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Dr Bonginkosi Kheswa 2019

Name: Bonginkosi Kheswa
Location: John Orr Building 7166 Doornfontein Campus
Physics Academic Staff  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: 011 559 9058


About Dr. Bonginkosi Kheswa

Expertise: Teaching undergraduate physics modules (Mechanics, Nuclear Physics, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism) as well as the supervision of postgraduate students.

Published / Accepted articles: Experimental Nuclear Structure and Nuclear Astrophysics.

High impact peer-reviewed journals (such as Physical Review C and Physics Letters B)

NRF rating: Y2

Scopus H-index: 11

Postgraduate supervision:

Supervised 6 MSc and 1 Phd students to completion.


1. Best PhD oral presentation at the South African Institute of Physics (SAIP) conference, which took place at the University of Johannesburg – July 2014

2. Faculty of Science PhD award from the University of Stellenbosch for exceeding expectations – December 2014

3. Certificate of appreciation, from the Western Cape Department of Education, for tutoring grade 12 physical science learners – May 2013

4. Six months scholarship in technical nonproliferation and disarmament studies at the University of Oslo – January 2013