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Dr Bornes Chelangat MOSONIK

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Designation
Lecturer, Chemistry
Department
Department of Education (Science)
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2016 -2020: PhD in Chemistry - Egerton university

2010-2015: Master of Science in Chemistry - Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

2006-2009: Certified public accountant (CPA) 1                      

1998-2004: Bachelor of Science (Edu.)– Chemistry& Mathematics; Egerton University

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  1. Certificate of Continuous Professional Development in Competency Based Curriculum (CBC), by Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development . Held 0n 27th to 8th Sept 2021 at Kabarak University.
  2. Regional A Hands-on Approach training on LC-MS, JKUAT, Kenya, funded by Pan African Chemistry Network under The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK and g.s.k, August 2021.
  3. E-training in the e-learning on improving graduate competencies through  Experiential Learning at  Kabarak University held on 2nd  July 2021.
  4. E-training on Online Teaching and Examination Setting at  Kabarak University held on 11th  and 12th March  2021.
  5. Regional A Hands-on Approach training on GC-MS, JKUAT, Kenya, funded by Pan African Chemistry Network under The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK and g.s.k, August 2017.
  6. Curriculum development needs training at Kabarak University held on 14th September 2018.
  7. Training on Pedagogy and ISO 9001:2015 Awareness, held on March 2019 at Kabarak University.
  8. Change, uncertainty and resilience –Building a better chemistry culture by CHEMISTRY WORLD WEBINAR on 17th September 2020
  9. Desktop Seminar with Environmental Science. Water Research & Technology (Krista Wigginton) organized by RSC publishing Webinars on 13th October 2020
  10. RSC Desktop Seminar with RSC advances organized by RSC Webinars on 5th October 2020
  11. Unleash the power of your data: trends and insights organized by Chemistry World Webinars on 13th October 2020
  12. Training on Supervision and Examination of Research Studies attended on 29th and 30th October 2020
  13. Setting online Examination training organized by Kabarak University online on 10th August 2020 and 21st August, 2020.
  14. A chemist’s view on R&D digitalization in materials innovation organized by Chemistry World Webinars on 24th June 2020.
  15. E – learning Training by Kabarak University online on 2nd June 2020 and 5th June, 2020.
  16. E-training on teaching and Examination E – learning Training by Kabarak University  on 20th -21st February 2020.
  17. ChemCareers 2021: Moving on from a PhD into industry organized by RSC Webinars on 17th March 2021.
  18. Good practices in data analytics organized by CHEMISTRY WORLD Webinars on 16th February 2021.
  19. RSC molecular spectroscopy group online seminar series organized by Network meetings  on 23rd June 2022.
  20. 2006-2009: Certified public accountant (CPA) 1- Passed -KASNEB                     
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

CHEMISTRY

WORK EXPERIENCE

2019 to date - HOD Education Science, School of Education, Kabarak University.

2016 to date – Full-Time Chemisty lecturer

2016-2017- Part-Time Lecturer, Egerton University

2012-to 2016 –TSC. Teacher, Kericho day secondary school - Chemistry and mathematics teacher.

2005-to 2011-TSC.Teacher, Mugango secondary school - Chemistry and mathematics teacher.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
  1. Biofuels as a source of clean renewable energy resource.
  2. Determination of organic and inorganic  environmental pollutants.
  3. Water quality 
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Mosonik B.C. (2022). A review on aerodynamic sizes and concentration of particulate matter emitted from various cooking styles in different households. Journal of Physical and Applied Sciences.
    : https://doi.org/10.51317/ecjpas.v2i1.
  2. Mosonik B.C. (2022). Mosonik, B.C. (2022). Morphology and Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals on Biochars: A Review. Editon Cons. J. Geog. Environ. Sci.,1(1),  https://doi.org/10.51317/ecjges.v1i1.316.
  3. Korir, B. K., Kibet, J., & Mosonik, B. C. (2021). A Review of the Current Trends in the Production and Consumption of Bioenergy. Progress in Chemical and Biochemical Research, 109-133.
  4. Kibet, J., Mosonik, B. C. (2020). Developing countries have had enough: Is it time for a tobacco endgame? Tobacco Induced Diseases, 18(January). https://doi.org/10.18332/tid/115066.
  5. Mosonik, B. C., Ngari, S.M., Kibet, J.K.,  (2019). Molecular Modelling of Selected Combustion By-Products from the Thermal Degradation of Croton megalocarpus Biodiesel. Open Access Library Journal, 6(10), 1.
  6. Kurgat, C.C., Kibet, J.K., Mosonik, B.C., Opuru, F. (2019). Trends in Cigarette Smoking in Kenya and the Challenges Impeding Cessation.  American Journal of Biological and Environmental Statistics.
  7. Mosonik, B.C., Kibet, J.K., Ngari, S.M., (2019). Simulating the Health Impact of Particulate Emissions from Transport Fuels using Multipath Particle Deposition Model (MPPD). Open Journal of Modelling and Simulation. 7, 115-124: http://www.scirp.org/journal/ojmsi, ISSN Online: 2327-4026, ISSN Print: 2327-4018.
  8. Mosonik, B.C., Kibet, J.K., Ngari, S.M., (2019). Optimization of Binary Mixtures of Biodiesel and Fossil Diesel for Clean Energy Combustion. Chemistry Africa: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42250-019-00071-0.
  9. Kibet, J.K.,  Mosonik, B.C., Ngari, S.M.,  Nyamori, V. O. (2018).  Free radicals and ultrafine particulate emissions from the co‑pyrolysis of Croton megalocarpus biodiesel and fossil diesel. Chemistry Central Journal. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13065-018-0458-6
  10. Mosonik, B.C., Kibet, J.K., Ngari, S.M.,  Nyamori, V. O. (2018). Environmentally persistent free radicals and particulate emissions from the thermal degradation of Croton megalocarpus biodiesel. Journal of Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.   ISSN 0944-1344. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-018-2546-5
  11. Mosonik, B.C., Mavura, W. J.  and Kiptoo, J. K. (2014). Assessment of fluoride levels in different water sources in lowland areas of Bomet County, Kenya and remediation with Moringa oleifera seeds. International Journal of Engineering & Scientific Research. Volume 2, Issue 5 ISSN: 2347-6532.
TEACHING AREAS

Undergraduate courses 

  • Physical Chemistry I
  • Physical Chemistry II
  • Physical Chemistry III
  • Physical Chemistry IV
  • Physical Methods Of Structure Determination.
  • Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry,
  • Physical-Inorganic Chemistry,
  • Electrochemistry

Postgraduate courses (PhD)

  • Advanced Educational Statistics and Data Analysis
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
Masters Level:

ONGOING SUPERVISION

  • GMECS/M/0538/04/21 , RUNGUT, Benjamin  Kiptarus 
  • GMEML/M/0535/04/21, MUTENDE,  Daniel Akhamwa 
  • GMECS/M/0618/05/21,  NZUVI, James M. 
MEMBERSHIP / ASSOCIATION
  1. Royal society of chemistry

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