Message from the dean

The University of Nairobi, School of Engineering (SOE) is the premier Engineering Institution in Kenya and the region and it is known for excellence in engineering education. Established in 1956, the School of Engineering has grown to a student enrolment of over 2,500 undergraduates who pursue programs accredited by the professional bodies in five departments leading to the award of Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biosystems Engineering and Geospatial Engineering. The School has started the process of establishing a new department of Petroleum Engineering to produce graduates with relevant skills to take advantage of the recent discovery of commercial quantities of hydrocarbons in Kenya and the East Africa region.