Wits graduates are at the forefront of a wide variety of professional engineering practices and also add the strengths of their engineering education to problem solving in related fields such as management, consulting, law, medicine, and government. In addition, a number of prestigious Research Units – structures operating at a national level and contributing to the development of local industry and policy – is hosted by our School.
To read more about the history of the School of Mechanical,Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering follow the link to the History page. Information regarding connections with industry can also be found in the Industry Liason and Motor Industry pages.
The BSc (Eng) curriculum, within the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at Johannesburg’s University of the Witwatersrand, is structured to supply a solid grounding in fundamental engineering science, with an emphasis on generalised problem-solving skills
The Department of Mechanical,Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering produces world class engineers and has been at the forefront of engineering in South Africa for just over one hundred years.
The academic staff at the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering is involved in a diverse range of research including refrigerating and heat-pumping machines and systems, performance assessment and systems, retrofitting existing machinery and systems for improved performance, and automated fault diagnosis in machinery and systems.
To find out more about the staff and their particular research fields please follow the link to the academic staff profiles. Any general queries can be directed to the administrative staff.
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