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
U. S. Department of Homeland Security-SRT Award

BOOK PUBLICATIONS
Jonathan Chinwendu Mbah, “Endurance materials for hydrogen sulfide splitting in electrolytic cell”, ProQuest, ISBN-13: 9781244090378 (2011)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


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, August 2014, Under Review.

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

Kyung Kwon, Jonathan Mbah, and Nader Vahdat “Fatty acid methyl ester biofuels from canola oil with honeycomb monolithic catalysts”, Energy, July 2014, Under Review.

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,” 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, 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, 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).

Kyung Kwon, Jonathan Mbah, and Nader Vahdat “Formulation of Honeycomb Heterogeneous Monolithic Catalysts for the Production of Biodiesel Fuels from Vegetable Oils”, Energy, Under Review (October 2012).

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

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

Kyung C. Kwon, Jonathan C. Mbah, Nader Vahdat, “Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Biodiesel Fuels Produced From Soybean Oil With Honeycomb Monolithic Catalysts”; AIChE Annual Conference, 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.