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CPD Courses
CoMSIRU offers a range of Continued Professional Development (CPD) courses. They are held at venues across South Africa and open to industry professionals and practitioners, academics and students.
About Us
The Concrete Materials and Structural Integrity Research Unit (CoMSIRU) is an active research unit at UCT's Department of Civil Engineering. We conduct research, teaching and consulting.
Our Aim
CoMSIRU's guiding principle is developing high-level personnel for industry, research and academia, while engaging in innovative and impactful research.
Testing Facilities
CoMSIRU's laboratories offer specialised facilities for concrete manufacture, testing of concrete properties and structural assessment of concrete elements.
CoMSIRU events and conferences
Events and Conferences
Meet the CoMSIRU team – our people attend a range of specialist conferences across the globe, presenting the work and representing the research unit.

News

Saturday, 26 May 2018
IITM Civil Engineering
Prof. Alexander’s work in Chennai, India

Emeritus Prof. Mark Alexander just returned from a six-week stay in Chennai, south-eastern India. As a Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) in Chennai, Prof. Alexander joined the faculty team...

Publication Date:
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 09:00
Matongo Kabani Outstanding Student Engineering Award IHHA 2017
UCT PhD student receives IHHA award

Matongo Kabani, a doctoral student of the Concrete Materials and Structural Integrity Unit (CoMSIRU) at UCT’s Department of Civil Engineering, has been awarded the “Outstanding Student Engineering Award”...

Publication Date:
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 09:00
Heavy-haul railway
UCT joins global rail discussions at IHHA 2017

The 11th International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) Conference, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre 2-6 September 2017, is a five-day event attended by close to a thousand delegates from more than 25 countries.

 
Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 09:00
CoMSIRU team
CoMSIRU team at the fib 2016 Symposium

The fib Symposium 2016 in Cape Town took place in November 2016 at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business in the V&A Waterfront, bringing together fib members from around the world...

Publication Date:
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 11:00

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