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Professor Precious Sibanda

Precious Sibanda

 

Prof Sibanda’s primary research interests are in applied mathematics, specifically theoretical fluid mechanics and numerical analysis. He has worked on problems on hydrodynamic stability and heat and mass transfer in boundary layer flow. Emerging secondary interests include mathematical biology/epidemiology. He has over eighteen years’ experience and has graduated more than a dozen masters and PhD students.

Position:
  Associate Professor 
Qualifications:
  PhD (Manchester)
MSc
BScHons (Zimbabwe)
     
Telephone:
  033 260 5626
Email:
  sibandap@ukzn.ac.za
     
Recent Publications:
  Shaw S, Kameswaran PK, Narayana M, Sibanda P. Bioconvection in a non-Darcy porous medium saturated with a nanofluid and oxytactic micro-organisms. International Journal of Biomathematics Vol. 7, No. 1 (2014) 1450005

Kameswaran PK, Sibanda P, Partha MK, Murthy PVSN. Thermophoretic and non-linear convection in non-Darcy porous medium. Journal of Heat Transfer - Transactions of the ASME. 136  (2014)  042601-1

Shaw S, Sibanda P, A. Sutradhar A, Murthy PVSN. Magnetohydrodynamics and Soret effects on bioconvection in a porous medium saturated with a nanofluid containing gyrotactic microorganisms. Journal of Heat Transfer - Transactions of the ASME. 136 (2014) 052601-1-10

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