Institutes, Centres and Units
In line with its mission of pursuing recognition and excellence in its core functions of research, teaching and learning, as well as integrating engagement with society and communities, UP consolidates many of its research, teaching and engagement activities in 100 institutes, centres and units in the faculties.
A significant number of South African Research Chairs (funded by the South African Research Chairs Initiative), as well as research chairs funded by industry, are housed in these institutes, centres and units. Research themes spanning expertise across departments or faculties are often also based in these institutes, centres and units.
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The Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology has a number of highly acclaimed institutes, centres and units aligned to the Faculty, focusing on computing, applied materials, micro-electronics, electromagnetism, industrial metals and minerals, new energy, radio and digital communication, technological innovation, telecommunication engineering, transportation, integrity management and innovation.
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