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peter-mokhonoana

Prof. Malose P. Mokhonoana
Department of Chemistry
University of Limpopo
Private Bag X1106
SOVENGA
0727
South Africa

Tel: +27 15 268 2863
Fax: +27 15 268 3065
Email: Malose.Mokhonoana@ul.ac.za

Background
Professor Peter Mokhonoana is a lead researcher in heterogeneous catalysis. His areas of interest span Inorganic Porous Materials, Au-Based Catalytic Systems for CO Oxidation, Hierarchical Zeolite-Based Hydrocracking of Low-Temperature Fischer-Tropsch Wax.

Qualification
2005
PhD “The Synthesis and Study of Some Metal Catalysts Supported on Modified MCM-41” supervised by Prof. N. J. Coville, School of Molecular Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

1996
MSc “A Study of the Bulk and Surface Properties of Palabora Vermiculite” supervised by Profs. N. J. Coville and V. D. Sokolovskii, Department of Chemistry, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Employment History
Current
Associate Professor (Inorganic Chemistry), UL

2010 – 2012
Head of Department (Chemistry), UL

01 June 2005 – 31 Nov 2012
Senior Lecturer (Inorganic Chemistry), UL

01 Nov 1996 – 31 May 2005
Lecturer (Inorganic Chemistry), UL

01 March 1989 – 31 October 1996
Senior Laboratory Assistant (Chemistry), UL

Publications
Mokhonoana M. P., Coville N. J., and Datye A. K
Gold Catalysts Supported on Fe- and Co-MCM-41
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis 154A, 827-833 (2004)

T. Bore, M. P. Mokhonoana, T. L. Ward, N. J. Coville and A. K. Datye
Synthesis and Reactivity of Gold Nanoparticles Supported on Transition Metal Doped Mesoporous Silica
Microporous & Mesoporous Materials 95(1-3), 118-125 (2006)

Malose P. Mokhonoana and Neil J. Coville
Highly Loaded Fe-MCM-41 Materials: Synthesis and Reducibility Studies
Materials 2, 2337-2359 (2009);

P. Mokhonoana, N. J. Coville
Synthesis of [Si]-MCM-41 from TEOS and water glass: The water glass-enhanced condensation of TEOS under alkaline conditions
Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 54(1), 83-92 (2010)

P. Mokhonoana, N. J. Coville, A. K. Datye
Small Au nanoparticles supported on MCM-41 containing a surfactant
Catalysis Letters 135(1-2), 1-9 (2010)

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