Members' postings

12th South African Conference on Computational and Applied Mechanics, Cape Town, 30 Nov-02 Dec

Submitted by Alfred Bogaers on Tue, 01/07/2020 - 09:06

The South African Conference on Computational and Applied Mechanics (SACAM) is one of the premier international conferences of Computational and Applied Mechanics on the African Continent that attracts both local and international participants. The SACAM conference is held every two years as a forum for presenting current developments in computational and applied mechanics.

Celebrating 25 years of service

Submitted by Andie de Villiers on Fri, 12/13/2019 - 11:11

For more than 25 years the South African Association for Mechanics (SAAM) has fostered, promoted, coordinated and organized various activities concerning theoretical, experimental and computational mechanics in South Africa. SAAM also represented South African interests in theoretical, experimental and applied mechanics as an affiliate of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM) and the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) for this period.

Announcement: 14th International Conference on CFD In the Oil & Gas, Metallurgical and Process Industries

Submitted by Quinn Gareth R… on Mon, 08/26/2019 - 07:52

SINTEF will be hosting the next instalment of the CFD conference series (CFD2020) in Trondheim, Norway next year. This conference is aimed at fluid flow experts working in a wide range of industrial disciplines and invites papers on fundamentals, numerical methods, software developments, and applications. Please see the website for further details.

Professor Daya Reddy elected as president of the International Science Council

Submitted by Sebastian Skatulla on Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:39

Professor Daya Reddy, who holds the South African Research Chair in Computational Mechanics at UCT, has been elected as the first president of the International Science Council (ISC). Forty international and over 140 national and regional bodies participated in this election process, which took place at the ISC general assembly in Paris, France. The ISC was formed following the merger of the International Social Science Council and the International Council for Science.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR FUNDING: For relevant projects of NSTF proSET member organisations

Submitted by Sebastian Skatulla on Thu, 07/05/2018 - 09:19

It is that time of the year. The NSTF proSET (Professionals in Science, Engineering and Technology) Committee is hereby issuing its fifth round of call for proposals as per the attached letter and proposal form, and according to the current guidelines for proposals. In the next round, proposals for the launch of new and innovative projects may be called for.

ABAQUS FEA Training Courses

Submitted by Etienne Horn on Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:27

FEAS’ engineers are ideally suited to conduct training having have spent time at tertiary institutions teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Many of these courses are based on formal lecture notes and workshop examples developed over time by Simulia.

Feel free to have a look at our course offerings and training schedule for 2018 (

For more information, please contact FEAS at or +27 21 556 6462. 

MSc, PhD and Post-doctoral Fellowships in Computational Cardiac Mechanics

Submitted by Sebastian Skatulla on Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:06

The Computational Continuum Mechanics Research Group of the University of Cape Town together with the Department of Medicine, the Department of Human Biology and the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine invite applications from suitable candidates for Post-doctoral, PhD and MSc Scholarships as part of the collaborative project "Patient-Specific Simulation of Ventricular Remodelling in Inflammatory Heart Diseases” funded by the NRF Blue Skies Programme".