03 November 2020
Volume: 8
Issue: 52
MSc graduate Mr Leshan Moodliar with his family (from left) Yukale, Keishalia and Seshni Moodliar.

MSc Research Helps eThekwini Set Renewable Electricity Tariffs

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Findings from research conducted by a masters graduate have been successfully adopted by eThekwini Municipality in optimised renewable energy tariffs which have been approved by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA).

Dr Arghavan Keivani did research on computer vision and video processing for driver assistance systems.

A Doctor and Mum in One!

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It is not often a woman becomes a doctor and a new mum at around the same time – but that’s what happened to graduate Dr Arghavan Keivani.

Biostatistician and PhD graduate, Dr Aweke Abebaw Mitku.

Analysis of Air Pollution and its Link to Birth Outcomes Earns Biostatistician his PhD

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Dr Aweke Abebaw Mitku has been awarded a PhD in Statistics from UKZN’s School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science.

Dr Zelalem Getahun Dessie who graduated with a PhD in Statistics.

Ethiopian Doctoral Graduate Described as a “Success Story”

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Dr Zelalem Getahun Dessie, who was awarded a PhD degree in Statistics during the UKZN Spring Graduation virtual ceremony, was described as a ‘success story’.

PhD graduate Dr Dauda Olayinka Ayanda.

Research into Wireless Communications Earns PhD

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Helping further the 4th Industrial Revolution while gathering a myriad accolades along the way, Dr Dauda Olayinka Ayanda is a force to be reckoned with!

Aquaponics expert, Dr Ntobeko Mchunu.

From Humble Beginnings to Qualified Aquaponics Expert

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‘In my home, school and community no-one has ever graduated with a BSc let alone a doctorate,’ said a very proud Dr Ntobeko Mchunu who was awarded a PhD in Bioresources Systems at UKZN’s virtual Graduation ceremony.

Dr Daniel Kubelwa who earned a PhD in Electrical Engineering.

Tough Academic Journey Culminates in PhD Success for International Student

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Dr Daniel Kubelwa of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has fulfilled his dream of graduating with a PhD in Engineering.

Ms Zahra Kader working from home.

Quiet Determination a Hallmark of Humble Achiever

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Don’t allow your struggle with research prevent you from appreciating the gift of education – that’s the advice MSc in Mathematics cum laude graduate Ms Zahra Kader has for student colleagues.

Ms Christelle Bansilal with her mother, UKZN’s Professor Sarah Bansilal.

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life – Philosophy of MSc Graduate

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You are what you think – these are words cum laude Masters in Applied Mathematics graduate Christelle Bansilal lives by and they provide her with a reminder to always look on the bright side of everything and try to remain positive at all times.