Lecturer, Dar Es Salaam University College Of Education
PhD (Chemistry), University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Basic Analytical and Physical Chemistry
Chemical kinetics and Electrochemistry
Structures, Properties and Applications of Polymers
Chemical Valorization of Agro wastes
Mgaya JE (2020) Ethoxylation and Polymerization of Cardanol Derived Bifunctional Monomers. JEHS. 9 (2): 33–41.
Mgaya JE (2020) Trypsin Immobilization on Thiol Functionalized Mesoporous Silicas Prepared Using Castor Oil Template. Tanz. J. Sci. 46(3): 755-767.
Mgaya J and Mubofu E, 2019, Mesoporous Materials Prepared Using Cashew Nut Shell Liquid and Castor Oil as Surfactants. In Mesoporous Materials - Properties and Applications. Edited by Manjunath Krishnappa. ISBN: 978-1-83880-650-7. Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-649-1. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.83695
Mgaya J, Shombe GB, Masikane SC, Mlowe S, Mubofu EB, and Revaprasadu N (2019) Cashew nut shell: a potential bio-resource for the production of bio sourced chemicals, materials and fuels. Green Chem., 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02972E
Mubofu EB and Mgaya JE (2018) Chemical Valorization of Cashew Nut Shell Waste. Top Curr Chem (Z)., 376:8, 1-15.
Mubofu EB, Mgaya JE and Munissi JE, Aromatic Bio-Based Solvents; Book Chapter. 2017, Pages 29 – 47. In Bio-Based Solvents, (eds F. Jérôme and R. Luque), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK.
Mgaya JE, Bartlett SA, Mubofu EB, Mgani QA, Slawin AMZ, Pogorzelec PJ, and Cole-Hamilton DJ (2016), Synthesis of Bifunctional Monomers by the PalladiumCatalyzed Carbonylation of Cardanol and its Derivatives. ChemCatChem., 8, 751–757.
Mgaya JE, Mubofu EB, Mgani QA, Cordes DB, Slawin AM, and Cole‐Hamilton DJ (2015), Isomerization of anacardic acid: A possible route to the synthesis of an unsaturated benzolactone and a kairomone. Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol., 117, 190–199