Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Research Output 1970 2020

2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Free convective 3D stretched radiative flow of nanofluid in presence of variable magnetic field and internal heating

Nayak, M. K., Shaw, S. & Chamkha, A. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Nanofluids. 7, 4, p. 646-656 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat radiation
Magnetic fields
Heat transfer
Heating
Stretching
1 Citation (Scopus)

Garnet-bearing low-Sr and high-Sr Singelele leucogranite: A record of Neoarchean episodic melting in collisional setting and Paleoproterozoic overprint in the Beit Bridge complex, southern Africa

Rajesh, H. M., Belyanin, G. A., Safonov, O. G., Vorster, C. & Van Reenen, D. D., Dec 1 2018, In : Lithos. 322, p. 67-86 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bearings (structural)
leucogranite
Garnets
garnet
Melting
7 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic and epidemiological analysis of norovirus from children with gastroenteritis in Botswana, 2013–2015

Kebaabetswe, L. P., Makhaola, K., Moyo, S., Lechiile, K. & Goldfarb, D. M., 2018, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 18, 1, 246 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Genome dynamics and evolution in yeasts: A long-term yeast-bacteria competition experiment

Zhou, N., Katz, M., Knecht, W., Compagno, C. & Piškur, J., 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 4, p. e0194911

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
land evaluation
decision analysis
information system
sorghum
systems analysis
Open Access
Wastewater treatment
Personnel
Environmental technology
Sewage sludge
Effluents
6 Citations (Scopus)

Health risk assessment of volatile organic compounds exposure near Daegu dyeing industrial complex in South Korea

Shuai, J., Kim, S., Ryu, H., Park, J., Lee, C. K., Kim, G-B., Ultra V.U., J. & Yang, W., 2018, In : BMC Public Health. 18, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Volatile Organic Compounds
Republic of Korea
Chloroform
Health
Toluene
3 Citations (Scopus)

Highly efficient removal of chromium (VI) through adsorption and reduction: A column dynamic study using magnetized natural zeolite-polypyrrole composite

Mthombeni, N. H., Mbakop, S., Ray, S., Leswifi, T., Ochieng, A. & Onyango, M. S., Aug 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 6, 4, p. 4008-4017

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Zeolites
Polypyrroles
zeolite
chromium
Chromium
1 Citation (Scopus)

Highly Sensitive ZnO NWFET Biosensor Fabricated Using Top-Down Processes

Ditshego, N. M. J., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Nano Research. 55, p. 66-74 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Field effect transistors
bioinstrumentation
Biosensors
Nanowires
nanowires
2 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid Fuzzy Recommendation System for Enhanced E-learning

Selvaraj, R., Appalla, P., Kuthadi, V. M. & Marwala, T., 2018, Advances in Systems, Control and Automation. Springer Singapore

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogeological conceptual model of large and complex sedimentary aquifer systems – Central Kalahari Basin (Botswana)

Lekula, M., Lubczynski, M. W. & Shemang, E., Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 106, p. 47 62 p., https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pce.2018.05.006.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
insecticides
human behavior
Disease Vectors
vector-borne diseases
Insecticides

Improvement of thermotolerance in Lachancea thermotolerans using a bacterial selection pressure

Zhou, N., Nov 20 2018, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. p. 1-13 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30488364.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Yeast
Yeasts
Bacteria
Pressure
Fermentation

Improving LTE-A indoor capacity using indoor relay

Mugaruka, B., Langat, P. K., Aldhaibani, J. A. & Yahya, A., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology. 11, 6, p. 925-938 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Base stations
Antennas
Omnidirectional antennas
Signal interference
Electric power utilization
16 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of spark plasma sintering on microstructure and wear behaviour of Ti-6Al-4V reinforced with nanosized TiN

FALODUN, O. E., OBADELE, B. A., OKE, S. R., IGE, O. O., OLUBAMBI, P. A., LETHABANE, M. L. & BHERO, S. W., 2018, In : Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China. 28, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Spark plasma sintering
sparks
microstructure
sintering
Wear of materials
11 Citations (Scopus)
Ethiopia
water management
resources management
water resources
land use

Inter cluster group management in wireless sensor networks

Rohini, R., Zungeru, A. M., Ravi, S. & Rao, D. N., 2018, In : Journal of Computer Science. 14, 4, p. 491-498 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Wireless sensor networks
Quality of service
Throughput
Topology
Communication
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Hygroscopic Agents
Cooling systems
Cooling
Thermal comfort
Hybrid systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

Kinetic mechanism of desilicated fly ash lime consumption

Falayi, T., Okonta, F. N. & Ntuli, F., 2018, In : Medziagotyra. 24, 2, p. 192-196 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Ash
Fly ash
Lime
Kinetics
Leaching
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
organisms
Porous materials
dissipation
Thermophoresis
Magnetic fields

Manufacturing information and database systems adoption and usage trends in developing countries

Gwangwava, N., 2018, E-Manufacturing and E-Service Strategies in Contemporary Organizations. IGI Global, p. 72-92 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Developing countries
Manufacturing
Data base
Software
Fees

Microbial and Chemical Diversity of Traditional Non-Cereal Based Alcoholic Beverages of Sub-Saharan Africa

Motlhanka, K., Zhou, N. & Lebani, K., May 1 2018, In : Beverages. 4, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Alcoholic Beverages
Africa South of the Sahara
Fermentation
Beverages
Health
4 Citations (Scopus)

Missing Data Recovery Based on Tensor-CUR Decomposition

Wang, L., Xie, K., Semong, T. & Zhou, H., 2018, In : IEEE Access. 6, p. 532-544 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
GIS
remote sensing
agriculture
land use
monitoring
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Bubble columns
Energy absorption
Radiation
Catalysts
Scattering parameters

Neuronal firing and DNA dynamics in a neural network

Etémé, A. S., Tabi, C. B., Beyala Ateba, J. F., Fouda, H. P. E. & Kofané, T. C., Dec 18 2018, In : Journal of Physics Communications. 2, p. 1-12 12 p., 125004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
deoxyribonucleic acid
neurons
thalamus
biopolymer denaturation
gene expression
1 Citation (Scopus)

Open Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for cloud manufacturing and cloud-based maintenance integration using xml: E-Manufacturing and E-Service Strategies in Contemporary Organizations

Gwangwava, N., 2018, E-Manufacturing and E-Service Strategies in Contemporary Organizations. IGI Global, p. 270-307 38 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Manufacturing
E-services
E-manufacturing
Service strategy
Product lifecycle management
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimal Control Strategy for TB-HIV/AIDS Co-Infection Model in the Presence of Behaviour Modification

Awoke, T. D. & Kassa, S. M., 2018, In : Processes. 6, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mathematical models
Computer simulation
Costs
22 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of process parameters for spark plasma sintering of nano structured SAF 2205 composite

Oke, S. R., Ige, O. O., Falodun, O. E., Obadele, B. A., Shongwe, M. B. & Olubambi, P. A., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Materials Research and Technology. 7, 2, p. 126-134 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization of Reverse Cationic Flotation of Low-Grade Iron Oxide from Fluorspar Tails Using Taguchi Method

Lubisi, T. P., Nheta, W. & Ntuli, F., 2018, In : Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. 43, 5, p. 2403-2412 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
fluorite
iron oxide
iron ore
starch
hematite
4 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of supported bimetallic (Fe-Co/CaCO3) catalyst synthesis parameters for carbon nanotubes growth using factorial experimental design

Bankole, M. T., Mohammed, I. A., Abdulkareem, A. S., Tijani, J. O., Ochigbo, S. S., Abubakre, O. K. & Afolabi, A. S., 2018, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 749, p. 85-102 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbon Nanotubes
Design of experiments
Carbon nanotubes
Catalysts
Impregnation
27 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing Energy Consumption for Big Data Collection in Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networks With Mobile Collectors

Ang, KL-M., Seng, J. K. P. & Zungeru, A. M., 2018, In : IEEE Systems Journal. 12, 1, p. 616-626 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Wireless sensor networks
Energy utilization
Sensor networks
Geographical regions
Sensor nodes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Performance analysis of a solid desiccant assisted hybrid space cooling system using TRNSYS

Jani, D. B., Mishra, M. & Sahoo, P. K., 2018, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 19, p. 26-35 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cooling systems
Atmospheric humidity
Air
Vapors
Cooling

Performance enhancement for LTE-A networks using small nodes

Yahya, A., Chuma, J., Mosutlha, I. & Aldhaibani, J. A., 2018, In : Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering. 10, 1-9, p. 53-57 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Throughput
Amplification
2 Citations (Scopus)

Petrographic and geochemical characterization of the early formative stages of Northern Adriatic shelf rocky buildups

Franchi, F., Bergamasco, A., Da Lio, C., Donnici, S., Mazzoli, C., Montagna, P., Taviani, M., Tosi, L. & Zecchin, M., 2018, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 91, p. 321-337 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
outcrops
cements
shelves
cement
calcite
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
dolostone
Carbonates
dolomite
Rare earth elements
basin
1 Citation (Scopus)

Physical, Chemical and Mineralogical Characterization of Fluorspar Flotation Tailings: Materials Today: Proceedings

Portia Lubisi, T., Nheta, W. & Ntuli, F., 2018, p. 302-310. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Beneficiation
Fluorspar
Tailings
Flotation
Oxides
5 Citations (Scopus)

Plasticity and cross-tolerance to heterogeneous environments: divergent stress responses co-evolved in an African fruit fly

Gotcha, N., Terblanche, J. S. & Nyamukondiwa, C., 2018, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 31, 1, p. 98-110 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollution status of shooting range soils from Cd, Cu, Mn, Ni and Zn found in ammunition

Dinake, P., Maphane, O., Sebogisi, K. & Kamwi, O., 2018, In : Cogent Environmental Science . 0, 0

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
pollution
soil
heavy metal
biota
metal

Possible absorbent regeneration in biogas purification and upgrading: A review

Maile, O. I., Tesfagiorgis, H. & Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2018, Green Energy and Technology. 9783319636115 ed. Springer Verlag, p. 273-287 15 p. (Green Energy and Technology; no. 9783319636115).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Biogas
biogas
Fuel consumption
Purification
purification

Potassium Aluminate Geopolymerisation of Acidic Gold Mine Tailings

Okonta, F. N., Falayi, T. & Ntuli, F., 2018, GeoChina 2018: New Prospects in Geotechnical Engineering Aspects of Civil Infrastructures: Sustainable Civil Infrastructures. Khabbaz, H., Youn, H. & Bouassida, M. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 270-275 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

gold mine
tailings
potassium
durability
cement

Potential for Treating Sewage Wastewater Using Sewage Sludge Biochar

Manyuchi, M. M., Mbohwa, C. & Muzenda, E., 2018, In : Covenant Journal of Physical and Life Sciences (Special Edition). 1, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sewage
wastewater
adsorption
biofiltration
biochemical oxygen demand
5 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive Modeling of Students Performance Through the Enhanced Decision Tree

Selvaraj, R. & Sivakumar, S., 2018, Advances in Electronics, Communication and Computing. Springer Singapore, p. 21-36

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Production of Biomethane through Co-digestion of Cow Manure and Market Fruits Waste

Mamabolo, S., Matheri, A. N., Belaid, M. & Muzenda, E., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

20 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of physically deposited thin aluminium film coatings: A review

Mwema, F. M., Oladijo, O. P., Akinlabi, S. A. & Akinlabi, E. T., 2018, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 747, p. 306-323 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Aluminum
Coatings
Substrates
Thin films
Deposition rates
6 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative characterization of carbonaceous and lignocellulosic biomass for anaerobic digestion

Matheri, A. N., Ntuli, F., Ngila, J. C., Seodigeng, T., Zvinowanda, C. & Njenga, C. K., 2018, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 92, p. 9-16 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Anaerobic digestion
Biomass
Methane
Municipal solid waste
Sewage sludge
7 Citations (Scopus)

Radiative non linear heat transfer analysis on wire coating from a bath of third-grade fluid

Nayak, M. K., Shaw, S. & Chamkha, A. J., 2018, In : Thermal Science and Engineering Progress. 5, p. 97-106 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wire
Heat transfer
Coatings
Fluids
Temperature

Recovery of Thourium from Phosphogypsum by Acid Leaching

Mashifana, T., Falayi, T., Ntuli, F. & Sebothoma, J., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

thorium
leaching
acid
nitric acid
liquid
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
manganese oxides
Manganese oxide
manganese oxide
adsorbents
remediation

Resource Recovery from Municipal Sewage Plants: An Energy-Water-Nutrients Nexus for Developing Countries

Manyuchi, M. M., Mbohwa, C. & Muzenda, E., 2018, CRC Press. 122 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

sewage
developing world
nutrient
resource
energy