Unesco - Unisa Africa Chair in nanoscience and nanotechnology

Human capital development

Postdoctoral fellows

The following fellows were engaged as postdoctoral fellows after funding was secured:

  • Dr. C Kotsedi /South Africa (NRF supported five year career fellow)
  • Dr. N Thovhogi /South Africa (NRF supported postdoctoral fellow)
  • Dr. A Simo /Cameroon (UNESCO- L’Oreal  supported fellow)
  • Dr. S.Bertrand /Cameroon (NRF supported postdoctoral fellow)
  • Dr. B Ngom /Senegal (Unisa supported postdoctoral fellow)
  • Dr. S Khamlich /Morocco (Unisa supported postdoctoral fellow)
  • Dr. M Khenfouch /Morocco (Unisa supported postdoctoral fellow)
  • Dr. Zebib Nuru /Ethiopia(Unisa supported postdoctoral fellow)

Postgraduate fellows

  • Ms Nelisha Yozana /South Africa (NRF two years MSc fellowship), Chemistry Dept, UWC
  • Mr Kenneth Nukwa /South Africa (Part time MSc), Physics Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Noluthando Kana /South Africa (Part time PhD), Chemical Engineering Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Takalani Madima /South Africa (Part time PhD), Physics Dept, Unisa
  • Mr Rendani Lukhwa /South Africa (NRF one year MSc fellowship), Physics Dept, Unisa
  • Mr Abel Mathopa /South Africa (NRF part time PhD), Chemical Engineering Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Ghouwaa Philander/ South Africa (NRF three years PhD fellowship), Chemistry Dept, UWC
  • Mr Sidiki Zongo/Burkina Faso (DAAD-AIMS three years PhD fellowship), Physics Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Angela Karoro /Uganda, (OWSDW three years PhD fellowship), Physics Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Nagla Numan /Sudan (OWSDW three years PhD fellowship), Physics Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Abera Newayemedhin /Ethiopia (OWSDW three years PhD fellowship), Physics Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Agnes Mbonyiryivuze /Rwanda (OWSDW two years MSc fellowship), Chemistry Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Henriette Niragire /Rwanda (OWSDW two years MSc fellowship), Chemistry Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Prisca Byukusenge /Rwanda (OWSDW two years MSc fellowship), Chemistry Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Juliet Sackey/Ghana (OWSDW three years PhD fellowship), Physics Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Anas Sayed /Egypt (ICTP three years PhD fellowship), Chemical Engineering Dept, Unisa
  • Ms Tebrah Khfaji/Libya (Libyan government two years PhD fellowship, Faculty of Health and Wellness, CPUT
  • Mr Osama Khfaji /Libya (Libyan government two years PhD fellowship) Faculty of Health and Wellness, CPUT
  • Mr Tefo Thema/Botswana (Part time PhD), Physics, Unisa
  • Mr Abdoulaye Diallo/Senegal (NANOAFNET two years MSc fellowship), Physics, Unisa

Recent graduations

The following students have graduated this year:

  • Ms.Mongwaketsi/South Africa, PhD from iThemba LABS-SUN
    (Photonic properties of self-assembled/molecular recognition of porphyrin based nanorods)
  • Dr. Z Nuru/Ethiopia, PhD from iThemba LABS-UWC
    (Pt-Alumina selective solar absorbers for high temperature concentrated solar power)
  • Dr. PH Sechogela/ South Africa, PhD from iThemba LABS-UWC
    (ZnO-VO2 nano-composites by pulsed laser deposition)
  • Dr. A Simo /Cameroon, PhD from iThemba LABS-UWC
    (Thermochromic prperties of VO2 nanobelts and room temperature gas sensing properties)
  • Dr. BT Sone /Cameroon, PhD from iThemba LABS-UWC
    (Thermochromic prperties of VO2 nanobelts and room temperature gas sensing properties)
  • Mr. C Nlangamandla, SA, PhD degree (September 2014 graduation)
    (Aqueous Synthesis and Characterisation of Hematite Nanorod-based Arrays for Water Splitting and Gas Sensing Applications)
  • Ms. L. Mathevula, MSc student from Unisa, iThemba LABS (2014 graduation)
    (Deep space radiations-like effects o VO2 smart nanocoatings for heat management in small satellites)

Last modified: 2016/10/09