Dr. James Kariuki, Associate Professor (Chemistry)
B.Sc. Kenyatta University
M.Sc. Kenyatta University
Ph.D. University of Alberta
Dr. Kariuki teaches analytical, physical, and general chemistry courses. His research is focused on the development of low-cost electrodes, and the modification, characterization, and applications of a variety of electrodes. He is also interested in research in the areas of environmental chemistry, nanotechnology, and microfluidics.
David King, Lab Technician
B.Sc. Augustana University College
David puts his passion for science to work in the labs as he transforms his knowledge of chemistry into engaging and innovative experiments for students. As a laboratory technician, David applies his scientific skills with and for students every day.
Office: Classroom Building 165
Elizabeth McGinitie, Assistant Professor, Chemistry
B.Sc., Saint Francis Xavier University
Ph.D., University of Alberta
Dr. McGinitie teaches general, physical, and inorganic chemistry courses. Her research focuses on developing immobilized catalytic systems for use in the continuous-flow production of industrially relevant materials. Her hobbies include reading, swimming and needlework.
Dr. Brian Rempel
, Associate Professor (Chemistry)
B.Sc. (Hons.) University of Alberta
Ph.D. University of British Columbia
Dr. Rempel teaches in the areas of General and Organic chemistry. His research interests are in the synthesis and enzymatic evaluation of enzyme inhibitors and inactivators.
Magrieta Snyman, Lab Coordinator
B.Sc., University of the Orange Free State
B.Sc. Hons., University of the Orange Free State
M.Sc., University of the Orange Free State
Magrieta is the first-year chemistry lab coordinator, and also teaches organic chemistry She has honed her skills in the lab through her experience developing processes for the manufacturing of agricultural and pharmaceutical compounds at her previous position as functional specialist with Syntheta and Dow Chemicals.