New Executive Committee 2016 – 2018

In April 2016 the following persons were elected to the Executive Committee of SAAE for the period 2016–2018: Prof Mark Alexander, Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Director of the Concrete Materials and Structural Integrity Research Unit, University of Cape Town. Dawie Botha, retired Executive Director of the South African Institution of Civil Read the full article…

Trueman Goba

  Trueman Goba is the chairman of Hatch Africa (Pty) Ltd, part of the global consulting, engineering and construction management company, Hatch and was elected President of the SA Academy of Engineering  in June 2016  for the 2016 – 2018 term. He was Vice President of SAAE from 2014 to 2016 and has represented SAAE Read the full article…

Annual General Meeting 2016

In terms of a decision taken at the 2015 Annual General Meeting  on 17 June 2015, the 2016 Annual General Meeting of SAAE took place by electronic communication with all members on 17 June 2016. At this meeting the following six new members were elected as Fellows of the Academy. Thomas Garner, CEO, Cenergi Stanford Read the full article…

2015 Induction dinners

The Western Cape Induction Dinner took place on 22 October 2015 at the Kelvin Grove Club in Cape Town and was hosted by the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). Dr Rob Adams, Project Director Elect of the SKA,was the guest speaker. The Gauteng Induction Dinner was hosted by the Faculty of Engineering, University of Johannesburg,  on Read the full article…

Induction of new Fellows

Nine new Fellows were elected in June 2015 and were inducted in ceremonies in Gauteng and the Western Cape in October 2015. Dr Akiva Beebe,  Regional Director: Sub-Saharan Africa of the Centre for Creative Leadership, was the guest speaker at the Gauteng ceremony at the University of Johannesburg and Dr Rob Adams, Project Director Elect Read the full article…

Workshops of Members of the Academy

In an endeavour to more effectively mobilize the knowledge and experience of its Fellows to better fulfill its mission of providing independent, evidence-informed advice on matters of interest to society, the Academy is engaging with Fellows on ways in which the Academy can best mobilize the expertise of its members in order to reach this Read the full article…