Membership type: full
Mathapelo SeopelaCountry of origin: South Africa Currently in: South Africa, Pretoria General field of specialization: Interdisciplinary
Degrees2015 Master Chemical Sciences
Current Research Activities
Determining the presence, effect and impact of environmental contaminants on aquatic organisms
Publications resulting from Research:
Bhaumik, M., Choi, H.J., Seopela, M.P., McCrindle, R.I., Maity. A. 2014. Highly effective
removal of toxic Cr(VI) from wastewater using sulfuric acid-modified avocado
seed. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 53:1214−1224.
Salvador, E.M., McCrindle, C.M.E., Seopela, M.P., Steenkamp, V. 2016. Mineral content
of cassava growing in four districts of Mozambique: Implications for consumer
health. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 6(1): 886-894.
Seopela, M.P., McCrindle, R.I., Combrinck, S., Regnier, TJ. 2016. Hazard assessment
of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in water and sediment in the vicinity of
coal mines. Journal of Soils and Sediments.16(2): 2740–2752.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchDoctoral Student at the Tshwane University of Technology
Workshop and Conference Attended2012 Mozambique, Maputo IV SEANAC International Conference2012, 2013, 2014 Pretoria, South Africa Faculty of Science Research Day2013 Pretoria, South Africa Young Spectroscopy Society Symposium2014 Parys, South Africa ANALITIKA2014 Potchefstroom, South Africa SACI2015 Pretoria, South Africa 1st Annual Symposium and Workshop on Environmental Research and Pollution Monitoring of Environmental Persistent Pollutants2015 Bordeaux, France International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons2017 Hong Kong, Japan 9th HOPE Meeting2016 Johannesburg, South Africa The Newton Fund/ASSAf Science Communication Programme hosted by the British Council Science Communication and Engagement workshop