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N Mabuba

Associate Professor and Deputy HOD: Teaching and Learning
Name: Nonhlangabezo Mabuba
Location: 4208 John Orr Building Doornfontein Campus
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About Nonhlangabezo Mabuba

Highest qualification PhD in Natural Science
Field(s) of research Water

  • Sensors and biosensors for As, Cd, Cr in water
  • Nanoadorbents for removal of As, Cd, Cr from water
  • Bioadsorbents for  removal of As, Cr, Cd from water
Lecturing: Modules with short description1.Analytical Chemistry 2 (CET1BA3) Theory- Includes precipitation, gravimetric analysis, extraction methods and chromatography

2. Analytical Chemistry 2 (CET1BA3) Practical- Includes precipitation, gravimetric analysis, extraction methods and chromatography

3. Chemistry 1, CETH1Y1: involves composition of matter, chemical bonds, liquid mixtures, acid and base, redox reactions, molarity, water, water pollution and organic compounds (nomenclature, chemical characteristics, physical characteristics, uses)

List of publications (20 most recent)1.Magnetic iron–cobalt/silica nanocomposite as adsorbent in micro solid-phase extraction for  preconcentration of arsenic in environmental samples

C Magoda, PN Nomngongo, N Mabuba*

Microchemical Journal, 2016, 128, 242-24

2. Electrochemical co-detection of As (III), Hg (II) and Pb (II) on a bismuth modified exfoliated graphite electrode

PJ Mafa, AO Idris, N Mabuba, OA Arotiba

Talanta, 2016, 153, 99-106

3.   An Exfoliated Graphite Based Electrochemical   Sensor for As (III) in Water

JP Mafa, N Mabuba, OA Arotiba

Electroanalysis, 2016

4.  Dealing with interference challenge in the electrochemical detection of As (III)—A  complexometric masking approach

AO Idris, JP Mafa, N Mabuba, OA Arotiba

Electrochemistry Communications, 2016,  64, 18-20

5. Nanogold modified glassy carbon electrode for the electrochemical detection of arsenic in water,

AO Idris,  JP Mafa, N Mabuba, OA Arotiba, Russian journal of electrochemistry, 2016

6. Synthesis, Characterization, and Application of Exfoliated Graphite/Zirconium Nanocomposite Electrode for the Photoelectrochemical Degradation of Organic Dye in Water

OM Ama, N Mabuba, OA Arotiba

Electrocatalysis, 2015, 1-8

7. Evaluation of sample preparation methods for the detection of total metal content using inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES) in wastewater and sludge. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 2015

MK Dimpe, JC Ngila, N Mabuba, PN Nomngongo

8. Electroanalysis of selenium in water on an electrodeposited gold-nanoparticle modified glassy carbon electrode

AO Idris, N Mabuba, OA Arotiba

Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2015, 758, 7-11

9. Electrochemical co-detection of Arsenic and Selenium on a Glassy Carbon Electrode Modified with Gold Nanoparticles

AO Idris, N Mabuba, OA Arotiba, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci 12,2017,  10-21

10.  “Nanogold modified glassy carbon electrode, AO Idris, N Mabuba, OA Arotiba,  . Elektrokhimiya”  /    “Russ.  J.  Electrochem.”,  2017,  vol. 53