Lindiwe Khotseng

University of the Western Cape

Prof. Lindiwe Khotseng is currently an Associate Professor and a research group leader of Electrocatalysis Research Group, Faculty of Natural Science, University of the Western Cape. Her research interests are: Development of nanomaterials for energy applications (fuel cell, energy storage, solar cells, biofuels), and her research experience: Grant holder to the following project: Development of components for sodium battery (THRIP:NRF), Development of highly efficient electrocatalyst (SA-China grant: NRF, ESKOM: TESP). She has published more than 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 3 book chapters. Prof. Khotseng is also a reviewer in various international journals (Electroanalysis, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Electrochimica Acta, Helion, ACS Applied Energy Materials, New Journal of Chemsitry, Journal of Electroanalytical chemistry). Additionally, she was invited to act as a member of an Advisory Panel assessing the feasibility, scientific/technical, management aspects and recommend appropriate grant funding support for National Research Foundation (NRF)'s Technology and Human Resource for Industry Programme (THRIP). Besides that, she is a member of Editorial Board for Pisco Med Publishing. She has examined PhD and MSc thesis nationally. Her research engagements also include her being a Keynote speaker, Invited Speaker, and presenter at various international conferences, local workshops, and symposiums. She has supervised/co-supervised 13 Masters and 4 PhD students to completion and mentored 2 post-doctoral fellows in fuel cells research, and is currently supervising 4 PhD and 4 Masters’s students. Prof. Khotseng acted as the analytical chemistry advisory board member at Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Her experience lies in teaching Advanced Electrochemistry (MSc nanotechnology), Applied Chemistry (Hons and 3rd year), Analytical Chemistry (3rd year) and General Chemistry (1st year).