Jeremiah K. N. Mbindyo
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Tel:  717-872-3736
Fax: 717-872-3985

Office: Caputo Hall Rm 321
Research Lab: Caputo Hall Rm 324 x6770

Email: jmbindyo@millersville.edu

Dr. Mbindyo
Teaching
Research Interests

  • CHEM 110: Fundamentals of Chemistry

  • CHEM 104: General, Biological and Organic Chemistry

  • CHEM 111: Introductory Chemistry I

  • CHEM 112: Introductory Chemistry II

  • CHEM 375: Environmental Chemistry

  • CHEM 476: Advanced Environmental Chemistry

  • CHEM 465: Analytical Chemistry

  • Course Syllabi
 
Dr. Mbindyo's research interests are in the areas of nanotechnology, environmental, and analytical chemistry.

He is investigating functionalized biodegradable polymer and magnetic nanoparticles with potential applications in drug delivery. He is also studying microemulsions as green solvents in the analysis of persistent organic pollutants, and templates for synthesis of catalytic nanoparticles for applications in fuel cells.

Dr. Mbindyo is engaged in the development of instructional materials for undergraduates in these three areas of chemistry and collaborates in a biogeochemical study of watersheds in the Lancaster area through the Millersville University Center for Environmental Sciences (MUCES). Techniques used include atomic force, scanning, and transmission electron microcopy (AFM, SEM, and TEM), ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy (UV-VIS), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), gas chromatography electron capture detection (GC-ECD) and atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS).

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