Graduates




PhD graduates


Bewketu Bekele


Stellenbosch University
Dr R Ouifki, co-supervisors Prof W Delva and Prof F Nyabadza

Modeling the impact of early HIV treatment on the HIV epidemic in South Africa
2016-03-16

Morna Cornell


University of Cape Town
Prof Landon Myer

The evolution and effectiveness of the South African national antiretroviral therapy programme
2014-12-31

Eben du Toit


University of Pretoria
Prof Ian K Craig

Pinning Control of Disease Networks
2016-04-15

Muna Balla Elshareef Mohammed


University of KwaZulu-Natal
Prof Henry Mwambi, Dr Lori E Dodd

Evaluation of strategies to combine multiple bio-markers in diagnostic testing
2016-04-20

Elizabeth Gonese


Stellenbosch University
Prof John Hargrove, Prof Jean Nachega, Dr Gert van Zyl, Dr Peter Kilmarx

Evaluating the performance of laboratory based assays in estimating HIV incidence
2017-12-07

Anna Grimsrud


University of Cape Town
Dr Landon Myer

Loss to follow-up from South Africa’s antiretroviral treatment programme: Trends, risk factors, and models of care to improve retention
2015-06-30

Damian Kajunguri


Stellenbosch University
Prof John Hargrove

Mathematical models for the control of tsetse and African trypanosomiasis through application of insecticides on cattle in south-eastern Uganda. Started in 2010
2012-12-12

Mercy Kamupira


University of Cape Town
Dr Landon Myer

Dyad-related factors in HIV prevention
2011-12-31

Reshma Kassanjee


University of the Witwatersrand
Prof Alex Welte

Characterisation and Application of Tests for Recent Infection for HIV Incidence Surveillance
2014-10-31

Eddy Kimba Phongi


University of KwaZulu-Natal
Prof Jacek Banasiak

Invariant Manifolds of Infinite-Dimensional Dynamical Systems with Applications
2015-03-31

Marisa Klopper


Stellenbosch University, Dept Biomedical Sciences
Prof TC Victor, Prof RM Warren, Dr EM Streicher

Molecular characterization of the drug-resistant tuberculosis epidemic in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
2015-03-31

Matadi Maba


University of KwaZulu Natal
Prof P Leach

TB and HIV: Singularity and Symmetry analyses
2011-12-31

Gesham Magombedze


National University of Science and Technology
Dr W Garira

Modelling the pathogenesis of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis infection and its treatment
2009-12-31

Khaphetsi Joseph Mahasa


Stellenbosch University
Dr Rachid Ouifki, Dr Amina Eladdadi, Prof Lisette de Pillis

Mathematical modelling of tumour-immune interactions and cancer therapy
2017-12-07

Tanya Maistry


University of Kwazulu Natal
Prof DP Naidoo

Genetic contribution to the risk for metabolic syndrome: an investigation of candidate gene polymorphisms related to lipid and carbohydrate metabolism
2015-03-31

Theresia Marijani


Stellenbosch University
Prof John Hargrove, Prof Edward M Lungu

Mathematical modelling of interaction between malaria parasites and the host immune system
2012-12-12

Edmore Marinda


University of Witwatersrand
Dr Jonathan Levin (Wits & MRC) and Prof Lawrence Moulton (John Hopkins School of Public Health); Advisors: Prof Jean Humphrey (ZVITAMBO Project, John Hopkins School of Public Health) and Prof John Hargrove (SACEMA)

Understanding the BED Capture Enzyme Immunoassay (CEIA): Measuring HIV-1 incidence in cross-sectional studies
2012-07-31

Tivani Mashamba-Thompson


University of KwaZulu-Natal
Prof Benn Sartorius

Evaluating the accessibility and utility of HIV-related point of care diagnostics for maternal health in rural South Africa
2016-10-12

Mhairi Maskew


University of Witwatersrand
Dr M Fox (Boston), Prof MacPhail (Wits)

Simplification of treatment monitoring strategies in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in South Africa
2013-12-01

Doreen Mbabazi Ssebuliba


Stellenbosch University
Dr R Ouifki

Mathematical Modelling of the Effectiveness of Two Training Interventions on Infectious Diseases in Uganda
2013-12-12

Mbuso Ishmael Mntambo


University of the Western Cape
Prof Thandi Puoane

Developing the Public Health Model of Community Participation in the Kwazulu-Natal Primary Health Care System
2018-04-09

Nishila Moodley


University of the Witwatersrand
Prof Glenda Gray, Dr Melanie Bertram, Prof Alex Welte

Impact of dual HIV and HPV vaccine strategies among adolescents in a resource constrained setting
2017-06-19

Chris Muller


Stellenbosch University
Prof Paul Mostert

A Bayesian approach to multi-state Markov modelling from interval-censored data
2012-12-12

Moise Muzigaba


University of the Western Cape
Prof Thandi Puoane, Dr Martin Nieuwoudt

Modelling the effect of HIV infection and disease stage on survival of severely malnourished children treated according to the recommended WHO treatment modality: A prospective multi-cohort study
2015-09-01

Kazeem Okosun


University of the Western Cape
Dr N Marcus, Dr R Ouifki

Application of optimal control methods in epidemiological modelling: malaria dynamics
2010-12-31

Carel Pretorius


Stellenbosch University
Prof Müller-Nedebock / Dr Welte

An investigation into joint HIV and TB epidemics in South Africa
2009-12-01

CPretorius@futuresinstitute.org

Benn Sartorius


University of Witwatersrand
Dr K Kahn

Spatio-temporal patterns of mortality in rural north-east South Africa
2011-12-31

Joseph Sempa


Stellenbosch University
Prof Martin Nieuwoudt


2017-12-07

sempaj@sun.ac.za

Tinevimbo Shiri


University of Witwatersrand
Dr A Welte

In-vivo viral strain dynamics relating to drug resistance in HIV infection
2011-12-31

Wilbert Sibanda


Vaal triangle campus of the North West University
Prof Philip Pretorius

Statistical modelling of the HIV/AIDS data in South Africa
2014-03-18

Joseph Ssebuliba


Stellenbosch University
Prof EM Lungu

In-vivo Mathematical Modelling of the Dynamics of Co-infection with HIV-1 and HHV-8
2012-12-31

Selamawit Woldesenbet


University of the Western Cape
Prof D Jackson

Coverage, Quality and Uptake of PMTCT Services in South Africa: Results of a National Cross-Sectional PMTCT Survey (SAPMTCTE, 2010)
2013-09-30



MSc graduates


Nada Abdelatif


University of KwaZulu Natal
Prof Henry Mwambi

Modelling of African Animal Trypanosomiasis transimission in cattle in KwaZulu Natal
2015-12-31

Bilkisu Abdulra’uf Bello


Stellenbosch University
Dr B van der Ventel

Theoretical modelling of drug-resistant HIV.
2010-12-31

Bibi Ayesha Adam


University of KwaZulu-Natal
Prof G Matthews

Modeling time to postnatal HIV infection
2015-03-31

Josephine Elama Ameh Ochigbo


Stellenbosch University
Dr R Ouifki, Prof John Hargrove

Modelling the transmission and control of the African Trypanosomiasis
2011-12-12

James Mba Azam


Stellenbosch University
Prof Juliet Pulliam

Assessment of a measles outbreak response vaccination campaign, and two measles parameter estimation methods
2018-03-22

Yusentha Balakrishna


University of KwaZulu Natal
Prof Henry Mwambi

Modelling the risk of HIV infection using antenatal clinic data
2015-03-31

Roxanne Beauclair


University of Cape Town
Prof L Myer

Adverse outcomes associated with timing of ante-natal care initiation: a retrospective cohort study of pregnancies in Cape Town, South Africa.
2012-06-01

Bewketu Bekele


Stellenbosch University
Dr F Nyabadza

Modelling Tuberculosis Dynamics in children and adults
2010-12-31

Faikah Bruce


Stellenbosch University
Dr Leigh Johnson, Dr Alex Welte

Understanding the Impact of an HIV Intervention Package for Adolescents
2013-12-12

Susan Bryan


University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
Prof Mwambi / Dr Ramroop

Modelling Longitudinal Measured HIV Outcome Biomarkers with Immuno Genetic Parameters
2011-12-31

susanbryan@rocketmail.com

Humphrey Brydon


University of the Western Cape
Prof Renette Blignaut

Using a weighted bootstrapped logistic regression modelling procedure to identify risk behaviours associated with sexual activity
2014-03-17

Rebecca Burne


University of kwaZulu-Natal
Prof H Mwambi

Statistical Analysis of Incidence and Mortality of African Horse Sickness in South Africa
2011-12-31

Kerry-Anne Cawse


University of the Witwatersrand
Prof D Sherwell

A New Model of Population Dynamics of HIV-1 In Vivo
2009-12-31

Simangaliso Chitunhu


University of the Witwatersrand
Dr Eustasius Musenge

Determinants of malaria episodes in children under 5 in Malawi in 2012
2015-03-31

Steve Bicko Cygu


Stellenbosch University
Prof Martin Nieuwoudt, Prof Cang Hui

Establishing appropriate models for age-related changes in lymphocyte cell markers in paediatric data from South Africa
2017-03-28

Welcome Dlamini


University of Kwazulu-Natal
Dr SF Melesse and Prof HG Mwambi

Statistical Models to Model the Probability of the Under-five Mortality in United Republic of Tanzania.
2016-12-16

Someya Essop


University of Kwazulu-Natal
Prof G Matthews

Statistical Analysis of Data Specific to Genetic Epidemiology
2012-12-31

Mary Abijola Familusi


University of Cape Town
Dr Freedom N Gumedze

Analysis of Clustered Competing Risk with Application to a Multicentre Clinical Trial
2016-12-28

Roux-Cil Ferreira


Stellenbosch University
Prof John Hargrove, Prof Sarel Steel

Agent-based models of mark-recapture studies using island populations of tsetse flies (Glossina spp): improved population parameter estimates
2015-03-31

Frieda Geldenhuys


Stellenbosch University
Prof Cang Hui

Using species distribution models for spatial conservation planning of African penguins
2018-03-22

Tokpa Darwolo Jamah


Stellenbosch University
Dr Rachid Ouifki, Prof John W Hargrove

Modelling the economics of insecticide and trypanocide-treated cattle interventions against trypanosomiasis disease within a multi-host population using delay differential equations.
2017-03-07

Simon Johnstone-Robertson


Stellenbosch University
Dr Alex Welte

Calculating the Risk of Infection of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Endemic Settings
2012-03-01

Damian Kajunguri


Stellenbosch University
Prof J Hargrove

Modelling the impact of TB superinfection on the dynamics of HIV-TB coinfection
2009-12-31

Asha Kalula


Stellenbosch University
Dr F Nyabadza

Modelling the dynamics of methamphetamine abuse in Cape Town
2011-12-31

Sumanth Karamchand


University of Cape Town
Dr Karen Cohen, Prof Gary Maartens

Morbidity from Antiretroviral Metabolic effects in Africa: The MAMA study
2017-12-31

Mbhekiseni Khumalo


University of the Witwatersrand
Prof Maureen Coetzee, Dr Benn Sartorius


2014-12-31

Pieter Kruger


Stellenbosch University
Prof GD Nel, Dr A Neethling

On Sequential Statistical Methods for Epidemiology
2008-12-31

Mmamapudi Kubjane


University of Cape Town
Dr Tolullah Oni

The prevalence and risk factors of diabetes mellitus among tuberculosis patients at Ubuntu Clinic, Khayelitsha
2016-03-16

Vusie Lokotfwako


University of Witwatersrand
Dr Eustasius Musenge

A comparative study on the determinants of HIV infection in Swaziland and Ethiopia
2013-12-10

Martin Canaan Mafunda


University of Venda
Dr Winston Garira

Multiscale modelling of HIV/AIDS transmission dynamics
2018-06-01

Theresia Marijani


Stellenbosch University
Prof E Lungu

Modelling Drug Resistance in Malaria
0000-00-00

Cynthia Mazinu Mikateko


Stellenbosch University
Prof Wim Delva

Estimating HIV treatment coverage in South African Clinics based on the time trend of the CD4 count distribution at ART initiation and a dynamical epidemiological model
2014-03-10

Doreen Mbabazi Ssebuliba


Stellenbosch University
Dr R Ouifki

Modelling the joint epidemics of TB and HIV; the effect of exogenous reinfection.
2010-12-31

Maynard Meiring


Stellenbosch University
Prof Jacky Snoep, Dr Dawie van Niekerk

Modelling of the invasion dynamics of Plasmodium falciparum merozoites into red blood cells
2016-03-14

Vintia Philile Mlotshwa


University of KwaZulu Natal
Jordache Ramjith

Multi-state survival analysis: timing of hepatotoxicity in HIV/TB co-Infected patients
2018-03-02

Monyamaku Happy Mmamadisa


University of the Western Cape
Prof Gail D Hughes

Ethnobotanical study of traditional herbal medicines used for the treatment of stroke in the Western Cape, South Africa
2015-03-31

Zinhle Emily Mthombothi


Stellenbosch University
Prof John W Hargrove, Dr Rachid Ouifki

Studying the effects of temperature change on the dynamics of tsetse flies and trypanosomiasis disease transmission
2018-03-22

zinhlem@sun.ac.za

Matodzi Mulaudzi


University of Venda
Dr W Garira

Mathematical modelling of transmission and control of malaria in South Africa
2011-12-31

Thembile Mzolo


University of Kwazulu Natal
Dr H Mwambi

Estimating Risk Determinants of HIV and TB in South Africa
2009-12-31

Juliet Nakakawa


Stellenbosch University
Dr Rachid Ouifki

Modelling Malaria and S-gene across time scales
2012-03-01

Rendani Netshikweta


University of Venda
Dr Winston Garira

A General Mathematical Modelling Frame-work for Immuno-epidemiology of Infections with Free-Living Pathogens in the Environment
2015-07-31

Siyabonga Ngcobo


University of Kwazulu-Natal
Prof H Mwambi

Modelling Longitudinal Binary Disease Outcome Data including the effect of covariates and extra variability
2012-04-01

Olina Ngwenya


University of Kwazulu-Natal
Dr H Mwambi

A review of methods of evaluating the efficacy of intervention and control strategies with application to infectious diseases
2011-12-31

Dineo Lilian Nkholise


University of the Western Cape
ProfGail Hughes, Prof Thandi Puoane

Use of traditional herbal medicines for a noncommunicable disease, diabetes
2015-03-31

Christianah Oyindamola Olojede


Stellenbosch University
Prof Wim Delva

Partner turnover rates and the lifetime number of partners in Cape town, South Africa
2017-12-07

Evans Omondi


Stellenbosch University
Prof Farai Nyabadza

A mathematical model for onchocerciasis and its treatment with ivermectin
2016-12-28

Farzana Osman


University of KwaZulu Natal
Prof Delia North, Prof Temesgen Zewotir

Statistical Analysis of the Attitudes towards Blood Donation and Transfusion in Mali
2016-03-16

Fanuel Otieno


Stellenbosch University
Prof Wim Delva

Intimate Partner Violence and Age Disparity in Sub-Saharan Africa
2017-12-07

Patrick Phepa


Stellenbosch University
Dr F Nyabadza, Dr R Ouifki

Mathematical modelling the co-infection of HIV and HBV: The implication of antiretroviral therapy on course of HBV infection
2011-12-31

Jordache Ramjith


University of kwaZulu-Natal
Prof G Matthews

Modelling survival data
2011-12-31

Kagiso Ramolotja


Stellenbosch University
Dr Gaston Mazandu, Dr Farai Nyabadza

Mathematical modelling of human immune response to TB
2017-12-07

Tarylee Reddy


University of Kwazulu-Natal
Dr H Mwambi

Multistate Models for HIV/AIDS progression in patients under different forms of treatment
2011-12-31

Danielle Roberts


University of KwaZulu-Natal



2015-12-19

Miguel Julio Rodo


University of Cape Town
Prof Francesca Little, Prof Thomas Scriba, Dr Virginie Rozot

A head to head comparison of TB vaccine candidates’ antigen-specific cytokine-producing CD4 and CD8 frequencies
2017-12-02

Geomira Sanga


Stellenbosch University
Dr F Nyabadza

Modelling the effects of detection and delayed treatment on Tuberculosis Dynamics
2010-12-31

Andrea Scholtz


North West University
Prof IM Schoeman, co-supervisor: Prof J Spoelstra

Modelling the transmission of pathogens by considering environmental and direct transmission mechanisms
2015-10-31

Ronel Sewpaul


University of kwaZulu-Natal
Dr H Mwambi

Estimating age and time incidence of HIV infection in childbearing women from rural KwaZulu-Natal
2010-12-31

Rashmika Singh


University of KwaZulu Natal
Prof Glenda Matthews, co-supervisor: Mr Jordache Ramjith

Sexual debut: An analysis of the Birth to Twenty data
2015-08-25

Hloniphile Sithole


University of Kwa-Zulu-Natal
Dr Henry Mwambi


2015-03-31

Joseph Ssebuliba


Stellenbosch University
Prof J Hargrove

Intracellular Modelling and Control of HIV-1 Kinetics, T-Lymphocytes Decline and Immunosenescence
2009-12-31

Renier van Rooyen


Stellenbosch University
Prof Paul Mostert

Compounding a class of Rayleigh distributions: An objective Bayesian approach
2015-12-08

Floris van Zyl


Stellenbosch University
Prof Martin Nieuwoudt, Prof Thomas Niesler

An investigation into the dielectric properties of rhinoceros tissue at various frequencies and their effect on the propagation of an in-vivo antenna, by means of computer simulation and gelatinous phantom models
2017-12-07

Dieter Winkler


Stellenbosch University
Dr Farai Nyabadza

Modelling the effect of HIV on age-specific incidence of active TB disease: a comparison between Taiwan and Cape Town Metropole
2012-03-01

Selamawit Woldesenbet


University of the Western Cape
Dr D Jackson

Infant feeding practice & risk factors of HIV free survival rate
2009-12-31

Sithobile Prudence Zungu


University of Kwazulu-Natal
Prof Henry Mwambi

Analysis of Correlated time to event data: A frailty model approach
2016-07-16



Biomaths Honours Students


Jeremy Bingham


Stellenbosch University
Prof Cang Hui

Multi-scale evolutionary game theory
2017-12-07

Nqubeko Goba


Stellenbosch University
Dr Gaston Mazandu

Analyzing tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus co-infection dynamics in the burden of tuberculosis in South Africa
2016-12-29

Melissa Jacobs


Stellenbosch University



2017-12-07

Tsebo Kibe


Stellenbosch University
Dr Dawie van Niekerk

Modelling the dispersal of Plasmodium falciparum merozoites as diffusion by using a partial differential equation model
2016-12-29

Mathou Kubyana


Stellenbosch University



2017-12-07

Lebogang Ogodiseng Lekoma


Stellenbosch University
Prof Farai Nyabadza

A comparison mathematical model of the pro smoking campaigns and anti smoking campaigns
2016-12-29

Khotso Matlou


Stellenbosch University
Dr Rachid Ouifki

Investigating the impact of joint TB-HIV epidemics on treatment strategies in a Western Cape community
2016-12-29

Mandisi Moya


Stellenbosch University
Prof Farai Nyabadza

The future of HIV related lymphomas
2016-12-29

Brandon Ristow


Stellenbosch University
Prof Jacky Snoep

A review of whole-body models for glucose metabolism with periodic vs constant addition of glucose with a view on body fat storage
2016-12-29

Tremaine Robertson


Stellenbosch University



2017-12-07

Wynand van Staden


Stellenbosch University



2017-12-07