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PROF. WANDIGA SHEM OYOO
 

Prof. Wandiga is the Chancellor Egerton University and Ag. Director at institute for Climate Change & Adaptation. Between 1987-97 he was the DVC-AF at UoN. He is also the first Principal at the College of Biological and Physical sciences between 1983-87. He is fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry England. Prof. Wandiga is the current Chairman of Moi University Council.

Prof Raphael Muatine Munavu

Prof. Munavu was Vice-Chancellor of Moi University from July 14th ,1998 to September 19th, 2002. He has held several Senior Administrative positions in universities in Kenya during the last fifteen (15) years. He was Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Nairobi (1987- 1990); the founding Principal of Laikipia College of Egerton University (1990- 1992); the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance) at Egerton University (1992- 1994); and the DVC (A&F) at the University of Nairobi (1994-1998).

Prof. Mwakio Tole

Prof. Mwakio Tole is a Professor of Environmental Geochemistry in the Department of Environmental Sciences, Pwani University College. He is also the Deputy Principal in charge of Administration and Finance. He has a PhD and MS in Geochemistry and Mineralogy from the Pennsylvania State University (1982); and a BSc in Geology and Chemistry (1 st Class Honours) from the University of Nairobi. He been lecturing and conducting research since 1976; and has held administrative positions (Chairman of Department; Dean of School; Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor; Deputy Principal) in several universities in Kenya. In administration he pioneered the setting up of structures for Graduate Studies at Moi University as the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies; oversaw the successful training of Masters and PhD students in the Capacity Building Component of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (Phase 1); oversaw the development of the Strategic Plans for Kenyatta University and Pwani University College; oversaw the setting up of structures in Procurement, Finance, Human Resources, and Estates/Development at Pwani University College.

 

Prof. Justin Irina

Prof Irina has had a meteoric career as an academic giant in the area of inorganic Chemistry. The Professor has risen to the rank of Vice-Chancellor of the University and eventually, the Chairman of the Council of Pwani University College.

Prof Irina received a Fulbright fellowship to California State University, loss Angeles in 1979, and a commonwealth Scholarship, St. Francis Xavier University Canada.

The President of Kenya awarded him the Elder of the Burning Spear (EBS) national award in December 1994.

Prof. Irina has taught and was Professor at the National University of Lesotho, University of Nairobi and Moi University where he became the Vice Chancellor.

Prof Irina has industrial experience where he worked in the Research Laboratory, Shell Refinery Montreal Canada, and at the quality control laboratory shell Company Mombasa Kenya.

Prof. Irina has served the public in management positions where he was the secretary, Public Universities inspection Board, Secretary to the Commission for Higher Education (CHE), Kenya, Vice Chancellor of Moi University and former Principal of Chepkoilel Campus College, the founding Dean, faculty of Science Moi University.

Prof. Irina also served as a Board Member of the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) where it achieved a lot of success.

Prof Irina also chaired the Board of Governors of Mombasa Polytechnic where he modified it to become Mombasa Polytechnic University College. Prof Irina has also served as a member of the Board of Aga Khan Health Services, Kenya and a member of the Council of Western University College of Science and Technology (WEUCO), now Masinde Muliro University.

Prof Irina has had a stint as a member of the council of Maseno University Council. He chaired the Board of the Coast Institute of Technology – Voi Kenya. During his tenure the college grew from a small community college to a modern large technical training institute with a significant contribution to the community.

To date Prof. Irina still holds the position of Chairman of East African Materials Research Society where he is currently serving since 2000. He served as Chairman of the Kenya Chemical Society and Chairman of the Agricultural Society of Kenya.

Prof Irina is known for his efforts in trying to help the Coast of Kenya to establish a University. He fought and negotiated for long with authorities in Kenya to establish a University at the Coast, a dream which was realized with the establishment

Prof. Paul Shiundu

Prof. Shiundu is the Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Teaching, Learning and Students at the Technical University College , A constituent of University of Nairobi, Kenya.  He was Acting Principal, College of Biological and Physical Sciences, University of Nairobi on various diverse dates.  First Dean (in an Acting capacity) of the Newly established School of Physical Sciences of the College of Biological & Physical Sciences following the restructuring of the University of Nairobi, Kenya.   Head of Analytical Chemistry Division, Department of Chemistry, University of Nairobi, Kenya. Mar./06 – Aug./06. Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Nairobi, Kenya. May /06 – Oct./08.  Acted as Chairman of the Department of Chemistry, University of Nairobi, Kenya on various diverse dates.   Oct./03 – Now:   He was a Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer of the University of Nairobi between 2003 – 2006.  Ph.D., Physical/Analytical Chemistry, “Automated Methods Development in Flow Injection Analysis”, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada.   Postdoctoral Research Fellow, “Evaluation of Acoustic Emission Sensing for Control of Process Variables in Polymer Formation”, 2 Department of Chemistry, UBC and Dow Chemical Canada Inc., Sania Ontario, Canada. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, “Separation Science and Methodology in Analytical Chemistry”, Field Flow Fractionation Research Centre (FFFRC), Department of Chemistry, University of Utah (UoU), USA.  .   Certificate of  Postgraduate Study in Natural Science (CPGS), “Time Resolved Molecular Attachment to Excited Atoms”, University of Cambridge, UK. (1st Class Hons.), Chemistry, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Professor Dominic Were Makawiti

Professor Dominic W Makawiti was born in 1955 in Kisumu County of Kenya. After early education in Nyabondo and having obtained Division 1 at O-Levels he joined the Kenya

Science Teachers’ College for the S1 Teacher Education Certificate, the University of Nairobi for the BSc degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry and graduating with first class honours. He then proceeded to the University of London (Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry and obtained a PhD degree in Reproductive Biochemistry in 1984. He thereafter joined the University of Nairobi as Lecturer in 1985, rising to full Professor of Biochemistry in 1998. He served as Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry for 10 years (1992-2002); Associate Dean, Pre-Clinical Departments for 7 years (1996-2002); Dean, School of Medicine for two terms, 4 years (2002-2006). In February 2007 he was appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs), Maseno University. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor of Maseno University, a position he was appointed to in February  2011. 

F. George Njoroge, Ph.D

Dr Njoroge  graduated from University of Nairobi, Kenya in 1979 in first class honors, and completed his Ph.D. in organic chemistry at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio in 1985 and joined Schering Plough Research Institute (SPRI) in 1988.  Dr. Njoroge’s research at SPRI has focused on the design and synthesis of orally bioavailable small molecules for treatment of viral diseases and cancer. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at Lilly. Previously, he was a Director in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at Merck Research Laboratories in Kenilworth, New Jersey where he oversaw chemistry program in infectious diseases platform. Through research leadership at Merck, an anti-HCV viral drug Victrelis (also known as Boceprevir or SCH 503034) was discovered; the drug was approved by FDA on May 13th 2011.

Prof. Aduda Bernard O.

Professor Aduda Bernard is the principal College of Biological and physical sciences from 2011 to date.He is the Associate Dean Kenya Science Campus (KSC) from Nov. 2007 to Present, Group Leader, Condensed Matter Physics Group, Physics Department, University of Nairobi) from 2000 to Present. He was the Chairman Dept. of Physics from October 2003 to November 2007, Acting Chairman from Dec. 1997 to Dec. 1998, Oct. 01-Feb. 02, Departmental Examination officer 1992 to 2003Chairman, Faculty of Science Examination Committee 1999 – 2003. He graduated from the University of Nairobi with a B.Ed degree in Physics and Mathematics in 1984 and M.Sc. in Physics from University of Nairobi in1984 – 1987 in imperial College in 1991. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science in Imperial College London (University of London) in 1988 -1991. He is a Member of Kenya National Academy of Science (KNAS) since 2005; Fellow (2011), the Nondestructive Testing Society of Kenya, since 1992, Kenya Physical Society (KPS), since 1992, Materials Research Society (MRS) - Africa Chapter, since 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof L. W Njenga

Prof L. W Njenga is the Director, Board of Postgraduate Studies, University of Nairobi from January 2, 2015.A holder of a Doctor of Philosophy in Analytical/ Environmental Chemistry, Prof. Njenga was the Dean School of Physical Sciences, is an associate professor in the department of Chemistry having risen through academic levels since 1983 when she first joined the department as a Tutorial Fellow. Prof. Njenga brings along with her a wealth of academic and administrative experience, having served as Dean, School of Physical Sciences. She has also served in several college and faculty committees and was the advisor to the Nairobi University Chemical Club, among other responsibilities.

Prof. Njenga has been Dean School of Physical Sciences For Four years,an external examiner in several local and international universities and has supervised two PhD candidates, several Masters and undergraduate students to completion. Her research interest is in Fluoride analysis in water, foods, plants and soils and coordination Chemistry. She has attended 40 local and international conferences and workshops and presented 14 papers and six reports. Prof. Njenga is widely published with 16 articles in Refereed Journals and has authored two Open and distance learning Modules entitled, “Coordination Chemistry”  and  “Transition Elements (d and f block elements)  and Organometallic Chemistry”.

Prof. Njenga is a member of Kenya Chemical Society, Women in Science and Engineers, Women in Chemistry, Kenya DAAD Association and East and Southern Africa Environmental Chemistry. She engages in several community service initiatives.

 

Prof. Christopher M. Nyamai

Prof. Christopher M. Nyamai is the Acting Dean, School of Physical Sciences, University of Nairobi from January 2, 2015 and has supervised five PhD candidates, several Masters and undergraduate students to completion. He is a professor in the Department of Geology. He was the Chairman Department of Geology from April 22, 2009 to January 1st, 2015, Chairman, Board of Governers, Kiaoni Secondary School, Kibwezi 2006-2012, Executive Director, Urafiki-Kenya Non Govermental Organization 2004 to date. He was employed by the Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources, Mines and Geological Dept., as a Geologist and deployed in the Mineralogical, Sedimentological and Dimension stone Laboratories to carry out mineralogical research studies within the Kenya-Finland Industrial Minerals Project from 1983 to 1990.

He completed his Doctor of Philosophy in the University of Nairobi in 1999, and M.Sc.in Geology & Mineralogy, from the University of Helsinki, in 1989. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Geology degree, from University of Nairobi, in1983. He holds a Diploma in Extractive Metallurgy, University of Tohuku, Institute of Advanced Materials & Mineral Processing, Japan, 1994. Other educational qualifications include: Certificate in Ore Microscopy course (Nairobi), Certificate in Metallographic & Mineralogical Specimen Preparation (Helsinki), Certificate in Metallurgy and Mineral Processing (Japan), Certificate on GIS Applications, IAEA Certificate (Isotope Hydrology), Certificate in Geological Data Management (Belgium), and Certificate in Remote Sensing (Belgium).

 

He is a board member of KEWI ( Kenya Water Institute)

   
   
   
   

MAPILI MILLICENT MAPILI, the Overal best student during the 45th Graduation Ceremony that was held in 2011.

She was the overall best student for the 2010/2011 ACADEMIC YEAR. She was be awarded 6 prizes in 6 different categories of excellence.

 

 

  NAME  PROFESSION AND INSTITUION
     
1 GEORGE OPIYO REGIONAL SALES MANAGER : FLOWSERVE 
     
2 BEVIN NABAI KUNDU KENYA INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE : RESEARCH SCIENTIST 
     
3 JENNIFER WANGARI KINYAJUI MUSHWORLD PRODUCTS : DIRECTOR
     
4 MAUREEN MUNJUA SNV AGRIHUB COORDINATOR
     
5 SAMUEL LOPOKOIYIT COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER - HEAD OF EIA NAIROBI COUNTY NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
     
6 ABDIKHANI ABDI Am currently the senior programme assistant Monitoring and Evaluation at WFP Somalia country office in Nairobi. However, am joining ICRC as an Economic Security Officer effective 15th April.
     
7 DR. PTOTON MNANGAT BRIAN SOUTH EASTERN KENYA UNIVERSITY : POSITION - ORGANIC CHENISTRY LECTURER AND CHAIRMAN : PHYSICAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT
     
8 MATINDI KARIUKI ROBERT KENYA NATIONAL HIGHWAYS AUTHORITY : REGIONAL PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST
     
9 DANIEL GATHEMIA MAINA PROPRIETOR : GEOMETRIC ENTERPRISES LTD
     
10 ROBERT MBEGERA MOGOI COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER - HEAD OF COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT SECTION NAIROBI COUNTY NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
     
11 ADYANG BEN BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO : PROCUREMENT BUSINESS MANAGER OPERATIONS
     
12 HELLEN NJERI KIILU EMPLOYER: EAST AFRICAN BREWERIES LTD, POSITION: QUALITY ASSUARANCE MANAGER
     
13 CALVINCE MBEO KENYA INDUSTRIAL RESERCH INSTITUTE : RESERCH SCIENTIST 
     
14 MASUD KHALIF MAALIM NOVEL PAINTS LTD : PRODUCTION MANAGER
     
15 AMWAY TSUMA MILBABRANDS ASSOCIATES LIMITED : ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - RESEARCH & STRATEGY
     
16 JUDY WANGARI  DUBAI - BUSINESS
     
17 DEBRA KIMOLI UK - MUSIC INDUSTRY
 

 

 

 

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