Kenda Knowles



Room 04-069, School of Chemistry and Physics, Block H, Westville Campus

Academic History

  • 2016 – PhD (upgraded from MSc) at ACRU, UKZN
  • 2010 – BSc Hons (Physics) at UKZN, Pietermaritzburg
  • 2007-2009 – BSc (Computational Physics) at UKZN, Pietermaritzburg

Research Interests

  • Galaxy clusters
  • Diffuse radio emission in clusters (radio halos)
  • Strong gravitational lensing

Currently a Claude Leon Postdoctoral Fellow working on high-resolution SZ imaging with MUSTANG-2.0 and leading a GMRT-ACTPol cluster follow-up programme to search for diffuse radio emission.