About Us

Research Project: Advanced Materials for Device Applications

This group focuses on the development of nanomaterials that can ultimately be used in an array of sensors, with an initial focus on gas sensors.

Sub Projects

Coming soon…

Research Project Members

Principal Researcher: Dr Bonex Mwakikunga

Research interests: transport properties and sensors.

Senior Researcher: Dr David Motaung

Research interests: Stability studies of organic solar cells

Senior Researcher: Dr Gugu Mhlongo

Research interests: synthesis and characterization of trivalent rare earth activated nano-sized phosphors prepared using a sol-gel method

Postdoctoral Researcher: Dr Baban Dhonge

Research interests: gas sensing properties of materials

PhD Candidate: Mr Sibongiseni Thabethe

Research interests: Growth of FeSi nanowires by chemical vapour deposition for gas sensing applications

PhD Candidate: Ms Valentine Saasa

MSc Candidate: Mr Malose Mokwena