Faculty of Science Research Showcase

Dear Scientists

You are cordially invited to attend the Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Science’s first annual research showcase in Johannesburg, where you'll be introduced to our latest research projects. You are more than welcome to extend this invitation to colleagues and industry peers as well.

The research projects will be representative of all our academic departments, such as biochemistry, botany and zoology, chemistry and polymer science, earth science, mathematics, computer science, applied mathematics, microbiology, physics and physiological sciences. Facilities linked to the Faculty such as the SU Water Institute, the Central Analytical Facilities (CAF) and SACEMA, will also be present.

You are welcome to engage with the researchers, and browse the research themes in your own time between the hours of 12:00 and 18:00. In addition, a series of talks will be presented throughout the day, highlighting specific research areas.

This research showcase is hosted in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering.

Date: Friday, 7 June 2019

Time: 12:00 to 18:00

Venue: Riboville Boutique Hotel & Restaurant, Inside Waterfall Equestrian Estate, Gate 9, Waterfall Drive, Waterfall City, Johannesburg (26.0232° S, 28.0817° E)

Talks offered by researchers in the Faculty of Science are scheduled as follows:

12:30 ~ A tour of machine learning activities for industry at Stellenbosch University (Prof Hugo Touchette)

13:30 ~ Physics solutions for real world problems: From custom measurements to data analysis (Dr Pieter Neethling)

14:30 ~ Advanced analytical techniques for industry (Prof André de Villiers)

If you would like to attend this event, kindly complete the RSVP form
by Friday, 24 May 2019.

Kind regards,
Prof Louise Warnich
Dean: Faculty of Science

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