Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering
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Biomedical Engineering

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Biomedical engineering (BERG) involves applying the concepts, knowledge and approaches of virtually all engineering disciplines ​to solve or improve healthcare related problems. Biomedical engineers​ use their expertise in biology medicine ...

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Renewable Energy

​The Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies (CRSES) acts as a central point of entry into Stellenbosch University for the general field of renewable energy. Some contract research projects are completed within CRSES ...

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Solar Thermal Energy

​The Solar Thermal Energy Research Group (STERG) was the first university research group in the country to focus on solar thermal energy research. A main objective of the group is to train students to deliver research outputs in CSP.

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Sound and Vibration

​The Sound and Vibration Research Group (SVRG) is situated in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at the University of Stellenbosch. The SVRG has established expertise, equipment and laboratory facilities ...

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Mechatronics, Automation and Design

​​​​The Mechatronics, Automation and Design (MAD) Research Group focusses on product design and manufacturing systems that combine controllers, sensors, actuators a​nd/or mechanisms, such as reconfigurable manufacturing systems and metrology-systems.

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Materials Engineering

​The Materials Engineering group is working with many of the leading national and international institutions in the area of materials engineering. The level of contact varies from fully funded research projects, through to partial funding of projects ...

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