Battery energy storage in focus as power outages in South Africa continue

October 22, 2020 1:50 pm
In this time of global market uncertainty, the one thing that we know for sure is that the world needs energy. It’s not only essential to our daily lives but needed in increasingly larger quantities to support economic and social progress, build a better quality of life, and support a...Read More

Permeable pavement a possible solution for better stormwater management

October 22, 2020 9:22 am
In the field of civil and structural engineering, urban stormwater management is a complex and challenging issue. As cities continue to grow, so does the number of impermeable surfaces — those that do not allow water to infiltrate the ground. From concrete sidewalks to parking lots, excess stormwater runoff from...Read More

Air taxis coming to a sky near you

October 22, 2020 9:05 am
Hailing a flying taxi will no longer be just a concept found in science fiction movies. A Japanese company called SkyDrive recently tested a single-seat prototype straight out of Back to the Future. The company has unveiled its electrical vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle, also known as a flying...Read More

EIT graduates mine for diamonds with Debswana

October 22, 2020 8:48 am
From the online classroom to the world's leading producer of diamonds by value, many EIT graduates are using their qualifications to contribute to the operations of Debswana Diamond Company mines located across Botswana. Established in 1969 and owned in equal shares by the Government of the Republic of Botswana and...Read More

EIT students thrive online while waiting to attend on-campus

September 10, 2020 12:18 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) has alumni from over 40 countries and is one of the only institutes in the world that can boast a truly global spectrum of learners due to its online student body. However, EIT also has two campuses in Australia that are ready and able...Read More

The Art of Support: EIT’s Learning Support Officers

September 10, 2020 12:04 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is a unique global institute, delivering online engineering short courses, diplomas, and degrees. Students around the world log into EIT’s synchronous online virtual campus to network with other students and lecturers in real-time. Underpinning this live online academic delivery are EIT’s Learning Support Officers...Read More

Launch Date for EIT’s New eLibrary

September 10, 2020 12:00 pm
EIT’s Academic Resources, Higher Education, and IT departments have been working in the background over the past few months to revamp the EIT eLibrary, hosted on Moodle. We are pleased to announce that the official launch date is 1st October 2020! What is happening? We have updated the EIT eLibrary to...Read More

Bye-bye to batteries in industrial facilities of the future

September 10, 2020 11:56 am
The industrial facility or smart-factory of the future is, in fact, here today. Automated processes ensure efficiency, and round-the-clock monitoring promises ongoing operations. However, not a lot of consideration is given to the crucial sensors in an industrial set up that makes this possible. Industrial sensors are the smaller but...Read More

World-first wireless electricity supply headed for consumers

August 17, 2020 1:52 pm
An electricity startup company in New Zealand says they are working toward a launch of a world-first wireless energy transmission system they assert will be opening up the world's access to power. They reportedly will be using tele-energy technology to enable long-range wireless energy transmission that is safe, reliable, and...Read More