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Mr. Banyaladzi D. Paphane


Mr. Banyaladzi D. Paphane

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Sciences
Department of Physical and Chemical Sciences (PCS)

  • Master of Science Degree Topic: Kinetic studies on the reactions of some Tetrakis(arylisocyanide)bis(perchlorato)-cobalt(II) complexes with pyridines in non aqueous media. The dissertation examines the kinetics of the reduction of selected Tetrakis(arylisocyanide)bis(perchlorato)cobalt(II) complexes by Pyridine type ligands in non-coordinating solvents.
  • Master of Science Degree in Chemistry: University of Botswana (2005), Botswana.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and Environmental Science: University of Botswana (2003), Botswana.

Professional Membership

  • Vice Secretary of the African Material Research Society (AMRS)
  • Committee Member of the African Network of Analytical Chemists (SEANAC)
  • Member of the Chemical Society of Botswana
  • Member of the Botswana Academy of Science
  • Physical and Organic Chemistry
  • General and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Metallurgical Assay Methods
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Chemical Catalysis
  • Organo-metallic synthesis and Chemical Catalysis
  • Environmental and Green Chemistry
  • Alternative green energy sources
  • Investigation of oils from Botswana indigenous plants as a feedstock for the production of bio-diesel
  • Determination of efficacy and environmental friendliness of chemical control methods of bush encroachment in Botswana pastures.