We are happy to announce The 5th International Engineering Conference 2023 hosted by the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Nairobi (UoN) under the theme:  Harnessing Research in Engineering for Resilience and Sustainability.

Conference Dates: 23rd – 27th October 2023

Conference Purpose: The Engineering Conference 2023 provides an international forum for reporting progress and recent developments in research activities in the universities and industries.

EC2023 aims to achieve the following:

1. Propel research output towards promoting community resilience in various sectors of the economy.

2. Bring together researchers, innovators, industry, entrepreneurs, and students both local and international in the fields of Engineering to share knowledge and experiences on topics that are timely and reflect the latest scientific advances in the areas covering the following sub-themes:

Conference Sub-themes

1. Harnessing Engineering Research for sustainability in Biological Production Systems including: Agricultural food processing and structures, value addition, Irrigation, water resources and environmental management and control, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Energy systems.

2. Harnessing Research in Geospatial Engineering and Space Technology including Cadastral Systems and Land Management, Land Cover and Land Use Change, Agriculture and Food Security, Blue Economy and Biodiversity Conservation, Innovations, and Data.

3. Harnessing Research in Civil Engineering.

4. Harnessing Research in Mechanical, Manufacturing and Mechatronic Engineering for industrialization and sustainable development systems including: Recycling and repurposing of Materials, Alloys Development and Optimization, Materials modelling, Machine structures & Optimization, and Structural analysis, Automotive structure Modelling, Robotics and Intelligence, Emerging Manufacturing technologies, Modelling and Simulation of Renewable Energy Systems, Pollution and Combustion, Energy Conversion Systems, Flow Processes Optimization, Solar Thermal Systems, Heat Exchangers, Mining Processes and Equipment Optimization.

5. Harnessing Research in Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering and Nuclear Science.

Paper Registration Competition:

To encourage more UoN students and researchers to present their valuable research results in EC2023, the committee will endeavour to sponsor the first 20 papers that will be submitted and accepted through eng_conf@uonbi.ac.ke

Registration Fees (2 days):

Undergraduate students Ksh. 500/=

Postgraduate Students Ksh 1,000/=

Other participants Ksh. 2500 International participants USD 100 Exhibitors USD 200

We look forward to seeing you at Engineering Conference 2023 to deliberate on development opportunities out of our research activities. For more information,


Dr. John P.O Obiero, EC2023 Committee Chair & Co-ordinator, Environmental, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering. Email: jobiero@uonbi.ac.ke

Prof. J.B.K. Kiema (Co-ordinator, Geospatial Engineering) Email: jbkkiema@uonbi.ac.ke

Prof. Siphila W. Mumenya (Coordinator, Civil Engineering) Email: wsiphila@uonbi.ac.ke

Dr. Reuben M. Kivindu (Co-ordinator, Mechanical Engineering) Email: rkivindu@uonbi.ac.ke

Dr. Davies Segera (Co-ordinator, Electrical Engineering) Email: davies.segera@uonbi.ac.ke

Mr. Michael Mangala (Coordinator, Nuclear Science) Email: michael.mangala@uonbi.ac.ke

Conference Timelines Important dates:

● Abstract Submission Deadline: 25th August 2023.

● Review of abstracts: 15th July – 30th August 2023

● Notification of Abstract acceptance: 23rd July – 31st August 23.

● Full paper submission: 31st August – 30th September 2023

● Paper acceptance notification deadline: 15th October, 2023

● Registration for presenters: 1st September – 13th October 2023

● Papers ready for publication deadline: 15th October, 2023

● Conference dates: 26th - 27th October, 2023

Author Guidelines Paper Submission Guidelines:

Paper Title……………….. Author(s), Affiliation, email address The paper needs to be structured as follows:

● Introduction: This section should have 1-2 sentences that introduce the subject matter being addressed in the paper

● Research Problem/Purpose: State the purpose of the study or paper to be submitted containing 1-2 sentences.

● Rationale: This section should contain 1-3 sentences that clearly indicate the issue of interest/scientific question of the study and its importance, theoretical, conceptual, policy, and institutional frameworks points can also be declared here.

● Methodology/Methods/Research Approach: This section should contain sufficient information to be able to understand the research design, sampling design analytical techniques, and the statistical techniques applied/used in the study.

● Results/Findings and Originality: This section should address key/main findings supported by empirical/objective data to answer the scientific question(s).

● Conclusions or recommendations: This section should provide only conclusions of the study directly supported by the results. The recommendations should also be drawn from the conclusions, avoiding speculation and over-generalization.

● Reference List Other Guidelines:

1. The paper should be in English Language

2. The paper should not exceed SIX (6) pages including abstract title and authors details Relevant references (6-20)