Director’s Profile (View PDF)
Associate Professor (Organic Chemistry); PhD Graduate (Organic Chemistry); M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry); B.Sc. -1st class honours (Chemistry, Biochemistry & Zoology). Director, Science and Technology Park & Industrial Linkages; A Researcher with a wide range of experience in chemical ecology, natural products research, spectroscopic and chromatographic methods.
Areas of Research Interest
Semiochemistry, Chemical Ecology, Pollination Chemistry, Bio-organic Chemistry, Natural Products Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Bio-prospecting, Ethno-medicine and Renewable/Green Energy
Current Research Interest
Chemical Ecology of commercial insects, post harvest insect pests and insects of disease vectors including: the stingless bees, mango fruit fly, mango weevil, mosquitoes, tsetse flies, larger grain borer and the grain weevils and finally Soil amendment studies for sustainable crop production