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Samuel Chigome

Research fellow
Department of Analytical Chemistry
Rhodes University
South Africa


Samuel Chigome is currently a PhD student in Analytical Chemistry at Rhodes University under the supervision of Prof Nelson Torto. Samuel received his Bsc (Hons) Degree in Applied Chemistry from the National University of Science and Technology, in Zimbabwe. In 2008, he obtained his MSc degree in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Botswana. His research focuses on the development of miniaturized solid phase extraction devices that use electrospun nanofibers as the sorbent bed. He is also a visiting junior research fellow to the Nanosciences and Nanotechnology Laboratories, iThemba LABS for the electrospinning of polymer nanofiber composites for photonic applications.

Research Interest

Nanosciences and Nanotechnology


  • A review of opportunities for electrospun nanofibers in analytical chemistry

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