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Thiong’o George Thuku

Department of Chemistry
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS PhD  (1999); MSc.  (1988); B.Ed. Science (1980) Full Professor (2010); Associate Professor (2004); Senior Lecturer (1997); Lecturer JKUAT (1991); Lecturer KU (1990); Tutorial Fellow KU(1988); Graduate Assistant KU (1982); High school Teacher (1980); Honoured by ‘Who is Who in Science and Engineering in the World, 2001’ PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Member, Kenya Chemical Society (KCS)  Member, Natural Products Research Network of Eastern and Central Africa (NAPRECA)

Research Interest

Biofuels and their use in power generation Water quality and the environment Analysis of pharmaceuticals


  • Ochola, J.B, Lwande W, Thiongo G.T, T Rogo, L. Hermann, R, Schepers, E, Bagine, R, Munga, P and Ndiege, I; Identification of insect-selective and mammal – selective toxins for, Parabuthus leiosoma venom, Toxicon 50 (2007) 449-456

  • Chhabra, S.C, Thorwa C.L, Thiongo G.T, Akeng’a T.R.A, Wambua, P, Ndunda, B. and Onyango, I.O; Phytochemical and Biological studies of Genus croton for the development of Agrochemical and Pharmaceutical products, J. Kenya Chem. Soc.4 (2007) 33- 46.

  • Karanja B.K., Inoti, I.K., Thiong’o G.T., and Keriko J.M., (2012) A Method of converting low density polyethylene into useful product, International Journal of applied environmental sciences (193-203)

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