Researchers from IBM's South Africa research lab will work closely with experts from government and CSIR
to analyse historical and real-time data from environmental monitoring stations in the City of Johannesburg, with a long term plan to extend the project across the Gauteng province to include the City of Tshwane and the Vaal Industrial Triangle.
Ian Glover, president of CREST, says: "The CSIR
scheme brings an added level of integrity and assurance to organisations looking for a security solution, in effect guaranteeing the expertise and competence of CSIR
He is presently on contract with the CSIR
of Ghana working in the Research and Development Section coordinating a number of international collaborative research and development projects for Ghana.
had promised the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory a South African observer for the Baker-Nunn camera which they operated at Olifanstfontein during the IGY.
Information needs of staff of the Water Research Institute - CSIR
Vinesh Ma ha raj, a technology manager at the CSIR
The conference was sponsored by the Polymer Division of the International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), several Indian research agencies (ISRO, CSIR
, DST, DBT, ICMR, INSA, MRSI-Lucknow Chapter and UPCST) and the Reliance Industries Ltd.
The system will assist the CSIR
with research into intelligent field robotics for studies relating to perception, mobility and navigation.
Materials Science and Manufacturing research and development leader Richard Bean said trials on titanium parts for the aerospace industry--specifically Boeing--will follow the casting of the bracket for Fiat South Africa.
Regular increases in subscription rates, the decreasing value of Indian currency, increased demand for information, and dwindling library budgets for procurement of journals have caused CSIR
laboratories to look for alternatives, such as procurement of electronic journals, extensive use of information technology, and sharing of resources by forming library consortia.
Scientists at South Africa's CSIR
and the University of Pretoria are in the final stages of evaluating a new edible, biodegradable, plant-based protein to be used as a coating that would extend the shelflife of fruits and nuts.
The first CSIR
projects will focus on water and wastewater infrastructure, including performance of water mains, life-cycle management, and risk-based decision modelling.