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Former Doctoral Students:
1.    Dr M Sekota   PhD 1999: Employed as a lecturer at the University of Lesotho)
2.    Prof Janice Limson    PhD 1999: Professor - Rhodes University Biotechnology Innovation Centre        (RUBIC). Awarded the National Science and Technology Science award (2002). Founded an         internet Journal (Science in Africa)
3.    Dr K Wellington    PhD 2000: Employed by CSIR
4.    Dr N Nensala    PhD 2000: Employed as a lecturer at a University in Angola
5.    Dr S Vilakazi    PhD 2002: Employed by Mintek
6.    Dr J Oni    PhD 2002: Employed by Sasol, SA
7.    Dr  David Maree    PhD 2002: immigrated to Australia
8.    Dr Suzanne Maree    PhD 2002: immigrated To Australia
9.    Dr B Lack    PhD 2003: Employed by Unilever, Durban.
10.    Dr M Thamae    PhD 2003: Employed KZ/Natal University of Technology.
11.    Dr Kenneth Ozoemena    PhD 2003: Employed by CSIR
12.    Dr Abimbola Ogunsipe    PhD 2005: Lecturer at American University of Nigeria
13.    Dr Joe Obirai    PhD 2005: Principal Process Engineer: Manufacturing and Technology  Transfer,  FormFactor Inc, USA
14.    Dr Prudence Tau    PhD 2007: Employed by FreeTreeConsulting
15.    Dr Nthapo Sehlotho    PhD 2007: Employed by Mintek
16.    Dr Bolade Agboola    PhD 2007: Lecturer at American University of Nigeria
17.    Dr Fungisai Matemadombo    PhD, 2010:
18.    Dr Mopelola Idowu    PhD 2009: Lecturer University of Agriculture (Nigeria)
19.    Dr Wadzinai Chidawanyika    PhD 2010: R&D Assisant Product Development Manager Unilever, Durban
20.    Dr Isaak Akinbulu    PhD 2011: Lecturer, Univerisity of Lagos
21.    Dr Taofeek Ogunbayo    PhD 2011: Lecturer, Univerisity of Lagos
22.    Dr Sharon Moeno    PhD 2011: Researcher, Wits University
23.    Dr Tawanda Mugadza    PhD 2011: Lecturer, Midlands University, Zimbabwe
24.    Dr Vongani Chauke    PhD 2012: Post-Doc,  CSIR
25.    Dr Samson Khene    PhD 2012: Lecturer at Rhodes University
26.    Dr  Philani Mashazi    PhD 2012: Employed by Mintek
27.    Dr Nolwasi Nombona    PhD 2012
28.    Mr Ruphino Zugle    PhD 2013: Senior Lecturer at University of Cape Coast, Ghana
29.    Msimelelo Siswana    PhD 2013: Employed by Walter Sisulu University
30.    Megan Coates    PhD 2013: Scientist at the Stellenbosch Nanofiber Company in Cape Town
31.    Nkosiphile Masilela        PhD 2013: Post:  Employed at Denel (Rheinmetall Denel Munition)
32.    Oluwasesan Adegoke  PhD 2014: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Environmental Analytical Chemistry, University of Pretoria
33.    Dr Jonathan Britton  PhD 2014: NIC Manager, Rhodes University
34.    Dr Audacity Maringa (PhD – 2015)
35.    Dr Adedayo Fashina (PhD – 2015)
36.    Dr Kayodi Sanusi (PhD – 2015):  Lecturer - Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
37.    Dr Racheal Ogbodu (PhD – 2015):  Lecturer, Crawford University - Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria.
38.    Dr Phindile Khoza (PhD – 2015):   Physical Chemistry Lecturer at the University of Kwa Zulu Natal.
39.    Dr Thandikile (PhD – 2015):

Former Masters of Science Students:
1.    Mr TJ Mafatle    MSc 1998:  Employed by the Department of Trade and Industry, Lesotho)
2.    Miss B Lack    Msc 1999: Also completed PhD (see above)
3.    Mrs I Seotsanyana-Mokhosi:  MSc 2001: With Distinction Registered for PhD, Awarded Mellon Foundation  scholarship 2002
4.    Miss Natasha Grootboom:    MSc 2002: With Distinction Awarded Sasol Postgraduate Bursary during MSc study. MosGas - Mosselbay
5.    Miss Pulane Matlaba    MSc 2003: in Germany
6.    Miss Weziwe Maganda    MSc 2005: Deceased
7.    Mr Fungisai Matemadombo    MSc 2006: With Distinction.  Also completed PhD (see above)
8.    Mr Philani Mashazi    MSc 2007: With Distinction.  Also completed PhD (see above)
9.    Mr Sam Khene        MSc 2008: With Distinction.  Also completed PhD (see above)
10.    Ms Eloise Marais        MSc 2008: With Distinction
11.    Ms Vongani Chauke    MSc 2008:  Also completed PhD (see above)
12.    Ms Gcineka Mbambisa        MSc 2009: With Distinction
13.    Ms Nolwazi Nombona    MSc 2009: With Distinction.  Also completed PhD (see above)
14.    Mr Desmond Modibane         MSc 2009: With Distinction
15.    Mr Jonathan Britton    MSc 2010: With Distinction. Currently writing up PhD thesis
16.    Mr Nkosiphile Masilela    MSc 2010: With Distinction. Also completed PhD (see above)
17.    Ms Sarah D’Souza        MSc 2011: With Distinction. Currently registered for PhD
18.    Mr Shaun Forteath    MSc, 2012 With Distinction
19.    Mr Edward Sekhosana    MSc, 2013 (with Distinction)
20.    Ms Sekai Tombe    MSc, 2013 (with Distinction) (Dr Antune as co-supervisor)
21.    Ms Nomasonto Rapulenyane    MSc, 2013 (Co-supervisor)
22.    Mr Nduduzo Malinga    MSc, 2013 (with Distinction) (Dr Antunes as co-supervisor) Currently doing PhD at UKZN.
23.    Mr Philimon Modisha, MSc, 2014 (with Distinction).  Currently employed at HySA/Infrastructure, North West University, Potchefstroom.
24.    Ms Mpho Ledwaba, MSc 2014
25.    Mr Nhlakanipho, Colin Mkhize MSc, 2015 (with Distinction)
        Awaiting to begin DPhil in Oct 2015 at University of Oxford, UK. Currently working for Scifest Africa in Grahamstown.
26.    Ms Muthumuni Managa MSc, 2015 (with Distinction)
        Continuing with PhD degree at Rhodes University
27.    Ms Charmaine Tshangana (MSc, 2015)

Former Post-Doctoral Fellows:
1.    Dr Natalia Chebotareva    From Moscow, Nov. 1995 to Oct. 1996
2.    Dr Nina Kuznetsova    From Organic Intermediates and Dyes Institute, Moscow, March to Dec. 2000)
3.    Dr Philippe Westbroek    From Belgium, March to Dec.  2001
4.    Dr Suzanne Maree    Rhodes University, 2002-2003
5.    Dr Z Zhao    From China, 2004-2005
6.    Dr M Durmus    From Turkey, 2006
7.    Dr Nthapo Sehlotho    Rhodes University, 2007
8.    Dr Daniela Geraldo Duran    From Chile, 2007-2008
9.    Dr Raymond Maikokera    From Zimbabwe, 2008-2009
10.    Dr Ali Erdogmus        From Turkey, 2008-2009
11.    Dr Edith Antunes    2007, 2008, 2009 – Rhodes University
12.    Dr Christian Litwinski        May 2009 Feb-2010- Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
13.    Dr Mevlude Canlica    July 2009 – June 2010 Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
14.    Irvin Booysen    Feb to Sept.  2010, NMMU
15.    Dr Yasin Arslanoglu    Istanbul Technical University – July 2010 to June 2011
16.    Dr Wadzanai Chidawanyika    Jan 2010 – Dec 2011
17.    Dr Tawanda Mugadza    Jan 2011 – Dec 2011
18.    Dr Zafar Iqbal    (April 2011 – March 2012) – From Parkistan
19.    Dr Damien Quinton    (Nov 2011 to Nov 2012) – From France
20.    Duduetsang Saku    (June to Dec 2012) from UOF
21.    Dr Edith Amuhaya (June 2013 to June 2014) - from Kenya
22.    Dr Prashant Chauhan (Feb - July 2014) - from India
23.    Dr Reama George (Aug 2014, Dec 2014 and Jan to March 2015) - from Nigeria

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