## Student projects

Student Name | Project Title | SupervisorCo-supervisor |

Harmie Gounden | Investigation of Pc5 ULF Oscillations during quiet geomagnetic conditions. | Dr Zolile Mtumela |

Aviwe Mchithakali | Relationship between Extreme heat and Lightning. | Dr Olakumle Ogunjobi |

Lutho Sola | Searching for brown Dwarfs using observatory tool | Dr Khadija |

Ayasanda Ncipha | Low Earth Orbit Space Debris-Source, Tracking, Removal and Long-term implifications. | Dr Paulene Govender Prof Venkataraman Sivakumar |

Angelique Cooke | Searching for Parity Vioalation in the Planck Data | Prof Kavilan Moodley Prof Martin Bucher |

Siyabonga Zungu | Study of Latitude Dependence of Geomagnetic activity | Dr Zolile Mtumela |

Sphelele Ncibilika | Investigation into the correlation between SuperDARN CPCP (Cross Pollar Cap Potential) and the PC index. | Dr Judy Stephenson |

Student Name | Project Title | SupervisorCo-supervisor |

Johannes Mphaka | Investigating the Coma Cluster of Galaxies using Virtual Observatory Tools | Khadija EL Bouchefry |

Tankiso H. Moso | Development of Autonomous Low-Frequency Interferometer Stations | Dr Cynthia Chiang |

Dlamini Mbali | Study the Relationship between Substorm and Geomagnetic Storm Events | Dr Zolile Mtumela Dr Rendani Nndanganeni |

Nondumiso Khumalo | Cross Correlation between the Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect with the Peculiar Velocity Field | Prof Yin-Zhe Ma |

Annarien Bester | The Study of Geomagnetic Field Secular Variation in South Africa between 2005 and 2016 using Ground-based Data recorded at Hermanus and Hartebeesthoek Magnetic Observatories | Mr Emmanuel Nahayo Dr Zolile Mtumela |

Moinudeen Mohamed | Using Chandra to study a merging galaxy cluster | Dr Matt Hilton |

Mziyanda Mngqibisa | Exploring Cosmic Constraints with HIRAX and the CMB | Prof Jonathan Sievers Dr Devin Crichton |

Salma Khan | Using the Heppner Maynard Boundary as a Proxy for the R1 Auroral Oval | Dr Judy Stephenson |

Kathleen Sellick | The Study of the Radio Pulsar Magnetosphere | Dr Matt Hilton |

Terricia Govender | The Gravitational Collapse of Spherically Symmetric Stars | Dr Rituparno Goswami |

Austine Acro Gumba | Development of Radio Astronomy Receiver Design and Commissioning | Dr Cynthia Chiang |

Nivek Ghazi | Exploring Cosmic Dawn from the Sub-Antarctic with PRIZM | Dr Cynthia Chiang |

Njabulo Mbanjwa | Investigation into Sources of Pc5 Pulsations during Quiet Geomagnetic Conditions | Dr Zolile Mtumela |

Bernard Mmame | Investigation of ULF Pulsations during TRINNI Events | Prof Dave Walker and Dr Zolie Mtumela |

Phumlani Nkuthalo Phakathi | Studying Galaxy clusters with the CMB Radiation using the Sunyaev-Zel’dovich (SZ) effect | Dr Yin-Zhe Ma |

Student Name | Project Tittle | SupervisorCo-supervisor |

Abu-Bakr Essop | Modelling and Forecasting of Geomagnetically Induced Currents and their Effects on the Terrestrial Environment and Infrastructure | Dr Stefan Lotz |

Salma Khan | Mesospheric Temperature Inversions | Prof Sivakumar Venkataraman |

Sanele Lionel Khanyile | Interpolation of Surface Impendance for GIC Calculation | Pierre Cilliers and Dr Zolile Mtumela |

Kathleen Sellick | Hunting for Exoplanets with Kepler | Dr Matt Hilton |

Terricia Govender | General Relativity | Dr Rituparno Goswami |

Chaka Mofokeng | Machine Learning in Multi-Wavelength Galaxy/AGN Evolution | |

Aadila Moola | Field of Astrophysics and Cosmology | Prof Jonathan Sievers |

Manika Mala Moodliar | A Radio Survey of ACT Galaxy Clusters | Prof Kavilan Moodley and Dr Kenda Knowles |

Austine Acro Gumba | Integration and Characterisation of HIRAX Receivers | Dr Cynthia Chiang |

Nivek Ghazi | Cosmology with Redshifter 21cm observations | Dr Cynthia Chiang |

Njabulo Mbanjwa | Investigation of the Presence of Pc5oscillations during TRINNI Events | Dr Zolile Mtumela and Dr Judy Stephenson |

Bernard Mmame | Investigation of ULF Pulsations during TRINNI Events | Dr Judy Stephenson, Prof Dave Walker and Dr Zolile Mtumela |

Adila Wamisho Tire | The Study of the Effects of Geomagnetic Extreme Events in the Middle Atmosphere using SuperDARN Radar and Space-Borne Satellite | Prof Sivakumar Venkataraman, Dr Olakunle Ogunjobi |

Student Name | Project Tittle | Supervisor |

Bernard Mmame (Honours) | SuperDARN Convection Map Interpretation using The Online Tsyganenko Model | Dr Judy Stephenson |

Simon Pendapala Mulokoshi (Honours) | Studying the Shape of Dark Matter Halo with Kinetic Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect | Dr Yinzhe Ma |

Adila Wamisho Tire (Masters) | The Study of the Effects of Geomagnetic Extreme Events in the middle Atmosphere using SuperDARN Radar and Space-Borne Satellite | Dr Olakunle Ogunjobi |

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