Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Research Output 1970 2020

2017
15 Citations (Scopus)

Identification and quantitation of pathogenic bacteria via in-situ formation of silver nanoparticles on cell walls, and their detection via SERS

Alula, M. T., Krishnan, S., Hendricks, N. R., Karamchand, L. & Blackburn, J. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Microchimica Acta. 184, 1, p. 219-227 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silver
Raman spectroscopy
Bacteria
Cells
Nanoparticles

Impact of Co-digesting food waste with cow dung

Empompo, J. B., Mayala, G. N., Matheri, A. N., Muzenda, E. & Belaid, M., 2017. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
food waste
cattle manure
digestion
energy
fossil fuels

Impact of variable magnetic field and convective boundary condition on a stretched 3D radiative flow of Cu-H2O nanofluid

Nayak, M. K., Shaw, S. & Chamkha, A. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Advances in Modelling and Analysis A. 86, 3, p. 658-678 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nanofluid
Thermal Radiation
Magnetic Field
Ethylene
Heat radiation

Incorporating general education components into an engineering curriculum

Uziak, J., Oladiran, M. T., Gizejowski, M. & Becker, K., 2017, In : International Journal of Engineering Education. 33, 6, p. 1900-1911 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

general education
Curricula
Education
engineering
curriculum
11 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of cold spray parameters on the microstructures and residual stress of Zn coatings sprayed on mild steel

Maledi, N. B., Oladijo, O. P., Botef, I., Ntsoane, T. P., Madiseng, A. & Moloisane, L., May 25 2017, In : Surface and Coatings Technology. 318, p. 106-113 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sprayed coatings
Sprayed coatings
spraying
Spraying
residual stress

Influence of open porosity, hydration products and extent of hydration on the strength of desilicated lime fly ash composites

Falayi, T., Okonta, F. N. & Ntuli, F., 2017, In : Medziagotyra. 23, 2, p. 150-155 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Coal Ash
Fly ash
Lime
Hydration
Porosity
Open Access
photodegradation
total organic carbon
chemical oxygen demand
irradiation
anaerobic digestion
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Ferrosoferric Oxide
magnetite
Chromium
Electromagnetic Phenomena
chromium
7 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation of serotype-specific antibodies against dengue virus non-structural protein 1 using phage display and application in a multiplexed serotyping assay

Lebani, K., Jones, M. L., Watterson, D., Ranzoni, A., Traves, R. J., Young, P. R. & Mahler, S. M., 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 7, p. e0180669

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viral Structural Proteins
Serotyping
Dengue virus
Dengue Virus
Bacteriophages
6 Citations (Scopus)

Kazachstania gamospora and Wickerhamomyces subpelliculosus: Two alternative baker’s yeasts in the modern bakery

Zhou, N., Schifferdecker, A. J., Gamero, A., Compagno, C., Boekhout, T., Piškur, J. & Knecht, W., 2017, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 250, p. 45-58 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Land change dynamics: insights from Intensity Analysis applied to an African emerging city

Akinyemi, F. O., Pontius, R. G. & Braimoh, A. K., Jan 2 2017, In : Journal of Spatial Science. 62, 1, p. 69-83 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Economics
Rwanda
economic activity
human activity
analysis
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Rwanda
land cover
land use
land use change
land use planning
12 Citations (Scopus)

Laser additive manufactured Ti–6Al–4V alloy: tribology and corrosion studies

Chandramohan, P., Bhero, S., Obadele, B. A. & Olubambi, P. A., Sep 1 2017, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 92, 5-8, p. 3051-3061 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tribology
Heat treatment
Corrosion
Lasers
Wear of materials
4 Citations (Scopus)

Laser Additive Manufactured Ti–6Al–4V Alloy: Heat Treatment Studies

Chandramohan, P., Bhero, S., Varachia, F., Obadele, B. A. & Olubambi, P. A., Sep 2017, In : Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals. 71, 3, p. 579-587 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat treatment
Lasers
Elongation
Tensile strength
Metals
10 Citations (Scopus)

LC-HRMS Data Processing Strategy for Reliable Sample Comparison Exemplified by the Assessment of Water Treatment Processes

Bader, T., Schulz, W., Kümmerer, K. & Winzenbacher, R., 2017, In : Analytical Chemistry. 89, 24, p. 13219-13226 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Lead pollution of shooting range soils

Sehube, N., Kelebemang, R., Totolo, O., Laetsang, M., Kamwi, O. & Dinake, P., Jan 1 2017, In : South African Journal of Chemistry. 70, p. 21-28 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollution
Soils
Environmental Protection Agency
Hazardous Waste
Weathering

Liner-leachate interaction curve models for clayey soils from landfills around the City of Johannesburg

Agbenyeku, E. E. O., Muzenda, E. & Msibi, I. M., 2017. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
liner
leachate
landfill
soil
Atterberg limit
19 Citations (Scopus)

Long-range patterns in Hindmarsh–Rose networks

Etémé, A. S., Tabi, C. B. & Mohamadou, A., Feb 1 2017, In : Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 43, p. 211-219 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Range of data
Direct numerical simulation
Difference equations
Modulational Instability
Spatio-temporal Patterns
7 Citations (Scopus)

Long term treated wastewater impacts and source identification of heavy metals in semi-arid soils of Central Botswana

Kebonye, N. M., Eze, P. N. & Akinyemi, F. O., 2017, In : Geoderma Regional. 10, p. 200-214 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
semiarid soils
Botswana
wastewater
heavy metals
heavy metal
3 Citations (Scopus)

Material behaviour characterization of Friction Stir Spot Welding of Copper: Materials Today: Proceedings

Akinlabi, E. T., Sanusi, K. O., Muzenda, E. & Akinlabi, S. A., 2017, p. 166-177. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Spot welding
Microhardness
Welding
Welds
Friction
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanism of the Mudstone Tunnel Failures Induced by Expansive Clay Minerals

Zhang, H., Adoko, A. C., Meng, Z., Wang, H. & Jiao, Y., Feb 1 2017, In : Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 35, 1, p. 263-275 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mudstone
clay minerals
Clay minerals
clay mineral
Tunnels

Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Dissimilar Metal Weld Joint between VM12-SHC and X20 Martensitic Steels

Maledi, N., Oladijo, O. P., Baloyi, N. & Pete, T., Jan 1 2017, In : Procedia Manufacturing. 7, p. 246-252 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dissimilar metals
Martensitic steel
Martensite
Welds
Mechanical properties
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mineral chemistry, bulk rock geochemistry, and S-isotope signature of lode-gold mineralization in the Bétaré Oya gold district, south-east Cameroon

Vishiti, A., Suh, C. E., Lehmann, B., Shemang, E. M., Ngome, N. L. J., Nshanji, N. J., Chinjo, F. E., Mongwe, O. Y., Egbe, A. J. & Petersen, S., 2017, In : Geological Journal. 53, 6, p. 2579-2596 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gold
geochemistry
isotope
mineralization
mineral
2 Citations (Scopus)

Model calibration and feed‐forward control of the wastewater treatment plant: Case study for CLUJ‐Napoca WWTP

Nair, A., Cristea, V. M., Agachi, P. S. & Brehar, M., 2017, In : Water and Environment Journal. 32, 2, p. 164-172

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Water treatment plants
Feedforward control
Wastewater treatment
Wastewater
Calibration
2 Citations (Scopus)

Model for Developing a Feature Recogntion System for A Reconfigurable Bending Press Machine

Murena, E., Mpofu, K., Trimble, J. & Gwangwava, N., 2017, p. 533-538. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Sheet metal
Computer aided design
Process planning
Computer aided manufacturing
Product design
3 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling of a solar photovoltaic water pumping system under the influence of panel cooling

Chinathambi, G., Murugesan, M., Palanisamy, C., Munirajan, S. & Bhero, S., 2017, In : Thermal Science. 21, p. 399-410 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cooling
Water
Temperature
Pumps
Photovoltaic cells

Molecular dynamics study of 2,2′-difurylmethane and n-propanol binary mixture

Kgagodi, O. W. & Mbaiwa, F., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 227, p. 366-372 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1-Propanol
2-Propanol
Propanol
Binary mixtures
Density (specific gravity)

Municipal solid waste data quality on artificial neural network performance

Masebinu, S. O., Akinlabi, E. T., Muzenda, E., Aboyade, A. O., Mbohwa, C., Manyuchi, M. M. & Naidoo, P., 2017. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
data quality
municipal solid waste
artificial neural network
waste management
prediction

Natural Convection of Power-Law Fluids in Three Dimensional Tilted Boxes

Dennis, S. & Morrone, B., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Network traffic model: A case of BIUST network

Solomon, T., Zungeru, A. M., Selvaraj, R., Mangwala, M. & Chuma, J., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Computer Science. 13, 7, p. 218-227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bandwidth
Random processes
Statistics
Mathematical models
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nonlinear coupled mode excitations in microtubules

Tabi, C. B., Tankou, E. & Mohamadou, A., Feb 1 2017, In : Chaos, Solitons and Fractals. 95, p. 187-194 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microtubules
Kink
Excitation
Modulational Instability
Energy Transport
5 Citations (Scopus)

Nonlinear excitations of blood flow in large vessels under thermal radiations and uniform magnetic field

Tabi, C. B., Motsumi, T. G., Bansi Kamdem, C. D. & Mohamadou, A., Aug 1 2017, In : Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 49, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Thermal Radiation
Heat radiation
Velocity Distribution
Blood Flow
Velocity distribution
5 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical Modeling of the Heating Phase of the Selective Laser Sintering Process

Liu, X., Boutaous, M., Xin, S. & Dennis, S., 2017, In : International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 120, p. 50-62

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Numerical modelling of pollutant formation in a lifted methane–air vertical diffusion flame

Aboje, A. A., Garba, M. U., Abdulkareem, A. S., Muzenda, E., Faruq, A. A. & Yun, G. Y. (ed.), 2017, In : Cogent Environmental Science . 3, 1, 1302543.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
modeling
turbulence
shear stress
combustion
pollutant formation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nutrient availability and biological properties of paddy soils under rainfed traditional “Payatak” farming systems in Catubig Valley, Philippines

Ultra V.U., J., Tan, G. M., Lao, F. U., Punsalan, M. R. O. & Galo, E. A., 2017, In : Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. 19, p. 1631-1645 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
rainfed farming
traditional farming
Philippines
paddy soils
Agriculture

Nutrient Supplying Potential of Different Spent Mushroom Substrate Preparations as Soil Amendment in a Potting Media

Ultra Jr, V., Ong Sotto, J. M. E. & Punzalan, M. R., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
spent mushroom compost
soil amendments
growing media
nutrients
nitrogen fertilizers
6 Citations (Scopus)

On the physics of viscoplastic fluid flow in non-circular tubes

Letelier, M. F., Siginer, D. A. & Hinojosa, C. B., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 88, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viscoplastic Fluid
Shear thinning
Fluid Flow
Flow of fluids
Tube
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Sensor networks
Miners
Sensor nodes
Costs
Wireless sensor networks

Optimal portfolio in the presence of transaction costs and convex risk measure

Lungu, E., Elias Rabson, O. & Obonye, D., 2017, In : International Journal of Financial Engineering. International Journal of Financial Engineering

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

Optimising biogas production from anaerobic co-digestion of chicken manure and organic fraction of municipal solid waste

Matheri, A. N., Ndiweni, S. N., Belaid, M., Muzenda, E. & Hubert, R., 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 80, p. 756-764 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Manures
Municipal solid waste
Biogas
Methane
Biodegradability

Optimization of biomethane production by anaerobic co-digestion of food waste with cow dung

Empompo, J. B., Mayala, G. N., Matheri, A. N., Muzenda, E. & Belaid, M., 2017. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
digestion
food
biogas
mixing ratio
nitrogen
8 Citations (Scopus)

Paleochannel and beach-bar palimpsest topography as initial substrate for coralligenous buildups offshore Venice, Italy

Tosi, L., Zecchin, M., Franchi, F., Bergamasco, A., Da Lio, C., Baradello, L., Mazzoli, C., Montagna, P., Taviani, M., Tagliapietra, D., Carol, E., Franceschini, G., Giovanardi, O. & Donnici, S., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 1321.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
paleochannel
beach
topography
substrate
lithification

Paleolimnological features of a mega-lake phase in the Makgadikgadi Basin (Kalahari, Botswana) during Marine Isotope Stage 5 inferred from diatoms

Schmidt, M., Fuchs, M., Henderson, A. C. G., Kossler, A., Leng, M. J., Mackay, A. W., Shemang, E. & Riedel, F., 2017, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 58, 3, p. 373-390 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Botswana
marine isotope stage
Bacillariophyceae
isotopes
diatom
1 Citation (Scopus)

Parallel algorithm for indexing large DNA sequences using MapReduce on Hadoop

Kaniwa, F., Dinakenyane, O. & Kuthadi, V. M., 2017, p. 1576-1582. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Perceptions of University of Botswana Academic Staff on Web 2.0 Technology Adoption

Totolo, A., Comma, S. & Mpoeleng, D., 2017, In : Informatics Studies. 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perceptions of University of Botswana Librarians on the Potential of Web 2.0 Tools

Mpoeleng, D., 2017, IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa.

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