The information below is an overview of CUT’s Research Centres and the objectives of each.
Director CRPM Research: Dr JG van der Walt, email@example.com | Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Research focus areas
Centre for Applied Food Sustainability and Biotechnology (CAFSaB)
Professor and Centre Director: Prof. JFR Lues, firstname.lastname@example.org | Department of Life Sciences
The CAFSaB offers high-quality research outputs that culminate into postgraduate qualifications, publications in high-quality journals, patentable and commersialisable innovations and skills addition to members in the field of Food Safety and Biotechnology in the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences.
The aim are
Director: Prof. N J Luwes email@example.com | Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Sustainable smart cities use technology and data to improve the efficiency and sustainability of infrastructure and services. It aims to meet needs, while minimizing impact on the environment and using resources in a responsible and efficient way. A sustainable smart city uses a range of technologies and solutions to address challenges.
The objective of the centre is to focus on research that will be able to produce new technology, products, devices, structures, and methodology that will contribute towards the development of a Sustainable City of the Future. Through research and development, the centre aims to address United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), contribute to technology, enforce skills, and generate new knowledge with publications, patents, and products.
The CSSC operates by focusing on the following Grand Challenges.
Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus
Resilient and Adaptive Urban Environment
Education/Skills for the Future Work
Journal for New Generation Sciences (JNGS)
CUT Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme
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