NMISA: Mechatronic / Mechanical Masters Student Bursary 2021

Company : NMISA
Location :South Africa
Closing date: 31 August 2020

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Purpose Of The Role

NMISA maintains and disseminated the National Standard for Length. This includes research into new areas of measurements in industry. The largest single measurement area in industry is the Co-ordinate Metrology Measurements (CMM). This study is to research a new concept of CMM measurements, thereby improving the accuracy of CMM measurements.


Bursary value of R120 000.00 per annum (excluding prescribed registration and tuition fees)


Minimum Qualifications, Skills And Experience

  • BEng (mechatronic or mechanical), or being in the final year of Honours studies for the corresponding degree
  • Understanding of kinematics fundamentals (essential requirement)
  • Candidate must meet requirements to study towards a Master’s degree at University of Stellenbosch (SUN)
  • Report writing skills
  • MS Word and Excel
  • CAD- Inventor


Project Description 

  • The project aims to investigate the different current system setups for CMMs, from the traditional Cartesian model to newer designs.
  • Develop new model based on previous work developed by NMISA and SUN.
  • Calculate uncertainty coefficients for all uncertainty contributors based on the new Model above.



  • Strong attention to detail
  • A keen interest in mechanical design
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Good reasoning ability focused on problem solving with independent, proactive action
  • Good planning and organising skills with analytical approach to work tasks
  • Honesty and ethical behaviour are of the utmost importance when delivering on assigned tasks within NMISA and SUN
  • Ability to function within a team to achieve a common goal

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Date listed: 2020-07-16 12:53:31 | Closing date: 2020-08-31 | Bursary/Accommodation | Location : Nation wide South Africa