Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering

Ms RA Sigwadi

College of Science, Engineering and Technology
School of Engineering
Department: Civil and Chemical Engineering
Tel: 011 670 9462


  • MTech (Chemical Engineering)

Fields of academic interests

Research Interests

  • Nanomaterials
  • Nano-composite membrane
  • Fuel cells

Field of Specialisation

  • Nanocomposite membrane in fuel cell application

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

Professional Affiliation

Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA): Candidate Technologist
South African Chemical Institute (SACI)

Short Biography

Ms Sigwadi is Lecturer in the Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering, College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET), University of South Africa (UNISA). She is doing research in the area of Nano-composite membrane for fuel cell application. She has formerly held positions as Metallurgist at the SGS, under Hydrometallurgical department, Mintek as Tech-trainee (In-service training) under Mineral Processing



Rudzani A Sigwadi, Sipho E Mavundla, Nosipho Moloto, Touhami Mokrani, Synthesis of zirconia-based solid acid nanoparticles for fuel cell application, Journal of Energy in Southern Africa 27 (2016) 60-67.