Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Research Output 1970 2020

2018

Resource recovery from municipal waste and bio solids (Digestate) through vermicomposting: A waste management initiative

Manyuchi, M. M., Mbohwa, C. & Muzenda, E., Feb 9 2018, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, IEEM 2017. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2017-December. p. 2054-2057 4 p.

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

Open Access
Waste management
Recovery
Moisture
Chemical analysis
Waste disposal

Robust Discriminant Analysis With Asymmetric Classes

Ndwapi, N., 2018

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Discriminant analysis
Labels
Supervised learning
Gaussian distribution
Support vector machines

Signal propagation and analysis in airborne wireless sensor networks

Zungeru, A. M., Chuma, J., Mangwala, M., Matsebe, O. & Sundarajan, S., Oct 1 2018, In : International Review of Aerospace Engineering. 11, 5, p. 213-223 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electromagnetic induction
Wireless sensor networks
Sensor nodes
Communication
Aerospace applications
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
water management
resources management
water resources
Water management
climate change
64 Citations (Scopus)
deposit feeder
fluvial deposit
river system
Sediments
Deposits
learning
Learning
Infection
Interaction
Modeling

Stabilisation and solidification of steel industry sludge

Falayi, T. & Ntuli, F., 2018, p. 1-4. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Iron and steel industry
Coal Ash
Solidification
Stabilization
Zinc Oxide

Stem Cell Research in Africa: Legislation and Challenges

Gaobotse, G., 2018, In : Journal of Regenerative Medicine. 7, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic Electrical Behavior of Splina Liquid Chlorophyll Drink

Mbezi, T., Zachee, A., Tabi, C. B., Ekobena Fouda, H. P. & Kofané, T. C., Mar 1 2018, In : Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 11, 12, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chlorophyll
Liquids
Autocorrelation
Statistical methods
Spectral density
2 Citations (Scopus)

Streptomyces albulus yields ε-poly-L-lysine and other products from salt-contaminated glycerol waste

Zhou, N., Swanevelder, D., Dodd, A., Brady, D., Hallsworth, JE. & Rumbold, K., Sep 20 2018, In : Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptomyces
Glycerol
Lysine
Biofuels
Actinobacteria

Students’ and instructor’s perspective on the use of blackboard platform for delivering an engineering course

Uziak, J., Oladiran, M. T., Lorencowicz, E. & Becker, K., 2018, In : Electronic Journal of e-Learning. 16, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
instructor
Students
engineering
student
electronic learning
8 Downloads (Pure)

Study of the Photo-Electric Behavior of Spinaceapleracea using the T.E-Model of Chlorophyll Pigment

Mbezi, T., Zachee, A., Tabi, C. B., Ekobena Fouda, H. P. & Kofané, T. C., Jun 10 2018, In : Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 11, 22, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
darkness
chlorophylls
pigments
autocorrelation
statistical analysis
Open Access
GIS
central business district
traffic congestion
power line
analysis

Surface Diffusion and Growth of Alloy Nanoclusters: A Monte Carlo Study

Heinrichs, S., Einax, M., Dieterich, W., Maass, P. & Majhofer, A., Jul 18 2018, In : Diffusion Fundamentals. 19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SUSTAINABILITY OF RAIN-FED AGRICULTURE IN BOTSWANA: A CASE STUDY IN THE PANDAMATENGA PLAINS

Alemaw, B., R Chaoka, T. & Totolo, O., Jun 18 2018, In : Journal of physics and chemistry of the earth.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sustainability
agriculture
crop
soil moisture
runoff

Swarm-intelligence-based communication protocols for wireless sensor networks: Critical Developments and Applications of Swarm Intelligence

Ketshabetswe, L. K., Zungeru, A. M., Chuma, J. M. & Mangwala, M., 2018, Critical Developments and Applications of Swarm Intelligence. IGI Global, p. 271-300 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Wireless sensor networks
Routing algorithms
Network protocols
Energy utilization
Planning

Techno-economic analysis of grid-tied energy storage

Masebinu, S. O., Akinlabi, E. T., Muzenda, E. & Aboyade, A. O., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 15, 1, p. 231-242 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Economic analysis
economic analysis
Energy storage
Economics
energy
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Gamma-Weibull-G Family of Distributions with Applications

Oluyede, B. O., Pu, S., Makubate, B. & Qiu, Y., Feb 1 2018, In : Austrian Journal of Statistics. 47, 1, p. 45-76 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The precipitation, growth and stability of mercury sulfide nanoparticles formed in the presence of marine dissolved organic matter

Mazrui, N. M., Seelen, E., King'ondu, C. K., Thota, S., Awino, J., Rouge, J., Zhao, J. & Mason, R. P., 2018, In : Environmental Sciences: Processes and Impacts. 20, 4, p. 642-656 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Removal of Cu (II) from Aqueous Solution using Sodium Borohydride as a Reducing Agent

Sithole, N. T., Ntuli, F. & Mashifana, T., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
aqueous solution
sodium
wastewater
soil pollution
metal
4 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal degradation kinetic study of polystyrene/organophosphate composite

Majoni, S. & Chaparadza, A., 2018, In : Thermochimica Acta. 662, p. 8-15 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diphosphates
Organophosphates
Diphosphates
thermal degradation
Polystyrenes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Thin coating deposition by magnetron sputtering: Production, Properties, and Applications of High Temperature Coatings

Odetola, P. I., Popoola, P. & Oladijo, P., 2018, Production, Properties, and Applications of High Temperature Coatings. IGI Global, p. 403-428 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

magnetron sputtering
coatings
thin films
sublimation
momentum transfer
7 Citations (Scopus)

Three tier transition of Neoarchean TTG-sanukitoid magmatism in the Beit Bridge Complex, Southern Africa

Rajesh, H. M., Belyanin, G. A. & Van Reenen, D. D., Jan 1 2018, In : Lithos. 296-299, p. 431-451 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
orthoandesite
granitoid
magmatism
Bearings (structural)
trondhjemite
12 Citations (Scopus)

Torrefaction of landfill food waste for possible application in biomass co-firing

Pahla, G., Ntuli, F. & Muzenda, E., Jan 1 2018, In : Waste Management. 71, p. 512-520 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
landfill
food
biomass
bituminous coal
Fourier transform

Understanding uncertainty to weighing by electronic-analytical balances

Andersen, J. E. T., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of AOAC International. 101, 6, p. 1977-1984 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weighing
Uncertainty
electronics
uncertainty
calibration

Using blended learning approach to deliver courses in an Engineering Programme: Online Course Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Moalosi, R., Uziak, J. & Oladiran, M. T., 2018, Online Course Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global, Vol. 2. p. 1016-1034 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Blended Learning
engineering
methodology
management
mechanical engineering
6 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of satellite-based rainfall in Kalahari

Lekula, M., Lubczynski, M. W., Shemang, E. M. & Verhoef, W., 2018, In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 105, p. 84-97 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rainfall
gauge
basin
decomposition
TRMM
8 Citations (Scopus)

Waste to energy bio-digester selection and design model for the organic fraction of municipal solid waste

Njuguna Matheri, A., Mbohwa, C., Ntuli, F., Belaid, M., Seodigeng, T., Catherine Ngila, J. & Kinuthia Njenga, C., 2018, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 82, p. 1113-1121 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Municipal solid waste
Methane
Nitrogen
Carbon
Decision theory
4 Citations (Scopus)

Wavelet signatures of K-splitting of the Isoscalar Giant Quadrupole Resonance in deformed nuclei from high-resolution (p,p′) scattering off146, 148, 150Nd

Kureba, C. O., Buthelezi, Z., Carter, J., Cooper, G. R. J., Fearick, R. W., Förtsch, S. V., Jingo, M., Kleinig, W., Krugmann, A., Krumbolz, A. M., Kvasil, J., Mabiala, J., Mira, J. P., Nesterenko, V. O., von Neumann-Cosel, P., Neveling, R., Papka, P., Reinhard, P-G., Richter, A., Sideras-Haddad, E. & 5 others, Smit, F. D., Steyn, G. F., Swartz, J. A., Tamii, A. & Usman, I. T., 2018, In : Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics. 779, p. 269-274 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wireless Communication, Networks and Internet of Things: Select Proceedings of ICNETS2

Zungeru, A. M. (ed.), Subashini, S. (ed.) & Vetrivelan, P. (ed.), 2018, Springer Singapore.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Telecommunication networks
Electronic equipment
Embedded systems
Signal processing
Students
2017
23 Citations (Scopus)

3D correlative light and electron microscopy of cultured cells using serial blockface scanning electron microscopy

Russell, M. R. G., Lerner, T. R., Burden, J. J., Nkwe, D. O., Pelchen-Matthews, A., Domart, M. C., Durgan, J., Weston, A., Jones, M. L., Peddie, C. J., Carzaniga, R., Florey, O., Marsh, M., Gutierrez, M. G. & Collinson, L. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Cell Science. 130, 1, p. 278-291 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Workflow
Electron Scanning Microscopy
Cultured Cells
Electron Microscopy
Light
Open Access
disengagement
graduate
learning
student
social adjustment
7 Citations (Scopus)

A critical review on factors influencing fermentative hydrogen production

Kothari, R., Kumar, V., Pathak, V. V., Ahmad, S., Ochieng, A. & Tyagi, V. V., 2017, In : Frontiers in Bioscience - Landmark. 22, p. 1195-1220 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hydrogen production
Fermentation
Hydrogen
Renewable Energy
Metabolic engineering
14 Citations (Scopus)

A critical review on solid desiccant-based hybrid cooling systems

Jani, D. B., Mishra, M. & Sahoo, P. K., 2017, In : International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration. 25, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hygroscopic Agents
Cooling systems
Thermal comfort
Cooling
Vapors

A Data-Mining Model for Predicting Low Birth Weight with a High AUC

Selvaraj, R., Letsholo, K., Galani, M. & Hange, U., 2017, p. 109-121.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

13 Citations (Scopus)

Aeromagnetic, gravity, and Differential Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar analyses reveal the causative fault of the 3 April 2017 M-w 6.5 Moiyabana, Botswana, earthquake

Kolawole, F., Atekwana, E. A., Malloy, S., Stamps, D. S., Grandin, R., Abdelsalam, M. G., Leseane, K. & Shemang, E. M., 2017, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 17, p. 8837-8846 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botswana
synthetic aperture radar
earthquakes
gravity
gravitation

Alphabet-dependent Parallel Algorithm for Suffix Tree Construction for Pattern Searching

Dinakenyane, O., Schroeder, H., Kuthadi, V. M. & Kaniwa, F., 2017, In : arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.05660.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ANALYSIS OF BREAKTHROUGH CURVES AND PERCOLATION PARAMETERS OF SUB-TROPICAL CLAYEY SOILS-AMD INTERACTIONS

Agbenyeku, E. E. O., Muzenda, E. & Msibi, I. M., 2017, IAENG Transactions On Engineering Sciences: Special Issue For The International Association Of Engineers Conferences 2016. Ao, S., Gelman, L., Kim, H. K. & Amouzegar, M. A. (eds.). World Scientific, Vol. 2. 188 p.

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

tropical soil
acid mine drainage
breakthrough curve
soil
kaolinite
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of enterprise supply chain communication networks in engineering product development

Addo-Tenkorang, R. & Helo, P. T., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Logistics Management. 28, 1, p. 47-74 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Product development
Supply chains
Telecommunication networks
supply
engineering

Analysis of green occupations: The local government sector perspective: Research Report To The Local Government Sector Education and Training (LGSETA)

Ochieng, A., Khoza, N., Modiba, E., Pete, K., Otieno, B. & Mabuza, J., 2017, 169 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
occupation
education
economy
job creation
water
13 Citations (Scopus)

Analytical solution of the Graetz problem for non-linear viscoelastic fluids in tubes of arbitrary cross-section

Letelier, M. F., Hinojosa, C. B. & Siginer, D. A., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 111, p. 369-378 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tubes
Fluids
fluids
cross sections
Secondary flow
1 Citation (Scopus)

An automated solar-powered aquaponics system towards agricultural sustainability in the Sultanate of Oman

Nagayo, A. M., Mendoza, C., Vega, E., Al Izki, R. K. S. & Jamisola, R. S., Sep 14 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid and Smart Cities, ICSGSC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 42-49 8 p. (2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid and Smart Cities, ICSGSC 2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Sustainable development
Fish
Water
Arid regions
Aquaculture

A New Class of Generalized Distributions for Survival and Lifetime Data Analysis: Theory and Applications

Oluyede, B. O., Huang, S., Mashabe, B. & Fagbamigbe, A. F., 2017, In : JPSS.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Industrial applications
Random processes
Statistics
Mathematical models
Bandwidth
29 Citations (Scopus)

Application of artificial neural network for predicting performance of solid desiccant cooling systems – A review

Jani, D. B., Mishra, M. & Sahoo, P. K., 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 80, p. 352-366 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cooling systems
Neural networks
Stream flow
Pressure drop
Atmospheric humidity