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Facility Tour


The CHPC invites school educators and learners, university students, general public and everyone who is interested in science, technology and innovation to visit and learn more about what we do.


Activities include:

- Introductory presentation providing background on the CHPC

- A tour of the data centre, which houses the fastest supercomputer in Africa

- A tour of  the High Performance Computing cooling system and power supply infrastructure

- A visit to the Advanced Computer Engineering Laboratory (ACE Lab)

- Demonstration of the mini supercomputer (“baby Lengau”) Raspberry pi cluster


To request a tour, take note of the following policies.

- Tour requests should be made at least two weeks in advance and are scheduled from Monday to Friday during standard working hours.

- We can accommodate a group of 15 to 50 people per tour.

- Duration of the tour is approximately 2 hours.

After you submit this information, you will be contacted by an CHPC staff to finalize details of your tour.

Request a visit to the CHPC

For more information and opportunities for collaboration contact:

Dr. DM Moeketsi
Tel.: 021 658 3961
Fax: 021 658 2744
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.