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Academic profile of Dr. Claude Karegeya

13 Oct 2022

Academic profile of Dr. Claude Karegeya

1.Personal statement

Dr. Claude Karegeya currently works at University of Rwanda. He obtained his Master and PhD degrees at University of Liège, Belgium in 2013 and 2017 respectively. He does research in Chemistry Materials, Inorganic Chemistry, Electrochemistry and Chemistry-Education. His current research projects includes, Industrial production, energy storage materials, designing materials for effective teaching-learning of chemistry from secondary to university level.

2. Research Projects
A. Completed Projects

i. Industrial development of Solvents for extraction of phosphate-based compounds
ii. Towards the development of iron phosphate-based materials as positive and negative electrodes for Li and Na-ion batteries
iii. Designing and Use of Low-Cost Materials for Effective Teaching and Learning of Chemistry in Rwanda Basic Education.

iv. Inquiry-Based Experimental Design for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning of Chemistry Concepts at Ordinary Level Secondary Schools.

B. Ongoing Project :
i. Searching and characterizing Rwandan active minerals as energy storage materials
ii. Development of Low-Cost Basic Chemicals for Effective Teaching and Learning of Chemistry at Rwandan lower Secondary
iii. Development of Electronic facilitation in teaching and Learning chemistry for Blind and Visually impaired (BVI) students

3. PhD/Masters students’ projects under my supervision

• Effects of Cooperative Learning on Students’ Achievement, Attitude and Retention in Chemistry Among Upper Secondary Schools, Rwanda., 2018

• The Effect of the use of Integrated Smart technologies in Teaching and Learning of Chemistry concepts on Grade Eleven Students, Urban Region of The Gambia, 2019

• Electronic facilitation in teaching and Learning chemistry for Blind and Visually impaired (BVI) students at Ordinary level in Rwanda, 2021

• Development of Low-Cost Basic Chemicals for Effective Teaching and Learning of Chemistry at Rwandan lower Secondary Schools, Gisagara and Nyarugenge districts, 2021

• Developing and Use of Low-Cost Atomic Model to Enhance the Teaching and Learning Atomic Structure in Rwandan Basic Education : A Case Study of Nyarugenge District

• Impact of Animations, Simulations and Videos to Enhance the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry In Rwanda Ordinary Level Secondary Schools
4. Peer reviewed Publications

1. Aimable Sibomana, Claude Karegeya and John Sentongo, Factors Affecting Secondary School Students’ Academic Achievements in Chemistry, International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research Vol. 20, No. 12, pp. 114-126, December 2021 https://doi.org/10.26803/ijlter.20.12.7

2. Aimable Sibomana, Claude Karegeya and John Sentongo, Students’ conceptual understanding of organic chemistry and classroom implications in the Rwandan perspectives : A literature review, Vol. 16 No. 2 (2020) https://doi.org/10.4314/ajesms.v16i2.2

3. Aimable Sibomana, Christian Bob Nicol, Wenceslas Nzabalirwa, Florien Nsanganwimana, Claude Karegeya and John Sentongo, Factors Affecting the Achievement of Twelve-Year Basic Students in Mathematics and Science in Rwanda, International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research Vol. 20, No. 7, pp. 61-84 http://dx.doi.org/10.26803/ijlter.20.7.4

4. Evangeline Irakoze, Gakuba and Claude Karegeya, Effect of Gender Perspective towards Performance of Chemistry Education in Secondary School : Case Study of Three Selected Schools of Gicumbi District in North-East of Rwanda, Vol.5, Iss.3, 2021 (pp. 15 - 25) https://jriiejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/JRIIE-5-3-002.pdf

5. Aimable Sibomana, Claude Karegeya and John Sentongo, Effect of Cooperative Learning on Chemistry Students’ Achievement in Rwandan Day-upper Secondary Schools, European Journal of Educational Research 10(4):2079-2088 http://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.10.4.2079

6. Koffi Sénam Etsè, Frédéric Boschini Claude Karegeya, Edith Roex, Guillermo Zaragoza, Albert Demonceau, Rudi Cloots, Abdelfattah Mahmoud, Exploring organo-palladium(II) complexes as novel organometallic materials for Li-ion batteries, Electrochimica Acta 250 (2020) 49–58 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2020.135659

7. Mahmoud Abdelfattah ; Claude Karegeya ; Sougrati Moulay-Tahar ; Bodart Jerome ; Vertruyen Bénédicte ; Cloots Rudi ; Lippens Pierre-Emmanuel ; Boschini Frederic, Electrochemical mechanism and effect of carbon nanotubes on the electrochemical performance of Fe1.19(PO4)(OH)0.57(H2O)0.43, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2018)10,40 ,34202 – 34211 https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b10663

8. Claude Karegeya, Abdelfattah Mahmoud, Frederic Hatert, Rudi Cloots, Benedicte Vertruyen, Pierre Emmanuel Lippens, Frederic Boschini , Facile solvothermal synthesis of Na1.5□0.5Mn1.5Fe1.5(PO4)3 : Electrochemical study as a dual electrode material for lithium-ion batteries, Solid State Ionics , 326 (2018), 18-26 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssi.2018.09.004

9. Claude Karegeya, Abdelfattah Mahmoud, Frédéric Hatert, Bénédicte Vertruyen,Rudi Cloots, Pierre-Emmanuel Lippens, Frédéric Boschini, Na1.25Ni1.25Fe1.75(PO4)3 nanoparticles as a janus electrode material for LI-ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources 388 (2018) 57–64 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.03.069

10. Claude Karegeya, Abdelfattah Mahmoud, Bénédicte Vertruyen, Frédéric Hatert, Rudi Cloots, Frédéric Boschini, Hydrothermal self-assembly of sodium manganese iron phosphate particles : Growth mechanism and electrochemical performance in lithium-ion battery, Solid State Ionics 312 (2017) 88–96 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssi.2017.10.020

11. Claude Karegeya, Abdelfattah Mahmoud, Rudi Cloots, Bénédicte Vertruyen, Frédéric Boschini, Hydrothermal synthesis in presence of carbon black : Particle-size reduction of iron hydroxyl phosphate hydrate for Li-ion battery, Electrochimica Acta 250 (2017) 49–58 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2017.08.006

12. Claude Karegeya, Abdelfattah Mahmoud, Bénédicte Vertruyen, Frédéric Hatert, Raphaël P. Hermann, Rudi Cloots, Frédéric Boschini, One-step hydrothermal synthesis and electrochemical performance of sodium-manganese-iron phosphate as cathode material for Li-ion batteries,Journal of Solid State Chemistry 253 (2017) 389–397 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jssc.2017.06.021

Current contacts
Institution : University of Rwanda-College of Education
Position : Senior Lecturer
Email : c.karegeya@ur.ac.rw, ckaregeya1@gmail.com
Telephone : +250 788 573 161

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