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Welcome to the Chemical Engineering department's server. The main interface is a Wiki, and the links in this paragraph should take you to Wikipedia, the best-known example of what communal editing can achieve. If you want to play, use the Sandbox.

The server is still under construction. The whole thing is editable at the moment, so if you see an error, fix it! If there's something you want but don't know how to do, add it to the WishList.


  • 2016-01-22: Gauteng top student joins ChemEng at UP.
  • 2015-05-05: online with the migrated wiki content.

(Older news)

Topical links

Things that are topical/are being discussed now, discussed on the wiki:

Video Lectures

The following youtube channels/playlists are known to be from the department

Many of these videos use Explain Everything and the Jupyter Notebook.

PC setup

Software tools

Venue bookings

Building floor plans

Links to the Building floor plans in pdf and pptx format

Final year research project (CSC411)

  • CSC 411 design project project allocation
  • CSC411 project assignment website
  • Signing of student's "Red File"
  • Regular (weekly) signing of student logbooks
  • Do not use mark sheets - these have been replaced by rubrics in ClickUP


Automatic reference tracking and quick search of papers you read

Quick Links

Staff Links

Group Websites

These sites are starting points for particular research groups within the department.

Educational links

Research links

Undergraduate tech needs

  • Pocket calculators: Casio fx-991es PLUS or fx-570es PLUS or the newer fx-991ex or fx-570ex or SHARP EL-W516
  • Comparison of non-programmable pocket calculators for undergraduate studies can be found here and here
  • Laptop: 15.6", Intel i5 or i7 CPU, >= 4 GB RAM, > 3 USB ports, a/b/g/n/ac WLAN, 1440 x 900 or above display resolution, > 500 GB HDD or 256 GB SSD
  • Tablet: Preferable 9.7 " display
  • Flash disk: > 8 GB USB Memory Stick
  • Printer (laser preferred)

Telephone Directory

An online telephone list is also available at the following address: Portal Telephone Directory. This link will only work if you have logged into the UP portal.