Dr. Kiplagat Ayabei is a lecturer in the Analytical Chemistry Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Eldoret. A native of Kenya, he received B.Sc. in Chemistry from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, an M.Sc. (Analytical Chemistry) from the University of Eldoret, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. His research activities include water quality, water purification, green nanotechnology, and synthesis of nanomaterials for biological applications. He has taught courses in general chemistry, analytical chemistry and Instrumentation.