HUMAN CAPITAL & MOBILITY: JUNIOR VISITING SCIENTISTS

During  this 2010-2011 financial  period, 14 and 17 postgraduates from Africa  and South Africa  respectively have benefited from the NANOAFNET platform  and its partners.  Several of the fellows have had top up additional funding from iThemba LABS. The junior fellows involved in the 2010-2011 financial  year are:

Dr. Bala Diop Ngom|Postdoctoral fellow
Univ. of Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal
«Oxide nano-coatings by pulsed laser ablation »

Dr. Lebogang  Kotsedi|Postdoctoral fellow
iThemba LABS,South Africa
«Oxide nano-coatings by pulsed laser ablation »

Dr. Nanky  Mongwaketsi|Postdoctoral fellow
Stellenbosch Univ.|Sup.:B.Klumppermann-R.Sparrow-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Optical properties of porphyrin-polymer nano-photonics»

Dr. Saleh Khamlich|Postdoctoral fellow
Tshwane Univ. of Technology|Sup.:McCrindle-N.Cingo-M.Maaza|Morocco
«Solar absorbers properties of Cr/alpha-Cr2O3  based coatings and photo-induced phenomenon in alpha-Cr2O3»

Mr. Mohamed  Khenfouch|PhD fellow|
Cadi Ayyad Univ.|Sup.:M.Baitoul-M.Maaza|Morocco
«Graphene-polymer based nano-composites: synthesis and physical properties investigations»

Ms. Zebib Y Nuru |PhD fellow|
Univ. Addis Ababa-UWC.|Sup.:Dh.Arendse-M.Maaza|Ethiopia
«Pt-Al2O3 high temperature solar absorbers»

Ms. Aline Simo|PhD fellow|
Univ. Yaounde-UWC.|Sup.:Dr.S. Halindintwali-M.Maaza|Cameroon
«Thermochromic VO2 based nano-systems »

Ms. Famujoro  Tokunbo|MScfellow|
Univ.Obafemi Awolowo.|Sup.:Dr.D.Egharevba-M.Maaza|Nigeria
«Self assembly in heinsenberg type chains crystals »

Ms. Claire Ineza|MScfellow|
Univ.Obafemi Awolowo.|Sup.:Dr.D.Egharevba-M.Maaza|Rwanda
«Synthesis of Pt based radiopahrmaceuticals »

Mr. Mohamed  Huzeifa|MScfellow|
AIMS & Univ. of Western Cape|Sup.:C.Arendse-M.Maaza|Sudan
«Surface nanostructuring by femtosecond lasers»

Mr. Sidiki  Zongo|MScfellow
AIMS & Univ. of Western Cape|Sup.:C.Arendse-M.Maaza|Burkina Fasso
«Optical resonance & NLO in natural dyes-gel nanocomposites»

Mr. Bertrand Sone|PhDfellow|
Univ. of Western Cape|Sup.:E.Iuwah-M.Maaza|Cameroon
«Multifuncional Undoped and Doped WO3 nano-structures»|PhD in progress.

Mr. Mr A B Habtemariam|PhDfellow|
Univ. of South Africa|Sup.:S. Vallaphhurapu-M.Maaza|Ethiopia
«LAER deposited VO2  based thermochromic nano-coatings for solar heat regulation»

Mr. G B Ytayew|PhDfellow|
Univ. of South Africa|Sup.:S. Vallaphhurapu-M.Maaza|Ethiopia
«Graphene based nano-coatings for TCOs type applications»

Group photo of some  members of the NANOAFNET during the seminar of Prof. M. Henini from the University of Nothingham, UK.

Group photo of some  members of the NANOAFNET during the l’Oreal-UNESCO  Award for Women in Science selection jury/Sub-Sahara in the presence of the UNESCO ANSTI director Prof. J. Massaquoi and BoD chairman  of ICSU-ROA.

Mr. Dompreh  Kwadwo|PhDfellow|Univ.of South Africa|
Univ. of Cape Coast|Sup.:S. Mensah-M.Maaza|Ghana
«Biomimics and bandgap photonics: Experiments & modelling»

Mr. F. Tefo Thema |MScfellow|
national  University of Botswana|Sup.:R.G.Chabo-M.Maaza|Botswana
«Radiation effects on diamond like-carbon»|Cum-Laude

Mr. Given Kalonga|MScfellow|
National  University of Zambia|Sup.:S.Hatwambo-M.Maaza|Zambia
«Organic-Inorganic PCBM based solar cells»

Mr. Phillip Sechogela|PhDfellow|
Univ. of Western Cape|Sup.:D.Knoessen-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Novel reversibly active ZnO-VO2 transparent conducting oxide nano-composites»|PhD in finalization.

Ms. Valencia  Jacobs|PhDfellow|
Metropolitain Nelson Mandela  Univ.|Sup.:R.Anandjiwala-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Bio-Compatibles Electrospun nanofibers for health applications»|PhD in progress.

Ms. Ghouwa  Philander|PhDfellow|
Univ. of Western Cape|Sup.:E. Iuwah-M.Maaza|South Africa
«VO2  based thermochromic nano-coatings for solar heat regulation in satellites»

Mr. Ch. Bongani  Mtshali|PhDfellow|
Univ. of Zululand|Sup.:O.M.Ndwandwe-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Molecular recognition and C60 nano-rods engineering»|CurrentlyPhD at Uzulu-Kwazulu Natal- in progress.

Mr. Cebo Ndlanganmandla|PhDfellow|
Univ. of Zululand|Sup.:O.M.Ndwandwe-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Synthesis and Photo-splitting properties of doped Fe2O3  nanorods »

Mr. Praise Sibuyi|PhDfellow|
Univ. of Western Cape|Sup.:R.Madjoe-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Radiations induced effects in carbon and silicon carbide based nano-structures»|PhD in finalization.

Mr. Joseph Sithole|PhDfellow|
Univ. of Western Cape|Sup.:D.Knoessen-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Physical-Chemical Properties of Shape-Size Controlled ZnO nano-Particles »|PhD in finalization.

Ms. Noluthando Ntshangase|PhDfellow|
Univ. of South Africa|Sup.:V.Srinivasu-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Ion beam induced damages in Graphene based nano-structures»

Mr. Nangamso  Nyangiwe|MScfellow|
Univ. of Western Cape|Sup.:S.Halindintwali-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Graphene based nano-structures as potential transparent conducting oxides equivalent»

Mr. Itani Madiba  Bravo|MScfellow|
Univ. of Western Cape|Sup.:M.Tchoula Tchokonte-M.Maaza|South Africa
«VO2  based thermochromic nano-coatings for radiation protection in satellites»

Mr. S.S.  Mahlatsi|MScfellow|
Univ. of South Africa|Sup.:T.Mokrani-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Nafion/Pd composite membrane for direct methanol fuel cell application»|

Ms. R.A.  Sigwadi|MScfellow|
Univ. of South Africa|Sup.:T.Mokrani-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Nafion/Pd composite membrane for direct methanol fuel cell application»|

Mr. Kenneth  Nukwa|MSc registration-2012|South Africa
Univ. of South Africa|Sup.:V.Srinivasu-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Graphene based nano-structures as potential transparent conducting oxides equivalent»|

Ms. Langutani Mathevula|MSc registration-2012|South Africa
Univ. of South Africa|Sup.:V.Srinivasu-M.Maaza|South Africa
«Deep space like irradiation effects on VO2  nano-coatings»|

 

 

 


 
 

 
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