Dr. Owino Joseph Hazael Odero

Dr. Owino Joseph Hazael Odero

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Department of Chemistry

School of Natural Sciences (MMUST)

P.O. Box 190-50100

Kakamega, KENYA

Office no. SPD 

Kakamega-Webuye Road

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Dr Joseph Owino is a senior lecturer at the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST)  is  interests are in Electroanalytical Chemistry particularly in Frequency and Voltage-Modulated electrochemical Aflatoxin B1 immunosensor systems prepared on electroactive organic polymer platforms, Electro-hydro-dynamic desalination of water and Natural Products Chemistry, He has taught Basic Chemical Thermodynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Advanced Chemical Kinetics, Theory of Spectroscopy, Instrumental methods of analysis, Separation Techniques and Chromatography, Further Chemical Kinetics and Electrochemistry, Quantum Chemistry, Physical Chemistry II and Bioinorganic Chemistry

He has been involved in various research projects which include Waste to renewable energy: Biogas Cleanup (Upgrading) in Tanzania and        Kenya. funded by USAID, Water and soil iron contents in a tea plantation in Rulindo, Rwanda funded  by Centro Internacional de Agricola Tropical (CIAT) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Retention studies of iron and zinc in the most common bean dishes as prepared in the Northern and Southern Provinces of Rwanda funded by Centro Internacional de Agricola Tropical (CIAT) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Training workshops and postgraduate programme on instrumentation for Environmental and Biochemical analysis funded by Migration for development of Africa (MIDA). Bioprospecting for Phytochemical Repellants and Biopesticides of the Jigger Flea, Tunga Penetrans from the Western Kenya Flora funded by National Research Foundation, Establishment of Centre for African Medicinal and Nutritional Flora and Fauna funded by University Research funds (MMUST)

He was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. He has been a lecturer at Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (Currently College of Science and Technology,Rwanda)

Some of his  publication are:

  1. Joseph, H.O. Owino, Omotayo A. Arotiba, Nicolette Hendricks, Everlyne A. Songa, Nazeem Jahed, Tesfaye   T. Waryo, Rachel, F. Ngece, Priscilla G .L. Baker and Emmanuel I. Iwuoha. Electrochemical Immunosensor Based on Polythionine/Gold Nanoparticles for the Determination of Aflatoxin B1. Sensors. 2008, 8, 8262-8274. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/s8128262

  2. Joseph, H. O. Owino, Ignaszak, A., Al-Ahmed, A., Baker, P.G. L., Alemu, H., Ngila, J. C. and Iwuoha, E. I. Modelling of the Impedimetric Responses of an Aflatoxin B1 Immunosensor Prepared on an Electrosynthetic Polyaniline Platform. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 2007.  388, 1069-1074.. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4236/ojn.2014.43019

  3. Joseph, H. O. Owino, Omotayo, A. Arotiba, Priscilla, G. L. Baker, Anthony, Guiseppi – Elie and Emmanuel, I. Iwuoha. Synthesis and Characterization of Poly (2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate)-Polyaniline Based Hydrogel Composites. Reactive and Functional Polymers. 2008, 68, 1239-1244. DOI: 1https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2008.05.005

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