Materials Research – Committee


The purpose of the User Group Advisory Committee is: to assess the MRG against their own strategic goals and operational plan; to formulate a set of recommendations with motivations; and to address their report to the MRG and iThemba Labs management, as guidance for management and planning.

The members of this committee are:

Prof Dhiro Gihwala (Chair, Health sciences)
Prof Craig Comrie (Deputy, materials physics)
Dr Daniel Adams (DST-materials research)
Prof Alf Botha (Botany and biology)
Prof Paul Papka (nuclear physics – Ion beam analysis)
Prof Martin Ntwaeaborwa (Nano-sciences)
Dr Chis Franklyn (Ion beam analysis)
Prof Chris Theron (Materials Research)
Prof Carlos Pineda-Vargas (Head: MRD)
Dr Rudzani Nemutudi (Deputy Director: lithography)
Dr Chris Mtshali (Secretary)



22 – 24 November 2006

26 November 2004

25 March 2003

From the Director’s Office

A New Year brings new opportunities to share a vision, build collaborations and shape the future.

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Corporate Profile

Corporate profile of iThemba LABS in February issue of Leadership Magazine p. 68-69

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Physics Masterclasses

The International Masterclasses in Particle Physics will be held on 1st April at iThemba LABS. These classes give secondary school students the opportunity to discover the world of quarks and leptons for themselves.
See Gallery of images from last year's masterclass

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SA-CERN Collaboration

Big data science in South Africa reaching new funding highs through the South African CERN collaboration

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