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Siyabonga Majola

Name: Siyabonga Majola
Location: John Orr Building 7156 Doornfontein Campus
Physics Academic Staff  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: 011 559 6008


About Dr. Siyabonga Majola

  • ​Currently teaching undergraduate physics modules (Mechanics, Nuclear Physics, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism), supervision of postgraduate students and research.
  • Taught Introduction to Nuclear Physics (3rd year module) and Physics for Consumer Science Students (1st year module).
  • Developed own research programs on the “Investigation of low-lying collective states in the transitional rare earth region”.
  • Successfully trained eight MSc students to completion who were registered at the Universities of Western Cape, Zululand and Johannesburg.
  • Six of the 8 candidates completed their MSc projects in record time and have proceeded to do their PhDs.
  • Currently supervising and co-supervising 4 PhD students.
  • Has published more than 20 research papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals (such as Physical Review C, European Physical Journal A and Physics Review letters) and 15 peer-reviewed conference proceedings and has a Google scholar h-index of 8 citations.
  • Recently invited to join one of the leading nuclear physics journals, namely the European Physical Journal A (EPJA), as a reviewer.
  • Recently published a “review” article {EPJA 55: 15 (2019)} they recently (2019) at the “invitation” of the European Physical Journal.