Chemical Engineering Faculty -Jonathan C. Mbah

Jonathan Chinwendu Mbah
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Tuskegee  University,  Tuskegee,  AL  36088
Phone:  (334) 727-8972
Fax:      (334) 724-4188
email: mbahj@mytu.tuskegee.edu


EDUCATION

 Ph.D. - University of South Florida; Chemical Engineering (2008)
 M.S. - North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University; Chemical Engineering
 B.S. - University of Lagos; Chemical Engineering

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
2010-Current- Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tuskegee University
2009- Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
2007- 2008- Instructor, Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, University of South Florida
2006- 2008-Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, University of South Florida

RESEARCH INTERESTS INCLUDE GREEN AND RENEWABLE
Keywords: Electrochemical/Photoelectrochemical Synthesis
                 Chemical Sensor Development
                  Energetic Materials Characterization

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
American Chemical Society (ACS)
The Electrochemical Society (ECS)
Materials Research Society (MRS)

HONORS AND AWARDS
Office of Naval Research (ONR) 2014 Faculty Fellow
Office of Naval Research (ONR) 2013 Faculty Fellow
U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)-2012 SRT Award
USF Graduate School Fellowship
Alfred P. Sloan Ph.D. Fellowship
NSF S-STEM (RISE) Fellowship

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

Books
Jonathan Chinwendu Mbah, “Endurance materials for hydrogen sulfide splitting in electrolytic cell”, ProQuest, ISBN-13: 9781244090378 (2011)
              
Chapters 
HandBook of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Jonathan Chinwendu Mbah, Nosa O. Egiebor, “CO2 & H2S Sequestration by Electro-catalytic Conversion for Chemical Feedstock Synthesis”, Springer, 2014, Accepted


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Kyung Kwon, Nader Vahdat, Jonathan Mbah, “Fatty acid methyl ester biofuels produced from canola oil with honeycomb monolithic catalysts”, Fuel 145 (2015) 116-126

Jonathan Mbah, Debra Knott, Scott Steward, Danielle Cornett “Vapor pressure and sublimation enthalpy of triacetone triperoxide by gas chromatography static headspace approach”, International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion, Accepted 2015

Jonathan Mbah, Scott Steward, Nosa O. Egiebor “Solid Membrane Electrode Assembly for on Board Detection of Peroxides Based Explosives”, Chemical Science, November 2015, Under Review

Jonathan Mbah, Debra Knott, Scott Steward, “Thermogravimetric Study of Vapor Pressure of TATP Synthesized without Recrystallization”, Talanta, 129 (2014) 586-593

Cindye T. Richburg, Jonathan C. Mbah, Nibaldo Galleguillos, “A Study to Examine the Impact of Stress Management Workshops on Nontraditional Students’ Academic Performance”, Journal of Education & Human Development, Vol. 5, Issue 1, (2012).

Jonathan Mbah, Kiara Moorer, Leonardo Pacheco-Londo˜no, Samuel Hernandez-Rivera, Gabriel Cruz,” Zero valent silver-based electrode for detection of 2, 4, dinitrotoluene in aqueous media” Electrochimica Acta, 88 (2013) 832-838 

Jonathan Mbah, Kiara Moorer, Leonardo Pacheco-Londo˜no, Samuel Hernandez-Rivera, Gabriel Cruz,” A Rapid Technique for Synthesis of Metallic Nano-Particles for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy” Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, (wileyonlinelibrary.com) DOI 10.1002/jrs.4272, 2013.

Jonathan Mbah, Sesha Srinivasan, Burton Krakow, John Wolan, Yogi Goswami, Elias Stefanakos and Narayana Appathurai, "Effect of RuO2-CoS2 Anode Nanostructured on Performance of H2S Electrolytic Splitting System", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 3 5 ( 2 0 1 0 ) 1 0 0 9 4-1 0 1 0 1.

Jonathan Mbah, Eric Weaver, Sesha Srinivasan, Burton Krakow, John Wolan, Yogi Goswami and Elias Stefanakos, "Low Voltage H2O Electrolysis for Enhanced Hydrogen Production", Energy, 35 5008-5012 (2010)

Jonathan Mbah, Burton Krakow, Elias Stefanakos and John Wolan, "Electrolytic Splitting of H2S Using CsHSO4 Membrane" J. Electrochem Soc., 155 (11) E166-E170 (2008).

Jonathan Mbah, Burton Krakow, Elias Stefanakos and John Wolan "A Study on H2S Permeability of CsHSO4 Membrane", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 34, Issue 5, Pages 2460-2466, (March 2009).

Jonathan Mbah, Burton Krakow, Elias Stefanakos and John Wolan "Influence of High Energy Planetary Milling on the Ionic Conductivity of CsHSO4", Electrochemical Solid-State Letters, Volume 12, Issue 7, pp. E12-E16 (2009).

Jonathan Mbah, Sesha Srinivasan, Burton Krakow, John Wolan and Elias Stefanakos, "Synthesis, Structural, Microstructural, Surface, Optical and Catalytic Properties of CoS2 Nanoclusters for the Electrochemical Hydrogen Production", Chemical Society Review, In Preparation.

Elias Stefanakos, Burton Krakow, Jonathan Mbah, "Hydrogen Production from Hydrogen Sulfide in IGCC Power Plants", http://www.osti.gov/bridge/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=927111, (2007).


RECENT CONFERENCES

David Baah, Jonathan C. Mbah, Debra Knot, Nader Vahdat, Danielle Cornett, Jamia Gaines-Paige, Scott Steward, An Investigation of the Impact of   Synthesis on the Vapor Pressure and Vapor Constituents of TATP, AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 16-21, 2014

David Baah, Kyung C. Kwon, Nader Vahdat, Jonathan C. Mbah, Fatty Acid Methyl Esters from Soybean Oil with Honeycomb Monolithic Catalysts, AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 16-21, 2014

Jonathan C. Mbah, Kiara Moorer, Samuel Hernandez-Rivera, Nader Vahdat, “Zero Valent Silver-based Electrode for 2, 4-Dinitrotoluene Detection, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 3-8, 2013

Seventh Annual Explosive Detection and Equipment Program, Naval Surface Warfare Center- Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Technology Division, Indian Head, MD, June 11-13, 2013

PATENTS

Elias Stefanakos, Burton Krakow, Jonathan Mbah, Wolan J. "Electrolytic Decomposition of Hydrogen sulfide using Cesium Hydrogen Sulfate Thin-Membrane", Filed October 2008, Application Docket Number: 08A010.