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/Mrs Piwai Tshuma
Mrs Piwai Tshuma

Position: Lecturer

Department: Chemical Technology

Qualifications

  • MSc Materials Chemistry (MSU)
  • BSc Chemical Technology (MSU)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (MSU)

Research Interests

  • Preparation of Metal-Organic Frameworks with functional groups for heterogeneous catalysis.

Publications

  • Piwai Tshuma, Banothile C. E. Makhubela, Lars  Ohrstrom, Susan A. Bourne, Nabanita Chatterjee, Isaac N. Bease James Darkwa, Gift Mehlana, Cyclometalation of lanthanum(III) based MOF for catalytic hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to formate, RSC Advances, 10, 2020
  • Megnolia Chaduka, Upenyu Guyo, Ngceboyakwethu P. Zinyama, Piwai Tshuma, Leah C. Matsinha, Modeling and Optimization of Lead (II) Adsorption by a Novel Peanut Hull-g-Methyl Methacrylate Biopolymer Using Response Surface Methodology (RSM), Analytical Letters, 2019,
  • Vincent Usai, Tawanda Mugadza, Fidelis Chigondo, Munyaradzi Shumba,Tichaona Nharingo, Mambo Moyo, Piwai Tshuma, Synthesis and Characterisation of cobalt oxide nanoparticles decorated grapheme, Polyhendron, 157, 2019.
  • Mandina Shadreck, Shoko Piwai, Chigondo Marko, Zinyama Nceboyekwethu Primrose, Chitsa Vitalis, Muzondo Maria, Maposa Munashe, Masawi Damascas, Murinzi Tafadzwa and Moyo Mambo, Sorption of phenol from aqueous solution using chicken feathers. Midlands State University Journal of Science, Agriculture, and Technology, 5, 2014
  • Fidelis Chigondo, Piwai Shoko, Benias C. Nyamunda, Upenyu Guyo, Mambo Moyo, Maize stalk as reinforcement in natural rubber composites, International Journal of Scientific and Technology Research, 2, 2013

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