Dr Vincent O. Nyamori

Dr Nyamori is a Y-rated National Research Foundation researcher and is currently a Senior Lecturer and Academic Leader in the School of Chemistry and Physics.

He is renowned for his synthetic ferrocene chemistry, green chemistry and nanomaterial science.

He is a member of the South Africa Chemical Institute, Catalysis Society of South Africa, South African Nanotechnology Initiative (SANi) and he is currently collaborating on nanotechnology projects as part of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) forum on solar energy.
Quote:   "As much as hot and boiling water can scorch one, it can still be useful to put off a burning bush while it is otherwise for oils."
  Senior Lecturer and Academic Leader
  PhD (Chemistry)
Discipline:   Chemistry
Campus:   Westville
  031 260 8256
Research Areas:
  Green Chemistry
Material Science
Recent Publications:   Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, “Adsorption studies of aqueous Pb(II) onto a sugarcane bagasse/multi-walled carbon nanotube composite”, I.A.A. Hamza, B.S. Martincigh, J.C. Ngila and V.O. Nyamori, (2013), Vol 66, 157–166.

Journal of Nanomaterials, “Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes synthesised by pyrolysis of 4-{[(pyridin-4-yl)-methylidene]amino}phenyl)ferrocene”, G. Keru, P.G. Ndungu and V.O. Nyamori, (2013), Vol 2013, Article ID 750318, 7 pages.

Catalysis Today, “Usage of carbon nanotubes as platinum and nickel catalyst support in dehydrogenation reactions”, L.M. Ombaka, P. Ndungu and V.O. Nyamori, (2013), Vol 217, 65-75.



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