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/Mr  Tichaona Nharingo
Mr  Tichaona Nharingo
Mr  Tichaona Nharingo

Position: Lecturer

Department: Chemical Technology



  • MSc Inorganic Chemistry

Research interests:

  • Crystal engineering of metal-organic frameworks based on mixed ligand systems.
  • Developing novel sorbents for wastewater treatment.
  • Static and kinetic studies of acid mine drainage.
  • Pesticides and herbicides persistence in plants and soils respectively.
  • Heavy metal determination in plants, soil and water


  • Mahamadi, C and Nharingo, T. (2010). An adsorption isotherm analysis of the sorption dynamics during the removal of Pb(II), Cd(II) and Zn(II) by Eichhornia Crassipes. Environmental Chemistry, vol. 31, no. 11, pp. 1221-1228.
  • Mahamadi and Nharingo, T. (2010). Competitive adsorption of Pb2+, Cd2+ and Zn2+ ions onto Eichhornia Crassipes in binary and ternary systems. Bio resource Technology, vol. 101, no. pp. 859-864.
  • Mahamadi, C and Nharingo, T. (2007). Modeling the kinetics and equilibrium properties of cadmium biosorption by river green alga and water hyacinth weed. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, vol. 89, no. 2, pp. 297-305.
  • Nharingo, T and Hunga, O. (2013). Equilibrium isotherm analysis of the biosorption of Zn2+ ions by acid treated Zea Mays leaf powder. International Journal of Advances in Engineering & Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 128-139.
  • Nharingo, T and Ngwenya, J. (2013). Single and Binary sorption of lead (II) and Zinc (II) ions onto Eichhornia Crassipes (water hyacinth) ash. International Journal of Engineering Science and Innovative Technology (IJESIT) Vol 2, Issue 4, pp. 416-426.
  • Nharingo, T., Shoniwa, V., Hunga, O and Shumba, M. (2013). Exploring the biosorption of Methylene Blue dye onto acid treated sugarcane bagasse. An equilibrium isotherm study. International Journal of Current Research 5, Issue, 08, pp.2169-2175.
  • Nharingo, T., Muzondo, N. M., Madungwe, E., Chigondo, F., Guyo, U and Nyamunda B. (2013). Isotherm study of the biosorption of Cu (II) from aqueous solution by vigna subterranean (L.) Verdc International journal of scientific & technology research Vol 2, Issue 4, pp 199-206.
  • Nyamunda, B. C., Chigondo, F., Moyo, M., Guyo, U., Shumba, M and Nharingo, T. (2013). Hydrogen peroxide as an oxidant for organic reactions. Journal of Atoms and Molecules Vol 3, Issue 1, pp. 23-44.
  • Chigondo, M., Guyo, U., Shumba, M., Chigondo, F., Nyamunda, B., Moyo, M and Nharingo, T. (2013). Synthesis and Characterization of Zeolites From Coal Fly Ash (CFA). IRACST – Engineering Science and Technology: An International Journal (ESTIJ), 3, No.4,pp. 714-718.


Conference attended

  •  The Second Symposium on Analytical Chemistry for Sustainable Development (ACSD) 2013 and 4th Federation of African Societies of Chemistry (FASC) Congress, 7 -9 May 2013, Marrakech – Morocco.

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