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Anam Onditi Ouma

Senior Lecturer
Department of Chemistry
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology


Academic/Work Experience Phd (1996, Analytical Chemistry Loughborough University, UK); Msc (1988, Analytical Chemistry and Instrumentation, Loughborough University, UK); Bsc Chemistry (1981, University of Nairobi) Senior Lecturer (2002); Lecturer (1991); Assistant Lecturer (1989); Animal Husbandry Officer/ Research Officer, Ministry of Livestock Development, Bee–Keeping Branch, (1982) PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND ASSOCIATIONS *Member of Kenya Chemical Society (KCS) *Member of Natural Product Research Network for Eastern and Central Africa (NAPRECA) *Member of Royal Society of Chemistry, CCHEM MRSC *Patron of Society of Chemists, J.K.U.A.T *Chapter Trustee of the University’s Academic Staff Union (UASU – J.K.U.A.T Chapter)

Research Interest

*Sensitivity enhancement in atomic and molecular spectroscopy *Gas diffussion-flow injection interfaces for mass spectrometric , electrochemical, UV/VIS spectrophotometric and thermal conductivity detectors *Phytoremediation of heavy metals *Chromatographic separation of gaseous and liquid analytes prior to their qualitative and quantitative analysis


  • Nyongesa C., Anam O.O., Akenga T. and Wanjala C. (2006). Heavy Metal concentrations Around Mombasa Island, using the Sponges, a Marine Natural Products Indicators (Preliminary Results). The First Scientific Annual Conference, Science for Industrialization, Biological and Physical Sciences, Additional Papers and Abstracts, p141 – 144

  • T.A Akenga, O.O Anam, M. Imbuga, J. Mbaka (2006). Applying Innovation Systems Approach to Agricultural Research and Development. The case study of Pest and Disease Management by Small Scale French Bean and Pigeon Pea Farmers. The First Scientific Annual Conference, Science for Industrialization, Part II. 1(1), 39 – 51

  • Mbiri A, Onditi A, Oyaro N. and Murago E. (2011) determination of essential and heavy metals in Kenyan Honey by Atomic absorption and emission Spectroscopy, Journal of Agriculture and Technology, Vol 13 No. 1 pp107-113

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