Dr. Joseph K. Thiong'o

 

Department of Chemistry
P.O. Box 43844, -00100, or
P.O. Box 74862-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya
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Achievements:

  1. 2007: Won Kenya Nomination: World Industrial Property Organization (WIPO) African Union(AU) – ‘Best Invention/Innovation in Africa’
  2. 2005: Patent Number KE193, (2005), waThiong’o Joseph Karanja, ‘Pozzolana based cement from industrial and agricultural waste materials’(Pat. Ref. No. KE/P/2003/00394; WIPO Ref. No. IC/04/1734/KE-CA), Industrial Property Journal, No. 2005/02, Kenya Industrial Property Institute

Publications
Professional Industry-Commissioned Work

Environmental Audits and Investigations

  • ‘Fire loss at Kenafric Industries Limited’ 2010
  • ‘Fire loss at Ichoho House Lavington’ 2010
  • Effluent Solutions Audit at Haco Industries’ 2008
  • ‘Photographic Materials Loss Associated with Water’ 2006
  • ‘ABM (K) Limited Premature Battery Failure’,2005
  • ‘Solution Effluent Audit at Haco Industries’,2004
  • ‘Flue Gas Analysis at Magadi Soda Company Ltd.’,2004
  • 'BAT Thika Solution Effluent Environmental Impact Analysis’, 2002
  • ‘Fire loss at Dubai Cash and Carry Limited’ 2009
  • ‘Fire loss at a residential House in Ruiru’, 2009
  • ‘Alleged damage of a Lathe Machine by Sea Water’, 2009
  • ‘Fire loss at Ambra Café Ltd’, 2009
  • ‘GPRS Device Damage by unknown chemical’ 2009

Academic Papers

  1. 50. Enos W. Wambu, Gerald K. Muthakia, Joseph K. wa-Thiong’o, Paul K. Shiundu(2009), Regeneration of spent bleaching earth and its adsorption of copper (II) ions from aqueous solutions’, Applied Clay Science 46 (2009) 176-180
  2. *wa-Thiong’o J. Karanja, G.K. Muthakia and J.W. Muthengia, (2005), “Uptake of Calcium Hydroxide in Hydrating Portland Cement by Ashed Spent Bleaching Earth”, Journal of the Kenya Chemical Society Vol 2 No.2, 21-30
  3. G. K. Muthakia, * wa-Thiong’o J. Karanja and J. W. Muthengia, (2005) ‘Cement Material from calcium carbide residue and broken bricks’, East African Journal of Physical Sciences 6(1): 13- 19
  4. J. W. Muthengia, * wa-Thiong’o J. Karanja and G. K. Muthakia, (2005) ‘Spent Bleaching Earth as a Pozzolanic Material’, Journal of Civil Engineering, Research and Practice, Vol. 2 No. 1, 15-21
  5. wa-Thiong’o J. Karanja, (2005), ‘University Research and Technological Development in Kenya. The need for a new Paradigm’ Plenary Proc., 5th International Conference of the Kenya Chemical Society, Kenyatta University, 81-90
  6. J. W. Muthengia, * wa-Thiong’o J. Karanja and G. K. Muthakia, (2005), ‘Calcium carbide Resdidue as an Alternative to to Calcium Htydroxide for Commercial Building Lime Pozzolana Materials’ Proc., 5th International Conference of the Kenya Chemical Society, Kenyatta University, 209-213
  7. J.K. Gathua, C.M. Migwi, J.K. Thiong’o, and Wanjau Kabecha, (2005), ‘Optimizing Pyroprocessing Conditions of Pozzolanas Using Compressive and Dissolution Methods’, Proc., 5th International Conference of the Kenya Chemical Society, Kenyatta University,
    229-237
  8. wa-Thiong’o J. Karanja,(2005) ‘African Higher Education and Internationalisation of Higher Education. The need for a new paradigm’, Jooste N. and Naude E. (Edit.) Internationalisation of Higher Education, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, 49- 70

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