Prof. Martin O. Onani

Prof. Martin O. Onani Prof Martin O. Onani is an associate professor of inorganic chemistry and nanochemistry at the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town South Africa. He supervises PhD and MSc candidates for both inorganic and nanochemistry in the area of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, diabetes, and cancer in South Africa. He is the chemist for the DST/Mintek NIC Biolabels Platform, which is basically tasked with the development of diagnostic and therapeutic nanotechnology-based systems. This is a South African national initiative in nanotechnology started over 10 years ago. He has served as a lecturer at both the Jomo Kenyata University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya and Walter Sisulu University of Technology and Science, South Africa. He holds BSc (Hons) from Kenyatta University, Kenya, MSc Kenyatta University and PhD in the then University of Natal, South Africa. He is a member of the South African Chemical Institute, African Academy of Sciences (FAAS), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) and member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). Asso. Professor Onani has published well over 70 peer-reviewed articles.