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Microtalks – PhD

Guy Maurel Dzifack Kenfack

In my study, I investigated on the opto-electrical, electronic and thermodynamic properties of a carbon nanoring using one CHPC resource, Gaussian 16 program.

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Andile Mazibuko

The properties of titanium such as good conductivity, make it an ideal material for various applications. My work focuses on understanding titanium production and investigating ways on how to enhance the production process.

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Neani Tshilande

Presentation of the motivations, methodology and main results of a project focusing on the computational study of acylphloroglucinols with antimalarial and anticancer activities, and the relevance of using the CHPC for the conduction of this project.

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Samaneh Teimouri

 In my project which is “Metal extraction from waste resources” I try to combine experimental
and theoretical work to find valid reasons to support what is happening and why they happen
in my project to make a comprehensive conclusion at the end

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Shane de Beer

A computational study on the interactions guiding the adsorption of guest molecules onto materials to develop materials for capturing and converting pollutants into useful products.

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Thabile Madlala

Presentation focuses on vaccine design against Toxoplasma gondii in ovines (sheep) using Toxoplasma gondii antigens through Immunoinformatic techniques.

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Yibain Khokho Emmanuella Claudia

We propose in this computational study a doping of the molecule 2,5,8,11,14,17-hexa-tert-butyl-hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene with a potassium atom. Through the results, we notice that the proposed derivative has potential applications in nonlinear optics.

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Zakeina Hooseen

The Effects of Geostatistical Downscaling on Eddy Kinetic Energy in the Southern Ocean.


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Blessing Rikhotso

 Classical molecular dynamics simulations based on the amorphization, and recrystallization (A + R)
method were performed on lithiated, sodiated, and magnesiated TiO
2 nanospheres at various
temperatures using an atomistic-scale DL _POLY code software package.

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Moola Nyambe

Repurposing sesquiterpene lactones for
gonorrhea treatment: Docking and QSPR Studies
of xerantholide and its analogues.

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Tlakale Mogebisa

The presentation highlights the importance of wind energy as a potentially viable alternative renewable energy source for a greener economy over Southern Africa and Africa, and the importance of reliable seasonal wind speed  predictions for informing wind power generation.

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Nomagugu Belinda Ncube

In this study, a computational technique known as  virtual screening will be utilized to find new inhibitors for an enzyme has been biologically validated to be a key drug target for prevention, treatment and elimination of Malaria.

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