School of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science

Dr Hloniphile Sithole Mthethwa


Dr Hloniphile Sithole Mthethwa holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics, and is a lecturer and researcher in the Mathematics discipline at the University of KwaZulu Natal. She is supervising postgraduates students in biomathematics, fluid dynamics and numerical analysis. She was awarded a UKZN Wonder Women in Science Award in 2020 and was selected to be a Pathways to a Successful Academic Career Programme Fellow in 2021.

Research interests

  • Fluid dynamics

  • Numerical analysis

  • Biomathematics

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