Prof. Nathaniel Owusu Boadi

Associate Professor

Dept: Chemistry
Department of Chemistry

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Research Areas/Interests

1. Synthesis of metal organic complexes 2. Synthesis of nanomaterials. 3. Environmental Chemistry...~more


Prof. Nathaniel Owusu Boadi is an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He holds BSc. Chemistry (Hons), MSc. Environmental Chemistry and PhD. Inorganic Chemistry degrees. Prof. Boadi worked as a research fellow at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom from July 2011 to December, 2013 as a beneficiary of the Leverhulme-Royal Society Africa Awards, where he worked under Prof. Paul O’Brien, FRS, CBE, of blessed memory, researching into novel single-source routes to the synthesis of lead chalcogenide nanoparticles and thin films. His research interests include Environmental monitoring, assessment and toxicology with focuses on water quality, food chemistry and food quality, food additives and contaminants, heavy metal toxicology in various environmental matrices and persistent organic pollutants in various matrices. He also researches into the synthesis of metal-organic complexes that can be used as single-source precursors for the synthesis of metal chalcogenide semiconducting nanoparticles and thin films. Prof. Boadi is the National Secretary and past President of the Ghana Science Association, Kumasi branch and the administrator for the Pan Africa Chemistry Network (PACN) Ghana hub. Prof. Boadi is the immediate past head of the Department of Chemistry.

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