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Agnes Mbonyiryivuze

Country of origin: Rwanda Currently in: Rwanda, Kayonza General field of specialization: Physics
Academic Background


2015 Master Physics
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


My masters research was based on the investigation of Sepia Melanin (from Sepia Officinalis) for dye-sensitized solar cells (also known as Gratzel cells) application.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Mbonyiryivuze, Agnes, et al. "Natural Dye Sensitizer for Grӓtzel Cells: Sepia Melanin." Physics and Materials Chemistry. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2015, pp 1-6.

Mbonyiryivuze, Agnes, et al. "Multi-scale Assembly in Nano-scaled Sepia Melanin Natural Dye" Materials Today: Proceedings 2, 2015, pp 3988 – 3997

Mbonyiryivuze, Agnes, et al."Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Biosynthesis for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells application: Review." Physics and Materials Chemistry. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2015, pp 12-17.

Mbonyiryivuze, Agnes, et al. "Morphological and Chemical Composition Characterization of Commercial Sepia Melanin." American Journal of Nanomaterials. Vol. 3, No.1, 2015, pp 22-27

Mbonyiryivuze, Agnes, et al. “Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy for Sepia Melanin.” Physics and Materials Chemistry, vol. 3, no. 2, 2015.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
PhD candidate at University of Rwanda in Physics Education

OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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