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Engineering Students Association members visited Good Samaritan Children's Home, in Mathare, for community outreach on 22nd February, 2014.



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Taifa Hall
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Derek Bbanga, a prominent Public Image consultant, speaks to Engineering students on professional presentation and first impressions in preperation for professional interactions in their careers outside of student life. Click to view photos and here for videos on the talk.



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Civil Engineering Lecture Theater
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The Dean, Prof. Odira together with Prof. Ochanda, Director Centre for Bio Technology and Bio Informatics welcome officials from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology on 17th January 2014 during their visit to the school to share information on their programmes and encourage both students and academic members to apply for these programs. Click to view photos.



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Civil Engineering Lecture Theater
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College of Architecture and Engineering Staff were taken through a sensitization session on service provision to persons with disabilities.The exercise took place at the Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre on the 5th March,2014.



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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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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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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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              Members of staff joined together at an end of year party organised by the Civil Engineering Staff Welfare Committee on the 27th December,2013.The event is usually organised at the end of every accadamic year for all members of staff in the Civil & Construction Engineering Department.Click here to view Photos



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Following student protests that were occasioned in the previous week, the Continuing end of semester Examinations have been put off untill further notice..



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1st sem. exams for 2nd - 5th yrs started on the 9th Dec. 2013 and will end on the 20th Dec2013.For 1st yrs its 2nd sem.over the same period.
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Prof. Njoroge giving the opening remarks during the lecture.



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Prof.S.K.Mwea presents a certificate to one of the students during the event.

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Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre
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Some of the students who attended the WEGSA career talk to female students and staff organised and conducted by Dr.Siphila Mumenya at the Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre



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Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre
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Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi
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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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Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi
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Dr.John Nyiro Mwero is joined in a group photo shortly after celebrations for his PhD.gradution by fellow members of the accademic staff led by Prof.S.K.Mwea (second right)Chairman Department of Civil & Construction Engineering.Others are from left Mrs.Wokabi,Dr.Osano, Dr.Mumenya and Mr. Maimba



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Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi
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College of Architecture & Engineering (CAE) held a mini-launch of the Rapid Results Initiative (RRI) 
Sensitization on the Role of the UoN in the Implementation of the Constitution of Kenya on 22nd August 
2013 from 2p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Civil Engineering Lecture Theater (CELT).



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Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre
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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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Environmental and Biosystems Engineering 4th year students had the mechanical design presentation on 8th April 2014.

The design project involves a study of the application of the general principles, empiricism of mechanics of solids to the creative design of mechanical equipment, product development, management and economics. This unit is examinable by coursework.



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The department of Environmental and Biosystem Engineering held a final year

Engineering Project oral examination defense on 3rd April 2014, at upper

Kabete premises.

 



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The University of Nairobi Organized 12th Internal Quality Audit exercises in all its colleges from 26th to 28th March, 2014. The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering received internal auditors Mr. Waititwa B, CBPS (Lead Auditor) and Mr. J. Nguyo, CHS (Auditor) on 28th March 2014.



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UPPER KABETE PREMISES
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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.



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American Wing Room 406
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The department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering held a career talk for 4th year and 5th year students on 11/3/2014 at Upper Kabete Premises. The speaker was Dr. Ruchathi Mwaniki an alumni of the department. Dr. Mwaniki is a research and publications manager at the National Environment Trust Fund – Green Innovation Award (NETFUND – GIA)



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Upper Kabete Campus
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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.



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Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology conference room
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The department of Environmental & Biosystems Engineering together with Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology organized a talk on "FOOD CRISIS, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES" on 3rd March, 2014. The presenter was Prof. Maria Sassi, Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of Pavia, Italy

Prof. Maria Sassi talking to the audience



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8-4-4 building lecture theatre, CAV
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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.



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INST Conference room
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The department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering held a Technical Staff  meeting on 18th February, 2014 at Upper Kabete Campus.The Chairman Eng. Dr. A. N. Gitau was in-attendance.



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INST Conference room
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The department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering alongside its Students Association team organised an Academic trip to Mt. Longonot, Naivasha on 8th February,2014.

The purpose of the trip was to expose the students to the practical aspects in:Earth Science, Geotechnical Engineering, Soil & Water Conservation, Hydrology and Water Resources



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Mt. Longonot, Naivasha
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering Academic Staffs held their Departmental meeting
 on 24th January, 2014 at Upper Kabete Vetlab Golf Club. The dean School of Engineering,  
Prof. Odira was In-Attendance.



The Agenda to the meeting were:

1. EBE Undergraduate Curriculum
	

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Upper Kabete
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The Chairman (Eng. Dr. Ayub N. Gitau) and staff of the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering addressed the first year students on 22nd January 2014 from 2.00 p. m.



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EBE Upper Kabete Premises
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Dr. A. N. Gitau attended the Energy – Agro-food Synergies in Africa Kick-off Meeting (KoM) which was the first plenary meeting involving all the partners.

University of Nairobi Team  Follow the proceedings during the Kick- off meeting



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University of Bologna, Italy
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The Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering has received 40 new students who sat their KCSE examinations in 2012 for the 2014/2015 Academic Year.



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Main Campus
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In its undertaking of keeping track on fifth year project writing, the department of Environmental & Biosystem Engineering held the first 5th year Oral Seminar Presentations to a panel of examiners on 5th December 2013 at Upper Kabete.



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UPPER KABETE
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Environmental and Biosystem’s Engineering Students Association (EBESA) organized a career talk that was held on 29th November 2013 at Upper-Kabete Campus.The theme was “Empowering the student engineer to leverage their skills and maximize their knowledge to become Creative, Innovative andGlobal Ready Professionals/ Engineers”.



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UPPER KABETE
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The department of Environmental & Biosystems Engineering through Students Association held its Sports Day on 16th November, 2013 at the Sports Complex, Upper Kabete Campus.

The EBESA Trophies



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Upper Kabete Sports Complex
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Jacaranda Hotel, Nairobi - Kenya
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The department of Envirionmental and Biosystems Engineering through  Environmental and Biosystems Engineering Student’s Association (EBESA) organized a visit to Happy Life Children’s home in Ruaraka. The main aim of this visit was to give back to the community through volunteering and community service.



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ruaraka
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EBE students visit to Hell's Gate on an academic trip



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ruaraka
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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



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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.



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Main Campus
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Main Campus
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National Instruments held a developer Seminar in the Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology on 16th August 2013. Staff and students from the School of Engineering  attended  the one day seminar.



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Taifa Hall
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Eng. Dr. A. N. Gitau attended the Small Grants Programme evaluation organised by UNDP at the Naromoru Lodge from 14th to 17th August 2013



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Naromuru Lodge
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Eng. Dr. A. N. Gitau at a stakeholders roundtable on  Irrigation, food and nutrition security. 



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KIPPRA Boardroom
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The Department is in the process of initiating Collaboration with Kenya Network for Dissemination of Agricultural Technologies (KENDAT) in all aspects of Conservation Agriculture Value Chains, Renewable Energy and Animal Power.



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KIPPRA Boardroom
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Power outage at the School of Engineering where the Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering is located will be a thing of the past thanks to a Standby Power Generator that was handed over to the School on 25th July 2013

 



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School of Engineering, Behind American Wing
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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



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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.



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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



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Council Chambers, University of Nairobi
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Environmental and Biosystems Engineering students completed a one week AutoCAD training during the ongoing fourth term.

One of the groups during AutoCAD Training Session at EBE Computer Lab.



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EBE Upper Kabete Premises
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The students visited Haco Tiger brands Limited on 11th June 2013 in the ongoing fourth term.

Students at the Bic and Plastics plant



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Kasarani
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WHENFS project researchers led by Eng. Dr. A. N. Gitau visited Kitui west constituency for site  identification and met with District Commisioners, District Agricurtural Officers and District Water Officers from  Kitui West, Matinyani and Lower Yatta Districts.



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Kitui West
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The Geospatial Engineering Students Association (GESA) held their annual Sports Day on Saturday 01-03-2014 at the UoN Sports Grounds from 8:30am. Teams participated in events such as football, athletics, sack race, etc. The winning teams were awarded trophies and certificates. The event closed later on in the evening with winners and the rest of the participants being entertained with refreshments.



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University of Nairobi Sports grounds
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Google ambassadors representives from University of Nairobi (UoN), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and Kenyatta University(KU) pose for a photo at the Google Africa Connected winners event at Taifa hall



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Taifa Hall
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Google ambassadors representives from University of Nairobi (UoN), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and Kenyatta University(KU) pose for a photo at the Google Africa Connected winners event at Taifa hall



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Taifa Hall
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Workshop orgnised by Engineers Board of Kenya on Policy, Guidelines and Internship Programm for Graduate Engineers.



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Mechanical
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Mechanical
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