Dr. Jackson Kung’u has studied fungi and bacteria since 1988. He has proven knowledge of fungal biosystematics and is skilled in protocols for investigation, sampling, isolation and enumeration of molds and bacteria from various environments such as homes, schools, offices, hospitals, industrial, agricultural, and other work environments.
Jackson is an expert in identification of fungi to species level including the common indoor fungi such as Stachybotrys, Penicillium, Aspergillus, Fusarium, Cladosporium, Mucor, Ulocladium, Alternaria, Chaetomium, Scopulariopsis and several other indoor moulds.
Over the last 3 years, Jackson has been reviewing grow ops remediation reports and providing certification that the property is free of biological and chemical hazards and fit for occupancy before power can be restored by the Electrical Safety Authority of Ontario.
Jackson is currently the Principal Microbiologist at Mold & Bacteria Consulting Laboratories (MBL) Inc. Over the last 5 years Jackson has reviewed over 5000 laboratory reports for fungi and bacteria samples collected from indoor environments across Canada.
Jackson designed and instructs on a mold training course “Mold Recognition, Assessment And Control.” The course had been recognized for continuous education credits by American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) and the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (CRBOH).
Dr. Kung’u has provided professional development courses at the AIHce Conferences such as the AIHce 2009 (Toronto, Ontario, Canada); AIHce 2010 (Denver, Colorado, USA) and AIHce 2011 (Portland, Oregon, USA).
AIHA – American Industrial Hygiene Association – Full Member
MSA- Mycological Society of America- Full Member
ASTM International- Past Member.