Latest News of the Division of Biomedical Engineering
Prof Ernesta Meintjes election as a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) is prestigious acknowledgement of her indisputable achievements in the pursuit and advancement of magnetic resonance imaging science.
While a feat of vision, engineering and innovation was putting men on the moon in 1969, at the tip of Africa, at the University of Cape Town (UCT), a nascent centre of engineering and innovation was being born.
The field of biomedical engineering is central to health technology innovation. In response to the need for biomedical engineering capacity in Africa, a free open-access e-book "Biomedical Engineering for Africa" edited by Prof Tania Douglas has recently be published.
Congratulations to Prof Tania Douglas for receiving the 2019 South African Women in Science Award as Distinguished Woman Scientist in Research and Innovation!
All alumni and collaborators of the Division of Biomedical Engineering are invited to celebrate with us 50 years Biomedical Engineering at the University of Cape Town on 19 September 2019.
Come and join us for our very first informal open discussion about your journey in academia.
Congratulation to all students from the Division of Biomedical Engineering who graduated during UCT's graduation ceremony in April. We wish all graduates success in their further endeavours.
Congratulations to Dr Tinashe Mutsvangwa for his election as Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Congratulations to Prof Sudesh Sivarasu for his recent election as member of the Global Young Academy from May 2019.
The Division of Biomedical Engineering welcomes 37 postgraduate students who joined various programmes this year.
Biomedical engineers from UCT and Osmania University, India, have put their heads together to develop a tool for clinicians to administer medication to their patients remotely using mobile messaging technology.