Prof Philani N. Mashazi


Dr Mashazi, spent 7 years at the Council for Minerals Technology (Mintek) as a research scientist from February 2007 to September 2013. During his tenure at Mintek, Dr Mashazi studied his doctoral degree part-time and graduated with the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at Rhodes University in April 2012. He rejoins Rhodes University Chemistry Department as a Senior Lecturer of Inorganic Chemistry since October 2013. He is currently involved in many departmental activities whilst pursuing his research interests. He further provides support to the National Facility funded by the Department of Science and Technology, the Nanotechnology Innovation Centre (DST NIC). He manages two state-of-the-art equipments, that is the X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and the soon-to-be-commissioned TOF-SIMS (Time-of-flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry). Both these techniques are very sensitive surface analytical techniques well established for many industrial and research applications.

Contact Information:

Tel: +27 46 6038846
Fax: +2746 6225109

Postal Address:

Department of Chemistry

Rhodes University

PO Box 94



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