Doctorate Students

Bjoern  Name:
 Bjoern Pietruschka
Position:
 PhD student, BORDA R&D Coordinator
Qualification:
 B.Eng. , M.Sc.
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Email:
 pietruschka@borda.de
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Bjoern Pietruschka holds a B.Eng in Bioprocess Engineering and an MSc in Biotechnology and applied Ecology. He has 4 years of experience in pharmaceutical research with specialization in human cell culture, experimental and diagnostic immunology. He now is working as an international R&D coordinator for BORDA in decentralized waste water research.



  Name:
 Eva Mary
Position:
 PhD Student
Qualification:
 BSc, Msc
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Email:
 215082298@stu.ukzn.ac.za / evamary333@gmail.com
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Eva holds her BSc in Environmental Science and Chemistry and MSc in Chemistry. She has three years’ experience in the field of decentralized wastewater treatment systems carrying out applied research, capacity building programs and monitoring and evaluation of the treatment plants.

Her PhD research field is an inter disciplinary between water and sanitation and separation and analytical chemistry, focusing on up cycling of the chemical compounds from faecal sludge.



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Name:
 Namadzavho Enos Sitabule
Position:
 PhD Student
Qualification:
 BSc Honours (Water Utilisation) , MSc (Chemistry)
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Enos has 15 years experience in Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment (Physical-Chemical Treatment, Biological Treatment and Membrane Treatment). He is currently a Research Scientist within the Reseach & Technology-Coal and Environmental Research Group at Sasol. His PhD research is on Evaluation of Forward Osmosis Technology for the treatment of selected concentrated brines. The study is a collaboration between WRC/UKZN/Sasol.



  Name:
 Preyan Arumugam-Nanoolal
Position:
 PhD student
Qualification:
 MSc Biol
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Email:
 preyana26@gmail.com
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Preyan holds a BSc Hons degree in Biological Sciences from the University of KwaZulu-Natal focusing on marine taxonomy. In 2012, she graduated with an MSc in Biology and published four journal articles in Zootaxa. After a few years, she shifted her research interests to wastewater treatment and joined the Pollution Research Group in July 2015. Interested in cost-effective reliable solutions for domestic wastewater treatment, the focus of her Ph.D research is on a performance evaluation of vertical flow constructed wetlands in decentralised wastewater treatment systems (DEWATS) in South Africa.



 
Name:
 Surabhi Srivastava
Position:
 PhD student
Qualification:
 BSc, MSc, MTech
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Email:
 surabhi0065@gmail.com
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Surabhi Srivastava holds a degree in BSc (Sciences), MSc (Environmental Sciences) and M.Tech (Environmental Engineering) from India. She lectured in wastewater treatment to Indian Universities and UNISA Pretoria. She is author of two scientific journal papers. Currently she is undertaking a PhD degree and her project is funded by Ethekwini water and sanitation (EWS), Durban. Her research interest is in wastewater treatment technology.





  Name:
 William Musazura
Position:
 PhD student
Qualification:
 Bsc, Msc
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Email:
 wmusazura@gmail.com / 211537326@stu.ukzn.ac.za
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• Bsc Honours in Agriculture (University of Zimbabwe) – 2007
• Bsc Honours in Horticultural Science (University of KwaZulu Natal) – 2012
• Msc Agriculture in Crop Science (University of KwaZulu Natal) – 2014
• PhD. Agriculture in Crop Science (University of KwaZulu Natal) – 2014 to current

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Name:
 Anusha Singh
Position:
 PhD Student
Qualification:
 BSc Honours (Water Utilisation) , MSc (Chemistry)
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Name:
 Neil Macleod
Position:
 PhD Student
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Name:
 Farai Mhlanga
Position:
 PhD Student
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Name:
 Samantha Reade
Position:
 PhD Student
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