Dr Mapoloko Phiri (PhD)

Research Interests:  My current research interests are in chemical devulcanization
and on repurposing of waste tyre devulcanizates for potential
use in commercial products

Host:  Dr Percy Hlangothi

Dr Motshabi Sibeko (PhD)

Research Interests:  The development of an environmental rating system for tyres,
focusing on the type and amount of chemicals, especially heavy
metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found in tyres.

Host:  Dr Percy Hlangothi

Dr Mohau Phiri (PhD)

Research Interests:  Chemical surface modification of waste rubber crumbs for organic
coating applications. The project seeks to evaluate both microstructural
and physical properties of the modified organic coatings.

Host:  Dr Percy Hlangothi

Dr Hope Baloyi (PhD)

Research Interests:  Beneficiation of waste tyre chars for potential use as an alternative carbon and energy source, and on co-thermal processing of devolatilized
tyre chars with bio-renewable feedstock for fuel production

Host:  Dr Percy Hlangothi