Prof Petruccione: first NITheCS Director

Prof Petruccione: first NITheCS Director

Prof Francesco Petruccione, Professor of Quantum Computing at Stellenbosch University, has been appointed the permanent Director of NITheCS. This follows his successful tenure as interim director.

Training and events in May

Training and events in May

This month, find out more about our Associate Dr Ridhwaan Suliman, Senior Researcher at the CSIR and Senior Research Associate at UJ. We also encourage you to attend our events.

Official birth of our institute

Official birth of our institute

I am delighted to announce that 2 April 2024 marked the official birth of NITheCS, a new entity on the South African Science, Technology and Innovation landscape. Many steps have been taken to reach this point.

A celebration of maths

A celebration of maths

As part of the full NITheCS programme in March, the celebration of the International Day of Mathematics and the start of the 32nd Chris Engelbrecht Summer School stand out.

Coding Summer School starts

Coding Summer School starts

One of the largest summer schools in coding and the fundamentals of theoretical and computational science, the CHPC and NITheCS event is taking place across 30 academic institutions.

Register for our Summer School

Register for our Summer School

Registration has opened for the 32nd Chris Engelbrecht Summer School, which will take place at Alpine Heath Resort in the Drakensberg from 31 March – 7 April 2024. Limited funding is available for students.