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Phillimon Modisha

Research Engineer

Phillimon Modisha holds an MSc degree from Rhodes University in South Africa. He joined HySA/Infrastructure in 2014 as a research engineer. Phillimon will undertake, the role of supporting HySA projects in a capacity of a full time research engineer, bringing his Physical Chemistry expertise into engineering projects across NWU and CSIR.

Qualifications

MSc (Physical Chemistry), Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa 2013

BSc honours (Chemistry), University of Limpopo (Turfloop campus), Polokwane, South Africa, 2011

BSc (Chemistry & Physics), University of Limpopo (Turfloop campus), Polokwane, South Africa, 2010

Recent Publications

P. Modisha, E. Antunes, J. Mack and T. Nyokong, Improvement of the photophysical parameters of zinc octacarboxy phthalocyanine upon conjugation to magnetic nanoparticles. International Journal of Nanoscience, 12(2) (2013) 1350010 (10 pages).

P. Modisha, E. Antunes and T. Nyokong. Photodegradation of Orange-G using zinc-octacarboxyphthalocyanine supported on Fe3O4 nanoparticles. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 380 (2013) 131-138.

P. Modisha, E. Antunes and T. Nyokong. Photophysical properties of zinc tetracarboxy phthalocyanines conjugated to magnetic nanoparticles. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. In Press.

P. Modisha and T. Nyokong. Fabrication of phthalocyanine-magnetite hybrid nanofibers for degradation of Orange-G. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 381 (2014) 132–137

 

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