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Sound and Vibration Research Group gets a research boost from NUMECA International

NUMECA International, Germany, is a leading developer and provider of innovative Grid Generation and multi-physics CFD software systems. This International industry leader has written and provided our Sound and Vibration Research Group’s (SVRG) with a case study which showcases some early results for our studies of ship motion on the SA Agulhas II. Armand van…

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Meet dynamic 3rd Year student, Helen Van Rhyn

Meet our 3rd Year student, Helen Van Rhyn, who is taking the world of Underwater Hockey by storm. For Helen, oxygen must be overrated as players have to hold their breath under water for a very long time. Underwater Hockey was invented in the 1950’s by the British Navy to keep divers in shape and…

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Excellent Teacher Award – Dr Karel Kruger

As one of the 2019 Distinguished Teachers awards winners, Dr Karel Kruger, a lecturer at Stellenbosch University’s Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineer, says he finds great satisfaction in witnessing the development of his students. Bagging an award in the category “Developing Teacher” for the Faculty of Engineering, Kruger says growing up in a household…

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