Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing

Chemical engineers design, develop and manage the processes that convert raw materials to useful products on a large scale. From oil to fuel and chemicals, from rock ore to metals, from biomass to fuels, from effluent to clean water – chemical engineers are working to enhance our quality of life in a sustainable way.

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What’s the latest news in the Department of Process Engineering

Engineering Open Day 2016

Engineering Open Day

The annual Engineering Open Day will take place on Saturday 28 February 2015 from 09:00 until 16:00 at the Engineering building complex.

This popular event, which was held in April for many years, will coincide with Stellenbosch University’s Open Day from 2015.

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Engineering Open Day on Youtube


Find out more about our exciting research in Chemical Engineering

Research Opportunities 2017
Research 2017

Research 2017

Starting 2017, the Process Engineering Department has many exciting research opportunities for masters and doctoral students, in the fields of Chemical and Extractive Metallurgical Engineering.

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Student life at the Department of Process Engineering

Jamie Cripwell unconfused by Confucious
Jamie Cripwell

Jamie Cripwell

Jamie Cripwell, a PhD student at Process Engineering, was named joint winner with Liesl Kotze, an Honours Mandarin student, of the South African Preliminary Competition to the 14th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for College Students.

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