Research Activities

  • Electronic circuit design and fabrication
  • Automatic control and microcontroller applications
  • Micro-electronics
  • Radio communications
  • Antennas for mobile communications
  • Wireless networks simulations (RF network planning)
  • Reform and regulation of telecommunications and broadcasting

Sample Projects

  • PCB fabrication of inverters, etc
  • Control of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones)
  • Design, fabrication and automatic control of a chicken incubator
  • Antenna design and simulation using CST Microwave Studio
  • Wireless (WiFi) network modeling for climate change information sharing
  • Digital terrestrial TV network planning and performance assessment using Radio Mobile
  • Assessment of telecommunications regulation and digital broadcasting migration

Group Members

  • Dr L. Z. Thamae (Group Leader)
  • Dr M. Makhele
  • Mr. S.S. Mohlalisi
  • Mr. T. A. Koetje
  • Mr. S. Mokeke