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Prof. Jackson W. Muthenga Profile

Name: Prof. Jackson Wachira Muthengia
Address: P. O. Box 6 - 60100, Embui, Kenya
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Phone: Tel: +254 723176514
Position: Registrar (Academics, Research & Extension)

Academic Qualification

2009: Ph.D in Cement and Concrete Technology, Kenyatta University
Dissertation: Effect of Selected Media on Novel Portland Pozzolana Cement
2003: Master of Science in Chemistry, Kenyatta University
Dissertation: Low Cost Pozzolana Based Cement from Industrial and Agricultural Waste Materials
2000: Bachelor of Education (Science), First Class Honors, Kenyatta University

Current Research Area and Interests

Cement and Concrete Technology:

Developing pozzolanic materials and their chemical and physical performance characterization.

Soil Chemistry:

Calcium alumino silicate (natural and laboratory made - zeolites), beneficiation of selected minerals – Iron and Titanium ores

Gasification:  Development of gasification technology

Adsorption and Kinetic Chemistry:

Removal of hazardous material from their solution, kinetics of adsorption and enhancement of adsorbents.

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