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Senior Lecturer
Name: Major Mabuza
Location: 4137 JOB Doornfontein Campus
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Tel: 011 559 6402


About Dr Major Mabuza

Academic Profile
Dr Major Mabuza is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering Technology. He has comprehensive experience in teaching and learning, research and innovation, as well as industrial operations.
DEng: Chemical Engineering
Research Interests
CCUS, MOFs, REEs, Mineral Processing, Landfill Biogas Recovery, Advanced Materials Dr Major Mabuza’s research interests fall within the fields of chemical and metallurgical engineering, primarily focusing on carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS); metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for carbon dioxide capture; mineral processing; landfill biogas recovery (process and materials); recovery of rare earth elements (REEs) from coal fly ash; and production of nanostructured tungsten titanium carbide.
Dr Mabuza graduated with a Doctor of Engineering (DEng) in Chemical Engineering from the Tshwane University of Technology. He is currently registered as a candidate engineering technologist (Cand. Eng Tech) with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). In 2012, Dr Mabuza was awarded the prestigious Mandela Rhodes Scholarship (master’s degree) whose pillars are focused on education, leadership, entrepreneurship, and reconciliation. He has over nine years of teaching and learning experience with various higher education institutions in South Africa, and started working for the University of Johannesburg as a Senior Lecturer in August 2022. Dr Mabuza has several papers published in peer-reviewed journals and others presented in international conferences.