Dr Phindile Khoza

Dr Khoza obtained her BSc degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2007, she then went to the University of Zululand to do her Honours in Chemistry. She was awarded an MSc degree in Chemistry from the University of Johannesberg, completed her PhD at Rhodes University in 2014 and joined UKZN in 2015.

Her research interest lies in environmental remediation with nano-based materials.
 Quote:   "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life thinking it’s stupid." - Albert Einstein
  Lecturer and researcher
BSc (Honours)
Discipline:   Chemistry
Campus:   Westville
  031 260 8756
Research Areas:   Environmental remediation
Recent Publications:   P. Khoza, E. Antunes, T. Nyokong, Photophysicochemical behaviour of carbazole derivatized phthalocyanine in the presence of ZnO microparticles and when embedded in electrospun fibers, Dyes and Pigments 104 (2014) 57-66.

P. Khoza, T. Nyokong, Photocatalytic behaviour of phthalocyanine-silver nanoparticle conjugates supported on polystyrene fibers, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 395 (2014) 34-41.

P. Khoza, T. Nyokong, Visible light transformation of Rhodamine 6G using tetracarbazole zinc phthalocyanine when embedded in electrospun fibres and in the presence of ZnO and Ag particles, Journal of Coordination Chemistry 68 (2015) 1117- 1131. 

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