SAIP2022

from Friday, 1 July 2022 (08:00) to Friday, 8 July 2022 (20:00)
Virtual Conference (Zoom Platform)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
1 Jul 2022
4 Jul 2022
5 Jul 2022
6 Jul 2022
7 Jul 2022
8 Jul 2022
AM
09:00
SAIP BIOPHYSICS WINTER SCHOOL ITINERARY: Biophysics in confronting health challenges (until 10:35) (Zoom Platform)
09:00
SAIP Winter School - Sustainable Research: Bridging the Gap between Academia and Industry (until 10:35) (Zoom Platform)
10:35 --- Tea / Coffee ---
11:00
SAIP BIOPHYSICS WINTER SCHOOL ITINERARY: Biophysics in confronting health challenges (until 13:15) (Zoom Platform)
11:00
SAIP Winter School - Sustainable Research: Bridging the Gap between Academia and Industry (until 13:15) (Zoom Platform)
09:30
Opening Function (until 10:15) (Zoom Platform)
10:30
Plenary 1 - Applied Physics - Phil Ferrer (wits) (until 11:15) (Zoom Platform)
10:30 Scenarios for Powering the South African Electricity Grid to Supply the Electricity Demand in Future - Prof. Wikus van Niekerk   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Applied Physics - phil ferrer (wits) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 High order stabilized finite elements for gas dynamics. - Mr Musawenkosi Khulu (University of Zululand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Unmasking phase with ghost imaging - Ms Bereneice Sephton (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 An Internet Of Things (IoT) pilot project as a primer for the future development of IoT technology for particle physics detector data acquisition systems. - Ryan Mckenzie (University Of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Threading a Laser Through the Eye of a Needle: Multimode Fibre Coupling in Turbulence - Mr Fortune Iga (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 The Vacuum Arc Ion Thruster - Mr Paul Stansell (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Fast, cheap, variable sensitivity wavefront sensor for applications in communication to microscopy and beyond - Keshaan Singh (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Astrophysics - Brian van Soelen (University of the Free State) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Probing 2HDM+S with MeerKAT Galaxy Cluster Legacy Survey - Natasha Lavis (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 MeerKAT's view on galaxy clusters: Diffuse radio emission in MeerKAT Galaxy Cluster Legacy Survey (MGCLS) - Konstantinos Kolokythas (North-West University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Studying gas flows in the SUNBIRD starburst galaxies and LIRGs - Petro Janse van Rensburg (UCT/SAAO)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Spatially resolved stellar kinematics of the CLoGS brightest group early-type galaxies - Clinton Stevens (North-West University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Stellar populations of green valley galaxies - Antoine Mahoro (South African Astronomical Observatory)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 A study of the baryon cycle in groups at different stages of assembly - Mr Sriram Sankar (South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO))   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics - Manny Mathuthu (North West University- Mafikeng) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 In-situ Determination of Radioactivity Levels and Radiological Hazards in and around the Gold Mine Tailings of the West Rand Area, South Africa. - Paballo Moshupya (National Nuclear Regulator)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Assessment of the radiological and heavy metal water quality of Vaal River, South Africa - Kgantsi Boitshekwane (University of North West)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Characterization of UF4 waste using gamma spectroscopy - Ms Tsholofelo Mokgele Desiree (North-West University (Mafikeng Campus))   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Nuclear forensic analysis of natural uranium mined from northern Nigeria. - Prof. Iyabo Usman (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Simulation of neutron and electron material damage in CuO, MgO, and Al2O3 - Tshepo Mahafa (University of Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Photonics - Pieter Neethling (Laser Research Institute, University of Stellenbosch) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Synergistic Cytotoxic Effects of Photodynamic Therapy and Cannabidiol Treatment on Cervical Cancer Cells - Dr Cherie Ann Kruger (Laser Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg ) Dr Radmila Razlog (Department of Complementary Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Recombinant Antibody-Conjugated Silver Nanoparticles for Improved Drug Delivery in Photodynamic Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma - Zaria Malindi (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Antiproliferative and Cytotoxicity Effects of Aluminium (III) Phthalocyanine Chloride Tetra Sulphonic Acid Mediated Photodynamic Therapy on Oesophageal Cancer - Mrs Onyisi Christiana Didamson (University of Jonannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 PBM at 660 nm reduces stress induced apoptosis in diabetic wounded fibroblast cells in vitro - Dr Sandy Jere (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Photobiomodulation at 830 nm modulates proliferation and migration of wounded fibroblast cells - Ms Thobekile Leyane (Laser Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Photobiomodulation at 830 nm influences diabetic wound healing in vitro through modulation of inflammatory cytokines - Ms Tintswalo Mgwenya (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Physics for Development, Education and Outreach - Alan Cornell (University of Johannesburg) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:45 LEVERAGING DESIGN THINKING AND SYSTEMS THINKING APPROACH IN PHYSICS EDUCATION RESEARCH - Ms Ngwende Rethabile Nshimwe (Botswana International University of Science and Technology)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Challenges pre-service students have while practicing to answer questions using context-content alignment problem-solving strategy - Buyi Sondezi (University of Johannesburg) Paul Molefe (University of Johannesburg) Mr Mphiriseni Khwanda (UJ )   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 A modal approach to teaching and understanding paraxial light propagation - Chané Simone Moodley (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Students’ understanding of physical components of electrical circuits. - Paul Molefe (University of Johannesburg) Mphiriseni Khwanda (UJ) Buyi Sondezi (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Flippin Amazing? - Dr Kebra Ward (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts) Lindsay Westraadt   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials -Prof. Rudolph Erasmus (University of the Witwatersrand) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Lattice expansion studies of the crystal structure transformation in intermediate valent $\rm{Ce_2Rh_2Ga}$ - sindisiwe xhakaza (student)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Property and structural characterisation of Fe and Ni bonded NbC cermets for improved tribological applications - Gerrard Peters (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Thermal stability of diketopyrrolopyrrole-based terpolymers with tunable broad band absorption for polymer solar cells. - Mr Leonato Tambua Nchinda (Department of Physics, University of Pretoria, South Africa.)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Synthesis and modification of Boron Nitride nanotubes using ion implantation - Mr Lehlohonolo Lisema (School of Physics, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2050, South Africa)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Highly methane responsive nanosensor layer based on mesoporous nanostructured belts-like Indium Oxide - Mosima Kgomo (CSIR)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Electrochemical Synthesis and Characterization of PANI/Graphene-foam Composite Films - Mr Daniel Chilukusha (Tshwane University of Technology)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Space Science - Rendani nndanganeni (South African Nation Space Agency) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Supersolitons that propagate obliquely to the magnetic field in a plasma with adiabatic ions, Boltzmann distributed cool electrons and Cairns or Kappa-distributed hot electrons - Dr Shivani Singh (UNISA)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 The effects of ion beams on slow and fast ion-acoustic solitons in plasmas with two-temperature electrons - Mr M. Maxengana (South African National Space Agency (SANSA) Space Science)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 The Vacuum Arc Ion Thruster for Space Science Applications - Mr Paul Stansell (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Enhanced Vacuum Arc Thruster with Pulsed Magnetic Fields - Tristan Rencken   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Constraining the Cross-field Diffusion of Jovian Electrons - Mr Jabus van den Berg (Centre for Space Research, North-West University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Simulating Solar Energetic Particle Transport As Observed By Solar Orbiter - Ms Jaclyn Stevens (North West University)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Theoretical and Computational Physics - Thomas Konrad (UKZN) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 5D MSSM at Two loop - Alan Cornell (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Black holes and nilmanifolds: quasinormal modes as fingerprints of extra dimensions - Anna Chrysostomou (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Rapidity Distributions of Pb+Pb and Au+Au from the microscopic Ultra-relativistic Quantum Molecular Dynamics (UrQMD 3.3) model - Thendo Emmanuel Nemakhavhani (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 First principle’ study of the properties of the Titanium based alloys (Ti doped with Mo, Mg, Zr, Ta and Si) for biomedical applications - Kobe Mabeba (Student)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 The QCD Equation of State in Small Systems - William Horowitz (University of Cape Town)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 An Introduction to Lattice QCD: The Metropolis Algorithm and the Anharmonic Oscillator - Mr Blessed Arthur Ngwenya (University of Cape Town)   (Zoom Platform)
09:30
Special Meeting / Townhall Placeholder (until 10:15) (Zoom Platform)
10:30
Plenary 2 - Applied Physics - Phil Ferrer (wits) (until 11:15) (Zoom Platform)
10:30 Biophysics: an introduction to its science and applications - Tjaart Krüger (University of Pretoria)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Applied Physics - Ernest van Dyk (Mandela University) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Forecasting Short-term Power Consumption Using Deep Learning and Boosting Machine Learning Techniques - Makhamisa Senekane (Department of Physics and Electronics, National University of Lesotho, Roma, Lesotho)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Density functional theory study of Nax (TiyZnzMnw)O2 as a cathode material - Tshifhiwa Steven Ranwaha (University of Venda)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Computational Fluid Dynamics in the ATLAS Detector - Matthew Connell (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Optimised mathematical library for Atmel microcontrollers. - Dr Marco Mariola (University Of Kwazulu Natal)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Serendipitous p- to n-type response switching in β-Ga2O3 needles: A potential application to selective CO and CH4 gas sensors - Ms Nyepudzai Charsline Gatsi (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Direct-couple PVWPS sizing using borehole hydraulic parameters - Livhuwani Masevhe (UNIVEN)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Astrophysics - Konstantinos Kolokythas (North-West University) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Spectral and temporal analysis of 16 short Gamma-Ray Bursts detected by the Fermi Space Telescope with know redshift - Dimakatso Maheso (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Tracing water masers at their smallest scale with VLBI - Jakobus Vorster (Centre for Space Research)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 SEEING THE INSIDE OF STARS WITH SOUND - Dr Getachew Mekonnen Mengistie (University of Zululand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Parametric Spectral and Light Curve Modelling of Gamma-ray Millisecond Pulsars - Hend Hamed (North-West University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Constraining the multipolar magnetic field of millisecond pulsar PSR J0030+0451 via X-ray light curve fitting - Anu Kundu (Centre for Space Research, North-West University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Modelling the multi-wavelength Non-thermal Emission of AR Sco. - Christo Venter (North-west University, Potchefstroom Campus)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics - Edward Nkadimeng (University of the Witwatersrand) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Search for dark sector showering in ATLAS using semi-visible jets - Sukanya Sinha (The University of Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Search for resonant production of strongly-coupled dark matter in proton-proton collisions - Hannah van der Schyf (University of Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Application of semi-supervision learning for the search of new resonances decaying to $Z\gamma$ with topological features - Nalamotse Joshua Choma (Wits University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Evaluation and Optimisation of a Generative-Classification Hybrid Variational Autoencoder in the Search for Resonances at the LHC - Finn Stevenson (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Search for new spin-1 or spin-0 boson using ATLAS detector data - Xola Mapekula (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Growing evidence of new bosons at the LHC - Bruce Mellado (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Photonics - Andrew Forbes (U. Witwatersrand) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Realizing topological relativistic dynamics with slow-light polaritons - Bertus Jordaan (NMISA)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Links and Twists within the Stokes Field - Pedro Ornelas (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Teleporting into high dimensions - Ms Bereneice Sephton (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Effect of nanoparticle geometry on photon statistics - Dr Luke Ugwuoke (Stellenbosch University) Dr Luke Ugwuoke (Department of Physics, Stellenbosch University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Quantum Photonic Entanglement - André Smith (Stellenbosch University)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Physics Industry Day - Deena Naidoo (School of Physics, University of the Witwatersrand) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Industry Connection Roadmap - Alan Matthews (UKZN)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Optical fabrication technology; where are we? and where are we going? - Ravin Kara (Hensoldt Optronics, Centurion, South Africa)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Quantum technology for industry - Dr Bienvenu Ndagano (Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Physics in action: a personal journey from the Space Shuttle to aeronautics, explosions, rational drug design and ocean waves - Irvy (Igle) Gledhill (U. Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials - Daniel Wamwangi (School of Physics, Materials Physics Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Characterization of defects in Ar+ implanted ZnO semiconductor using positron annihilation technique. - Mr Musawenkosi Khulu (University of Zululand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Magnetocaloric effect in Dy based chromium oxides - Eugene Sibanda   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Effect of solvents on the extraction and absorption study of natural dye from Bidens pilosa for dye sensitized solar cells - Mrs Ronel Ronella Randela (University f Venda)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Synthesis of copper nanowires for application as flexible transparent conducting electrodes - Mr Nicholas Hoy (UNISA)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Preparation and characterization of porous ZnFe2O4 hollow fibers with enhanced sensing response and selective detection of acetone - Murendeni Nemufulwi (University of free state)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Impact of rapid thermal annealing on the properties of different Ag layer thicknesses Ag/ITO bilayer films - Mr Emmanuel Rasiel Ollotu (Mkwawa University College of Education )   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Space Science - Du Toit Strauss (Centre for Space Research, North-West University) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Effects of solar storms on the radiation exposure to aircraft passengers and crew. - Rendani nndanganeni (South African Nation Space Agency) Dr Rendani Rejoyce Nndanganeni (South African Nation Space Agency)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Development of the HARM model for aviation dosimetry - Moshe Godfrey Mosotho (NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Assessment of the Cosmic-ray Soil Moisture Observing System for different agroclimatic zones. - KATLEGO MOLOTO (NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Theoretical and Computational Physics - Alan Cornell (University of Johannesburg) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Matters of the Rh=ct universe - Amare Abebe (North-West University)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Is gravity quantised? - Shamik Maharaj (University of KwaZulu-Natal)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Quantum spectrum of tachyonic black holes in a brane-anti-brane system - Prof. Aroonkumar Beesham (University of Zululand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 The Physics of Core-Collapse Supernovae - Ms Wandile Nzuza (University of Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Anomaly Detection on the high throughput network of the ATLAS TDAQ system - Mitchell Phiri (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
09:30
Special Meeting / Townhall Placeholder (until 10:15) (Zoom Platform)
10:30
Plenary 4 - Astrophysics and Space Science - Zama Katamzi-Joseph (South African National Space Agency) (until 11:15) (Zoom Platform)
10:30 The past, present and future of the Space Agency in Hermanus - Lee-Anne McKinnell (Hermanus Magnetic Observatory)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Poster Session (until 12:15) (Zoom Platform)
09:30
Special Meeting / Townhall Placeholder (until 10:15) (Zoom Platform)
10:30
SAIP Day - The SAIP: Past, Present and Future (Prof Igle Gledhill; Prof Makaiko Chitambo) - Deena Naidoo (School of Physics, University of the Witwatersrand) (until 11:30) (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Applied Physics - Thulani Hlatshwayo (University of Pretoria) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 A Nonlinear Logistic Regression Model for the Measurement of Drug Potency in Photodynamic Therapy - Elvin Chizenga (Laser Research Centre, UJ)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Developing an Infectiousness model for droplet transmission - Mbolahasina Ralijaona (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 BLENDING AND THERMAL STABILTY STUDIES OF A COMPOSITE BIOPOLYMERIC MATERIAL FOR THE REMOVAL OF TOXIC POLLUTANTS IN PHARMACEUTICAL EFFLUENTS - Ms Nontobeko Precious Simelane   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Physics-Informed Neural Networks - Alan Matthews (UKZN)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Analysis of bulk materials using fast neutron transmission analysis - Mr Sizwe Mhlongo (University of Cape Town)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Validation of the Monte Carlo Detector Effects model for the UCT POLARIS Compton camera - Mr Frank Smuts (Department of Physics, University of Cape Town)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Astrophysics - Christo Venter (North-west University, Potchefstroom Campus) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 African Astronomical Society (AfAS): the voice of astronomy in Africa - Charles Takalana (African Astronomical Society)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Taking the Nooitgedacht telescope to the next level - Mr Rigardt Hug (NWU MSc Student)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 From setting up a new telescope to optimizing astrometric solutions. - Jane Mankhubu Letsoalo   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 A Closer Look at Potential Exoplanets Targets from the Nooitgedacht Observatory - Henriëtte Vorster (North-West University)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics - Mukesh Kumar (University of the Witwatersrand) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Studying the Production of a Singlet Scalar at Future e+ e- Colliders with Deep Neural Networks - Anza-Tshilidzi Mulaudzi (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Compatibility of the CMS dilepton spectra with the Neutral Scalar with Mass around 151 GeV - Srimoy Bhattacharya (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Explaining new type of multi-lepton excesses at the LHC with singlet scalar extended 2HDM model - Abhaya Kumar Swain (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Comparing $2HDM+S$ and $2HDM+S+N$ models to explain multi-lepton excesses at the LHC - Srimoy Bhattacharya (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 A frequentist study of the false signals generated in the training of semi-supervised neural network classifiers using a WGAN as a data generator. - Benjamin Lieberman (University of Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Photonics - Mitchell Cox (University of the Witwatersrand) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Orbital and spin angular momentum interaction in second harmonic generation - Wagner Tavares Buono (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Simulating a deformable mirror with a spatial light modulator - Lehloa Mohapi (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 A New Angle on the Tilted Lens - Cade Ribeiro Peters (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Flatptop beam shaping for use in optical fiber. - Ms Ashley Phala (University of Witwatersrand )   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Broadband Beam Shaping Using Digital Micromirror Devices - Ms Leerin Michaela Perumal (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Physics for Development, Education and Outreach - Buyi Sondezi (University of Johannesburg) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:45 LEVERAGING QUANTUM MACHINE LEARNING IN FINANCE - MOTSHIDISI TSHIDI (BOTSWANA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Correlations between matric marks and mechanics misconceptions - Wade Naylor (Australian Catholic University) Alan Cornell (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Exploring the impact of teacher education programme on the development of pre-service science teachers’ TPACK - Mrs Emmanuela Ndumanya (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Assessment of energy supply and use in households of Mudavula village in Collins Chabane Municipality in Limpopo province. - Busisiwe Mbuyisa (University of Venda)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 The impact of simulation experiments on the understanding of the concepts of acceleration and energy - Oluwatoyin Ewuola (Department of Physics, University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials - BHARATI BAMANA (UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Structural and magnetic properties of Co$_{x}$Ni$_{(1−x)}$Cr$_{2}$O$_{4}$ (x = 0.75, 0.80, 0.85) nanoparticles - Mariam Jacob (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 Structural and magnetic properties of Co$_{(1-x)}$ Cu$_{x}$ Cr$_{2} $O$_{4}$ nanoparticles - Ms Shobana Nagaraj (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Synthesis, Structural, and Magnetic Properties of CoCr$_{2}$O$_{4}$/Cu$_{2}$O nanocomposites. - Thabang Johannes Nkosi (University of Johannesburg) Mr Thabang Johannes Nkosi (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 TRANSITION METAL CARBONATE PRECURSORS AS CATHODE MATERIALS FOR LI-ION BATTERIES: COMPUTATIONAL AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDY - Ms Mogahabo Morukuladi (Student)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 Investigating sodium incorporated Li2MnO3 nanostructured cathodes for lithium-ion batteries - Mrs Tshidi Mogashoa (UL)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 SIMULATIONS SYNTHESIS OF Na0.23TiO2 NANOSPHERE AT VARIED TEMPERATURES: BEYOND LI-ION BATTERIES. - Ms Blessing Rikhotso (University of Limpopo)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Space Science (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Theoretical and Computational Physics (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
09:30
Special Meeting / Townhall Placeholder (until 10:15) (Zoom Platform)
10:30
Plenary 6 - Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials Science - Rudolph Erasmus (University of the Witwatersrand) (until 11:15) (Zoom Platform)
10:30 Functional Materials by Design: Developing Treasure Maps with Quantum Chemistry - Prof. Matthias Wuttig   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Applied Physics (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Astrophysics & Space Science - Brian van Soelen (University of the Free State) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Stochastic differential equations as a powerful numerical tool - Du Toit Strauss (Centre for Space Research, North-West University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 An artificial Neural Network to quickly classify transients in the era of LSST - Johannes Petrus Marais (UFS)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Modelling compact stars: numerical solutions to the structure equations using Python - Luyanda Mazwi (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Photonics (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Physics for Development, Education and Outreach - Deena Naidoo (School of Physics, University of the Witwatersrand) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Teach electronics to applied physics students. Prototyping, design and research on a printed circuit board. - Dr Marco Mariola (University Of Kwazulu Natal)   (Zoom Platform)
11:45 The effects of expert problem solving on first-year mainstream physics students’ performance and results - Dr Mark Herbert (University of the Western Cape)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Using a Kibble balance to explain physics principles in education - Landile Floyd Mndebele (National Metrology Institute of South Africa)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials -Prof. Thulani Jili (University of Zululand) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
11:30 Non-Specialist Lecture: Neutron scattering prospects at the new Multi-Purpose Reactor - Jeetesh Keshaw (Department of Mineral Resources and Energy)   (Zoom Platform)
12:00 Thermal conductivity of Chalcogenides Alloys: Energy and information storage applications - Daniel Wamwangi (School of Physics, Materials Physics Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Media Structured for Nonlinear Optics - Wagner Tavares Buono (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
12:30 TEM OBSERVATION of ROOM TEMPERATURE STABILITY AND PHASE TRANSFORMATION OF SHI INDUCED TETRAGONAL TRACKS IN MONOCLINIC ZIRCONIA - Prof. Michael Lee (Centre for HRTEM, Nelson Mandela University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:45 Machine Learning Structure-Property Model for Carbon Steels - Dr Johan Westraadt (Nelson Mandela University)   (Zoom Platform)
11:30
Theoretical and Computational Physics (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
PM
13:15 --- Lunch ---
14:30
SAIP BIOPHYSICS WINTER SCHOOL ITINERARY: Biophysics in confronting health challenges (until 16:00) (Zoom Platform)
14:30
SAIP Winter School - Sustainable Research: Bridging the Gap between Academia and Industry (until 16:00) (Zoom Platform)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
SPECIAL LECTURE: 10th Anniversary of Discovery of Higgs Boson - Bruce Mellado (University of the Witwatersrand) (until 14:45) (Zoom Platform)
14:00 The Discovery of the Higgs boson - Prof. Sir Singh Virdee   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Applied Physics -Dr Freddie Vorster (Nelson Mandela University) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Non Specialist Lecture: Synchrotron-enabled macromolecular crystallography in Brazil: From plant biomass hydrolysis to biomedical applications - Igor Polikarpov   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Reconstructing a quantum ghost image without a camera - Chané Simone Moodley (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Simulation Modelling the Conductivity of Metal Oxide Gas Sensors from the First Principles - Mr Blessing Mvana Nhlozi (University of Zululand)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Tailoring Noise Invariant Light for Robust Optical Communication - Cade Ribeiro Peters (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
16:15 Modal Description of Optical Elements - Pedro Ornelas (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Astrophysics - Geoff Beck (University of Witwatersrand) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Cosmological Evolution through non-linear electrodynamics - Carissa De Klerk   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Simulating the radio emissions of dark matter for new high-resolution observations with MeerKAT - Geoff Beck (University of Witwatersrand) Michael Sarkis (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Primordial Black Holes and the SZ effect. - Justine Tarrant (WITS)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Constraining the properties of Dark Matter using multi-messenger observations of dwarf galaxies - Mr Raees Noorbhai (Wits School of Physics)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Physics of the Early Universe - Mr Remember Ayanda Madonsela (University of Western Cape) Ms Shonisani Ednah Netshiheni (University of Venda )   (Zoom Platform)
16:15 Cosmological perturbations of interacting dark fluid models. - BONANG GEORGE MBEWE (NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics - Thomas Dietel (University of Cape Town) Zinhle Buthelezi (iThemba LABS) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Production of muons from heavy-quark hadron decays in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV with the ALICE detector - Ms Tebogo Shaba (iThemba LABS)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Correlation of heavy-flavour production and charged-particle multiplicity in pp collisions at $\sqrt{s} = 5.02$ TeV measured in ALICE - Joyful Mdhluli (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Design and development of the ALICE Common Readout Unit user-logic firmware for the Muon Identifier readout chain - Dieuveil Orcel Thys-dingou (Cape Peninsula University of Technology)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Burn-in testing of the ATLAS Tile-calorimeter Phase-II low-voltage power supply transformer-coupled buck converters - Ryan Mckenzie (University Of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Time stability of the response of gap/crack scintillators of the Tile Calorimeter of the ATLAS detector to isolated muons. - Phuti Ntsoko Rapheeha (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
16:15 CFD humidity and temperature modelling in the ATLAS ITK Strip - Dr Pedro Mafa Takisa (University of South Africa)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Photonics - Gurthwin Bosman (Stellenbosch University) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Comparison of modelling and measurements of resonance laser ionisation of zinc isotopes - Christine Steenkamp (University of Stellenbosch)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Wavelength calibration of a monochromator system - Irma Rabe (NMISA Photometry & Radiometry scientist)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Investigating the morphology of an optically trapped particle using Mie scattering - Anneke Erasmus (Stellenbosch University)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Fourier Ptychographic Microscopy for high-resolution, large field of view imaging - Eugene Fouche (Stellenbosch University)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Resolution enhancement in quantum ghost imaging by machine intelligence - Chané Simone Moodley (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Physics for Development, Education and Outreach - Paul Molefe (University of Johannesburg) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 High School learners’ difficulties with kinematics graphs - Mr Itumeleng Phage (Honorary)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Astronomy for development: past, present & future - Vanessa McBride (Office of Astronomy for Development)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Creating Support for Tutoring Physical Sciences and Mathematics: A Collaboration Between Metro South Education District and the Department of Physics and Astronomy - Mr Bako Nyikun AUDU (University of the Western Cape)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Teacher’s perceptions of Modeling Instruction for the South African classroom - Dr Mark Herbert (University of the Western Cape)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Language in learning. How far can we teach Physics in isiZulu? - Derek Fish (University of Zululand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials - Cliffton Masedi (University of Limpopo) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Phase Stability of Li2Mn1-xTMxO3 (TM= Ni, Co, Cr and Ru) Cathode Material Using Cluster Expansion and Monte Carlo Simulations - Mamonamane Mphahlele (university of Limpopo)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 DEVELOPMENT OF MACHINE LEARNING MODELS FOR PREDICTING ENERGIES OF SODIUM-ION BATTERY MATERIALS - Ms Keletso MONARENG (Student)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 The phase stability, mechanical and electronic properties of CsCl-type intermetallic: TiTM (TM = Ni, Ru and Pd), a first-principles approach - Bongani Ngobe (WITS and MINTEK)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Effect of Mn addition on the ductility of FeCo soft magnetic alloy - Tebogo Ledwaba (University of Limpopo)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Ab initio and Cluster Expansion study on Magnesium Spinel (MgX2Z4: where X=Sc, Y and In; Z=S and Se) - KHUMBULANI TIBANE (UL)   (Zoom Platform)
16:15 The effects carbon and boron on the T-MnAl alloy properties employing the first principle approach. - ITUMELENG SEBE (SEFAKO MAKGATHO HEALTH SCIENCE UNIVERSITY)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Space Science - KATLEGO MOLOTO (NORTH WEST UNIVERSITY) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 SuperDARN RADAR Groundscatter Statistics Over Antarctica - Ms Phakamile Sosibo (University of KwaZulu-Natal)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 The investigation of the skynoise parameter of the Sanae SuperDARN radar. - Ms Mbali Dlamini   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Determining the response of southern hemisphere SuperDARN convection maps to the southward turning of the Interplanetary Magnetic Field. - Aviwe Mchithakali   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 A behavior of EIA during geomagnetic storms - Avuyile Bulala (iThemaba LABS)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Theoretical and Computational Physics -Prof. Alan Cornell (University of Johannesburg) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Statistical thermal models for particle reproduction in heavy ion collisions - Mr Kudzai Sithole (University of the Western Cape)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Quantum key distribution protocol implemented with biphotons - Comfort Sekga (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Botswana International University fo Science and Technology, Private Bag 16 Palapye, Botswana)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Quantum-optical description of sum-frequency generation in terms of spatial light modes - Ms Tanita Permaul (University of KwaZulu-Natal)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Measurement-Based Quantum Network Coding on a Noisy Superconducting Processor - Hjalmar Rall (Stellenbosch University)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 A verification scheme for universal quantum computers - Dr Anirudh Reddy Segireddy (UKZN)   (Zoom Platform)
16:45
Video Competition: Awards (until 17:45) (Zoom Platform)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Plenary 3 - Photonics - Pieter Neethling (Laser Research Institute, University of Stellenbosch) (until 14:45) (Zoom Platform)
14:00 Laser Spectroscopy Applied in Environmental, Ecological, Agricultural and Medical Research - Dr Sune Svanberg (Department of Physics, Lund University, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Applied Physics - Trevor Derry (University of the Witwatersrand) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Comparison between the empirical, machine and deep learning techniques to predict global solar irradiance for Mutale area in Limpopo Province, South Africa - Thalukanyo Whitney Murida (University of Venda)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Construction of the Solar trough Cavity receiver - Phil Ferrer (wits)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Development of a luminescence imaging system for the characterization of PV cells - Roelof Roodt (Nelson Mandela University)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Analysis of degradation of Perovskite PV devices using injection dependent Photoluminescence imaging. - Dr Ross Dix-Peek (Nelson Mandela University)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Outdoor current-voltage testing of bifacial photovoltaic modules to determine bifaciality coefficients and gain - Mr Siyabonga Ndzonda (Nelson Mandela University)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Astrophysics & Space Science (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Neutron monitors as space weather instruments - Du Toit Strauss (Centre for Space Research, North-West University)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 The South African Astronomical Observatory - Vanessa McBride (Office of Astronomy for Development)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 The development of Radio Astronomy in South Africa - Sharmila Goedhart (SARAO)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics - Armand Bahini (School of Physics, Wits) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Dipole polarizability effect on the quadrupole moment of the first 2+ state in 12C - Mr Cebo Ngwetsheni (University of the Western Cape)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Determination of matrix elements in 62Ni to test surface vibrations in nuclei - Brenden Lesch   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Determination of E2/M1 mixing in the $J^{\pi} = 5/2^{+}$to the $J^{\pi} = 3/2^{+}$ transition in $^{21}\text{Na}$ and its relation to the $^{20}\text{Ne}(p,\gamma)$ stellar reaction - Sumeera Gopal (Student)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 The isoscalar giant monopole resonance in the Ca isotope chain - Retief Neveling (iThemba LABS)   (Zoom Platform)
16:15 Investigating the impact of neutrons on Cadmium Zinc Telluride Compton Camera system - Mr Josiah De Klerk (University of Cape Town Physics department)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Photonics - Christine Steenkamp (University of Stellenbosch) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Theoretical Modeling of Infrared Thermography - Dr Volkmar Nolting (Vaal University of Technology)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Simulation of Coherent Supercontinuum Generation in Silicon Germanium waveguide - Mr Proficiency Munsaka (National University of Science and Technology)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Interferometric orbital angular momentum mode detection in turbulence with deep learning - Mitchell Cox (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Investigating Two-Mode Mode Diversity with Laguerre-Gaussian and Hermite-Gaussian Modes - Alice Drozdov   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Communicating through turbulence using classical-entanglement - Keshaan Singh (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Physics Industry Day - Simon Connell (University of Johannesburg) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 PVinsight: Determining photovoltaic module quality and degradation rates - Jacqui Crozier McCleland   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Case Studies of deploying AI-enabled and IoT-based Solutions for Industrial Applications - Dominique E Adams   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Nuclear Technologies in Medicine - Jan Zeevaart   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials - Ramogohlo Diale (UL) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 First-principles study on interaction of O2 with (100) surfaces of sperrylite and platarsite minerals - Mr BRADLEY NEMUTUDI (UL) Bradley Nemutudi (University of Limpopo)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Study of inorganic lead halide perovskites properties using density functional theory for photovoltaic and optoelectronic devices - Prettier Morongoa Maleka (Yes)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Ground state phase stability simulation of Fe-X-Al alloys (X= Pd and Ag) - Ms Chrestinah Mkhonto (SAIP membership)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Ab-initio study of hydrofluoric acid and ethylene carbonate adsorption on the Nb-doped on the LiMn2O4 surfaces - Mr Brian Ramogayana (University of Limpopo)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Machine Learned Buckingham Interatomic Potentials for Co-doped Li-Mn-O spinel. - DONALD HLUNGWANI (university of limpopo physics department)   (Zoom Platform)
16:15 Evaluating the small Ti7 cluster in α-TiCl3 medium - Ms Andile Mazibuko (University of Limpopo)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Theoretical and Computational Physics - Azwinndini Muronga (Nelson Mandela University) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Control of quantum systems by quantum systems - Thomas Konrad (UKZN)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Wigner functionals in Quantum optics - Akshay Durgapersadh   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 A generalised approach to measurement-based feedback Control of a Quantum System in a Harmonic Potential - Amy Rouillard (University of KwaZulu-Natal)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 A new Bell inequality for measuring entanglement in relativistic frames. - Jonathan Hartman (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Cavity QED based open quantum walks - Ayanda Zungu (Department of Physics, North-West University, Mafikeng Campus)   (Zoom Platform)
16:15 Higher order relativistic dissipative fluid dynamics for heavy ion collisions and astrophysics - Prof. Azwinndini Muronga (Nelson Mandela University)   (Zoom Platform)
12:15
Plenary (WIPISA) - Rosinah Modiba (CSIR) (until 13:00) (Zoom Platform)
12:15 Women in STEM: a perspective from the Global South - Shobhana Narasimhan (JNCASR)   (Zoom Platform)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Poster Session (Judging) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
16:45
Council Meeting With HODs (until 18:45) (Zoom Platform)
16:45
Divisions AGM Meetings (until 18:45) (Zoom Platform)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Plenary 5 - Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics - Rudolph Nchodu (iThemba LABS) (until 14:45) (Zoom Platform)
14:00 IAEA activities in support of nuclear physics research and applications - Dr Danis Ridikas (International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna International Centre)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Applied Physics - Aletta Karsten (NMISA) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 ATLAS Tile Calorimeter Phase-II upgrade low-voltage power supply production and testing - Edward Nkadimeng (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 MicroPEPT: A step towards hybrid PEPT detectors - Robert van der Merwe (University of Cape Town)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Developing a Nuclear Orientation Thermometer for the UCT Dilution Refrigerator - Mr Yanga Ntolosi (NMISA & University of Pretoria)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Measurement of fast neutron removal cross sections for the elemental analysis of concrete - Nalesi Segale (University of Cape Town)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Positron Emission Particle Tracking (PEPT): Data analysis techniques for tracking multiphase flows - Rorisang Sitoboli (University of the Witwatersrand)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Astrophysics - Vanessa McBride (Office of Astronomy for Development) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Preparing to welcome the global astronomy community to Africa in 2024 - Vanessa McBride (Office of Astronomy for Development)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Spatio-Spectral Modelling of the Pulsar Wind Nebula Kes 75 - Christo Venter (North-west University, Potchefstroom Campus)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Particle Acceleration at Reflected Shocks in Supernovae Remnants - Jacobus Frederik Le Roux (North West University)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 SALT observations of gamma-ray binaries - Brian van Soelen (University of the Free State)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Nuclear, Particle and Radiation Physics - JAMES KEAVENEY (University of Cape Town) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Measurement of the leptonic charge asymmetry in \ttw production using the trilepton final state in proton-proton collisions at centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV using the ATLAS experiment - Cameron Garvey   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 A search for tWZ production with the ATLAS detector using the three and four lepton final states in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}$ = 13TeV - Alexander Veltman (University of Cape Town)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Higgs decay to dark vector bosons via an additional scalar - Matthew Connell (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Optimization of Scintillation Properties of Plastic Scintillator for PET/CT Using GEANT4 Simulations - Elijah Hornam Akakpo (University of the Western Cape)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Photonics (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Physics for Development, Education and Outreach - Itumeleng Phage (Honorary) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 The inclusion of nature of science in grade 12 high-stakes physics assessments in South Africa - Umesh Ramnarain (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Online teaching in the digital age - Bruno Letarte (Centre for Space Research, NWU)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 Water Quality Assessment Using Graph Convolutional Neural Networks - Makhamisa Senekane (Department of Physics and Electronics, National University of Lesotho, Roma, Lesotho)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 The effects of monitored peer teaching and learning on the understanding of basic Physics concepts. - Mphiriseni Khwanda (UJ) Buyi Sondezi (University of Johannesburg) Paul Molefe (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials -Prof. Rudolph Erasmus (University of the Witwatersrand) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00 Structural and optical properties of TiO2 photoelectrodes fabricated for photoelectrochemical water splitting - Dr Nyasha Suliali (Nelson Mandela University)   (Zoom Platform)
15:15 Structural and Magnetic Study of NdCrTiO$_{5}$ Nanoparticles - BHARATI BAMANA (UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG)   (Zoom Platform)
15:30 FIRST-PRINCIPLE STUDIES OF CUBIC Ti2AlV AND TETRAGONAL TiAl2V STRUCTURAL STABILITY - Rosinah Modiba (CSIR)   (Zoom Platform)
15:45 Magnetic Phase Transitions in Ce$^{3+}$ Substituted CoCr$_2$O$_4$ Nanoparticles - PANKAJ MOHANTY (University of Johanneburg)   (Zoom Platform)
16:00 Impact of Cr substitution on magnetic properties of cobalt-doped ZnO nanoparticles - Dr Lokesha Handalagere Shankarappa (University of Johannesburg)   (Zoom Platform)
16:15 Phase stability prediction of mixed Li2S1-xSex system - Cliffton Masedi (University of Limpopo)   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Space Science (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Theoretical and Computational Physics (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
16:45
Divisions AGM Meetings (until 17:45) (Zoom Platform)
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Plenary 7 - Physics for Development, Education and Outreach - Sam Ramaila (University of Johannesburg) (until 14:45) (Zoom Platform)
14:00 Physics for Development, Education and Outreach - Dr Dr Marie Clémentine U Nibamureke   (Zoom Platform)
15:00
Annual General Meeting (AGM) (until 16:30) (Zoom Platform)
16:30
Closing and prize giving (until 18:00) (Zoom Platform)