College of Agriculture, Engineering
and Science (CAES)

Category: 2021


International Mathematical Fellowship Award for PhD Candidate

Mr Abd-semii’ Oluwatosin-Enitan Owolabi, a PhD candidate in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (SMSCS) has received the International Mathematical Union (IMU) Breakout Graduate Fellowship Award, one of three awardees pursuing mathematical doctoral studies in the developing world.

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UKZN Students Clean Up River in Pietermaritzburg

The Operation Songamanzi Student Organisation (OSSO) – a UKZN club based on the Pietermaritzburg campus, which deals with water conservation – held a clean-up drive along the Alexandra River while implementing Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM).

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Centennial Celebrations for Bright Patriarch

The Bright family is celebrating the 100th year of alumnus Mr William Thomas (Bill) Bright, born on 13 August 1921 to a century of life that saw him joining the Allied efforts in World War 2 and escaping Nazi imprisonment, assisting with the construction of the Sani Pass road service in the 1950s and serving as the Mayor of Howick in KwaZulu-Natal for two five-year terms.

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UKZN Engineering Alumnus Working with McClaren

Mechanical Engineering alumnus Mr Stephen Johanson has carved a career for himself in the automotive industry, driving forward advancements in hybrid technology at McLaren Automotive Ltd in the United Kingdom, where he is Engineering Manager for Electric Drive Systems.

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