Nano@Tech with Dr. Leskey Mduduzi Cele

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  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday January 20, 2011
      11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Room 1116, Marcus Nanotechnology Building
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Katie Hutchinson
404-385-0814 

Summaries

Summary Sentence: "Nanotechnology in South Africa"

Full Summary: This talk will be an overview of nanotechnology activities in South Africa, including discussion of the development of nanotechnology in the country, with detail on research at the Tshwane University of Technology

This talk will be an overview of nanotechnology activities in South Africa, including discussion of the development of nanotechnology in the country, with detail on research at the Tshwane University of Technology

Due to current budget restraints on campus the Nano@Tech seminar series will be providing lunch only to those who have pre-registered by Wednesday, Jan. 19.

Speaker Bio:
Leskey Mduduzi Cele obtained a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Johannesburg. The work was on the synthesis of CNTs by nebulised spray pyrolysis and the use of the CNTs as supports in catalysis. He was a senior lecturer at the University of Johannesburg for 111 years and is currently employed in a similar position at the Tshwane University of Technology. His duties include undergraduate classes as well as the supervision of nanotechnology-related research projects. Dr. Cele chairs the South African Nanotechnology Initiative (SANi), the main stakeholder group in nanotechnology in the country. 

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nano@tech, Nanotechnology, South Africa
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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
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  • Created On: Jan 14, 2011 - 8:38am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:53pm