Environmental Chemistry

The research group at Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda has received ISP support between 1999 and 2008 and again from 2015. In between the group was included in the Sida bilateral program. The activities are coordinated by Dr John Wasswa.  

Objectives

The group is focusing on emerging environmental challenges regarding organic chemical pollutants as well chemical pollutants derived from the oil exploration process in Uganda. The overall objective is to strengthen capacity for research in environmental analytical chemistry at Makerere University through collaboration with international institutions.

Contact

Dr John Wasswa, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda
Email: jnwasswa@cns.mak.ac.ug or jnwasswa@yahoo.com

Green Chemistry Project

The research group at Department of Chemistry, Makerere University, Uganda has received ISP support between 2002 and 2008, and again from 2016. In between the group was included in the Sida bilateral program. The activities are coordinated by Dr Emmanuel Tebandeke.

More information about Dr Tebandeke: https://emmanueltebandeke.com/

Objectives

The overall objective of the research group is to develop catalytic processes for the conversion of selected waste and biomass into useful chemical products and materials for applications in different fields.

News

"Synthesis of cyclic carbonates from epoxides and carbon dioxide catalyzed by talc and other phyllosilicates". Fiona NakibuuleSteven Allan NyanziIgor OshchapovskyOla F. Wendt & Emmanuel Tebandeke. BMC Chemistry 2020 14:61.

Contacts

Dr Emmanuel Tebandeke, Department of Chemistry, Makerere University, Uganda
Email: emmanuel@cns.mak.ac.ug or emmanuel.tebandeke@gmail.com

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Last modified: 2021-10-26