Prof. Nathaniel Owusu Boadi


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 a Professor of inorganic chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He holds BSc. (Hons) Chemistry, 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 grant, 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 current research interest is in 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.  He also works on water quality, food contaminants, heavy metal toxicity and persistent organic pollutants in environmental matrices. Prof. Boadi is the former head of the Department of Chemistry, KNUST and immediate past National Secretary of the Ghana Science Association. He was the Kumasi branch president of GSA from September 2015 to August 2019.  Prof. Boadi was also the Chairman of the 9th KNUST Summer School. Currently, he is the administrator for the Pan Africa Chemistry Network (PACN) Ghana hub.

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