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Professor Phuti Ngoepe

Director Materials Modelling Centre
Professor Phuti Ngoepe

Phuti Ngoepe is a Professor of Physics at the University of Limpopo, South Africa and a director of Materials Modelling Centre and has been associated with the University for four decades. Phuti completed his PhD at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in 1988 and later spent a sabbatical with Professor Richard Catlow at the University of Keele in the UK where he commenced with computational modelling work. He is currently using DFT and atomistic simulations methods, where he develops interatomic potentials, to study minerals, alloys and energy storage materials including various nano-architectures in the latter.

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