Among the key players in the Centre for Broadband Communication launch are from left Prof Derrick Swartz, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Vice-Chancellor; Ms Hina Patel, CSIR, Executive Director of Meraka Institute; Randy Ponds, Executive Vice-President of Operations, Processes and Systems; Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology, Prof Tim Gibbon, head of the new Centre for Broadband Communication at NMMU, Prof Josh Joubert, Director SKA SA and Prof Andrew Leitch, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Engagement at NMMU. Photograph: Michael Sheehan
The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, welcomed the launch of the new Centre for Broadband Communication at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in Port Elizabeth today. The centre will conduct pioneering research around optical fibre data transport for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope.
IN A GESTURE of goodwill, all Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) staff received a 10-year T-shirt to celebrate the institution’s first successful decade.
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) together with Cityofpe hosted their first Instawalk (Instagram Walk) this week, making it one of the first institutions of higher learning to do so.