Dr Myalowenkosi Sabela, Durban University of Technology

Dr Sabela is a chemist with a PhD from Durban University of Technology (2018). His primary research is on smart biodevice platforms in biosensor technology. His interests are incorporating nanostructured electrode materials into electroactive biomacromolecules to design biosensors for application in the environmental, food and health sectors. In 2014, he was awarded an NRF Freestanding Doctoral Scholarship, as well as an Erasmus Mundus research visit to Montpellier University in France (November 2014-August 2015). Dr Sabela is a recipient of Technology Innovation Agency funding (2016-2017) and an NRF Thuthuka Grant (2019–2021). He holds a Y2 NRF rating.