Associate Professor, Chemistry
PhD (Memorial); B.Sc. (JKUAT, Kenya)
5-131C, City Centre Campus10700 – 104 AvenueEdmonton, AB780-633-3493
Dr. Samuel Mugo graduated with a PhD in analytical chemistry from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2006. He took a two-year NSERC postdoctoral position at Queens University, Ontario (2007-2008) where his focus was development of microfluidic mass spectrometry platforms for clinical diagnosis. He has been an assistant professor (analytical chemistry) at MacEwan University since 2008. Dr. Mugo is involved in teaching and curriculum development of analytical chemistry courses, environmental chemistry, physical science field skills and independent research courses. He actively engages undergraduate students in his research. Dr. Mugo research interests include: development of miniturized analytical platforms for environmental and food analysis; development of value added products (especially biolipids and biopolymers) from plant oils and other agricultural feedtocks; development of microfluidic devices for blood lipid analysis.
Available to supervise senior students' independent study.
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