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Postdoctoral fellowships available for SKA South Africa in 2017
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 - 12:30

From 28 to 30 June 2017, the International Radar Symposium (IRS) will – for the first time – be held in Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic. The event is organized by the German Institute of Navigation (DGON) and the University of Defence in Brno in cooperation with ERA a.s. company. The IRS is a forum for both academic and industrial professionals in radar from all over the world.

Applications open for SANSA Bursaries 2017
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 - 12:45

SANSA applications for bursaries for the 2017 academic year are now open!

Call for Papers: MMS 2016 in Abu Dhabi City
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 - 12:45

The 16th Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS 2016), organized by Al Ain University of Science and Technology (AAU) will be held from 14 to 16 November 2016 in Abu Dhabi City – United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Post available: Senior Developer Position in Earth Observation – CSIR-Meraka
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 - 12:45

The CSIR has a vacancy for a Senior Software Developer in the Earth Observation Science and Information Technology (EOSIT) competency area within the Meraka Institute.

High Resolution and Imaging Radar (2016): Class Photograph
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 - 12:45

Our sixth course of 2016, High Resolution and Imaging Radar (2016), ran from 06 to 10 June 2016 at the University of Cape Town, where it was presented by two well-known visiting professors from the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Pisa in Italy: Prof Marco Martorella and Prof Fabrizio Berizzi.

Call for Papers: IEEE Radar Conference 2017
Mon, 30 May 2016 - 15:15

For 2017, the IEEE Radar Conference returns west after eight years and arrives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest for the first time. The conference timing coincides with the centennial anniversary of incorporation of Boeing; our theme, “Building on a Century of Innovation,” unites the past and future. Looking back, we highlight seminal radar developments including the co-invention of Pulse Doppler Radar, advances in civil aviation, and the world’s first digitally-processed Synthetic Aperture Radar image from space. Looking forward, we envision an exciting week of exploring the latest developments in research, development and deployment of radar systems for applications from local indoor monitoring to spaceborne remote sensing.

Upcoming course: High Resolution and Imaging Radar (2016)
Mon, 30 May 2016 - 15:15

It is almost time for the following Masters course in our UCT Radar Masters Programme of 2016: High Resolution and Imaging Radar.

Fundamentals of Radar Signal and Data Processing (2016): Class Photograph
Sat, 14 May 2016 - 15:15

Our fifth course of 2016, Fundamentals of Radar Signal and Data Processing (2016), ran from 09 to 13 May 2016, at the University of Cape Town, where it was presented by Associate Professor Amit Mishra.

Students were introduced to the principles and techniques fundamental to the operation of the signal processing found in a radar system. Specific course topics included

EBE Faculty Newsletter of April 2016 available for download
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 - 15:15

The latest Newsletter (April 2016) of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of Cape Town is available for download. It makes for very interesting reading.

EBE Postgrad Expo 2016 coming up
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 - 15:15

The EBE Postgraduate Students’ Council is hosting its annual EBE Research Expo on the 10th of May 2016 from 17h00 to 20h00. This provide interested students with an opportunity to showcase their research.

Introducing the Alan Turing Institute’s YouTube channel
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 - 15:15

The Alan Turing Institute, founded in 2015, is the UK’s national institute for data science.

“The Institute’s mission is to: undertake data science research at the intersection of computer science, mathematics, statistics and systems engineering; provide technically informed advice to policy makers on the wider implications of algorithms; enable researchers from industry and academia to work together to undertake research with practical applications; and act as a magnet for leaders in academia and industry from around the world to engage with the UK in data science and its applications.

The RRSG is featured on CapeTalk Radio!
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 - 15:15

Daniel O’Hagan of the UCT Radar Group hosted Kieno Kammies and his Cape Talk research and production team at UCT in February this year.