UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
DAR ES SALAAM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (DUCE)

JAMES MGAYA

Lecturer, Dar Es Salaam University College Of Education
Education:

PhD (Chemistry), University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Teaching:

  • Basic Analytical and Physical Chemistry
  • Chemical kinetics and Electrochemistry
  • Structures, Properties and Applications of Polymers 
  • Chemical Thermodynamics

Research:

  • Catalysis
  • Chemical Valorization of Agro wastes

Projects:

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Publications:

  • 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