What We Do

Dedicated to driving the 4IR

One of the strategic thrusts of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) is
to lead Africa into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The Institute for
Intelligent Systems (IIS) was established in 2016 within the University
to act as a catalyst towards the UJ Strategy for Global Excellence and
Stature (GES). IIS is one of UJ’s flagship institutes for Global Excellence
and Stature (GES 4.0).

Academic Development

The Institute deals with the development of multidisciplinary taught and online programs for postgraduate qualification and continuing professional development, for capacity building in the areas of machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science, Internet of Things (IoT), to name but a few areas.

Strategic Research

Research is currently being done to implement various 4IR technologies in fields such as Cyber-Physical Systems, Optimization, Predictive Maintenance, Controls and Communication.

Enterprise Development

IIS’s enterprise facet works with industry and government entities in solving their problems using state of- the-art innovations.