Nomfundo Mahlangeni


Nomfundo Mahlangeni was born in Eshowe, and raised in Ndwedwe.

She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry and Honours in Chemistry at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She completed her Masters and Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof Sreekanth B. Jonnalagadda and Dr. Roshila Moodley, with a research focus on the chemical composition of some medicinal plants used in African Traditional Medicine. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at UKZN, with a project focus on plant-based synthesis of nanomaterials and their biological activities. Her research interests lie in the field of medicinal chemistry, environmental chemistry, and nanotechnology.

I have now been given the tools to actually look at the facts and decide what the truths are.