He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Makerere University with specialization in environmental analytical chemistry.
His doctoral research project involved profiling organic chemical contaminants in the atmospheric and aquatic environments of Lake Victoria. He teaches in the Department of Chemistry at Makerere University. His research interests include prevalence and fate of organic chemical contaminants in the tropical environment, the dynamic relationship between climate change and environmental chemical pollution, emerging chemical contaminants in the environment and their effects on wildlife and human health.
In addition to CIRCODU’s research activities, Kenneth is a Humboldtian – Georg Forster Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. His other interests include environmental risk/impact assessment, agriculture & food safety and water & sanitation. He holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry from Makerere University and a Bachelor’s degree in Science with Education from Mbarara University of Science and Technology. A professional teacher, Kenneth has also previously taught Chemistry in secondary school. Kenneth previously served as a Program Coordinator on the Africa Executive Committee for World Academy (now Association) of Young Scientists (WAYS) and is associated with a number of professional bodies including the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), American Chemical Society (ACS) and Pan African Chemistry Network (PACN).