Tongesayi Research Group

Monmouth University

Chemistry Department

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Tongesayi, Tsanangurayi; Booth, Ester; Stevens, Sade; Winter, Eric. Total levels and equilibrium-based phyto- and bioaccessibility of heavy metals as tools to assess sediment quality in recreational waterways.  Environmental Science: An Indian Journal, 2011, 6(6), 320-328.
  2. Tsanangurayi Tongesayi, Patricia DaSilva, Katharine Dilger, Tristan Hollingsworth, Melissa Mooney.   Speciation and cysteine-simplified physiological-based extraction technique (SBET) bioaccesibility of heavy metals in biosolids.  JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND HEALTH, PART A: Toxic/Hazardous Substance & Environmental Engineering 2011, 46 (10), 1138-1146.
  3. Tsanangurayi Tongesayi. Mechanism for the release of inorganic arsenic from roxarsone, 3-nitro-4-hydroxyphenylarsonic, by cyclic voltammetry at a gold electrode. Analytical Chemistry: An Indian Journal 2010, 9(2), 280-285.
  4. T. Tongesayi, E. J. Byam, Sarah B. Keyser and M. J. Crounce. Sorption and desorption properties of phosphate on Fe2O3: Effect of fulvic acid and pH. Environmental Chemistry, 2008, 5, 161-168.
  5. Tsanangurayi Tongesayi and Ronald B. Smart. Electrochemical detection of As(III) in the presence of dissolved organic matter (DOM) by adsorptive Square-Wave Cathodic Stripping Voltammetry (Ad-SWCSV). Electroanalysis 20, 2008, #4, 434-437.
  6. Tsanangurayi Tongesayi and Ronald B. Smart.Abiotic reduction mechanism of As(V) by fulvic acid in the absence of light and the effect of Fe(III). Water SA, 2007, 33 (5), 615-618. (full paper)
  7. T. Tongesayi, R. B. Smart. Arsenic Speciation: reduction of Arsenic(V) to Arsenic(III) by Fulvic Acid. Environmental Chemistry, 2006, 3, 137-141.
  8. T. T. Mukono and T. Tongesayi, Evaluation of community participation in water quality monitoring by the use of water quality descriptors as a preliminary approach to assessing water quality, Journal of Applied Science in Southern Africa, 2000, 6 (2), 115.
  9. Conference proceedings and abstracts: Peer-reviewed by conference organizers

  10. Tongesayi, Tsanangurayi; Booth, Ester; Stevens, Sade, Winter, Eric. Total levels, phytoavailability and bioaccessibility of selected heavy metals and metalloids in sediments from Deal Lake, New Jersey. From Abstracts of Papers, 242nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, United States, August 28-September 1, 2011 (2011), ENVR-360. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  11. Tongesayi, Tsanangurayi; Lantigua, AracelisFate of hexavalent chromium in the aqueous environment: The role of fulvic acid and iron. From Abstracts of Papers, 242nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, United States, August 28-September 1, 2011 (2011), ENVR-397. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS, (Novel Solutions to Water Pollution).
  12. Tongesayi, Tsanangurayi; Abbey, Clara; Ali, Muhammad. Novel method for the treatment of arsenic in drinking water. From Abstracts of Papers, 242nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, United States, August 28-September 1, 2011 (2011), ENVR-398. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS (Novel Solutions to Water Pollution)
  13. Tongesayi, Tsanangurayi; Dasilva, Patricia; Dilger, Katharine; Hollingsworth, Tristan. Levels of selected heavy metals in New Jersey sanitary biosolids that are used as fertilizer. From Abstracts of Papers, 240th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, August 22-26, 2010, ENVR-211. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS
  14. Tongesayi, Tsanangurayi; Byam, Eric J.; Grafton, Andrea. Electrochemical analysis of roxarsone, 3-nitro-4-hydroxyphenylarsonic, using palladium, gold, and platinum electrodes . From Abstracts of Papers, 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, August 16-20, 2009, ENVR-160., Database: CAPLUS
  15. Tongesayi, Tsanangurayi and Smart, Ronald B. Arsenic speciation: The role of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in the reduction of As(V) to As(III). Preprints of Extended Abstracts presented at the ACS National Meeting, American Chemical Society, Division of Environmental Chemistry, 2005, 45[2], 198. (extended abstract)
  16. Oxford Round Table: Reviewed and Critiqued by the Oxford Round Table

  17. Oxford Round Table, The Copenhagen Protocol: Problems and Possibilities- Press Release statement on global climate change, March 2010

  18. Note: Dr. Tsanangurayi Tongesayi co-authored the statement with 35 other Scientists and Public Policy Scholars who were part of the March 2010 Oxford Round Table.

  19. Oxford Round Table Environmental Working Group. “A Case for Sustainable Resource Management: Climate Change and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill”. Forum on Public Policy Web site, August 25, 2010

Note: Dr. Tsanangurayi Tongesayi co-authored the statement with 15 other Scientists and Public Policy Scholars who constitute the Environmental Working Group of the Oxford Round Table.

Note: Undergraduate students are underlined.

Monday, 18th of October, 2021

Upcoming Events

ACS Presentation in New Orleans, LA. 4/7/2013


Dr. T. Tongesayi; Chelsea Bray; Christiana Brock; Patrick Fedick; Lauren Lechner.


Welcome new members of the Tongesayi Research Group:

Peter, Katie, Kim, and Alex!


Congratulations to Lauren, Patrick, Chrisitiana, Chelsea, and Arielle on a great presentation at the Philadelphia 2012 ACS meeting.