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Materials Modeling Group - Department of Physics and Space Sciences

Research interest : Materials science and computational modeling of the properties of materials

Members


Perpetua Muchiri


Gladys King’ori


James Sifuna

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George Amolo

Recent activities : Conferences/Meeting/Workshops

  • George Amolo attended the 11th Centre for High Peformance Computing Annual conference in Pretoria, 3 - 7th December 2017, Pretoria, South Africa
  • George Amolo made a presentation on the Scientific Revival in Africa day, 28th June 2018, Nairobi Safari Park, hosted by the Kenya National Academy of Sciences entitled, ‘ Mentoring the next generation of scientists and engineers’.
  • Perpetua Muchiri attended a workshop in Rwanda on Solar Energy Training
  • George Amolo submitted an abstract and presentation at the 2nd Virtual Conference in Computation Science in Mauritius

Upcoming activities : Conferences/Meeting/Workshops

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
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