Computer and electronic engineers make the world a more efficient place by connecting humans and the world we live in, to the digital world of computer systems and the internet. They do this using electronics, embedded computers and the skill of programming to control mechatronic systems and to build the internet.

Computer and electronic engineering is the number one scarce skill in South Africa.

As a computer and electronic engineer you will have great employment prospects in South Africa and abroad. Industries include:

  • Telecommunications
  • Energy and electric power
  • Semiconductors
  • Aerospace
  • Bio-enigineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Education and research
  • Transportation
  • Automotive

Contact details:

  • Prof. George van Schoor
  • School Director: Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
  • 018 299 1962
  • george.vanschoor@nwu.ac.za
  • NWU, Potchefstroom Campus, Building N1, Room 235

 

  • Ms. Elzeth Enslin
  • Secretary
  • 018 299 1978
  • elzeth.enslin@nwu.ac.za
  • NWU, Potchefstroom Campus, Building N1, Room 237
  • Dr. Leenta Grobler
  • First years mentor
  • 018 299 4058
  • leenta.grobler@nwu.ac.za
  • NWU, Potchefstroom Campus, Building N1, Room 227
  • Dr. Henri Marais
  • Program manager
  • 018 299 1973
  • henri.marais@nwu.ac.za
  • NWU, Potchefstroom Campus, Building N1, Room 233