Two New Doctors in the House!
Husband and wife Rasoul Hassanalizadeh and Parisa Doubra have graduated with doctoral degrees in Chemical Engineering from UKZN.
Mr Jonathan Olal Ogwang received his Master’s degree cum laude in Civil Engineering for research that involved investigating biogas as a waste management and energy solution among rural South African communities.
Lecturer in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Dr Hloniphile Sithole-Mthethwa graduated with a PhD in Applied Mathematics in minimum time, despite working as a lecturer and being a mom to two children – son, Khwezi, and daughter, Bhukosi.
Dr Sandeep VHS Bhaskaruni earned his PhD in Chemistry for his design of new eco-friendly methodologies of synthesizing molecules that could potentially play a role in medicinal chemistry as anti-cancer, antimicrobial or antioxidant agents.
Mr Leenane Makurumure graduated with a BSc in Computer Science and Information Technology (IT) summa cum laude after earning several scholarships during his undergraduate years that enabled him to complete his studies and set him on a path towards his goal of becoming a data scientist.