Dr Melusi Thwala

CSIR senior researcher and research group leader for source-directed scientific measures

Thwala’s areas of interest are in the fate and effects of environmental pollutants in water resources.

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Expertise: Emerging environmental pollutants; Water quality

Thwala holds a PhD in aquatic health from the University of Johannesburg. He is interested in the determination of parameters that drive the behaviour of nanopollutants and other emerging pollutants in water systems and how abiotic factors influence their behaviour and effects.

Academic qualifications: 
  • BSc (Biological Science), University of Zululand, 2002
  • BSc Hons (Aquatic Ecology), University of Zululand, 2003
  • MSc (Zoology), University of Zululand, 2006
  • PhD (Aquatic Health), University of Johannesburg, 2015

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Dr Melusi Thwala