A personal problem led to a NWU professor developing an award-winning COVID-19 screening app

09-10-20 USAf 0 comment

Professor Leenta Grobler (left) says she has always questioned everything and looked for problems to solve, a trait that led her to engineering, a field in which she is now an Associate Professor at North-West University (NWU) in Potchefstroom.
She has worked with students to develop products for years. However, the activities of the faculty and the university’s technological transfer office were disconnected. Therefore the products never made it to market in any significant way – not until 2011, when she became a mother of a child who overcame a developmental delay.

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