Biomolecular scientist is a seasoned scholar


Published on 05/11/2008

Scientific websites describe Dr Joseph Wafula Ndieyira as a skilled research scientist with vast experience in bio-molecular chemistry.

He has made significant contributions in electrochemistry and applied sciences.

The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Jkuat) Chemistry lecturer went to Namilama Primary School in Bungoma District.

He scored 29 out of 36 points in the Certificate of Primary Education before joining Friends School Kamusinga in 1984 where he got First Division in the ‘O’ level examination.

He did his ‘A’ level at Ndururumo High School.

Ndieyira was awarded “Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with first class honours in 1993 and he obtained a PhD in Chemistry from Cambridge University five years later. “I was a visiting academic at Cambridge University Department of Chemistry before I joined Jkuat as a lecturer,” he says.

He was promoted to a senior lecturer six years ago and later become a Royal Society Research fellow at the University College London Department of Medicine.

He was also a research fellow at Trinity College in Dublin and later a visiting scholar at the IBM Ruschlikon Research Laboratories, Switzerland.

Two years ago, he became a visiting researcher at the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Medicine Department.

Now, he is a visiting researcher at the London Centre for Nanotechnology.

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