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Past Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Building Climate Adaptation Capacity At African Universities

Department of Geology, Department of Chemistry, Department of Meteorology, Deparment of Geography, UNES and Maseno University

2010 2014 100000 View Details
Regional Center Of The Un Water Virtual Learning (wvlc) United Nations University(UNU)Prof. Eric Odada (PI) 2007 2008 750,000 View Details
Strengthening Community-based Adaptation To Climate-sensitive Malaria In Kakamega And Kericho Districts, Western Kenya Highlands. In collaboration with Centre for Science, Technology and Innovations (CSTI). Funded by ACCCA (Advancing Capacity to Support Climate Change Adaptation).D.Olago 2007 2008 70,000 View Details
Mawari Project - Sustainable Management Of Water Resource In The East African Rift System: Vulnerability Of Groundwater To Pollution In The East African Rift System In Kenya. Department of Geology, University of Nairobi. Funded by CIFEG, France. Funding: EUR300,000.Olago Daniel 2006 2008 300,000 View Details
Integrating Vulnerability And Adaptation To Climate Change Into Sustainable Development Policy Planning And Implementation In Eastern And Southern Africa: Kenya Pilot Project Desi D. Olago, In collaboration with Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation (CSTI), and Arid Lands Resource Management Project (ALRMP 2006 2008 300,000 View Details
Integrated Water Resources Management UNU-Canada 2006 View Details
.ecosystem Response Along The Eastern Arc Mountains (tanganyika/kenya) Linking Archaeology, Bioclimatic Modelling And Ecology. D. Olago, In collaboration with Dr. R. Marchant, University of Amsterdam, The Netherland 2004 2008 View Details
Global International Waters Assessment (giwa-unep) - The East African Rift Valley Lakes Sub-region No. 47 (with consortium of scientists from Kenya, Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa). Funding: ; GIWA-UNEP. D. Olago (P1) 2003 2004 30,000 View Details
African Great Lakes Management: GEF-World Bank and ILEC 2002 2005 View Details
An Assessment Of Vulnerability And Adaptation To Climate Variability And Climate Change Impacts On Malaria And Health In The Lake Victoria Region In East Africa (coordinated by Kenya National Academy of Science: with consortium of scientists from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda). Funded by AIACC Project, Washington DC, USA. Funding: D. Olago 2002 2005 285,000 View Details
Global Enviromental Change Research And Capacity Building In Sub-sahara Africa. Panafrican START Secretariat(PASS)Prof. Eric Odada (PI) 2001 2010 5,000,000 View Details
Lake Victoria Training In Tropical Lake Ecosystem Management. MacArthur Foundation, START and NORAD, Norway. 2001 2005 View Details
Investigations Of Stable Isotopic Composition Of East African Lake Waters. IAEA Isotope Hydrology, Vienna, Austria 1999 2001 View Details
Palaeoenvironments And Carbon Cycling On The East African Mountains During The Late Quaternary Period. In collaboration with Prof. F.A. Street-Perrott, Department of Geography, University of Wales, Swansea, UK). Funded by UK-NERC. D. Olago (P1) 1990 2000 View Details
Kenya Rift International Seismic Project (krisp). 1990 1998 View Details
A Study Of The Yatta Shear Zone, Kenya From Satellite Images. 1989 1993 View Details
A Study Of The Structural Setting Of Menengai Caldera Volcano, Kenya Using Satellite Images. 1989 1992 View Details
Studies In Quaternary Geology: Holocene Paleoenvironmental Changes, Involving Lake Sediments. 1989 1992 View Details
Evolution Of The East African Rift System And The Relationship Of Its Volcanism With The Geothermal Activities. 1981 1992 View Details
Groundwater And Site Investigation In Ol Kalou Area, Kenya 1981 1984 View Details
Research Into The Methods Of Stabilizing Clay Minerals In Black Cotton And Lateritic Soils In Kenya 1980 1984 View Details
Groundwater And Site Investigation In Subukia Area (contribution To Subukia Water Supply Project). 1980 1981 View Details
Investigation Into The Mineralisation And Genesis Of The Barite Deposits In Kwale District Of Kenya. 1979 1980 View Details
Research Into The Trace Element Distribution In Fluorite From Kerio Valley, Kenya In 1977 View Details
Research Into The Petrology And Geochemistry Of The Alkaline Intrusives At Jombo Hill, Dakatcha And Kacheliba Areas, Kenya 1974 1978 View Details
Research Into The Sedimentation Process And Erosion In The Kamburu Dam Area, Kenya 1974 1975 View Details
Research Into The Mineralogy And Paragenesis Of The Fluorite Deposits In Kerio Valley, Kenya, 1970 1973 View Details
Increasing Immunity Resilience To Drought In Makueni District African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTs) UNEP View Details
Fuel Combustion And Impacts On Human Health, Climate And Tropospheric Chemistry. Current Work Revolves Around Woodfuel-iap And Climate Impact As Well As Leaded Gasolineimpacts Of L View Details
Sustainable Enterprise Development, Focusing On The Application On Cleaner Production (cp) Techniques, Environmental Management Systems (ems) And Sustainability Reporting. View Details
Lead-zinc Mineralisation In The Palaeozoic Sedimentary Rocks On The Kenya Coast. View Details
Mineralogy, Geochemistry And Potential Of Precious, Base And "high Technology" Groups Of Metals In Tertiary Rocks And Epithermal Precipitates Of Active Geothermal Areas In View Details
Geology Of Gemstones, Industrial Rocks And Minerals In Eastern Africa. View Details
Article 76 Of The United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea (unclos) And Delineation Of Kenya View Details
Geology Of Kenya And Kenya View Details
Hydrogeology And Groundwater Resources Of Various Geological Terranes In Kenya. View Details
Environmental Disaster Assessment And Management In Kenya With Special Emphasis On Landslides In Central Kenya. View Details
Agricultural Meteorology View Details
Climate Modelling ICPAC, IRI NC State University View Details
Commercial Meteorology View Details
Environmental And Physical Meteorology University of Rome, Physics Department of Wales View Details
Hydrometeorology And Surface Water Resources University of Cairo, Inst. For water resources research, (WRRI) Egypt Khartom University Dar el Salaam IHE-DELFT German, FSU (Friedrich-Schikar-University, Jena) Institute of Geography and Hydro View Details
Numerical Weather Prediction UNEP Riso, Denmark NREL, US View Details
Renewable Energy Resources UNEP Riso, Denmark NREL, US View Details
Satellite Meteorology View Details
Synoptic Meteorology Centre de Recherches de Climatologie CNRS / UMR 5080 "Climatologie de lEspace Tropical" View Details

Department of Chemistry


Past Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Water Quality In Kenya: Electrochemical Sensors For Water Quality Assesment Dr. Peterson Momanyi Guto (PI), University of Nairobi, Deans Committee Research Grant 2015 2016 KSH 250,000.00 View Details
Water Quality In Kenya: Electrochemical Sensors For Water Quality Assesment

Sponsored by TWAS (PI, Dr. Peterson Momanyi Guto)

2012 2014 $ 13,500 View Details
Ken-01-natural Products Chemistry Research Towards The Management Of Neglected Diseases

Sponsored by ISP (Prof. Jacob O Midiwo; Prof. Abiy Yenesew; Dr. Solomon Derese; Dr. Albert Ndakala; Dr. Leonidah Kerubo, and Dr. Joe Mwaniki)

2011 2014 1,433,000 (SEK) View Details
Ken - 01-inorganic Chemistry Research Group

Prof. Shem Wandiga (PI); Prof. Lydia Njenga (Depauty); Dr. Vincent Madadi; Dr. David Kariuki; Dr. A. Ndakala; Dr. B. Wamalwa; Mr. Charles Mirikau; Mrs. Ruth Odhiambo; Mrs. Doris Situma; Ms. Elisabeth Ndunda

2011 2014 1,326,800 (SEK) View Details
Increasing Immunity Resilience To Drought In Makueni District African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTs) UNEP View Details
Fuel Combustion And Impacts On Human Health, Climate And Tropospheric Chemistry. Current Work Revolves Around Woodfuel-iap And Climate Impact As Well As Leaded Gasolineimpacts Of L View Details
Sustainable Enterprise Development, Focusing On The Application On Cleaner Production (cp) Techniques, Environmental Management Systems (ems) And Sustainability Reporting. View Details

Department of Geology


Past Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Hominin Sites And Paleolakes Drilling Project (h.s.p.d.p)

 Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (H.S.P.D.P)

2013 2013 HSPDP
Mapping The Health Impacts Of Geogenic Heavy Metal Pollution In Kilifi District 2012 2014 View Details
Testing Biodiversity Responces To Climate And Land-use Changes Across East African Highlands

TECLEA

2012 2013 View Details
Building Climate Change Adaptation Capacity At African Universities

Prof. Shem Wandiga

Dr. Gilbert Ouma

Dr. Maggie Opondo

Prof. Joash Aluoch

Prof. Madara Ogot

Funded by Open Science Institute

2010 2014 View Details
Ecosystem Services For Poverty Alleniation

East African Great Lakes Observatory

2010 2012 View Details
Palaeoclimatology And Palaeolimnology Of Suguta Valley - Kenya

Prof. Dr. Martin Trauth, University of Potsdam, Germany

2007 2010 View Details
Sustainable Management Of Water Resource In The East African Rift System French Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the International Centre for Scientific and Exchanges in Geosciences (CIFEG) 2006 2009 View Details
Africa Array Project

Africa Array Project

2005 2012 $30 000 View Details

Department of Meteorology


Past Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Enhancing Quality And Reliability Of Weather And Climate Forecasts In The Greater Horn Of Africa (gha). Deans committee
Prof. N. J. Muthama
2005 1,415 View Details
Scientific Assessment Of Ozone Depletion 2003 View Details
Improvement Of Our Understanding Of Rainfall Mechanisms, Prediction And Verification Methods In Kenya. Phase I. Sponsored by African Centre for Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD).
Prof. J. M. Ininda
2003 14,154 View Details
Module On Flood And Early Warning For Regional Course In Msc IWRM 2001- 2003 2001 2003 View Details
Probability Modelling Of Climate Data. Importance Of Mathematical Modelling Of Biological And Biomedical Processes, 2000 2004 View Details
Wind Energy Projects & Solar And Wind Energy Resource Atlas (swera) Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG) (Kenya), MoE and other International Partners. / Dr. Oludhe 2000 2000 4,000 View Details
Wind Atlas For Kenya regional center for remote sensing(kasarani)/oludhe,c 1999 2004 View Details
Develop A Course On Renewable Energy Resources univerity of oldenburg,germany/oludhe,c 1999 2004 View Details
Intraseasonal Climate Variability Over Eastern center de recherches de climatology/oludhe,c 1999 2004 View Details
The Heavy Rainfall Event Of 17-22 October 1997 At The Kenyan Coast THE KENYAN METEOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT,NAIROBI,KENYA ICPAC IRI NCSU/ININDA,J.M 1999 2004 View Details
Extreme Weather:droughts And Floods KENYATTA UNIVERSITY/MUTHAMA,N.J 1999 2004 View Details
Intraseasonal Climate Variability Over Eastern Africa CENTER DE RECHERCHES DE CLIMATOLOGIE FRE 2740 CNRS UNIVERSITY DE BOURGOGNE,FRANCE/OKKOOLA,R.E 1999 2004 View Details
Develop A Course On Renewable Energy Resources univerity of oldenburg,germany/oludhe,c 1999 View Details
Transition From The Southern To The Northern Hemisphere Summer Of Zones Of Active Convection Over The Congo Basin the kenya meteorogical department,Nairobi,Kenyaokoola,R,E 1991 2004 View Details
Development Of Predictive Tools (moraps Software-helpfile) For Enhanced Utilization Of Climate Information And Prediction Products For Tana River Basin In Kenya 2005 View Details
Focal Person Flood Frequency Analysis Component FRIEND /Nile project 2005 View Details
Climate Impacts On Malaria AIACC project 2005 View Details
Forecasting Of Extreme Climatic Events In Kenya With A Case Study On Drought Management In Kajiado District. National Council of Science and Technology
Dr J. M Ininda(PI)
2004 9,483 View Details
Capacity Building And The Development Of Tools For Enhanced Utilization Of Climate Information And Prediction Products For The Planning And Management Of Hydropower Resources In Ke 2004 View Details
Team Leader For Eastern Africa: Assessment Of Vulnerability Of Water Resources Due To Environmental Change In Africa UNEP-DEWA 2004 View Details
Equatorial Total Ozone As A Predictor Of Sea Surface Temperatures Useful For East Africa Seasonal Rainfall Prediction 2003 View Details
A Simple Atmospheric Systems Risk Indicator Model: Application To Fog Hazards At Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Muthama N. J PhD. 2003 View Details
Flood Assessment In Western Kenya UNEP/WMO funded 2003 View Details
Transfer Function Noise Models For Short Duration Hydrological Events In Epphemeral-stream Catchments Of Kenya. 2002 View Details
Streamflow Regionalization Using Discordancy And Heterogenity Measure Statistics. 2002 View Details
Research On Factoring Weather And Climate Information And Products Into Disaster Management Policy In Kenya For The Energy, Industry, Transport And Communication Sectors. 2002 View Details
Impact Of Rainfall Variability On Water Resources Management In Kitui UNESCO FUNDED 2002 View Details
Research On The Impacts Of The 1997-98 El-nino On Energy, Transport And Communication Sectors. 2001 View Details
Research On The Assessment Of The Potential Benefits Of Seasonal Rainfall Prediction In Relation To Hydropower Generation In Kenya 2001 View Details
The Characteristics Of Cold Air Outbreaks Over The Eastern Highlands Of Kenya. R.E. Okoola, Ph.D. 2000 View Details
Trend Of Carborn Dioxide Emmissions From Fossil Fuels And Cement Production In Kenya 2000 View Details
An Assessment Of The Space-time Characteristics Of Wind Power Availability In Kenya 1997 View Details
Analysis Of Power Output Curves From Five Wind Energy Converters At The Wind Farm In Norden, Germany 1989 View Details
Statistical Characteristics Of Wind Power In Kenya 1987 View Details
Probable Maximum Precipitation Over Tana River Basin 1984 View Details
Agricultural Meteorology View Details
Climate Modelling ICPAC, IRI NC State University View Details
Commercial Meteorology View Details
Environmental And Physical Meteorology University of Rome, Physics Department of Wales View Details
Hydrometeorology And Surface Water Resources University of Cairo, Inst. For water resources research, (WRRI) Egypt Khartom University Dar el Salaam IHE-DELFT German, FSU (Friedrich-Schikar-University, Jena) Institute of Geography and Hydro View Details
Numerical Weather Prediction UNEP Riso, Denmark NREL, US View Details
Renewable Energy Resources UNEP Riso, Denmark NREL, US View Details
Satellite Meteorology View Details
Synoptic Meteorology Centre de Recherches de Climatologie CNRS / UMR 5080 Climatologie de lEspace Tropical Universit de Bourgogne DMC-N View Details
A Review Study On The Current And Longer-term Trend Of The Food Security And Livelihood Trends In The Greater Horn Of Africa (gha) Collaboration with Ottichilo Wilbur, Tesfaye Korme and Khamala Erick (Regional Centre for Mapping and Development), Kinyoda Gideon (USGS FEWS NET), Kariuki Gatarwa and Robert Kaitho (LINKS), and Haan View Details
Integrating Vulnerability And Adaptation To Climate Change Into Sustainable Development Policy Planning And Implementation In Eastern And Southern Africa Collaboration with Wandiga Shem (Dept. of Chemistry, UON), Opondo Maggie (Dept. of Geography, UON), Olago Dan (Dept. of Geology, UON) and Oduor James (OOP/ALRMP, Food Security / Drought Management) View Details

Department of Physics


Past Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Development Of Multiple Input Meters: Access To Affordable Scientific Instrumentation 2012 2015 View Details
Analysis And Geostatistical Modeling Of The Radioecological And Associated Heavy Metal Impact Of Gold Mining In The Migori Transmara Complex Of Western Kenya
National Council for Science and Technology
2012 2015 1,195, 300 KShs View Details
Novel Machine Learning Approaches To Leukemia And Breast Cancer Diagnostics In Body Fluid Media Via Hyperspectral Imaging And Analysis Techniques

National Council for Science and Technology

2012 2015 KShs 1,127, 948 View Details
Assessment Of Sources And Levels Of Radiation Exposure In Gwasi (south Nyanza) And Jombo (south Coast) High Background Radiation Areas Of Kenya 2012 2015 KShs 400,000 View Details
Retrieval Of Radiative Modeling Of Aerosol Characteristics In Relation To Greenhouse Gas Densities In Ea Atmosphere Utilizing Ground And Satellite-based Spectroscopic Techniques

National Council for Science and Technology.

2012 2015 750,000 View Details
Medical Elementology And Spectral Diagnosis Of Disease: Chemometrics- And Machine Learning-assisted Spectroanalytical And Hyperspectral Imaging And Analysis Of Pathogens And Trace Elements And Their Speciation In Human Body Tissue And Fluids For Disease

International Science Programme, National Council for Science and Technology

2010 2015 View Details
Radiometric Geothermics: Nuclear Analytical Study And Modelling Of Trace Chemical And Isotopic Characteristics Of Geothermal Field Matrices Associated With High Background Radiation Areas (hbra) Applied To Resource Exploration And Environmental Impact Ass 2010 2015 View Details
Spectroanalytical Environmetrics: Size-resolved Trace Chemical And Radiative Characterization Of Environmental Aerosols By Chemometrics-assisted Laboratory And Atmospheric Spectroscopy Techniques Applied To The Study Of Biosphere-atmosphere Material Excha 2010 2015 View Details
Material Analysis By Chemometric Spectroscopy: Characterization Of Complex Matrix Materials For Industrial Product And Process Quality Assurance Via Chemometric X-ray Fluorescence And Scattering And Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Techniques. 2010 2015 View Details
Radiometric Beam Quality Characterization: Applications In Quality Assurance In Dosimetry, Medical Imaging And Radiotherapy. 2010 2015 View Details
Gamma-ray Spectrometry And Detector Efficiency Modelling: Transfer Of Measured Ge And Nai(tl) Detector Gamma-ray Efficiencies To Computed Efficiencies For Complex Geometries Applied To Environmental Radioactivity Analysis Via Gamma-ray Spectroscopy. Meas 2010 2015 View Details
Laser And Spark-produced Dense Plasmas Diagnostics And Modelling: Analysis And Modelling For Applications In Nuclear Microfusion And Dielectric Materials Spectroscopy 2010 2015 View Details
Geophysical Monitoring Of Groundwater For Earthquake Prediction In Seismically Active Areas Of Kenya 2010 2015 View Details
Integrated Geophysical Research Investigation Of Greater Magadi Area, Kenya 2010 2015 View Details
Investigation Of Nuclear Elements And Their Radiation Exposure In Carbonatite Rocks In South Nyanza And The Costal Regions 2010 2015 View Details
Elemental Analysis Of Rocks From Gold Mines In Migori-transmara Complex Of South Western Kenya 2010 2015 View Details
Assessment Of Heavy Metal Fluxes And Radiation Exposure In Extractions And Processing Of Coltan Ores In Rwanda 2010 2015 View Details
Radiation Hazards Due To Tungsten Mining In Rwanda 2010 2015 View Details
Studies On Neutrino Mass At Finite Temperature 2010 2015 View Details
Inflationary Cosmology 2010 2015 View Details
Baryogenesis And The Big Bang Nucleosynthesis 2010 2015 View Details
Cosmic Microware Background Radiation 2010 2015 View Details
Hubble’s Law And The Expansion Of Space 2010 2015 View Details
Flrw Metric. 2010 2015 View Details
Friedman – Lemaitre, Robertson-waker Metrix 2010 2015 View Details
Galaxy Formation In The Bb Theory 2010 2015 View Details
Physics At The Earliest Instant Of Time 2010 2015 View Details
Nuclear Geophysical Project Of Gwassi, South Nyanza (ruri Hills And Homa Mountain) (2006 - Present) – Mapping Of All High Radiation Zones Due To Carbonatite Rocks 2006 2015 View Details
Rift Valley International Seismic Project (1991 - 1993) – Resulted In 2d Model For The Kenya Rift Valley. This Data Has Been Used For Oil Exploration 1991 1993 View Details
Paleomagnetic And Rock Magnetic Studies Of The Proterozoic Granites From Western Kenya (1990 – 1998) – Exploration Of Gold Mining Potential Of The Region. 1990 1998 View Details
Mrima Hill Radiation Mapping(1993)– Discovery Of Thorium And Niobium Nuclear Minerals 1993 View Details
The Electrical Resistivity Method Of Geophysical Prospecting And Its Implication To Geothermal Exploration In The Rift Valley Of Kenya (1978) – Revealed Geothermal Potential Of The Ol Karia Area 1978 View Details

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