New Collaboration In Africa

Mathis Wiedeking and Peane Maleka visited colleagues at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) in Tanzania to finalize discussions on collaborative projects and on a formal agreement between the two institutes.  The physics group at UDSM includes applied nuclear physics and material science and mutual research interests which are aligned with projects that are ongoing at iThemba LABS on environmental radiation, neutron activation and X-ray diffraction were identified. Agreement was also reached for a Memorandum of Understanding between UDSM and iThemba LABS.

Picture from left: Prof Lyimo (Principal (Dean) of the College of Natural and Applied Science), Dr Maleka, Dr Kassim (HoD Physics Department UDSM), Dr Wiedeking