Faculty Profiles


Name: Dr. Mariah Onditi


  • PhD-Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, South Africa 2017

  • Msc.-Analytical chemistry, Periyar University, 2010

  • Bsc. Science (Chemistry, Botany and Micro-biology), Karnataka University India, 2007

Research Interests

Nanotechnology and Product development;Material Science.


  1. Mariah Onditi, Adedeji A. Adelodun, Evans O. Changamu, Jane C. Ngila. Removal of Pb+2 and Cd+2from drinking water using polysaccharide extract isolated from cactus pads (Opuntia ficus indica) DOI: 10.1002/app.43913.
  2. Mariah Onditi,* Geoffrey Bosire, Evans Changamu, and Catherine Ngila. Degradation of Rhodamine B Dye by Cactus Polysaccharide-Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles Monitored by Fluorescence Excitation-Emission Matrix (FEEM) Spectroscopy