Musings of a professor
Prof Mark Alexander delivered a Snape Memorial Lecture, in which he shared anecdotes, paid generous tribute to his mentors, and offered some reflections on the industry.
Teaching & Learning
CoMSIRU is integrally involved in two postgraduate programmes within the Department of Civil Engineering, namely the Structural Engineering and Materials (SEM) Programme and the Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance (CIMM) Programme.
About Us
The Concrete Materials and Structural Integrity Research Unit (CoMSIRU) is an active research unit in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Cape Town. The unit’s research is focused on durability of concrete structures, structural...
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Friday, 22 September 2017
Student Retreat

The Student Retreat, held in the new Economics Building of UCT on the 16 of July, was a wonderful opportunity for CoMSIRU students, who range from countries across the African continent, to gain knowledge through interaction and information sharing...

Publication Date:
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 09:30
CoMSIRU Annual Panel Meeting

On Thursday 18 June 2015, members of various engineering organisations all stepped away from their normal work to take part in the fourth annual panel meeting of the Concrete Materials and Structural Integrity Research Unit (CoMSIRU).

The day started with four well-executed student presentations which struck a chord with the panel members, as they then had an opportunity to comment on the quality of the research that CoMSIRU students were undertaking.

Publication Date:
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 07:30
CoMSIRU wins 5 - 1 in tournament against fourth years

Once again the CoMSIRU soccer team lead after the first leg of the annual two-legged soccer tournament against the fourth year students. 

On Thursday the 27th of October 2014, the much anticipated CoMSIRU vs the Fourth Years Tournament began. A naturally shaky beginning due to the late start and uncertain weather conditions did not discourage CoMSIRU as they were able to overcome the first leg of the tournament against the fourth year students 5 – 1.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 08:45