Jane Catherine Ngila

Prof Jane Catherine Ngila is the acting Executive Director of The African Academy of Sciences (AAS). Prof Ngila is also a visiting professor at the Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Johannesburg (UJ), as well as a visiting professor at the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology in Kenya.

Prof Ngila’s research work is on Analytical/Environmental Chemistry and focuses on water quality/pollution monitoring, methods of water treatment based on nanotechnology, development of analytical methodologies for detecting metal pollutants and other chemical substances including their speciation analysis, in water.
She obtained her PhD from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 1996.

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