colby-sawyer faculty

John Osambo

Assistant Professor, Natural Sciences Department
(603) 526-3379 | john.osambo@colby-sawyer.edu

John Osambo joins the Natural Sciences Department with a B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematics from Egerton University in Njoro, Kenya and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from University of New Hampshire. His teaching experience includes adjunct positions at Colby-Sawyer, Plymouth State University and Worcester State University.

As a UNH research assistant, Professor Osambo synthesized monomers for preparation of polymer microspheres; synthesized and characterized molecular imprinted polymer microspheres (MIP) for analysis of caffeine, theophylline and glucose; and gained experience in analytical spectroscopic techniques.