Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Research Output 1970 2020

Treatment of manganese-containing mine water: Adsorption onto metal oxide decorated bentonite

Muliwa, A. M., Maity, A. & Ochieng, A., 2017, Proceedings of Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference. p. 13-16

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

Open Access
Bentonite
Manganese
Oxides
Metals
Adsorption
13 Citations (Scopus)

Tropospheric water vapour isotopologue data (H216O, H218O, and HD16O) as obtained from NDACC/FTIR solar absorption spectra

Barthlott, S., Schneider, M., Hase, F., Blumenstock, T., Kiel, M., Dubravica, D., García, O. E., Sepúlveda, E., Mengistu Tsidu, G., Takele Kenea, S., Grutter, M., Plaza-Medina, E. F., Stremme, W., Strong, K., Weaver, D., Palm, M., Warneke, T., Notholt, J., Mahieu, E., Servais, C. & 4 others, Jones, N., Griffith, D. W. T., Smale, D. & Robinson, J., Jan 20 2017, In : Earth System Science Data. 9, 1, p. 15-29 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

absorption spectrum
Fourier transform
water vapor
remote sensing
metadata
8 Citations (Scopus)

Two-dimensional modulated ion-acoustic excitations in electronegative plasmas

Panguetna, C. S., Tabi, C. B. & Kofané, T. C., Sep 1 2017, In : Physics of Plasmas. 24, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acoustic excitation
ion acoustic waves
ions
negative ions
temperature ratio
14 Citations (Scopus)

Ultraviolet and solar photocatalytic ozonation of municipal wastewater: Catalyst reuse, energy requirements and toxicity assessment

Mecha, A. C., Onyango, M. S., Ochieng, A. & Momba, M. N. B., 2017, In : Chemosphere. 186, p. 669-676

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ozonization
Waste Water
Toxicity
Wastewater
catalyst

Umbelliferone: Sources, chemistry and bioactivities review

Mazimba, O., 2017, In : Bulletin of Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University. 55, 2, p. 223-232 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7-hydroxycoumarin
Bioactivity
Apiaceae
Rutaceae
Sun hoods
18 Citations (Scopus)

Variation partitioning of benthic diatom community matrices: Effects of multiple variables on benthic diatom communities in an Austral temperate river system

Dalu, T., Wasserman, R. J., Magoro, M. L., Mwedzi, T., Froneman, P. W. & Weyl, O. L. F., 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 601-602, p. 73-82 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

river system
diatom
partitioning
Rivers
matrix

Vermicomposting of soybean and maize straw residues as an agro waste management initiative

Manyuchi, M. M., Mbohwa, C. & Muzenda, E., 2017. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
earthworm
straw
waste management
soybean
maize

Viscoelastic Flow in Teardrop-shaped Tubes: Analysis of Transversal Flow

Letelier, M. F., Dennis, S., Gutiérrez, S., Arratia, P. & González, A., 2017. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

secondary flow
viscoelastic fluid
temperature
analysis
21 Citations (Scopus)

Water or sediment? Partitioning the role of water column and sediment chemistry as drivers of macroinvertebrate communities in an austral South African stream

Dalu, T., Wasserman, R. J., Tonkin, J. D., Mwedzi, T., Magoro, M. L. & Weyl, O. L. F., 2017, In : Science of the Total Environment. 607-608, p. 317-325 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sediment chemistry
macroinvertebrate
Sediments
partitioning
water column
15 Citations (Scopus)

Wealth and antenatal care utilization in Nigeria: Policy implications

Fagbamigbe, A. F. & Idemudia, E. S., Jan 2 2017, In : Health Care for Women International. 38, 1, p. 17-37 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
Nigeria
Parturition
30 Citations (Scopus)

Wireless sensor networks: A survey on monitoring water quality

Pule, M., Yahya, A. & Chuma, J., 2017, In : Journal of Applied Research and Technology. 15, 6, p. 562-570 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Water quality
Wireless sensor networks
Process monitoring
Monitoring
Water
3 Citations (Scopus)

Yeast–bacteria competition induced new metabolic traits through large-scale genomic rearrangements in Lachancea kluyveri

Zhou, N., Bottagisi, S., Katz, M., Schacherer, J., Friedrich, A., Gojkovic, Z., Swamy, K., Knecht, W., Compagno, C. & Piškur, J., 2017, In : FEMS Yeast Research. 17, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

3D GUI for flash floods modeling: Applications in river catchments

Ignat, S., Stoian, I., Capatina, D., Ghiran, O. & Agachi, S. P., Jun 27 2016, 2016 20th IEEE International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics, AQTR 2016 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7501399

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

Graphical user interfaces
Catchments
Rivers
Computational fluid dynamics
Hydraulic structures
electromagnetic measurement
rock intrusions
dacite
magnetic dipoles
intrusion
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Parametric Programming
Nonlinear programming
Branch-and-bound
Global optimization
Non-convexity
18 Citations (Scopus)

Accomplishments of the MUSICA project to provide accurate, long-term, global and high-resolution observations of tropospheric {H2xch li O,δD} pairs - A review

Schneider, M., Wiegele, A., Barthlott, S., González, Y., Christner, E., Dyroff, C., García, E. O., Hase, F., Blumenstock, T., Sepúlveda, E., Mengistu Tsidu, G., Takele Kenea, S., Rodríguez, S. & Andrey, J., Jul 7 2016, In : Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. 9, 7, p. 2845-2875 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

MetOp
IASI
remote sensing
Fourier transform
moisture
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

A fundamental investigation on the breakage of a bed of silica sand particles: An attainable region approach

Danha, G., Legodi, D., Hlabangana, N., Bhondayi, C. & Hildebrandt, D., Nov 1 2016, In : Powder Technology. 301, p. 1208-1212 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silica sand
Steel
Silicon Dioxide
Silica
Comminution
7 Citations (Scopus)

Alcohol dehydrogenase gene ADH3 activates glucose alcoholic fermentation in genetically engineered Dekkera bruxellensis yeast

Schifferdecker, A. J., Siurkus, J., Andersen, M. R., Joerck-Ramberg, D., Ling, Z., Zhou, N., Blevins, J. E., Sibirny, A. A., Piškur, J. & Ishchuk, O. P., 2016, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 100, 7, p. 3219-3231 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A low-loss 2nd order chebychev microwave cavity band pass filter

Chose, M., Chuma, J. M., Yahya, A., Kobe, O. B., Ngebani, I. & Pholele, T. M., Dec 5 2016, 2016 IEEE Radio and Antenna Days of the Indian Ocean, RADIO 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7772017

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

Scattering parameters
Bandpass filters
bandpass filters
Microwaves
filters

Analysis of the skills required for green economy: The local government sector perspective: Final Report To The Local Government Sector Education and Training (LGSETA)

Ochieng, A., Seodigeng, T., Modiba, E., Mabuza, J. & Matshediso, B., 2016, 121 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
education and training
local government
carbon emission
industry
coal processing
Frequent Itemsets
Data Streams
Mining
Closed
Data storage equipment
1 Citation (Scopus)

An enhanced security pattern for wireless sensor network

Kuthadi, V. M., Selvaraj, R. & Marwala, T., Jan 1 2016, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer and Communication Technologies, IC3T 2015. Mandal, J. K., Bhateja, V., Satapathy, S. C. & Raju, K. S. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 61-71 11 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 380).

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

Wireless sensor networks
Agglomeration
Base stations
Data privacy
Sensors
9 Citations (Scopus)

An External Replication on the Effects of Test-driven Development Using a Multi-site Blind Analysis Approach

Fucci, D., Scanniello, G., Romano, S., Shepperd, M., Sigweni, B., Uyaguari, F., Turhan, B., Juristo, N. & Oivo, M., Sep 8 2016, 10th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement, ESEM 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 08-09-September-2016. a3

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

Productivity
Experiments
Students
Testing
Costs
2 Citations (Scopus)

A note on the steady flow of Newtonian fluids with pressure dependent viscosity in a rectangular duct

Akyildiz, F. T. & Siginer, D., Jul 1 2016, In : International Journal of Engineering Science. 104, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steady flow
Ducts
Viscosity
Newtonian liquids
Fluids

A novel clustering based feature subset selection framework for effective data classification

Selvaraj, R., Sivakumar, S. & Venkataraman, S., 2016, In : Indian Journal of Technology. 9, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Ant-based distributed denial of service detection technique using roaming virtual honeypots

Selvaraj, R., Kuthadi, V. M. & Marwala, T., May 19 2016, In : IET Communications. 10, 8, p. 929-935 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ant colony optimization
Telecommunication traffic
Deposits
Bandwidth
18 Citations (Scopus)

Application of mucilage from Dicerocaryum eriocarpum plant as biosorption medium in the removal of selected heavy metal ions

Bassey, O. J., Odiyo, J. O., Chimuka, L., Ochieng, A. & Bassey, B. J., 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 177, p. 365-372

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
mucilage
Biosorption
Heavy ions
Heavy metals
Metal ions
2 Citations (Scopus)

Application of Non-Target Analysis with LC-HRMS for the Monitoring of Raw and Potable Water: Strategy and Results: Assessing Transformation Products of Chemicals by Non-Target and Suspect Screening − Strategies and Workflows Volume 2

Bader, T., Schulz, W., Lucke, T., Seitz, W. & Winzenbacher, R., 2016, Application of Non-Target Analysis with LC-HRMS for the Monitoring of Raw and Potable Water: Strategy and Results. American Chemical Society, Vol. 1242. p. 49-70 22 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 1242).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

liquid chromatography
mass spectrometry
drinking water
prioritization
pollutant
1 Citation (Scopus)

Approximating a common fixed point of finite family of asymptotically quasi-nonexpansive mappings in Banach spaces

Woldeamanuel, S. T., Sangago, M. G. & Hailu, H. Z., Sep 1 2016, In : Afrika Matematika. 27, 5-6, p. 949-961 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonexpansive Mapping
Common Fixed Point
Banach space
Uniformly Convex Banach Space
Iterative Algorithm

Assessment of performance of the SHAO-C tropospheric delay correction model over low latitude and complex topography

Ejigu, Y. G. & Tsidu, G. M., Aug 4 2016, Proceedings of 2016 International Conference on Localization and GNSS, ICL-GNSS 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7533860

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

Topography
Global positioning system
Harmonic functions
Model
Positioning
5 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of prediction and predictability of short rains over equatorial East Africa using a multi-model ensemble

Bahaga, T. K., Kucharski, F., Tsidu, G. M. & Yang, H., Feb 1 2016, In : Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 123, 3-4, p. 637-649 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prediction
sea surface temperature
anomaly
climate modeling
rain
12 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of test methods for characterizing the hydrophobic nature of surface-treated High Performance Concrete

Weisheit, S., Unterberger, S. H., Bader, T. & Lackner, R., 2016, In : Construction and Building Materials. 110, p. 145-153 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
High performance concrete
Concretes
Water
Surface treatment
Durability

Assumption-free noise suppression for autonomous tractors tracking

Marata, L., Chuma, J. M., Yahya, A. & Ngebani, I., Dec 5 2016, 2016 IEEE Radio and Antenna Days of the Indian Ocean, RADIO 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7772035

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

tractors
retarding
sensors
Sensors
plowing
1 Citation (Scopus)

A study on relationship between casting geometric modulus and feeding distance of ductile iron bar-shaped castings

Saravanan, V. S., Palanisamy, C., Mohanraj, M., Shah, J. & Bhero, S., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Metalcasting. 10, 4, p. 477-482 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nodular iron
Casting
Solidification
Silicates
Graphite
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Surface Photovoltage Study of Surface Defects on Co-Doped TiO2 Thin Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis

Juma, A., Wafula, H. B., Sakwa, T., Musembi, R. J. & Simiyu, J., 2016, In : Coatings. 6, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

A survey on database synchronization algorithms for mobile device

Kekgathetse, M. B. & Letsholo, K. J., Apr 10 2016, In : Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology. 86, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mobile Database
Mobile devices
Mobile Devices
Synchronization
Server

A wireless sensor network solution for monitoring water quality in Botswana

Pule, M., Yahya, A. & Chuma, J., Oct 28 2016, NICS 2016 - Proceedings of 2016 3rd National Foundation for Science and Technology Development Conference on Information and Computer Science. Hung, N. L., Boo, V. N. Q. & Duy, T. T. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 12-16 5 p. 7725635

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

Water quality
Wireless sensor networks
Process monitoring
Monitoring
Sampling
77 Citations (Scopus)

Big data applications in operations/supply-chain management: A literature review

Addo-Tenkorang, R. & Helo, P. T., Nov 1 2016, In : Computers and Industrial Engineering. 101, p. 528-543 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supply chain management
Big data
Industry
Cloud computing
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bingham Fluids: Deformation and Energy Dissipation in Triangular Cross Section Tube Flow

Letelier, M. F., Barrera, C., Dennis, S., Stockle, J. S., Godoy, F. & Rosas, C., 2016, In : Meccanica. 53, 1-2, p. 161-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pipe flow
plugs
Shear stress
Energy dissipation
dissipation

Biogas use as fuel in spark ignition engines

Kukoyi, T. O., Muzenda, E., Akinlabi, E. T., Mashamba, A., Mbohwa, C. & Mahlatsi, T., Dec 27 2016, 2016 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, IEEM 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-December. p. 1064-1069 6 p. 7798041

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

Biogas
Internal combustion engines
Engines
Ignition
Methane

Bio-inspired holistic control for a combined four-Arm robot through relative Jacobian of opposite and adjacent dual-Arm pairs

Jamisola, R. S., Jul 26 2016, Proceedings of the IEEE RAS and EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. IEEE Computer Society, p. 132 1 p. 7523610. (Proceedings of the IEEE RAS and EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics; vol. 2016-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
robots
controllers
legs
Chilopoda
Arachnida
2 Citations (Scopus)

Blood profiles of indigenous Pedi goats fed varying levels of Vachellia karroo leaf meal in Setaria verticillata hay-based diet

Brown, D., Ng'ambi, J. W., Norris, D. & Mbajiorgu, F. E., Jan 1 2016, In : South African Journal of Animal Sciences. 46, 4, p. 432-440 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vachellia
Setaria verticillata
hay
goats
blood
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
infrastructure development
industrial development
waste management
health risk
pollutant

CaCO3 precipitation in selected bacteria mixture by activated microbial induction

Agbenyeku, E. E. O., Muzenda, E. & Msibi, I. M., 2016, p. 543-547. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Bacteria
Calcium
Soils
Density (optical)
Bacilli
3 Citations (Scopus)

Carcass and meat quality characteristics of South African indigenous chickens

Motsepe, R., Mabelebele, M., Norris, D., Brown, D., Ngambi, J. & Ginindza, M., Aug 1 2016, In : Indian Journal of Animal Research. 50, 4, p. 580-587 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carcass quality
Meat
meat quality
Chickens
chickens
1 Citation (Scopus)

Case-based reasoning system for predicting the sustainability of a telecentre

Ayoung, A. D., Sigweni, B. & Abbott, P., Feb 17 2016, 2015 10th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions, ICITST 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 125-130 6 p. 7412072

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

Case based reasoning
Sustainable development
Managers
Developing countries
Learning systems

Case study of failure analysis of engineering components: Effects on employable skills, conceptual understanding, and perception

Olakanmi, E. O., Agboola, J. B., Olakanmi, E. E. & Nthubu, B., Jan 1 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Failure analysis
Students
engineering
student
mechanical engineering