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researcher , Chemistry educator

Shem Oyoo Wandiga, Kenyan chemistry educator, researcher. Research grantee International Atomic Energy Agency, 1982-1995, conference grantee United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-North America Air Defense, 1989-1994. Fellow Kenya National Academy of Sciences (chairman 1992-1998), Kenya Chemical Society.

Background

Wandiga, Shem Oyoo was born on September 22, 1939 in Kendu Bay, Nyamza, Kenya. Son of Mathaya Lawi and Sofia Saoke (Otiende) Wandiga.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Howard University, 1967. Master of Science, University Maryland, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Res University, 1972.

Career

Chairman department chemistry University Nairobi, Kenya, 1973-1983, principal College Physical and Biological Science Kenya, 1983-1987, professor chemistry Kenya, since 1984, deputy vice chancellor Kenya, 1984-1987. Coordinator University Investment Project, Kenya, 1991-1994. Member general committee International Council for Science, since 1996.

Member executive board United Nations Educational, Paris, since 1995. Chairman Kenya committee IGBP, Nairobi, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Caapacity Building and Institutional Development in Higher Education in Kenya, 1997.

Membership

Fellow Kenya National Academy of Sciences (chairman 1992-1998), Kenya Chemical Society.

Connections

Married Brunilda A. Cox-Alvarez (divorced 1989): children: Cecilia A., Marisol A. Married Regina K. Mutahangrarwa, May 27, 1989. Children: Charles O, Augustin M., Maria Sophia.

father:
Mathaya Lawi Wandiga

mother:
Sofia Saoke (Otiende) Wandiga

spouse:
Brunilda A. Cox-Alvarez

spouse:
Regina K. Mutahangrarwa

child:
Cecilia A. Wandiga

child:
Marisol A. Wandiga

child:
Charles O. Wandiga

child:
Augustin M. Wandiga

child:
Maria Sophia Wandiga