“The involvement with MATLAB was initiated via a number of research projects. Within the projects it was clear that MATLAB was recognised among fellow research groups and thus outputs produced with MATLAB were accepted for publications in journals and conference presentations.”
Due to improved research output, MATLAB was a natural tool of choice and so then was the decision to implement a Campus-Wide license. The use of MATLAB has since been incorporated during a re-curriculation process to ensure that all students encounter and engage MATLAB during their entire university career.
“MATLAB provides a good framework for simulation, optimisation and many other tools in various focus fields. This broad application and its research benefits, all provided the motivation to invest in MATLAB’s academic site license.”
Professor Herman Vermaak, PhD, Pr Eng
Dean: Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
“Using Instrument Control Toolbox and a MATLAB GUI allows for our test engineers to focus on the accurate and repeatable measurement of the Systems Under Test, and not on the complexity in manually controlling the instruments to generate measured results."
"By using Simulink in combination with the MATLAB Compiler SDK we were able to develop a robust and user-friendly plugin framework in 3 months with a team of 2 developers."
“At Alaris we intentionally favour candidates for engineering positions that can claim a solid background in MATLAB."
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“It is becoming increasingly essential for students to be able to interact with software in engineering mathematics.”
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“I strongly encourage the use of MATLAB and Simulink, particularly when it comes to control systems design, system modelling, analysis and deployment."
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Impacting the lives of students through the Campus-Wide License.
“Before MATLAB Onramp, many of my students struggled to work out how to use MATLAB to draw a function and had to be shown how to set up a script, how the command windows works, etc."
“MATLAB allows us to implement and test algorithms effortlessly and it is easy to debug.”
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