engineering), MSc (Engineering) and PhD (Engineering) degree at the Ex-University of Natal in Mechatronics, Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Systems.

His is a Professor of Mechatronics, Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Systems since 2002 and a holder of the James Fulton Chair in Mechanical Engineering. 

He graduated with an MBA degree at UKZN in 2011 and lectures courses  in Mechatronics, Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Systems. 

Prof Bright is the leader and supervisor of the Mechatronics and Robotics research Group, (MR2G) since 1995. 

Research interests

  • Mechatronics and Robotics Research Group (MR2G)

Research profiles