Annual Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture 2021

A Vision for a Restructured Electricity Supply Industry in South Africa Presented by André de...

Equality, diversity and inclusivity policy

Including everyone is simply the way we do business. Our culture is collaborative, courteous,...

Advisory Note 4 The importance of hydrological information.

Building a Better post-COVID Water Sector Advisory Note 4: The foundation of our water security is...

SAAE subscribes to the Credo

I am an engineering practitioner and in my profession I take deep pride. To it I owe solemn...

Advisory Note 3: Municipal Water Losses

How do water losses occur? The most recent data in South Africa shows that approximately 41% of...

SAAE Advisory Note 2 to Government The State of water services in South African Municipalities

Building a Better post-COVID Water Sector Advisory Note 2: The State of water services in South...

Building a better post-COVID Water Sector

Building a better post-COVID Water Sector SAAE letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa

SAAE Advisory Note to Government Prioritizing strategic investments

SAAE Advisory Note to Government Prioritizing strategic investments

SA Academy of Engineering
The South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE) is a young, growing, non-profit, independent institution with 199 members. It functions as a voluntary association under its own constitution and follows the model of Academies of Engineering in many countries around the world.
The Academy comprises eminent engineers of all disciplines and related professionals with proven ability and achievement. It is able to harness their wealth of knowledge and experience which, with the interdisciplinary character of the membership, provides a unique resource for independent, evidence-based advice. The SAAE maintains relations with overseas Academies of Engineering and in 2009 was admitted as a member of the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS).
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CAETS 2021

CAETS 2021

The 2021 CAETS Convocation will be hosted by the National Academy of Engineering of Argentina from 17 to 24 September 2021 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The theme of the Convocation will be The Future of Energy and due to Covid restrictions all presentations will be...

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Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture 2021

Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture 2021

On 17 August 2021 Mr André de Ruyter Group Chief Executive of ESKOM Holdings SOC Ltd presented the 2021 Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture online. Mr De Ruyter was appointed in his current role at ESKOM in January 2020. He is a seasoned executive and in the course...

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Obituary – Professor Tania Douglas

Obituary – Professor Tania Douglas

11 August 1969 – 20 March 2021It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Fellow Tania Douglas on 20 March 2021 following a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was aged just 51. At the time of her death, Tania was a professor at the University of...

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CAETS 2020

CAETS 2020

The 2020 CAETS Convocation, which was scheduled to take place in June 2020 but had to be postponed due to the Corona virus pandemic, was hosted by the National Academy of Engineering of Korea in Seoul from 12 to 15 October 2020. The theme was Engineering a better...

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