Dr. Wisdom A. Munzeiwa

Qualifications

  • PhD Chemistry (University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa)
  • Msc Analytical chemistry (University of Zimbabwe)
  • Bsc. Hons. Chemistry (University of Zimbabwe)

Mobile Number: +263 775 534 044
Email: wizymunzeiwa@gmail.com, wmunzeiwa@buse.ac.zw

 
Research Interests
  • Inorganic synthesis
  • Catalysis
  • Computation chemistry
  • Crystallography
Current research
Design and synthesis of metal complexes for antibacterial, anticancer and antimalarial treatment, ceramic water filters
 
 

Publications

2020

  • Book Chapter: Nhamo Chaukura, Wisdom A Munzeiwa, Rufaro B. Kawondera, Tatenda C. Madzokere, Norman Mudavanhu, Sibongile M. Malunga (2020). “Metal-Organic Framework Nanocomposites for Adsorptive Applications”. In Anish Khan, Mohammad Jawaid, Abdullah Mohammed Ahmed Asiri, Wei Ni and Mohammed Muzibur Rahman (Ed.), Metal-Organic Framework Nanocomposites: From Design to Application. Taylor and Fransis
  • Wisdom A. Munzeiwa, Bernard Omondi and Vincent O. Nyamori, Architecture and synthesis of P,N-heterocyclic phosphine ligands, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2020, 16, 362-383.

2019

  • Chaukura Nhamo, Chiworeso Robert, Gwenzi Willis, Motsa Machawe M. Munzeiwa Wisdom, Moyo Welldone, Chikurunhe, Innocent Nkambule, Thabo T. I. A new generation low-cost biochar-clay composite ‘biscuit’ ceramic filter for point-of-use water treatment, Applied Clay Science, 2019, 105409.

2018

  • Wisdom A. Munzeiwa, Bernard Omondi and Vincent O. Nyamori, Zn(II) and Cu(II) unsymmetrical formamidine complexes as effective initiators for ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters, Applied Organometallic Chemistry. 2018; e4247
  • Wisdom A. Munzeiwa, Bernard Omondi and Vincent O. Nyamori, N,O-Amino-phenolate Mg(II) and Zn(II) Schiff base complexes: Synthesis and application in ring-opening polymerization of ?-caprolactone and lactides, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 487, 2018, 264-274

2017

  • Wisdom A. Munzeiwa, Bernard Omondi and Vincent O. Nyamori, Synthesis and polymerization kinetics of ?-caprolactone and ?-lactide to low molecular weight polyesters catalysed by Zn(II) and Cu(II) N-hydroxy-N,N?-diarylformamidine complexes, Polyhedron 2017, 138, 295.