Qualifications: PhD (North West University), MSc (North West University) (Distinction), BSc (Hons) (North West University), BSc (University of Venda)
Email address: lutendo.murulana@univen.ac.za
Telephone number: +27 15 962 8394
Office number: SF011, Life Sciences and Chemistry Building

Research interests:
Corrosion of Materials, Adsorption studies, Reactions kinetics and Thermodynamics of solutions

List of selected publications:

[1] Lutendo. C. Murulana, Mwadham. M. Kabanda and Eno. E. Ebenso (2016), Investigation of the adsorption characteristics of some selected sulphonamide derivatives as corrosion inhibitors at mild steel/hydrochloric acid interface surfaces: Experimental, quantum chemical and QSAR studies, Journal of Molecular Liquids. 215: 763-779

[2] Lutendo. C. Murulana, Mwadham. M. Kabanda and Eno. E. Ebenso (2015), Experimental and theoretical studies on the corrosion inhibition of mild steel by some sulphonamides in aqueous HCl, RSC Advances. 5: 28743-28761

[3] Mwadham M. Kabanda, Liliana Mammino, Lutendo C. Murulana, Henry M. Mwangi, Wilfred T. Mabusela (2015), Antioxidant Radical Scavenging Properties of Phenolic Pent-4-En-1-Yne Derivatives Isolated From Hypoxis Rooperi. A DFT Study in vacuo and in Solutio, International Journal of Food Properties. 18: 149-164

[4] Lutendo C. Murulana, Ashish K. Singh, Sudhish K. Shukla, Mwadham M. Kabanda and Eno E.Ebenso (2012) Experimental and quantum chemical studies of some bis (trifluoromethyl-sulfonyl) imide imidazolium-based ionic liquids as corrosion inhibitors for mild steel in hydrochloric acid solution, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 51 (40): 13282–13299

[5] Eno E. Ebenso, Mwadham M. Kabanda, Lutendo C. Murulana, Sudhish K. Shukla and Ashish K. Singh (2012) Electrochemical and quantum chemical investigation of some azine and thiazine dyes as potential corrosion inhibitors for mild steel in hydrochloric acid solution, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 51: 12940-12958

Full list of publications:

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