Mathew Moodley

Prof Mathew Moodley Associate Professor 031 260 7229 moodleymk@ukzn.ac.za PhD (University of the Witwatersrand) Physics Westville Campus Prof Mathew K Moodley is currently Associate Professor of Physics in the School of Physics and Chemistry at UKZN. His research area is in utilizing lasers to produce 1D and 2D nanomaterials and thin films and the characterization

Peter Ajibade

Prof Peter Ajibade Senior Professor 033 260 5658 ajibadep@ukzn.ac.za PhD, MSc, BSc Hons Chemistry Pietermaritzburg Campus Prof Ajibade holds a MSc in inorganic chemistry and a PhD in chemistry. His research involved the use of metal complexes as precursors for nanomaterials with novel properties for anticancer drug delivery, wastewater remediation, catalyst for industrial transformation and

Manfred Hellberg

Prof. Manfred A Hellberg Emeritus Professor of Physics and Senior Research Associate 031 260 2860 hellberg@ukzn.ac.za PhD, BSc (Honours) Physics Westville Campus From 1965 to 2003, Dr Hellberg has occupied various roles at UKZN including: Lecturer, Senior Professor, Dean, ProVice-Chancellor and DVC. He’s been a fellow at the UK Institute of Physics, the Royal Society of

Arthur Hughes

Prof. Arthur Hughes Professor Emeritus +44 114 2307942 arthur.r.w.hughes@gmail.com BA (mod), MA., MSc Trinity College Dublin, PhD Sheffield University, FRAS Physics HowardCollege or Westville Campus Director of AMIGO Antarctic programme 1992-2010  National Committees: COSPAR (Chair), SCOSTEP (Chair), IAGA, IAU  International Committees: COSPAR Finance Committee  University: Astronomical Society (Chair and Founder), Forum (Chair), Senate  Research Collaborations:

John Hey

Prof. John Douglas Hey Emeritus Professor (+1)403-202-8748 Jdhey1@telus.net; hey@ukzn.ac.za B.Sc.(Stell.), B.Sc.Hons(UCT), M.Sc.(UCT), Ph.D.(Maryland) Physics Westville Campus Lecturer/Senior Lecturer UCT (1974-1990), Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow (Ruhr University, 1988-1989), Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Forschungszentrum Juelich, 1991-1995), Professor of Physics NU/UKZN (1995-2009),  Emeritus Professor (2010). Publication on: Atomic processes in plasmas, astrophysical radio recombination lines, mathematical methods, light scattering, optical diffraction, Stark broadening, Zeeman spectroscopy of fusion plasmas, quantum mechanics. Scientific Societies: American Phys. Soc. (1974), British

Trevor Letcher

Prof. Trevor letcher EMERITUS PROFESSOR trevor@letcher.eclipse.co.uk PhD, MSc. BSc(Hons), BSc, BEd, FRSC,FSACI Chemistry Westville Campus Published over 300 papers in peer review journals in the area of chemical thermodynamics, Director of the International Association of Chemical Thermodynamics, Published 26 edited books on CLIMATE CHANGE, FUTURE ENERGY, WASTE, PLASTIC WASTE, TYRE WASTE . Recipient of SACI Gold Medal,

Thomas Ford

PROF. Thomas Anthony Ford Emeritus Professor 031 563 1029 ford@ukzn.ac.za BScHons (Wales), MSc (Wales), PhD (Dalhousie) Chemistry Westville Campus   Taught at the University of the Witwatersrand (1970 – 1991), University of Natal and University of KwaZulu-Natal (1992 – 2006). Trained as a molecular spectroscopist and later moved over into computational chemistry. Interested in the properties of small

Krish Bharuth-Ram

Mrs. Kristy-Lyn Barry Senior Tutor 033 260 6958 Barrykl@ukzn.ac.za MSc (Chemistry), BSc (Honours) Chemistry Pietermaritzburg Campus Mrs Barry graduated her BSc Summa Cum Laude and her BSc Honours and MSc Cum Laude. Upon being employed at UKZN Mrs Barry pioneered the augmented programme on the Pietermaritzburg campus teaching disadvantaged students first year chemistry. She has

Sivakumar Venkataraman

Prof. Sivakumar Venkataraman Professor 031 260 7661 venkataramans@ukzn.ac.za PhD Physics Westville Campus Full Professor in Physics (Specialized in Atmospheric and Space Science), Chair of National AstroPhysics and Space Science Programme (NASSP) – South Africa, Programme Director of NASSP – UKZN, Executive Panel member of different National Research Foundation Programmes (South Africa), Vice President, South Africa