CUT Showcases its academic prowess at SASUF Research and Innovation Week

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CUT Showcases its academic prowess at SASUF Research and Innovation Week

Ms Shelly Mona presented on the topic of Smart Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry: The Path to Digital Value Chain, highlighting the university's innovative research in this field.

The CUT delegates contributed significantly to the prestigious South Africa Sweden University Forum (SASUF) Research and Innovation Week, which took place from 13 to 17 May 2024 in Sweden. Vice-Chancellor and Principal Prof. Pamela Dube led the delegation, alongside key academic and research figures from the university. 

SASUF's core mission is to fortify the connections between South African and Swedish institutions in research, education, and innovation. By fostering collaborative projects, academic exchanges, and joint initiatives, SASUF has become a catalyst for knowledge sharing, capacity building, and interdisciplinary research.

The SASUF Research and Innovation Week serves as a collaborative platform, bringing together researchers, educators, students, and university leaders from 40 partner universities across South Africa and Sweden. The event features two days of Satellite events across the host country, followed by a three-day Sustainability Forum, during which the CUT delegation robustly participated and engaged in joint workshops.

Mr Julian Nwodo from the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment, and Information Technology Presented on Water Quality and Environmental Sustainability of South African Wastewater Treatment plants: A case study of the Free State Province.

The delegation included Prof. Alfred Ngowi, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research, Innovation and Engagement; Dr Deliwe Dee Mongalo, Dr Abidemi Ojo, and Dr Zenzile Khetsha from the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences; Dr Olutunmise Ojo from the Faculty of Humanities; Ms Itumeleng Kgololo-Ngowi from the Faculty of Management Sciences; Dr Izabeth Conradi from the I-GYM; and Ms Shelly Monaand Mr Julian Nwodo from the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment, and Information Technology. Ms Pontso Letuka, SASUF Student Chapter Leader, and Ms Refilwe Moleyane, CUT SASUF Coordinator from the Center for Global Engagement, accompanied the delegation.


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