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Dr Marietjie Schutte-Smith
Position
Senior Lecturer
Department
Chemistry
Address
C
Chemistry
IB 48
R9752
Telephone
051/401-9896
Office
Chemistry Building 102
Information

Short CV

 

1.  PERSONAL INFORMATION

NAME                                                   :                       Marietjie

SURNAME                                            :                       Schutte-Smith

E-MAIL ADDRESS                                :                       schuttem@ufs.ac.za     

  

2.  FORMAL QUALIFICATIONS

University of the Free State        2004                 B.Sc. (Chemistry and Biology)

University of the Free State        2005                 B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry with distinction

University of the Free State        2008                 M.Sc. (Inorganic Chemistry with distinction), ‘A Mechanistic study of substitution reactions on tricarbonyl complexes of  Rhenium(I)’.

University of the Free State        2011                 Ph.D (Inorganic Chemistry), ‘Novel radiopharmaceuticals: characterisation,substitution kinetics and biological evaluation of tricarbonyl complexes of Rhenium(I).’

  

3.  EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Senior Lecturer(Jan 2016 – present)

Lecturer(Jul 2012 – Dec 2015)

Junior Lecturer(Jan 2010 – Jun 2012)

 

 4.  WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES ATTENDED (abbreviated)

RheManTec I International Symposium, November 2007 - Bloemfontein

Oral Presentation - ‘Rhenium(I) tricarbonyl compounds in nuclear medicine and the crystallographic and kinetic investigation thereof’, M. Schutte, H.G. Visser, A. Roodt, p.9.                                         

39th International Conference on Coordination Chemistry, July 2010 – Adelaide, South Australia.

Oral Presentation – ‘Interesting Observations between Kinetic and Crystallographic data of [Re(CO)3(L,L’)(H2O)] Compounds’, M. Schutte, H.G. Visser, A. Roodt, 012.

40th South African Chemical Institute Convention (SACI 2011), January 2011 – Johannesburg, South Africa.

Oral Presentation – ‘Rhenium(I) Tricarbonyl Systems – Novel Ligand Systems, Kinetic Studies and Crystallographic Data’, M. Schutte, H.G. Visser, A. Roodt, p128, SL49.

XXII Congress and General Assembly, International Union of Crystallography, August 2011 – Madrid, Spain.

Poster Presentation – ‘Coordinated ligand effects in the substitution kinetics of fac-[Re(CO)3]+ complexes’, M. Schutte, H.G. Visser, A. Roodt, p. C355, MS24.P01.

19th International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences, ISRS 2011, August 2011 – Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Poster Presentation – ‘A Kinetic and Crystallographic Investigation and Correlation of the Aqua Substitution Kinetics of Re(I) Tricarbonyl Complexes’, M. Schutte, H.G. Visser, A. Roodt, S563, P-474.

Ninth International Conference on Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry, MARC IX, March 2012 – Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i.

Oral Presentation – ‘A Crystallographic and Kinetic Investigation of Methanol Substitution Kinetics of Re(I) Tricarbonyl Complexes’, M. Schutte, H.G. Visser, A. Roodt, Log 182.

Second EuCheMs Inorganic Chemistry Conference, 7-11 July 2013 – Jerusalem, Israel.

Oral Presentation – ‘Aqua substitution kinetics in a fac-Re(I) tricarbonyl tropolonato complex’, M. Schutte-Smith, A. Brink, H.G. Visser,  A. Roodt, p. 5.

23rd Congress and General Assembly, International Union of Crystallography, August 2014, Montreal, Canada.

Poster Presentation – ‘Solution and solid state effects of coordinated ligands in rhenium (I) complexes’, M. Schutte-Smith, H.G. Visser, A. Roodt, MS59.P10.B162.

2nd International Conference on Applied Crystallography, 17-19 October 2016, Houston, Texas, USA.

Oral Presentation – ‘The Investigation of Chemical Crystallography and Kinetic Reactivity of Re(I) tricarbonyl complexes’, M. Schutte-Smith, H.G. Visser, A. Roodt.

7th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress, 26-30 August 2018, Liverpool, England, UK.

Oral Presentation – ‘A Solid State and Mechanistic Study of Carbonyl Activation in Rhenium (I) Complexes’, M Schutte-Smith, A.L. Manicum, H.G. Visser.

ReMec1: 1st Symposium on Reaction Mechanisms, 13-14 November 2018, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Oral Presentation (Keynote) – ‘Carbonyl Activation in Rhenium(I) Complexes – a solid and solution state study’, M. Schutte-Smith, L. Twigge, O.T. Alexander, H.G. Visser, A. Roodt, A.-L. Manicum.

 

 5.  PUBLICATIONS (since 2015)

Manicum, A., Schutte-Smith, M., Kemp, G., Visser, H.G.  Polyhedron 2015, 85, 190-195.

Twala, T.N., Schutte-Smith, M., Roodt, A., Visser, H.G. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 3278-3288.

Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G. Polyhedron 2015, 89, 122-128.

Manicum, A.-L., Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G., Pretorius, C., Roodt, A. Zeitschrift 2016, 231(1), 263-266.

Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G., Roodt, A. Zeitschrift 2016, 231(1), 77-79.

Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G., Roodt, A. Zeitschrift 2016, 231(2), 335-338.

Nkoe, P.I., Koen, R., Brink, A., Schutte-Smith, M. Zeitschrift 2016, 231(2), 461-464.

Schutte-Smith, M., Bungu, P.S.E., Steyl, G., Roodt, A. Zeitschrift 2016, 231(3), 999-1002.

Malaza, S., Govender, P., Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G., Smith, G.S. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2017, 33, 3919-3927.

Manicum, A.-L., Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G. Zeitschrift 2017, 232(6), 951-955.

Manicum, A.-L., Alexander, O., Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G., Roodt, A. Zeitschrift 2017, 232(6), 957-959.

Mokolokolo, P.P., Frei, A., Tsosana, M.S., Kama, D.V., Schutte-Smith, M., Brink, A., Visser, H.G., Meola, G., Alberto, A., Roodt, A. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2018, 471, 249-256.

Manicum, A-L., Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G. Polyhedron 2018, 145, 80-87.

Manicum, A.-L., Alexander, O., Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G. Zeitschrift 2018, 233(1), 23-25.

Nkoe, P.I., Visser, H.G., Swart, C., Brink, A., Schutte-Smith, M. Acta Cryst. C 2018, 74, 1116-1122.

Manicum, A.-L., Schutte-Smith, M., Alexander, O.T., Twigge, L., Roodt, A., Visser, H.G. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2019, 101, 93-98.

Schutte-Smith, M., Roodt, A., Alberto, R., Twigge, L., Visser, H.G., Kirsten, L., Koen, R. Acta Cryst. C 2019, 57, 378-387.

Schutte-Smith, M., Roodt, A. Visser, H.G. Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 9984-9997.

Jansen van Vuuren, L., Visser, H.G., Schutte-Smith, M. Acta Cryst. E 2019, 75, 1128-1132.

Oosthuizen, U., Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G. IUCrData 2019, 4, x191016.

 

6.  POST GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION

Thembani N. Twala, MSc Dissertation, Co-Supervisor, A crystallographic and mechanistic investigation of Manganese(I) tricarbonyl complexes, University of the Free State, 2013.

Lebohang Mphure, MSc Dissertation, Co-Supervisor, A spectroscopic mechanistic study on Zirconium(IV) and Hafnium(IV) complexes, University of the Free State, 2015.

Pheello I. Nkoe, MSc Dissertation, Supervisor, A mechanistic study of Sulphur, Nitrogen and Oxygen donor bidentate ligand interactions on the Rhenium(I) tricarbonyl core, University of the Free State, 2016.

Amanda-Lee Manicum, PhD Thesis, Co-Promotor, A solid state and mechanistic study of carbonyl activation in Rhenium(I) complexes as radiopharmaceutical models , University of the Free State, 2017.

Pule Petrus Molokoane, PhD Thesis, Co-Promotor, Solid state and mechanistic study on pyrone based complexes of early, middle and platinum group transition metal elements, University of the Free State, 2018.

Nina Reabetswe Mamatye Marogoa, MSc Dissertation, Co-Supervisor, Synthesis and characterisation of arsenoplatin compounds for application as potential anti-cancer agents. University of the Free State, 2018.

Verity Lindiwe Gantsho, MSc Dissertation, Co-Supervisor, A structural and mechanistic investigation of the formation of Re(I) dicarbonyl complexes, University of the Free State, 2018.

Lucy Ellen Kapp, MSc Dissertation, Supervisor, Fighting cancer with metals: Main focus on Rhenium(I) complexes, University of the Free State, 2019.

Mokete Albert Motente, MSc Dissertation, Co-Supevisor, Natural product ligands coordinated to Rhenium tricarbonyl as radiopharmaceutical synthon, University of the Free State, 2019.

Students currently supervising:

N.R.M. Marogoa (PhD, Co-Promotor)

L. Gantsho (PhD, Promotor)

P. Nkoe (PhD)

L. Kapp (PhD, Promotor)

U. Oosthuizen (MSc, Co-Supervisor)

C. van Staden (MSc, Co-Supervisor)

L. Jansen van Vuuren (MSc, Supervisor)

J. Kühn (MSc, Co-Supervisor)

P.P. Mokolokolo (Post doc)

K. Muller (PhD, Co-promotor) – Part-time

 

 7.  AWARDS

 Senate’s Medal – Best MSc student at the University of the Free State (2008)

Dean’s Medal – Best MSc student in the Faculty (2008)

PETLabs prize – Best MSc student in Chemistry (2008)

The Chris Small Prize – For an outstanding master’s dissertation (2008)

S2A3 Medal for original research at Master’s level – Best master’s dissertation in the Faculty (2008)

Bruker prize – best PhD-student in Chemistry (2012)

 

Invited to be part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Prestige Scholars Programme (PSP) – Since 2013

Best Lecturer in the Category: Student Engagement & Learning 2017.

Winner of Favourite Module 2018: CHEM1513.

 

NRF rating: Y2 rating – January 2019

 


Publications


Publications (Short List)

vd Westhuizen, H.J., Meijboom, R., Schutte, M., Roodt, A., Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 9599-9608.

Schutte, M., Kemp, G., Visser, H.G., Roodt, A.  Inorg Chem. 2011, 50(24), 12486-12498.

Schutte, M., Visser, H.G., Roodt, A.  Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 11996-12006.

Schutte-Smith, M., Muller, T.J., Visser, H.G., Roodt, A.  Acta Cryst. 2013, C69, 1467-1471.

Manicum, A., Schutte-Smith, M., Kemp, G., Visser, H.G.  Polyhedron 2015, 85, 190-195.

Twala, T.N., Schutte-Smith, M., Roodt, A., Visser, H.G. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 3278-3288.

Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G. Polyhedron 2015, 89, 122-128.

Malaza, S., Govender, P., Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G., Smith, G.S. Eur. J. of Inorg. Chem. 2017, 33, 3919-3927.

Mokolokolo, P.P., Frei, A., Tsosana, M.S., Kama, D.V., Schutte-Smith, M., Brink, A., Visser, H.G., Meola, G., Alberto, A., Roodt, A. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2018, 471, 249-256.

Manicum, A-L., Schutte-Smith, M., Visser, H.G. Polyhedron 2018, doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2018.01.022


Research

Coordination Chemistry

Radiopharmaceutical Design

Reaction Mechanisms and High Pressure Kinetics

Design of potential PDT agents

Re-DNA linking and reaction kinetics


Area(s) of Interest

Coordination Chemistry

Radiopharmaceutical Design

Crystallography

Reaction Mechanisms

High Pressure Kinetics

Natural products

Courses Presented

CHEM1513

CHEM1551

CHEM6808

CHEM6813

Community Service


Service Learning



FACULTY CONTACT

Faculty Manager: Velaphi Makgwahla
T: + 27 51 401 3199
E: makgwahlamvt@ufs.ac.za

Marketing Manager: Elfrieda Lötter
T: +27 51 401 2531
E: lottere@ufs.ac.za

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