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consultant , chemistry professor

Amir Okeyo Yusuf, Kenyan chemistry professor, consultant. Achievements include research in new protecting groups for asparagine and glutamine; research in new protecting groups in nonapeptide syntheses; research in biodiesel syntheses using alternative oils. Scholar, Deutscher Academischer Austausch Dienst, 1985, 1994. Secretary estate residents' security Estate Residents Association, Nairobi, 2001—2006; Member of Kenya Chemical Society.

Background

Yusuf, Amir Okeyo Son of Yusuf Oloo Khairallah and Fatuma Adhiambo Yusuf.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1985. Master of Science in Chemistry, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1998.

Career

Supervisor Family Planning Association Kenya, Nairobi, 1983—1984. Production foreman Bata Shoe Company (K) Ltd., Limuru, Kenya, 1989—1991. Tutorial fellow University Nairobi, 1991—1995, assistant lecturer, 1995—1998, lecturer, 1998—2001, senior lecturer, since 2001.

Chemical analysis consultant Tetra Pak (K) Ltd., Nairobi, 2001, Nestle, Nairobi, since 2004, Insteel (K) Ltd., Nairobi, 2004—2004, Diatomite (K) Ltd., Nairobi, 2004, Unilever, Nairobi, since 2005, De La rue, Nairobi, since 2005. Chemical consultant Kairirani Tea Estate, Limuru, Central, Kenya, 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in new protecting groups for asparagine and glutamine. Research in new protecting groups in nonapeptide syntheses. Research in biodiesel syntheses using alternative oils.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Organic chemistry 2. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Secretary estate residents' security Estate Residents Association, Nairobi, 2001—2006. Member of Kenya Chemical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Soccer, boxing, rugby, travel, music.

Connections

Married Naomi Wangechi Njoroge, February 26, 1989. Children: Fatuma Adhiambo Amir, Zaituni Wangui Amir, Rukia Njeri Amir, Yusuf Oloo Amir.

father:
Yusuf Oloo Khairallah

mother:
Fatuma Adhiambo Yusuf

spouse:
Naomi Wangechi Njoroge

child:
Fatuma Adhiambo Amir Yusuf

child:
Zaituni Wangui Amir Yusuf

child:
Rukia Njeri Amir Yusuf

child:
Yusuf Oloo Amir Yusuf