Name: Prof. Maurice Okoth
Current Position at EAQAN: Vice-President 2021/2023
Prof. Okoth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Moi University, Kenya and a Masters of Philosophy and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Physical Chemistry from University of Strathclyde, UK. He has taught at the university for over 30 years.His areas of interest include but not limited to Crystallization,Polymorphism, Molecular structure elucidation, Structure-property studies and thermal decomposition kinetics of organic compounds, Synthesis of Bioinorganic compounds and Chemicals of Emerging Concerns in pollution of water.
Prof. Okoth was trained as part of the 3rd Cohort of Quality Assurance champions in East Africa region courtesy of a collaboration between IUCEA, DAAD, DIES and HRK. He also has a wealth of experience in Quality Assurance, Curricula Development and Implementation as well as University Management, having served as Director, Quality Assurance at University of Eldoret, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) and thereafter as the Vice-Chancellor of Kenya Methodist University.
Address: Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Eldoret. PO Box 1125 – 30100, Eldoret, Kenya
EmailL: [email protected], [email protected]