Mr. Benjamin Mbaluka, B.Ed (KU), MSc (KU) (Technologist). Has 5 years’ working experience in higher education.

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Benjamin M. John, Paul K. Ngumbi, N. Katumo, Simon W. Mugo, Nelson S. Timonah and James M. Ngaruiya (2015). Determination of graphene layers by optical imaging contrast analysis. International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, 4(11):1111 – 1115.
  2. N. Katumo, Simon W. Mugo, James M. Ngaruiya, Paul K. Ngumbi, and Benjamin M. John (2015). Graphene Supported Platinum Counter Electrode for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells. International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology, 4(12):12252 – 12258.
  3. Benjamin M. John, Simon W. Mugo, Nelson S. Timonah, Paul K. Ngumbi and Ngei K. (2016). Correlation of Optical Transmittance with Number of Graphene Layers. IOSR Journal of Applied Physics, 8(1): 42-46.
  4. Paul K. Ngumbi, Simon W. Mugo, James M. Ngaruiya, Cecil K. King’ondu, Benjamin M. John, and K. Ngei. (2016). Optical Conductivity of Single Layer Graphene from Experimental Measurements and Theoretical Calculations. IOSR Journal of Applied Physics, 8(6): 16-20.
  5. Benjamin M. John, Simon W. Mugo, and James M. Ngaruiya, “Effect of Annealing Rates on Surface Roughness of TiO2 Thin films.” Journal of Materials Physics and Chemistry, vol. 6, no. 2 (2018): 43-46. doi: 10.12691/jmpc-6-2-3.

Proceedings of conferences

  1. Determination of graphene layers by optical imaging contrast analysis. B. M. John , P. K. Ngumbi, K. Ngei, S. W. Mugo, N. S. Timonah, J. M. Ngaruiya. 2nd International Maasai Mara University Conference. 26th 28th May, 2016.
  2. Facile and reliable determination of multilayer graphene thickness using optical microscopy, B. M. John , P. K. Ngumbi, K. Ngei, S. W. Mugo, N. S. Timonah, J. M. Ngaruiyaand C. K. King’ondu. Chuka University, 2nd International research Conference, 28th – 30th Oct, 2015.
  3. A Simple Correlation of Band Gap and Microstructure of TiO2 Films Deposited Through Sol-Gel Process.B. Mbaluka. John, S. W. Mugo, and J. M. Ngaruiya. Jomo Kenyatta Univerity of Agriculture and Technology. The 13th JKUAT Scientific and Technology Conference.25th – 26thNov, 2018.

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