International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Contact Detail

Dr Leonard Gitu Ideas Activities
  • Official, The Kenya Chemical Society, Nairobi Chapter
    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Email
    Tel +2546752223
  • Sector:

    Tertiary Education
  • Organizations:

    The Kenya Chemical Society, Nairobi Chapter
    Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
  • Web Site:

    http://www.jkuat.ac.ke

About:

I am an Chemistry educator at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya with more than 15 years experience in teaching and Research. I have trained Chemists( Analytical and Industrial Chemists), at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I have also taught Basic organic and Inorganic courses to freshmen taking Food Science, Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology, Horticulture, Soil and Water Engineering, and Building Sciences( Architecture and Construction Management). I hold a PhD in Chemistry- Natural Products.

I have also taught chemistry in high schools and the subject have all along been fascinating me.

Presently I am also the Executive Secretary of The Kenya Chemical Society(KCS), Nairobi Chapter. We are presently organizing for a Seminar/Workshop on 30th April 2011 as an event to Celebrating Chemistry in line with IYC2011.

WE EXPECT PARTICIPANTS FROM UNIVERSITIES, STUDENTS, LECTURERS,

AND PROFESSIONALS FROM INDUSTRIES

Specific interests in the IYC 2011 is encouraging interests of young people in Chemistry and Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry