School of Engineering


Ms Ingrid Botha


Ms Botha is a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the University of KwaZulu-Natal where she obtained a BScEng and MScEng degree. She is currently pursuing her PhD in 4D Printing with her research field encompassing additive manufacturing, polymer science, and soft robotics. She is a member and a post-graduate co-supervisor of the Mechatronics and Robotics Research Group.

Research interests

Additive Manufacturing, Polymer Science, Soft Robotics

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