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Kiptoo Jackson Kipkore

Department of Chemistry
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS Post-Doctoral (2009, University of KwaZulu-Natal); PhD (2006, University of Botswana); MSc (2001, Kenyatta University); BSc (1995, JKUAT) Lecturer (2007-to date); Tutorial Fellow (2002-2007); Teaching Assistant (1996-2001)

Research Interest

Determination of heavy metals in various samples of environmental and food/health concerns Metal speciation studies in water, soil and foods Pesticide research – assessment of levels in various matrices and degradation studies Metal sorption studies of synthetic and natural sorbents for water treatment and remediation of heavy metal pollution Method development for analysis of various analytes of environmental and health concern


  • Jackson K. Kiptoo, J. Catherine Ngila. Voltammetric Evaluation of Binding Abilities of Tannery Effluents by Competing Ligand Exchange Method using Model Solutions of Cr(VI), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Pb(II). Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability, 2005, 17, 103-108.

  • Jackson K. Kiptoo, J. Catherine Ngila and Ned D. Silavwe. Solid-Phase Extraction of Zn(II), Cu(II), Ni(II) and Pb(II) on Poly(vinyl chloride) Modified with 3-Ferrocenyl-3-hydroxydithioacrylic acid and Their Subsequent Determination by Electrothermal Atomic Absorption Spectrometry. Microchimica Acta, 2008, 160, 211-218.

  • Jackson K. Kiptoo, J. Catherine Ngila and Ned D. Silavwe. Evaluation of copper speciation in model solutions of humic acid by mini-columns packed with Chelex-100 and new chelating agents: Application to speciation of selected heavy metals in environmental water samples. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2009, 172,1163-1167.

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