Mr. Malvin Moyo

Mr. Malvin Moyo

Staff Development Fellow - Applied Chemistry

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Website: http://www.nust.ac.zw

Office: LAB 10

Email: malvin.moyo@nust.ac.zw

Qualifications

PhD Candidate: Department of Chemistry, Vaal University of Technology. Topic: Catalytic reduction of hexavalent chromium on bionanocomposites based on macadamia (Macadamia sp.) and wattle (Acacia sp.) biomass.

MTech: Department of Chemistry, Vaal University of Technology. 2013

Title of Thesis: Sorption of selected heavy metals from aqueous solutions by Mangifera indica (mango) seed shell derived sorbents.

Research
Biomass upcycling for sustainable water treatment

 Publications by Mr. Malvin Moyo

M. Moyo, V. E. Pakade, S. J. Modise, Functionalised Mangifera indica seed shells for treatment of electroplating wastewater, International Conference on Pure and Applied Chemistry 2016, 18th-22nd July. Hotel Sofitel Mauritius Impérial Resort & Spa, Flic en Flac, Mauritius. Oral presentation.

M. Moyo, V. E. Pakade, S. J. Modise, Preparation of sorbents from mango seed shells and their potential removal of lead, cadmium and copper from aqueous solutions, 4th Young Water Professionals South Africa Biennial and 1st African Young Water Professionals Conference 2015, 16th-18th November. CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa. Oral presentation.

Conferences

2016 Adapting waste mango seed shells for adsorptive water treatment. Bridging Africa, Latin America and Europe on Water and Renewable Energies Applications Conference. Arusha, Tanzania (Poster)

2016 Functionalised Mangifera indica seed shells for treatment of electroplating wastewater. International Conference on Pure and Applied Chemistry. Flic en Flac, Mauritius. (Oral)

2015 Preparation of sorbents from mango seed shells and their potential in the removal of lead, cadmium and copper from aqueous solutions. 4th Young Water Professionals South Africa Biennial and 1st African Young Water Professionals Conference. Pretoria. (Oral