Vision: To be a leading centre for the development of knowledge in the discipline of engineering and and to inspire through our activities and relationships, in order to raise the standard of life of the people of Kenya and Africa as a whole.

Taita Ngetich, 5th year Mechanical Engineering student, University of Nairobi is a semi finalist of the GIST (Global Inovation for Science and Technology) for their inovation- Mkulima Hodari.

Mkulima Hodari is a Green house automation system with sensors that monitor temperature, humidity and soil moisture and regulates water through the drip lines.



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Mr. Mudasingwa Paul Alex of Rwanda during his oral thesis examination titled ‘Power Flow Contingency: A Case Study of Rwanda High Voltage Power Systems.’

Supervisor:  Prof. M.K Mangoli
Department:  Electrical and Information Engineering

 



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The following events wil take place this week. Purpose to participate.

 

1. Wednesday 25th March 2015, 

Talk, Organised in conjunction with Confucius institute.
Facilitators will be :
a)Victor Chen- chief representative African Office , China Huadian Hong Kong Co. Ltd



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CELT,Civil Block
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Scholars from Hiroshima University together with the new Dean, School of Engineering, Prof Mbuthia Jackson M (2nd Right ) during the visit.



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School of Engineering
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From left to right, Dr A.N. Gitau, Mr. D.M. Maina, Prof. A.H. Ouma (Chair), Dr. J.M. Ogola and Mrs. P.A. Midamba (Secretary)

A special committee appointed by the College Management Board, headed by the Principal CAE, Prof. Njoroge sat to finalize the proposed regulations and syllabus for the proposed Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering program.



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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First year students in the School of Engineering register in their respective Departments.

 



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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Mr. David Giddings (centre) assembles the Rotary Fatigue Testing Machine, received in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (MME). Looking on is Prof. George O. Rading (left) from MME and Mr. J. Aduol the Principal Technologist MME.

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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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The following Msc students in the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering successfully presented their thesis proposals in Transportation Engineering to their supervisor Prof. O.O. Mbeche and other invited guests drawn from the field of Engineering.  Their theses have been recommended for oral defence subject to minor corrections.



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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The third year Bachelor of Dental Surgery students visited the Strength of Materials laboratory in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering on Wednesday 16th July 2014.

The demonstrations carried out included the hardness and the impact tests. These tests are vital in their course unit of Dental Materials. 



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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Ms. Olive Chege, Mr. Renee Inyanga and Ms. Pauline Mueni, from the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering pose for a photograph after registering for the Unilever Idea Trophy 3 competition. The competition runs from 1st July to 3rd August 2014. 

 



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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Mr. Felix Owala an MSc Student in the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering defends his MSc thesis entitled ‘A Robust Image Watermarking Scheme Invariant to Rotation, Scaling and Translation Attacks.’

 



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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(Left to Right) Dr. Jama from the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (MME), Dr.J. Ogola, Chairman (MME), Prof. B.N.K. Njoroge, Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering (CAE), Mr. David Maina, Director, Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, and Prof. P.M.A. Odira  Dean, School of Engineering at the workshop.



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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Academic members of staff (listed) pose for a group photograph outside the Dean’s office during their visit to the School of Engineering.

J.J. Kimuyu (Major), B.K. Kiplang’at (Major), M.M. Mucugia (Major), S.L. Kirimi (Major), G.M. Kerori (Major), S.K. Turrey (Major), C.N. Mayabi (WO I), B.M. Makitare (WO I), J.N. Obure (WO I), D.T. Kisoo (WO I), J.M. Kyengo (WO I), C.O. Otieno (WO II).



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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The 7th FASU, 2014 Mascot. The event aims to project Kenya as a pillar of sports in Africa.



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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Third year Civil Engineering students on site

http://civil.uonbi.ac.ke/node/1130

 



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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Prof. Patts Odira, Dean School of Engineering, visited Kanazawa University, Japan (1 – 8 March 2014) to discuss opportunities for opening collaboration between the College of Science and Engineering and the School of Engineering, University of Nairobi. Kanazawa University has an active MOU with the College of Health Sciences, UON.



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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The Seed Enterprise and Management Institute (SEMIS) in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) mounted a Certificate Course in Seed drying processing and Storage from 1st to 7th June 2014 in collaboration with the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering.



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Dean SOE's Office Boardroom
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The dean of students school of engineering Professor Mbuthia Jackson made a visit to Yuuki Araki a third year civil engineering student who is hospitalised at Kenyatta National Hospital. Yuuki broke his leg (femur) in Engineering Student Association Tournament. Prof Mbuthia gave word of encouragement and prayers.



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Kenyatta National Hospital
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Participants listening keenly to one of the presentations.



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Kenyatta National Hospital
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The Acting Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering Prof. Peter M. Ngau, held a video conferencing session with scholars from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday, July 01, 2015.



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Kenyatta National Hospital
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The College of Architecture and Engineering Website team, held a sensitization workshop on 16th June 2015, at the Civil Engineering Computer labs. The workshop, which also included practical sessions, was meant to sensitize the team on ways of improving the College's web rankings.



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CIVIL ENG COMPUTER LAB
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DAVID OWINO wins over the ball from Mahmood 2nd year student in Engineering students Association Football tournament held at University football pitch.

Opening match between civil engineering students SECOND YEARS VS THIRD YEARS

The game ended in a dramatic 3-4 win in favour of Third years.



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UON STADIUM
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The University of Nairobi has organized to mark this year’s International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, through a series of activities. The event shall be held at the Chancellors Court on Friday, June 26, 2015, from 10.00 am.



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UON STADIUM
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Mr.Gideon Nzioki Mutala making his Presentation - MSc. in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) on the title:

MODELLING NATURAL FREQUENCIES OF VIBRATION OF THREE DIMENSIONAL FRAMES UNDER TWO DIMENSIONAL LOADING.His supervisor is Dr.S.W.Mumenya-Chair,Department of Civil and Construction Engineering

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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Mr.Joseph Njiru Mwaura making his Presentation -MSc. in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) on the title:

COMPUTATIONAL APPROACH TO INVESTIGATION OF CRACK BEHAVIOR UNDER VEHICLE LOADING OF A TYPICAL CONCRETE PAVEMENT (A CASE STUDY OF MBAGATHI ROAD IN NAIROBI COUNTY).His supervisor is Dr.S.W.Mumenya-Chair,Department of Civil and Construction Engineering



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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There are cabro works currently ongoing at the College of Architecture and Engineering (CAE).  The works, that started a few weeks ago, are being carried out within the vicinities of School of Engineering, Departments of Mechanical and Civil Engineering. The works are expected to conclude soon.



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Dr.S.W.Mumenya,Chair-Department of Civil and Construction Engineering(second right) during the training on Plagiarism for students' Projects held in the Civil Engineering Computer Lab on 7.5.2015.This is designed to help student project supervisers detect duplicated work.

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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Some of the 2014/2015 fifth year Civil Engineering Class members during the party held at the Laico Regency Hotel on the 23rd April, 2015



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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The Deans office,SoE organized the above talk which was held on 8th April, 2015 in CELT Civil Block for all student leaders in the School of Engineering from 4.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m.This is in line with fulfilling part of the parformance contact targets for the year 2014/2015 financial year.



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Students listening to the speaker during the carrier talk held at the Civil Engineering Block room CB 232B on 8th April ,2015.The session was organised by the Engineering Students Association



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Dr.S.W.Mumenya (Chairperson, Civil & Construction. Eng. Dept) front row,second left and Mrs Monica Wokabi, left listening during the career talk dubbed Women in Engineering that was held at the Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre on 18th March 2015.The event was organised to challenge and motivate female Engineering Students to enhance their role and participation in the Engineering field.



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Mr.Maxwell Odira,Senior Technologist unpacks the new computers that have been brought in to the Department.This is in line with the Department's focuss on enhaced ICT facilitation to both student and staff population for improved research and academic work.

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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Prof.S.K.Mwea (fourth right) with Masters-Transport and Transportation Engineering students when they visited the Jomo Kenyata International Airport Expansion Project on the 28.2.2015.They also visited the Mbagathi Road project on the same day..

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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Mr.Francis Muturi,Technologist in the hydraulics lab demonstrates the operations of 'the leake detection machine' to the visiting delegation.This is one of the newly aqcuired digital equipment in the School of Engineering at the partnership between the African development Bank and the Ministry of Education



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Mr.Frederic Meslin(third left) from the France Institute of Engineering and Ayito N'guema(extreem left) from the Embassy of France in Kenya when they visited the hydraulics lab.They were here to explore areas of co-operation between the SoE and the France institute of Engineering.Looking on are; the Principal Technologist Mr.Joseph Kanyugo(in blue) and technologists Martin Mburu and Francis Muturi(in white)



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Dr. S.W Mumenya
, is the current chairperson at the Civil and Construction Engineering Department. She took over the department’s mantle in 2014 and has big plans that are in line with their mission, which is to educate individuals to become the leaders in their profession.



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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The University of Nairobi Family was delighted to inaugurate Prof. Peter M.F. Mbithi as the seventh (7) Vice - Chancellor on 14 Jan. 2015. During the colorful ceremony attended by the senior representives from  the Government, the outgoing Vice Chancellor - Prof. George Magoha and the entire UON management promised Prof. Mbithi total support as he took power to lead the University to the next level.



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TAIFA HALL MAIN CAMPUS
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With the upcoming End of First Semester, Supplementary and Special Examinations for First years having been organised to start on Wednesday 7th January,2015 ,they are now set to start on Thursday 8th January ,2015.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REVISED TIMETABLE 



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TAIFA HALL MAIN CAMPUS
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TAIFA HALL MAIN CAMPUS
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The end of first semester examinations for first years will be done starting 5th January, 2015 to 15th January, 2015..The first year supplementary and special exams (both 1st & 2nd semesters) will also be done during the same period together with the main exams..All the affected are hereby Informed to make arrengements to attend..The timetable is posted on the Department notice board..



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TAIFA HALL MAIN CAMPUS
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The Department has acquired new digital laboratory equipment which are to be used to improve service delivery to students, boost research projects and consultancy services.These were sponsored by the African Development Bank in Partnership with the Ministry of education

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TAIFA HALL MAIN CAMPUS
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Dr.S.W.Mumenya is the new Chairperson of the Department of Civil & Construction Engineering.She takes over from Prof.S.K.Mwea who has been the Chairman untill 13th November, 2014



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TAIFA HALL MAIN CAMPUS
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Engineering Students Association organised a carrier talk for students in the Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre conducted by the SAVANNAH CEMENT LIMITED on the 8th October,2014

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TAIFA HALL MAIN CAMPUS
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Dr.S.W.Mumenya,acting Chairperson Department of Civil & Construction Engineering (second right) amongst other members of staff during the E-Learning portal training conducted in the Civil Engineering Computer Lab

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Civil Engineering Computer Lab
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Mrs.Patricia Gitonga administering E-Learning Portal training to the 2015/2016 first year students.This will enable efficient and convenient academic interaction between the Lecturers and Students through the portal.



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Civil Eng. Dept.
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Mr.F.Muturi , Mr. M.Mburu , and Mr. Elly Oyier (right row) amongst other members of staff in the School of Engineering during the DemosCAD training which took place in the Civil Engineering Computer Lab

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Civil Engineering Computer Lab
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The Department of Civil and Construction Engineering welcomed the 2015/2016 Academic year first year students on the 15th september,2014.The regiatration process and orientation started on the same day and runs through the week upto friday 19th September,2014.



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Civil Engineering graduands join the rest of the University of Nairobi community during the 51st graduation ceremony held at the Chancellor's Court ,Main Campus.

ITS CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CIVIL ENGINEERING GRADUANTS CLASS OF 2014!



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CHANCELLOR'S COURT
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The end of first semester examinations for second years accademic year 2014/2015 started on Monday 25th August , 2014 and runs to Thursday 4th September ,2014



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CB 231 A/B
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Supplimentary Examinations are scheduled to start on the 4th August , 2014 to 15th August , 2014.

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CB 231 A/B
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Oginga Reinhard O.Wilfred presenting his MSc. thesis proposal titled COMFORT ASSESSMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI PEDESTRIAN TUNNEL ALONG UHURU HIGHWAY on the 22nd July,2014

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INST BOARDROOM
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Koitalek S. Merin presenting his MSc. thesis Proposal titled:INTERGRATION OF PASSENGER AND GOODS TERMINAL FOR SHORT HAUL DISTANCES;THE CASE OF GIKOMBA TERMINAL on the 22nd July,2014

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INST BOARDROOM
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Dr. Hassan Wario  the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Arts addressing the gathering during the 2014 FASU games closing ceremony

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INST BOARDROOM
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Calistus Barasa Nyongesa Presenting his MSc.Thesis Proposal titled:ASSESSING IMPACTS OF BYPASSES ON LIVABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY OF CITIES;A CASE OF NAIROBI CITY.

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INST BOARDROOM
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Victor Odiwuor Presenting his MSc.Thesis Proposal Titled:ASSESSMENT OF PLANNING,DESIGN AND OPERATIONS OF WEIGHBRIDGES IN KENYA; CASE OF GILGIL WEIGHBRIDGE STATION.

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INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE BOARDROOM
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Mr. sammuel Gatimu (right) inside the Soils lab conducting experiments to visiting Railways Technical Institute students

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Soils Laboratory
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Soils Laboratory
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The Department of Civil & Construction Engineering also offers Engineering Computer application training services such as Prokon,Autocad,Civil 3D and others..



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Soils Laboratory
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Website updating exercise by web champions from the College of Architecture and Engineering at the Civil Engineering Computer lab on the 21st June,2014  and 22nd june,2014

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SAVANNA CEMENT COMPANY
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Hassan Hussein Hashi presenting his Msc thesis proposal titled;INTEGRATED FLOOD CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF SHABELLE RIVER IN SOMALIA .His was the third and last presentation of the day.



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Civil Engineering Project Room
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 Third year Civil Engineering students on site

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Civil Engineering Project Room
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Fourth term industrial visit to the Crown Paints by third years of 2013/2014 academic year.

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CROWN PAINTS
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Mr.J.Kanyugo, Principal Technologist Department of Civil & Construction Engineering planting a tree during the C.A.E. tree planting day at Ngong Forest on the 31st May 2014

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CROWN PAINTS
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The University of Nairobi (UoN), officially released the performance Contracting results for the years 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 to Colleges and Central Administration Units, during a ceremony held on Wednesday May 14, 2014 at the main campus.

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Main Campus
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Mr.Geoffrey A. Ikobe Precented his Msc.in Civil Engineering Thesis titled: COST EFFECTIVENESS AND CONSTRUCTION OF STRUCTURES FOR WATER STORAGE IN TANATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD at the Msc. Class ,Civil & Construction Engineering Department, on the 13th February,2014.His supervisor is Dr.S.M.Dulo.

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Main Campus
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The College of Architecture and Engineering held a training for all the website champions in the computer lab,civil & construction enginering department.This was for the purposes of increasing capacity and efficiency on website handling review and upgrading for the relevant staff.



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Main Campus
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Main Campus
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Civil & Construction Engineering Department is currently registering new first year students for the accademic year 2014/2015.The exercise runs from 13th January 2014 to 14th January 2014..



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Main Campus
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It was a day of joyous celebration today,23rd August 2013 when 108 graduands from the Department of Civil & Constrution Engineering were conferred with various Degrees (BSc,MSc & one PhD.)during a graduation ceremony presided over by Dr. Joseph B. Wanjui, the Chancellor of the University.



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Prof. S.K.Mwea,Chairman,Civil & Constr. Eng.Dept. (in spectacles) during the meeting with Chinese delegation at the Department.The eleven member team drawn from various industries in Changsha province,China are in the country to seek areas of co-operation with industry and accademia.

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CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECT ROOM
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Mr. Mwangi training High School Students on Robotics and Electronics.

Meet out going fifth year student, Mr. Mwangi Anthony who now owns a company, K-Technics, that Provides Firmware Design and programming in C, and C++ languages and selling of electronic equipment that are used to design academic projects.



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American Wing
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Link to Page: 
http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/auditors-laud-cae-conformity-iso-standards


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American Wing
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Link to Page: 
http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/illuminum-green-houses-0


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American Wing
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The College of Architecture and Engineering Website team, held a sensitization workshop on 16th June 2015, at the Civil Engineering Computer labs. The workshop, which also included practical sessions, was meant to sensitize the team on ways of improving the College's web rankings.



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CIVIL ENGINEERING BLOCK
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Mr. Mutua Paul Wambu, a student in the department of Electrical and Information Engineering defending his Msc. Thesis entitled “Intelligent Multi-coloured Lighting System Design with Fuzzy Logic Controller”.


Supervisor: Prof. J. Mwangi Mbuthia

 



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CIVIL ENGINEERING BLOCK
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A fifth year student, Mr. Maeda Makau has designed a website with the Course/Lecturer Evaluation form online. The Website URL is http://www.uonevaluation.com. The Course Evaluation form is accessible at http://www.uonevaluation.com/course-evaluation/ The notification desired is to ask students of the Electrical Department to do their Course/ lecturer Appraisal before Wednesday 22nd next week. To evaluate a student needs to register. Every submission grants one a chance to be the lucky winner of Ksh 1000 worth of airtime after the end of the evaluation period.

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American Wing
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Results for second year (May – December 2014 Academic Year) will be out tomorrow 26th March 2015 by 9am. Supplementary to be done concurrently with semester exams from April 13th 2015. All students concerned must therefore get their results immediately so as to prepare for supplementary if any.



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American Wing
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Results for 1St Year Exams done January 2015 now out on notice boards. Affected students to take appropriate action.



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American Wing
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The Area Manager for the De Lorenzo Company Mr.  Roland Ruhumuriza visited the department. He toured some of the laboratories within the department and met with the Head of Department Prof. Ouma during his visit.



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American Wing
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Research and development regarding the feasibility of a locally developed Kenya laptop per child solution continues as Nobeah signs a Memorandum of Understanding with University of Nairobi to create internships for the bright young Kenyan engineers who may turn the promise of a thriving industry into reality. This was presided by Chairman of the Department Prof. Ouma.



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American Wing
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As a matter of social responsibility, E.I.E 2014/2015 fifth year students visited Good Samaritan Children's home in Kayole, Nairobi to donate food staff and clothings.

The students organised on their own and the requested the college for the transport throught the department.



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American Wing
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2015/2016 First year students were being taken through orientation by CAE management team.

This is one way in which the new students are being incoporated into the university family. It was a day they itteracted by both the academic members of staff, administrative staff and the student union officials.

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American Wing
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Fifth year student, George Ouma will present his innovation, Auto-Run Cell Phone within the Department tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. This is an opportunity for lecturers and students to share with him ideas that will make his innovation the best during his presentation at Abuja. You are all invited.



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American Wing
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2015/2016 first years reported and started their registration on 15th September, 2014.

The registration exercise started as early as 7.30 am in the morning. The exercise was well organised and the flow was without problems. The students were later ferried to the hall using the College bus.

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American Wing
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School of Engineering, University of Nairobi hosted the celebration of African Engineering week on 4th September, 2014. The function was sponsored by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ministry of Education and Technology, Universiy of Nairobi and National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI).



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American Wing
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On 8th August, 2014, University of Nairobi Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi (Mrs) acompanied by chairman of council Dr. Idle Omar Farah, Vice Chancellor, Prof. George A.O. Magoha and all the top university managers and academic members of staff from the College of Architecture and Engineering.



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American Wing
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The Department and the School of Engineering has recommended the following results for the 2014-2015 Module II applicants.

Successful applicants should check with the department office for their admission letters. Congratulations. Reporting dates are available on the University Of Nairobi Website.



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AMERICAN WING
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AMERICAN WING
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The second and third year students (2013-2014) has completed their fourth term activities which involved the lab work and industrial visits to enhance them with the practical work.

The fourth term was very successful and fruitful and seriously helped in the openning up of the students' minds.



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Longonot sattelite, KPA, Watsila Power station and SOS power plant
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The University of Nairobi (UoN), officially released the performance Contracting results for the years 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 to Colleges and Central Administration Units, during a ceremony held on Wednesday May 14, 2014 at the main campus.



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Main Campus
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The Department of EBE participated on this year's Nairobi Ploughing Competition that was held on 25th July, 2015 at Kanyiriri Farm (CAVS). The event was organised by the Agricultural Society of Kenya. Wilberforce Kipkoech and Eric Kibondori both 3rd year students were among the contestants. Wilberforce emerged 3rd in the disk plough categories.



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KANYARIRI FARM
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The Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Secretariat) organised a joint stakeholders conference in Brussels, Belgium on 7th and 8th July 2015. The aim was "To bring together in a networking event, representatives of granted projects within the three programmes as well as other high level stakeholders in the ACP Group of States tertiary education and research sectors."



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Brussels, Belgium
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The Good News Broadcasting Systems (GBS) interviewed the Chairman, Environmental and Biosystems Engineering, Prof. Ayub N. Gitau and Dr. Muthumbi Waweru (Environmental Specialist) on various issues concerning Solid Waste Management (SWM), on Tuesday, June 30, 2015.



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EBE MAIN CAMPUS CHAIRMAN OFFICE
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EBE MAIN CAMPUS CHAIRMAN OFFICE
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The Departments of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering, MSc. Students presented their progress report to the panel of Department lecturers and post graduate students  on 27th -  28th May, 2015. The presentation topics covered the core thematic areas of the department: Environmental, Processing, power and Machinery, and water.



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MAIN CAMPUS
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The Chairman EBE,  Dean F o A,   and Ministry of Agriculture livestocks and Fisheries met with  BrazAgro Ltd Commercial Director, (Mr. Maina Kariuki) and Senior Technical Sales (Mr. Antony Mwangi) on 27th May, 2015. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss possibiliities of collaborations in students interships and attachments.



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UPPER KABETE DEPARTMENTAL BOARD ROOM
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering 3rd, 4th and 5th year students are currently sitting for their second semester 14/15 final examination. The Examination started on 18th May and will end on 29th May 2015.



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UPPER KABETE
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Engineering Design is the process in which scientific principles and the tools of engineering are used to produce a plan which can be fabricated, installed, commissioned and operated to satisfy a need. Where; Mechanical Engineering Design is the above process as applied to components and systems of a mechanical nature 

Eng. Prof. A. N. Gitau Examining the end product of Hydro- Powered Venn Pump



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UPPER KABETE
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The department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering held an Oral  Examination (Defense) Presentation Final Project  for the 5th year students 2014/ 15 on 8th May, 2015, at Upper Kabete Premises. The project is aimed at solving a particular engineering problem, with the application of Engineering Sciences learnt during the course period.



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UPPER KABETE
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering  together with  the EBE Students Association organised for the  Annual Open Day held on 25th April, 2014  at Upper Kabete Sport Complex. The purpose of the day is bringing together all the EBE students to interact and  have social day.



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UPPER KABETE
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering was represented by Mr. Antony Karimi ( Farm Mechanization Technologist)  in a mission for FACASI PROJECT from 20th to 24th April, 2015 in Bungoma and Laikipia counties in Kenya.

 the 2WT planting with Morrison single row planter



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UPPER KABETE
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The chairman, members of teaching staff and all EBE Students met on 2nd April, 2015 for a brief feedback on accreditation of EBE program by EBK. The students expected the feedback from EBK on March 2015, to which the chairman reported to them that the meeting was postponed to April 2015.

 



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Upper Kabete Premises
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering held Technical Staff Meeting on 26th march 2015 at Upper Kabete, Conference Room. The department chairman Eng. Prof. Ayub N. Gitau was In-Attendance. He highlighted on the following; promotion, Punctuality, Work Environment, University Webometric ranking and Labs Timetables.



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Upper Kabete
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The department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering held an Oral Defense Seminar Examination (proposal presentation) for the 5th year students 2014/ 15 on 13th March, 2015, at upper Kabete premises.              



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UPPER KABETE
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Dr. Mwenje High School students paid a visit to the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering on 6th February, 2015. The students were welcomed by chief Technologist, Mr. G. E. Chweya on behalf of the Department Chairman. The aim of the visit was to learn practically how to operate agricultural farm machineries.  

 



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UPPER KABETE PREMISES
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The Energy Agro Food team held a conference from 22nd to 26th February 2015 at Sokoine University, Morogoro - Tanzania. The aim was to develop the new teaching modules and internship programme in four Africa universities. The Department was represented by Eng. Prof. Gitau and Mr. Chweya See Photos 



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Sokoine University, Tanzania Africa
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The UNESCO Water Harvesting Project Team was in Rombo. The two day event included conducting group training for Trainers of Trainers (ToT), Artisans (for water tank construction) and two of the participating groups (Engong’ee Rombo and New Jerusalem Women Groups)



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Sokoine University, Tanzania Africa
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering hosted 200 students from Kenyatta University on 2nd and 3rd of February, 2014.  see photos



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upper kabete premises
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UNESCO and University of Nairobi water harvesting project team visited Rombo Division, Oloitokitok Sub County, Kajiado County on 28thJanuary to give community members the results of a research carried out on water harvesting. See Photos 



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ROMBO DIVISION, KAJIODO COUNTY
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The UNESCO/UNI TWIN, in collaboration with College of Architecture and Engineering (UON), hosted a UN Joint programme on 26th January 2015 to Film and Interview the beneficiaries of the Water Harvesting Project in Tulimani Location, Makueni County. See Photos 



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Makueni County
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The University of Nairobi being  an ISO 9001 : 2000 certified and World-Class University has embraced modern techonologies as one method of teaching. Click to see Photos



Location
Upper Kabete
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering 4th and 5th year students met with nine guest students from University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA for an interactive session on 15th January, 2015. They were welcomed by the chairman Eng. Prof. Gitau and Mr. A. K. Inima. click to see photos 



Location
Upper kabete Premises
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As part of the planned activities for the Energy-Agro-Food Synergies Project, the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering was represented by two senior lecturers namely: Eng.Dr. Ayub Gitau and Eng. Dr. Duncan Onyango Mbuge at University of Pavia, Italy

A group photo of the project Stakeholders



Location
Upper kabete Premises
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Eng. Joackim Mutua lecturer in the Department of Environmental & Biosytsems Engineering presented his PHD proposal defence seminar on 3rd November, 2014 at Upper Kabete. The research title "Characterization of the Quality of Long Grain Rice during Milling Using the Descrete Element Method." 

Eng. J. Mutua presenting to the audience his PHD proposal defence 



Location
Upper Kabete Premises
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The Department of EBE participated on this year's Nairobi Ploughing Competition that was held on 25th October, 2014 at Kanyiriri Farm (CAVS). The event was organised by the Agricultural Society of Kenya. 



Location
Kanyiriri Farm (CAVS)
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The Environmental and Biosystems Engineering Students Association met with the Dean School of Engineering Prof. Patts Odira and the Chairman EBE Eng. Dr. A. N. Gitau on 31st October, 2014 at Upper Kabete. See Photos



Location
UPPER KABETE
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The Chairman Eng. Dr. Gitau and Chief Technologist Mr. Chweya met with CAE Internal Auditors Mr. Githinji and Mr. Kiilu on 3oth October, 2014 at Chairman's office Main Campus.

going through the Audit report



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Main Campus
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John Ndisya and Angela Hiuhu, MSc. students EBE, conducted field trials of various tillage equipments in the University of Nairobi Field Station.

Ms. Angela, Mr Macharia and Mr. Wahome adjusting the oxen mouldboard plough



Location
Upper Kabete
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Kennedy Wandera Makudiuh Msc. Student EBE carried out test on his project titled: "Rake Angle Effect on the Draft Power Requirement for Conservation Tillage Tools"



Location
Upper Kabete
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Ms. McKee, (Right) Chairman EBE and Chief technologist during the meeting.



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Main Campus
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering received CAE Internal Auditors Mr. G. Githinji and Mr. S. Kiilu on 7th October, 2014. See Photos



Location
UPPER KABETE
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The department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering, University of Nairobi launched a new project funded under ERAFRICA during a meeting held on 6th October 2014 at chairman’s office Main Campus. See Photos



Location
Chairman's office,Main Campus
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The department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering held a Technical Staff  meeting on 3oth September, 2014 at Upper Kabete Campus.The Chairman Eng. Dr. A. N. Gitau was in-attendance. See photos



Location
Upper Kabete Premises
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The Environmental and Biosystems Engineering Students Association (EBESA) in conjunction with the department organized an  academic trip to Mombasa, from 25th to 28th September, 2014. see photos



Location
mombasa
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The School of Engineeering organised for an AutoCAD talk on 24th September 2014, at 10.00 Am to 11. 00 Am. The presenter was Paniel Mwaura and the theme was to "UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL." see photos

Paniel giving a talk to the audience

 



Location
civil engineering computer lab
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The principal College of Architecture and Engineering, Eng. Prof. B. N. K. Njoroge addressed first year on 17th September 2014 at Main Campus 9.00 to 10. 00 Am see photos

 



Location
civil engineering computer lab
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The department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering organised a training on LABVIEW for three days from 10th to 12th September, 2014. The trainer was Ms. Shruti Vasudev from Sheffield University, UK representing National Instruments Company manufactures .see photos



Location
civil engineering computer lab
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College of Architecture & Engineering expanded CMB retreat was held at Pangoni Beach Resort, Mombasa from 3rd to 6th September, 2014



Location
civil engineering computer lab
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering participated in the Africa Engineering Week on 4th September 2014. The event was organized by UNESCO, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI) and the School of Engineering, University of Nairobi.



Location
School of Engineering
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Silvia Chindemi and Federica Borriello from Politecnico di Milano (Italy) visited the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering on Wednesday 13th August 2014.

Silvia Chindemi and Federica Borriello during a meeting with Eng. Dr. Gitau and G. E. Chweya.



Location
EBE Main Campus
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The University of Nairobi Chancellor Dr. Vijoo Rattansi paid a visit to the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering on 5th of August 2014.



Location
EBE Main Campus
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering organized an Academic trip to Kajiado and Ngong’ Hills on 25th July, 2014.

Dr. M. Gichaba with EBE students during the visits.



Location
Kajiado and Ngong’ Hills
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No words could capture the joyous feelings in the hearts of Mr. and Mrs. Waithaka when they visited the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering on 1st August 2014.   

Mr. and Mrs. Waithaka having a word with Dr. Gitau during the visit



Location
Kajiado and Ngong’ Hills
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Experts from different fields related to Post Harvest Technologies and Seed Management attended SEMIs curriculum review workshop between 2nd and 6th July 2014 at Great Rift Valley Lodge.



Location
Great Rift Valley Lodge - Naivasha
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The Nation Media Group Team visited the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering on 2nd July 2014 to follow up on the progress of Brian Owenga.



Location
Great Rift Valley Lodge - Naivasha
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Participants Group Photo



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Great Rift Valley Lodge - Naivasha
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Postgraduate students in the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering presented their study progress on Saturday 24th May 2014.

Group photo: MSc. Students and their Supervisors

The event was held at the Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology Conference room.



Location
Main Campus
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The school of Engineering organized ISO QMS sensitization workshop for its student leaders  on 11th March 2014.  Eng. Dr. A. N. Gitau, an Internal QMS auditor in the University of Nairobi was the resource person during the workshop.



Location
American Wing Room 406
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The Departments of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Nutrition and Technology in the University of Nairobi organized a one day conference with stakeholders in the Energy–Agro-food sector.



Location
Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology conference room
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The Departments of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Nutrition and Technology in the University of Nairobi concluded a one day workshop on Energy–Agro-food Synergies in Africa: New Educational Models for Universities- with a focus on food security.



Location
INST Conference room
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EBE students visit to Hell's Gate on an academic trip



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INST Conference room
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The Chairman and the Chief Technologist met with EBE Technical staff on 1st October 2013 at the departmental Conference room at Upper Kabete Campus.

Environmental and Biosystems Engineering Technical Staff in a Meeting With the Chairman and the Chief Technologist



Location
Upper Kabete
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The Chairman and the Chief Technologist met with EBESA Team on 18th September 2013 at Chairmans' office, Main Campus.

Environmental and Biosystems Engineering Students Association (EBESA) team in a Meeting With the Chairman and the Chief Technologist.



Location
Main Campus
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A dissemination workshop on Water Harvesting For Sustainable Environment, Food Security and Community Development in Kenya; the case study of Mbooni West District, Makueni county was held at the Council Chambers at the University of Nairobi.

Participants follow the proceedings during the workshop



Location
Council Chambers, University of Nairobi
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Environmental and Biosystems Engineering students visited Lesiolo Grain Handlers (in Nakuru) during the on going fourth term.



Location
Council Chambers, University of Nairobi
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Environmental and Biosystems engineering students visited Small World Conservation Tillage Center (in Machakos) during the on going fourth term.  The students were taken through the best practises on Conservation Agriculture.

Conservation tillage using direct seeding implements



Location
Council Chambers, University of Nairobi
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The Department of Geospatial and Space Technology held the 2015 Geospatial Engineering Camp from the 29/04/2015 to 13/05/2015 at the University of Nairobi’s Kibwezi Field Station.



Location
University of Nairobi Field Sation, Kibwezi
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University of Nairobi Field Sation, Kibwezi
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University of Nairobi Field Sation, Kibwezi
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Geospatial Engineering Students Association, GESA, in conjunction with the Department of Geospatial and Space Technology holds Send-off Dinner for the class of 2010-2015.



Location
Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi
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The Department of Geospatial and Space Technology held the Final 5th Year Project Presentation on 24/04/2015.



Location
American Wing Building, Room AW404,Main Campus, Nairobi
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The College of Architecture and Engineering Website team, held a sensitization workshop on 16th June 2015, at the Civil Engineering Computer labs. The workshop, which also included practical sessions, was meant to sensitize the team on ways of improving the College's web rankings.



Location
American Wing Building, Room AW404,Main Campus, Nairobi
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Geospatial & Space Technology Department holds Inaugural Photogrammetry & GIS Training for Technical University of Mombasa’s 3rd Year Civil Engineering students from 17/03/2015 to 19/03/2015 in its Photogrammetry and GIS Labs.



Location
Photogrammetry Lab, Rm E115 and GIS Lab, Rm AW408, Main Campus, Nairobi
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The Department of Geospatial and Space Technology holds  Inaugural 2nd Year, 4th Term Presentation on 06/03/2015.

Ms. Mundia Elizabeth, presenting on behalf of her group members

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Location
American Wing Building, lecture Theatre AW404
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The Department of Geospatial and Space Technology held Preliminary MSc Project Presentation on 05/03/2015 and 06/03/2015.

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Location
American Wing Building, Lecture Theatre AW404, AW408
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The Geospatial Engineering Students Association, GESA, in conjunction with the Department of Geospatial and Space Technology holds Career Talk / Presentation.  

Presentation by An ESRI Eastern Africa Representative

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Location
American Wing Building, Room AW406
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The Geospatial Engineering Students Association, in conjunction with the Department of Geospatial and Space Technology organized an industrial visit to the Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development, RCMRD, at their official premises, Nairobi.

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Location
Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development, Nairobi
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Mr. Matara S. M. of the Department of Geospatial and Space Technology made a Presentation on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS): An Overview to members of staff and Geospatial Engineering students.



Location
Lecture Theatre AW404, American Wing Building, Main Campus, Nairobi
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Staff of the department of Geospatial and Space Technology treated themselves to a dinner at United Kenya Club. It is an annual activity that staff undertake to encourage bonding amongst themselves.

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Location
United Kenya Club, Nairobi
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The Department of Geospatial and Space Technology held a joint meeting between  the staff and students.



Location
Main Campus, Lecture Theatre AW201
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Geospatial & Space Technology Department and Geospatial Engineering Students Association (GESA) holds GIS Day on 19/11/14 at Lecture Theatre E001, Main Campus, University of Nairobi



Location
Lecture Theatre E001, Main Campus, University of Nairobi
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Geospatial & Space Technology department hosts girls from different schools participating in the Scientific Camp of Excellence: Mentoring Girls In Stem For A Secure Sustainable Future.



Location
Main campus, Nairobi
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CHEK OUT THE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING- UoN DOCUMENTARY

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Location
Main Campus, Nairobi
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The department of Geospatial & Space Technology  and  Geospatial Engineering Students Association,GESA, organized an industrial visit to Ramani 

Students being taken through digital image processing procedures at Ramani Geosystems

 



Location
Wilson Airport, Nairobi
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NOKIA HERE Maps presented a Mapping Forum Talk to Geospatial and Space Technology students.

Mr. Wasike from NOKIA HERE Maps during the talk

Mr. Wasike, an alumni, demonstrated how NOKIA's HERE Maps allows the smartest way of travelling across town with fast, offline maps in over 135 countries, so that one can find their way even without a data connection.



Location
Lecture Room AW404, American Wing Building, Main Campus
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The Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering, Eng. Prof. B. N. K. Njoroge addressed the 2015/2016 first years during the Orientation Week, on 17th September, 2014 at the E001 Lecture Theatre, Main Campus. View photos



Location
E001 Lecture Theatre
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Staff from the department of Geospatial and Space Technonology attended  a three day LABVIEW training  organized by the department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering from 10-12th September, 2014, held at the Main Campus. The trainer was Ms. Shruti Vasudev from Sheffield University, UK representing National Instruments Company manufactures.



Location
E001 Lecture Theatre
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Geospatial & Space Technology Department participates in Africa Engineering Week held on 4th September, 2014, at the Main Campus, University of Nairobi.

Participants at the Africa Engineering Week in group photo outside CCE Block



Location
School of Engineering, Main Campus, UoN
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The 7th FASU, 2014 Mascot. The event aims to project Kenya as a pillar of sports in Africa

The 7th Federation of African University Games (FASU) 2014 have been officially launched. The launching was done at the University of Nairobi’s Chancellor’s Court.  



Location
CHANCELLOR'S COURT
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The Chairman, Geospatial and Space Technology dept. Dr. -Ing Sammy M. Musyoka hosted visitors from the Department of Economics, University of Oxford, UK



Location
AW310, Main Campus, Nairobi
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Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KOTDA) CEO, Dr. Catherine Adeya, with Dr. -Ing S. M. Musyoka, right, Chairman, Department of Geospatial and Space Technology (Consultant), addressing  members of the press at the Konza Techno City site

The Department Of Geospatial and Space Technology is currently undertaking the Konza Technopolis Cadastral Survey Project as a mainstream consultancy.



Location
Konza Techno City
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The University of Nairobi has noted that there is a message trending on social media, purportedly from the Vice-Chancellor’s desk, advising second year students on opening dates.

 

The University wishes to state that this message is not from the University.  The position of the University is that the status quo has not changed, and second year students should wait for official communication on the opening dates which will be made through the mainstream media as has always been the practice.

 



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The University of Nairobi has noted that there is a message trending on social media, purportedly from the Vice-Chancellor’s desk, advising second year students on opening dates.

 

The University wishes to state that this message is not from the University.  The position of the University is that the status quo has not changed, and second year students should wait for official communication on the opening dates which will be made through the mainstream media as has always been the practice.

 



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The University of Nairobi has noted that there is a message trending on social media, purportedly from the Vice-Chancellor’s desk, advising second year students on opening dates.

 

The University wishes to state that this message is not from the University.  The position of the University is that the status quo has not changed, and second year students should wait for official communication on the opening dates which will be made through the mainstream media as has always been the practice.

 



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