Office location: NSC First floor 004
Position: Senior Lecturer
Area of specialization: Analytical Chemistry
Phd (1996, Analytical Chemistry Loughborough University, UK); Msc (1988, Analytical Chemistry and Instrumentation, Loughborough University, UK); Bsc Chemistry (1981, University of Nairobi)
Senior Lecturer (2002); Lecturer (1991); Assistant Lecturer (1989); Animal Husbandry Officer/ Research Officer, Ministry of Livestock Development, Bee–Keeping Branch, (1982)
PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
*Member of Kenya Chemical Society (KCS)
*Member of Natural Product Research Network for Eastern and Central Africa (NAPRECA)
*Member of Royal Society of Chemistry, CCHEM MRSC
*Patron of Society of Chemists, J.K.U.A.T
*Chapter Trustee of the University’s Academic Staff Union (UASU – J.K.U.A.T Chapter)
*Sensitivity enhancement in atomic and molecular spectroscopy
*Gas diffussion-flow injection interfaces for mass spectrometric , electrochemical, UV/VIS spectrophotometric and thermal conductivity detectors
*Phytoremediation of heavy metals
*Chromatographic separation of gaseous and liquid analytes prior to their qualitative and quantitative analysis
Research Publications and Conferences
Onditi O. Anam (2012) sensitivity enhancement in atomic spectroscopy by solving the problems of interference effects , Pittcon 2012 Conference and Expo, Orlando Florida USA
Onditi O. Anam (2012) Determination of heavy metalsby atomic absorption spectroscopy in water samples from river Nyando, Kenya, Pittcon 2012 Conference and Expo, Orlando Florida USA
Ogwayo I. O., and Onditi A.O. (2011) The effect of potatoes in the maize and beans composite meal on the bioavailability of iron and zinc by In-Vitro method. International Journal of current research Volume 3 issue 5
Mbiri A, Onditi A, Oyaro N. and Murago E. (2011) determination of essential and heavy metals in Kenyan Honey by Atomic absorption and emission Spectroscopy, Journal of Agriculture and Technology, Vol 13 No. 1 pp107-113
Onditi O. Anam and Kinuthia Magdaline (2011) Improvement of sensitivity in AAS by solving interferences, international journal of Physical science Vol 3 issue 5
Anam O. O And Dart R. K (2002) Application of Gas Diffusion – Flow Injection Interface for The Determination of 13C/12C Ratio by the Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry, International Journal of Biochemiphysics.
Anam O. O and Dart R. K (2002) Generation of Nitrogen Gas in the Flow Injection System and its Determination by Thermal Conductivity Detector, International Journal of Biochemiphysics.
T.A Akenga, O.O Anam, M. Imbuga, J. Mbaka (2006). Applying Innovation Systems Approach to Agricultural Research and Development. The case study of Pest and Disease Management by Small Scale French Bean and Pigeon Pea Farmers. The First Scientific Annual Conference, Science for Industrialization, Part II. 1(1), 39 – 51
Nyongesa C., Anam O.O., Akenga T. and Wanjala C. (2006). Heavy Metal concentrations Around Mombasa Island, using the Sponges, a Marine Natural Products Indicators (Preliminary Results). The First Scientific Annual Conference, Science for Industrialization, Biological and Physical Sciences, Additional Papers and Abstracts, p141 – 144
Murago E. N., Anam O.O. and Akenga T. (2006). Determination of Lead, Cadmium, arsenic and Mercury in Water and Selected vegetables along Ngong River by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy. Egyptian First International Conference in Chemistry: Chemistry for Human Needs in Developing countries, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Abstract Book, p125, 11-14 September 2006.
Anam O. O. and Chepkemoi N. Kimutai (2006). Determination of Selenium, Mercury and Cadmium in Jomo Kenyatta University Water Samples by Flame and Hydride Generation-Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy. Egyptian First International Conference in Chemistry: Chemistry for Human Needs in Developing countries, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, Abstract Book, p134, 11-14 September 2006.