Carbon sequestration capacity for kimberlite tailings in South Africa
SAT4CCS Project – South African Tailings for use in Carbon Capture and Storage Project
Teaching high school pupils as a method of active learning for 1st year Earth History students at the University of Pretoria: A case study at the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History
Current: PhD Geology Candidate, University of Johannesburg, RSA
2010: MSc Geology, University of Pretoria, RSA
2012: BSc (Hons)Geology, University of Pretoria, RSA
2011: BSc Geology, University of Pretoria, RSA
20018 – present: Lecturer, University of Pretoria.
2017 – 2018: Assistant lecturer, University of Pretoria.
2012 – 2017: Tutor and Practical demonstrator, University of Pretoria.
TEACHING & PROJECT SUPERVISION
Class guardian for Third year level Geology and students
Depart. Organiser: Anti-discrimination and social justice week
Committee Member: Transformation
Committee Member: Marketing
In progress M.Sc.:
2020-present: Supervision of M.Sc. project for Ms Thandiwe Nhlabathi (Geology)
University of Pretoria:
2017 – present: GLY 163 Historical Geology
2017 – present: GLY 255 Fundamental and Applied Geology
2017: GLY 261 Igneous Petrology
Nkosi, Z. H., et al. (2018). Appending mineral carbonation to mine waste management and/or retreatment processes. Geo Congress. Johannesburg, South Africa, Geological Society of South Africa: 200.
Nkosi, Z. H., et al. (2018). Preferential precipitation of magnesite over calcite during mineral carbonation of platinum tailings: a possible consequence of the inhibition effect induced by the Mg cation activity in solution. 17th Conference of the Geological Society of Africa. Aveiro, Portugal: 174.
Nkosi, Z.H., et al (2017). Carbon Capture and Storage in South Africa may face extinction without direct economic and industrial beneficiation from the sequestration. Carbon Capture & Utilisation Workshop June 5 – 7, 2017 Department of Chemistry, University of the Western,Cape Town, South Africa
Nkosi, Z. H., et al. (2016). Experimental Investigation on the Reactivity of Mg-orthopyroxene and Ca-plagioclase under Direct Aqueous Mineral Carbonation – Eastern Bushveld Igneous Complex Case Study. 35th International Geological Congress. Cape town, South Africa: 2.
AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
YES SA Chapter (2018 – 2019): Member and Chairman of the Young Earth Scientist’s Network.
GSSA (Current): Member of the Geological Society of South Africa
GK (2011 – Current): Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society
2018 John Handley Award of Geological Society of South Africa: Awarded to the best MSc thesis in geology to be produced at a South African university in the year prior the award.
2018 Best Oral Presenter: 17th Conference of the Geological Society of Africa. Aveiro, Portugal
2018 Academic Honorary Colours: Awarded by the student representative council for academic performance in a master of science degree.
2011 Certificate of Merit for Leadership: Awarded by the student representative council for contribution to student society.