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Physics Department Staff Members

Academic Staff

Name

Position

Teaching

Research Interest

Dr MR Mhlongo

PhD (SMU)

Tel +27 12 521 3966

rebecca.mhlongo@smu.ac.za

Senior Lecturer

(Acting HOD)

Modern Physics

Electrodynamics and Electronics

Waves and Physical Optics

. Synthesis and characterization of nanophosphor materials.

. Energy storage using efficient electrochemical devices such as lithium ion battery.

Prof ME Sithole

PhD (UL)

Tel +27 12 521 4753

enoch.sithole@smu.ac.za

Associate Professor

. Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics

. Solid State Physics

. Statistical Mechanics

. Radiation Physics

. Semiconductor Materials

. Computational Physics/modelling of mateials

Dr TD Malevu

PhD (UFS)

thembinkosi.malevu@smu.ac.za

Senior Lecturer

Quantum Mechanics Electrodynamics and Electronics

Thin film solar cell technologies such as Organic and Perovskite Solar Cells.

Mr TL Selepe

MSc (SMU)

Tel +27 12 521 3277

theophilus.selepe@smu.ac.za

Lecturer

. Classical Mechanics

. Solid State Physics

. Electrodynamics

. Nanotechnology

. Semiconductor materials, development of diodes and solar cells

Mr AN Moloi

B. Ed Hons (UP)

Tel +27 12 521 3975

alfred.moloi@smu.ac.za

Junior Lecturer

Introduction - General Physics 1A

Physics Education

Dr A Bele

MSc (SMU)

+27 12 521 3992

abongile.bele@smu.ac.za

Lecturer 

. Introduction to General Physics 1B

. Waves and Physical Optics

Nanophosphor Materials


Mr B Mahman

MSc (SMU)

mahmanbamba@gmail.com

Lecturer (Part time)

. Quantum Mechanics

. Electrodynamics

Nanophosphor Materials

Mr LE Miya

MSc (SMU)

lesego.miya@smu.ac.za

Junior Lecturer (Part time)

General Physics 1B

Computational Physics/modelling of materials

Ms MTP Maphutha

MSc (SMU)

boledimatladi@gmail.com

Junior Lecturer (Part time)

Electrodynamics and Electronics

Nanophosphor Materials

Technical Staff


Ms CR Ratlhagane

MSc (SMU)

Tel +27 12 521 3887

caroline.ratlhagane@smu.ac.za



Natural Scientist

Practical Coordinator

. Semiconductor Materials

. Radiation Physics

Mr TR Rambevha

BSc Hons (UL)

+27 12 521 3192

renny.rambevha@smu.ac.za

Natural Scientist

Practical Coordinator

Computational Physics/modelling of materials

Ms MN Mphelane

MSc (SMU)

+27 12 521 3611

mmathapelo.mphelane@smu.ac.za

Technical Officer

Practical Coordinator

Nanophosphor Materials

Dr TP Mokoena

PhD (UFS)

teboho.mokoena@smu.ac.za

Postdoctoral Research Felow

Research

Gas Sensors

Upconversion nanophosphors

Administrative Staff

Ms MDR Leballo

Tel +27 12 521 5749
rose.leballo@smu.ac.za

Secretary