Dr. Harun Mbatha Mbuvi

 

Department of Chemistry
P.O. Box 43844, -00100,
NAIROBI




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Publications:

1. Mbugua Gerald, Mbuvi Harun M.*, Muthengia Jackson; Rice Husk Ash Derived Zeolite Blended with Water Hyacinth Ash for Enhanced Adsorption of Cadmium Ions; current world environment. (2014); 9(2):280-286. http://dx.doi.org/10.12944/CWE.9.2.08

2. Kenyanya, O., Mbuvi, H.M.*, Muthengia, J.M. and Omayo, E.K.; Use of Adsorption Isotherm Models to Determine Potassium Fertilizer Acreage Doses for Optimum Maize Growth and Yields in Nyamira County, Kenya; International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Science, (2014); 7(15):1525. http://ijagcs.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/1525-1536.pdf

3. Nasiebanda, Roselyne; Onindo, Charles O.; Mbuvi, Harun M.*; Speciation Of Cadmium and Lead in Garage Soils From Ngara- Nairobi and Their Levels in Nearby Vegetables and Water; International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences, (2014); 4(3):89-100.
http://www.ijmra.us/project%20doc/2014/IJPSS_MARCH2014/IJMRA-4729.pdf

4. Kenyanya, O Muthengia, J.M., Mbuvi, H.M., Omayo, E.K; Comparative Studies of Four Parametric Models for Potassium Adsorption in Soils of Nyamira County, Kenya, International Journal of Management, IT and Engineering (2013); 3(11):32-42. http://www.ijmra.us/project%20doc/IJMIE_NOVEMBER2013/IJMRA-4073.pdf

5. Kenyanya Omanga, Jackson Wachira, Harun Mbuvi *; Determination of Potassium Levels in Intensive Subsistence Agricultural Soils in Nyamira County, Kenya. International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. (2013); 3(7):294-302. http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.ijaf.20130307.06.html

6. Chengo Katana, Murungi Jane, Mbuvi Harun*: Speciation of Zinc and Copper in Open-Air Automobile Mechanic Workshop Soils in Ngara Area-Nairobi Kenya. Resources and Environment. (2013); 3(5):145-154. doi:10.5923/j.re.20130305.06
http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.re.20130305.06.html

7. Chengo Katana, Murungi Jane, Mbuvi Harun*: Speciation of Chromium and Nickel in Open-Air Automobile Mechanic Workshop Soils in Ngara, Nairobi, Kenya. world
environment. (2013); 3(5):143-154. doi: 10.5923/j.env.20130305.01. http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.env.20130305.01.html

8. Naftali T. Muriithi*, Charles O. Onindo, Harun M. Mbuvi and Dickson M. Andala: Oxidation of cyclic amines by molybdenum(II) and tungsten(II) halocarbonyls, [M(CO)4X2]2 (M = Mo, W; X = Cl, Br). Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia (2013); 27(2):233. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bcse.v27i2.8

9. Harun M. Mbuvi, Erik R. Klobukowski, Gina M. Roberts, L. Keith Woo: OH insertion and tandem NH insertion/cyclization reactions using an iron porphyrin as catalyst with diazo compounds as carbene sources. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines - J Porphyr Phthalocya. (2010);; 14(03):284. DOI: 10.1142/S1088424610001982

10. Harun M. Mbuvi, L. Keith Woo: Addition of carbenes derived from aryldiazoacetates to arenes using chloro(tetraphenylporphyrinato)iron as catalyst. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines - J Porphyr Phthalocya. (2009); 13(01):136 DOI: 10.1142/S1088424609000036.

11. Harun M. Mbuvi, L. Keith Woo: Catalytic C−H Insertions Using Iron(III) Porphyrin Complexes. Organometallics (2008); 27(4):637-645.

12. Lynnette K. Baumann, Harun M. Mbuvi, Guodong Du, L. Keith Woo: Iron Porphyrin Catalyzed N−H Insertion Reactions with Ethyl Diazoacetate. Organometallics. (2008); 26(16).

13. Harun Mbatha Mbuvi: The Reaction of Molybdenum Halocarbonyls , [Mo(CO)4X2]2 ( X=Cl, Br) With Alkylamines . Part1. Preparation of Substituted Aminecarbonylcomplexes of Molybdenum And Aminium Salts of The Type, HX(X=Cl, Br),. Journal of the Kenya Chemical Society. (1999); 1(1):33-38.

Conference Presentation

 
  1. Keith Woo, Harun Mbuvi, New Catalytic Reactions of Iron (III) Porphyrins, Moscow, Russia, July 6-11 2008

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