BSc (Hons) Applied Biology and Biochemistry, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
PhD Environmental Toxicology, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
Overview/ Research interests
Charles’s research is within the overarching topic of environmental health, with a focus on water pollution, ecotoxicology, and public health nexus. He is currently involved in several interdisciplinary collaborative research projects centred on water sustainability, including on the effectiveness of nature-based wastewater treatment systems, environmental and health aspects of wastewater reuse, pollutants of emerging concern such as endocrine-disrupting chemicals and pharmaceuticals,and climate vulnerability assessments in the context of water. He also researches heavy metal pollution from mine tailings, landfills, and urban wastewater and their remediation.
The Department of Chemical Engineering is part of the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment (EBE) at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.