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Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology

School of Physical Sciences and Technology
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Grants & Funded Projects - Department of Chemical Science & Technology

  • Development of a Sensor for the detection of Heavy Metals in Water - OPCW/IFS Research Grant (No. W4855 (2010) – USD12000

Linkages & Collaborations - Department of Chemical Science & Technology

  • Kenya Chemical Society
  • Biorisk Management Association of Kenya
  • Government Chemist -  Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation
  • DAAD – German Exchange Service
  • State University of New York at Binghamton

Conference Presentations - Department of Chemical Science & Technology

  1. 13 th Annual Workshop to Coordinate Assistance and Protection under Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)- by OPCW; 10 – 13 th October 2012, Tivat, Montenegro
  2. Sustainable Water management in Africa – Maseno University, EXCEED, UNIESCO Sponsored – 1 st – 3 rd October 2012, Kisumu, Kenya
  3. Biosecurity and Biosafety: Planning for National Protection” Kenya 2011, Nairobi, Kenya
  4. IPICS Reference Group Meeting, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 22-23 Sept 2010, Uppsala, Sweden
  5. 3 rd Biosafety Association of Central Asia and the Caucuses in Tbilisi Georgia September 27-30. 2011, Tblisi, Georgia
  6. 7 th regional Course on Assistance and Protection, Tshwane, South Africa, 5 – 9 September 2011
  7. Biological Weapons Convention – Meeting of States Parties - Geneva Switzerland, December 2010
  8. Oral presentation – Kenya’s Response to a Potential Bioterror Attack, - Biological Weapons Convention – Meeting of States Parties - Geneva Switzerland, December 2010
  9. Oral Presentation - Metal-Enhanced detection (MED) for human salivary amylase - 6 th International Kenya Chemical Society Conference (2009) 5-9 th October, Reef Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya
  10. Oral Presentation- Biosensors: A tool for Africa (2008) - First African Congress on Pesticides and Toxins, University of Gezira, Sudan 8 – 11 th November (2008
  11. Oral Presentation- Metal-Enhanced detection (MED) for human salivary amylase (2007) - Pittsburg Conference in Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON), Chicago, USA
  12. Oral Presentation- U-PAC biosensor for rapid immunological detection (2007) - Pittsburg Conference in Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON), Chicago, USA
  13. Oral Presentation- Novel fluorescent quinolinoazo and benzimidazolylazo derivatives (2007) - Pittsburg Conference in Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON), Chicago, USA
  14. Oral Presentation- Metal-Enhanced oral biosensor (2006) - American Chemical Society Meeting (ACS - NERM, Binghamton, NewYork, USA

Dr. Geoffrey otieno - Publications

  • Conductive graphite/polyurethane composite films using amphiphilic reactive dispersant: Synthesis and characterization G Otieno, JY Kim, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 14 (2), 187-193, 2008
  • Processing and properties of aligned multi-walled carbon nanotube/aluminoborosilicate glass composites made by sol–gel processing G Otieno, AA Koos, F Dillon, A Wallwork, N Grobert, RI Todd, Carbon 48 (8), 2212-2217, 2010
  • Thermal and electrical properties of aluminoborosilicate glass–ceramics containing multiwalled carbon nanotubes A Mukhopadhyay, G Otieno, BTT Chu, A Wallwork, MLH Green, RI Todd Scripta Materialia 65 (5), 408-411, 2011
  • COMPOSITE MATERIALS CONTAINING ALIGNED NANOTUBES AND THE PRODUCTION THEREOF RI Todd, N Grobert, G Otieno
  • EP Patent 2,470,472        2012
  • WO Patent 2,011,024,000    2011
  • US Patent App. 13/392,124    2010
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