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.
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.
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.
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
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)
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.
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.
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..
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
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Prof. Francis Gichaga ,former VC UoN (left) and Prof. Sixtus Mwea (Chair dept. Civil & Construction Engineering) were taken through training on the E-learning platform by Jerusha Kimani (ICT).This is to enable them use the system to enhance teaching and content delivery to their students at the department.
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.
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.
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..
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The department was visited by staff from KDF, Engineering Institute on a fact finding mission regarding our labs, running of the labs and the equipments. They are planning to have a change in the way they conduct their training and even see a possible way of collaborating with one of the institutions around in the field of Engineering.
EIE staff, Mr. Tom Oloo, Mr. Bonface Munyole and Ms Celestine Kavindu visited Elettronica Veneta Company, Italy to assess and sample test the equipment being purchased through MOEST/ADB projects.
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.
Exam results for academic year 2013/2014 has been released today. Students, parents and guardians can visit the department for detailed information regarding the results.Heartiest congratulations to those who have passed there exams, and all the best in your academic life.
United Nation University (UNU) which is administering Japanese Ministry of Education program to encourage Japanese graduate students to conduct field research in Africa as per Japanese government’s scheme to develop closer relations with Africa, send one of their students to Kenya to carry out a research.
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.
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.
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.
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
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)
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering organized a seminar on “CONSERVATION AGRICULTURE” on 25th June 2014 at Upper Kabete Premises. The speaker was Freddy Van Hulst, PHD Student from Natural Resources Institute (NRI) University of Greenwich United Kingdom. view photos here
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. View Photos
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.
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.
The department of Environmental and Biosystem Engineering held a final year
Engineering Project oral examination defense on 3rd April 2014, at upper
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
The department of Geospatial & Space Technology and Geospatial Engineering Students Association,GESA, organized an industrial visit to Ramani
NOKIA HERE Maps presented a Mapping Forum Talk to Geospatial and Space Technology students.
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.
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.
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
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.
The Chairman, Geospatial and Space Technology dept. Dr. -Ing Sammy M. Musyoka hosted visitors from the Department of Economics, University of Oxford, UK
The Department Of Geospatial and Space Technology is currently undertaking the Konza Technopolis Cadastral Survey Project as a mainstream consultancy.
The Department of Geospatial and Space Technology held the Geospatial Engineering Camp, a mandatory field unit of the Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Engineering Program at Kibwezi, Makueni County from 16/05/14 to 30/05/14
TUM Students using the Hydraulics Lab.
Technical University of Mombasa students are currently on a practical training in CAE. The trainings begun on Thursday, March 19, 2015 and is expected to last for a duration of one week. The two labs being utilized for the exercises are the hydraulics and Photogrammetry labs.
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
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.
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.
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.
The demonstrations carried out included the hardness and the impact tests. These tests are vital in their course unit of Dental Materials.
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.
(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.
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).
Chairman, Geospatial and Space Technology dept. Dr. -Ing Sammy M. Musyoka hosted visitors from the Department of Economics, University of Oxford, UK http://geospatial.uonbi.ac.ke/node/1263
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
The 2013/2014 academic year mechanical Students have been engaged in fourth term activities running from 2/6/2014 to 19/7/2014 that gives them practicle hands on experiences in the various work-shop stations and includes industrial visits to different Engineering firms to expose them to real life experiences.
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.
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.
844 Building (cavs)
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