Turkish Ambassador launches digital fabrication laboratory at Wits varsity

By Moyosore Salami  The University of Witwatersrand in partnership with TIKA has launched a digital fabrication lab in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering under the directorship of Professor Turgay Celik.  The digital fabrication lab is designed to inspire Wits researchers and students to turn their ideas into real products using a range of advanced digital manufacturing technology and knowledge. It is envisaged that access to the lab will accelerate innovation. In her speech, Turkish Ambassador Ms. Ayşegül Kandas welcomed the collaboration between Wits University, TIKA and Turkey, noting that Wits…

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Wits, Edinburgh universities renew partnership to enhance academic, research, innovation projects

By Opeyemi Babalola Wits University and the University of Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) have renewed a partnership and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-operate on teaching, research and community outreach activities and projects, over the next three years.Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, Professor Peter Mathieson, said the renewed partnership between the universities will foster cooperation on multiple projects, added that it will also aid in developing effective working practices, and work collaboratively to identify solutions to the pressing problems of the 21st Century. There have been…

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