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August 2013

NMMU graduate engineer to assist in building faster cars (published August 2013)

 

BTech Mechanical Engineering (2012) graduate, Beverly Singh, will join the team of specialist en gineers who are building the Bloodhound Supersonci Car in bristol in the UK.  It will be used in a bid to break the land speed record (LSR) at Kaahskeen Pan in the Northern Cape in 2016.

Singh was previously a process engineer at Bay wind turbine firm Kestrel Renewable Energy. 

 

 

 

 


 

Alumnus voted as President (published August 2013) 

 

Director of Technical Services, Melvin Syce (MSc 2006) has just been voted "President Elect" of HEFMA - The Higher Education Faculties Management Association of South Africa.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Director is appointed as President (published August 2013)

 

Wayne Muller (NHDip Public Management 1994), Deputy Director: Financial Aid who has elected as the new President of the board of Financial Aid Practitioners of South Africa.

 

 

 

  

 


 

Graduate wins Bronze (published August 2013)

 

NMMU Zoology (MSc, 2001) graduate Ryan Wasserman won the prestigious Bronze Medal for Ex-cellence in Aquatic Science at MSc level for his work at the, South African Society of Aquatic Scientists‟ Conference.

He has published five scientific works from his MSc research, two of which are international research papers and all of which appear in ISI rated journals.

 

 

 


 

Staff alumni on Ministerial Committee (published August 2013)

 

DPHIL (1994) Arts Professor Heather Nel, Senior Director: Institutional Planning has been appointed to a ministerial committee to develop a national articulation policy for the post-school education and training sector.

Nel’s colleague from Cipset, Uthando Baduza has also been appointed to serve on this committee.

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