Dr Katlego Makgopa, Tshwane University of Technology

Dr Katlego Makgopa is a chemist with a PhD from the University of Pretoria (2016). His primary research focus entails the electrochemistry of nanostructured materials and their potential applications as electro-catalysts for energy and wastewater treatment. Dr Makgopa holds NRF funding programmes: Thuthuka grant, RSA/ China Bilateral, and National Equipment Programme (NEP). He is a member of the South African Chemical Institute (SACI), International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), and South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP). He serves as deputy director of Centre for Applied Chemistry Research (CACRe), Department of Chemistry, Tshwane University of Technology, and deputy secretary of the South African Nanotechnology Initiative (SANi).