Faculty Profiles

  1. Dr. Peter Wanjohi
  2. Dr. Jeremiah Kinyanjui
  3. Dr. Geoffrey Muthoka
  4. Dr. Andrea Otwande
  5. Dr. Agatha Wagutu
  6. Dr. Mariah Onditi
  7. Dr. Jotham Wasike
  8. Dr. James Mwikya
  9. Dr. Paul Njenga Waithaka
  10. Dr. Dickson Kinyua
  11. Dr. Joseph Muna
  12. Dr. Victor Muthama Musau
  13. Dr. Bridget K. Mutuma
  14. Dr. Josphat Karani
  15. Mr. Joseph Karomo
  16. Mr. Harun Gitonga
  17. Mr. Lucas Macharia
  18. Mr. Anthony Muthondu
  19. Mr. Zachary Kirori
  20. Mr. Martin Miano
  21. Ms. Rose Munyao
  22. Mr. Ephantus Mwangi
  23. Mr. Martin Kithinji
  24. Mr. Edwin Ireri
  25. Ms. Catherine Mukunga
  26. Ms. Caroline Muthoni Kamotho

Profile

Name: Dr. Peter Wanjohi

Qualifications

  • PhD-Applied Mathematics, University of Nairobi, 2018
  • MSc.-Applied Mathematics, Kenyatta University, 2004
  • BEd(Science)-Kenyatta University, 1990

Research Interests

  • Space geometry

Publications

  1. Njori P. W., Moindi S. K., Pokhariyal G. P.:A study on W8 - Curvature Tensors in Generalized Sasakian Space Forms. International Journal of Innovation in Science and
    Mathematics (IJSM). Volume 9, Issue 2, ISSN (Online): 2347–9051 (2021)
  2. Njori P. W., Moindi S. K., Pokhariyal G. P.: A study On W6 - Curvature Tensors and W8 - Curvature Tensors in Kenmotsu manifolds admitting semi-symmetric metric
    connection. International Journal of Statistics and Applied Mathematics (IJSAM) ; 6(2): 01-05 2021
  3. Njori P. W., Moindi S. K,.,A study on W8 - Curvature Tensors in K-contacts Manifolds. Pioneer Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical sciences (PJMMS) (2021)
  4. Njori P. W., Moindi S. K,.,A Study on irrotational and Conservative W8 - Curvature Tensor on K-Contact Manifolds Admitting Semisymmetric Metric
    Connection. Pioneer Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical science (PJMMS), (2020)
  5. Njori P. W., Moindi S. K,: A study On W8 - Curvature Tensors in Trans-Sasakian manifolds. Pioneer Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical sciences (PJMMS) (2018)
  6. Njori P. W., Moindi S. K., Pokhariyal G. P.:A study on W8 - Curvature Tensors in Sasakian Manifolds. Pioneer Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical sciences, Volume 20, Issue 1, Pages 1-11 (2017)
  7. Njori P. W., Moindi S. K., Pokhariyal G. P.:A study on W8 - Curvature Tensors in LP-Sasakian Manifolds. Pioneer Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical sciences, Volume 19, Issue 2, Pages 65-75 (2017)

Profile

Name: Dr. Jeremiah Kinyanjui

Qualifications

  • PhD-Pure Mathematics, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, 2019
  • MSc.-Pure Mathematics, Kenyatta University, 2004
  • BED(Science), Maseno University, 2006

Research Interests

Publications


Profile

Name: Dr. Geoffrey Muthoka

Qualifications

  • Ph.D Pure Mathematics, Kenyatta University, 2020
  • Msc. Pure Mathematics, Kenyatta University, 2014
  • BED. Science, Kenyatta University, 2011

Research Interests

Algebra

Publications

  1. Geoffrey Muthoka, Ireri Kamuti, Mutie Kavila (2019) Derivation of the cycle index formulas of the Affine Square(q) group action on GF(q) International Journal of algebra, Hikari Vol. 13 No. 7; 307-314
  2. Geoffrey Muthoka, Ireri Kamuti, Mutie Kavila (2019) Derivation of the cycle index formulas of the Affine(p) group as a semi direct product of the cyclic groups C_p and C_(p-1) ℤ𝟏𝟑 International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology Vol. 6 No. 3; 63-68
  3. Lao Hussein, Benard Kivunge, Patrick Kimani, Geoffrey Muthoka (2018) The Number of Cyclotomic Cosets and Cyclic Codes over  ℤ𝟏𝟑 International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology  Vol. 5 No. 6; 58-68
  4. Geoffrey Muthoka (2017) Derivation of Cycle Index Formulas for Dihedral Group Acting on Unordered Triples. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  6: 33-35.
  5. Geoffrey Muthoka, Ireri Kamuti, Patrick Kimani, Lao Hussein. (2016) Cycle Index Formulas for Dn Acting on Ordered Pairs. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  5: 1980-1983.
  6. Lao H.,Kivunge B., Muthoka G. and Kimani P.M. (2015).Enumeration of Cyclic Codes Over GF(17).Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology 2:103-111.
  7. Kimani P., Rimberia J., Muthoka G. and Lao H.(2015).Application of Marks to Computation of Ranks and Subdegrees of the Symmetric Group Acting on Ordered 4-element and on Ordered 5-element subsets.Journal of Mathematical Theory and Modeling 5:17-24.
  8. Muthoka G., Kamuti I., Lao H., and Kimani P.M. (2015) Cycle Index Formulas for Dn Acting on Unordered Pairs.Journal of Mathematical Theory and Modeling 5: 16-22.
  9. Kimani P., Rimberia J., Muthoka G. and Lao H. (2014). Application of Marks to Computation of Ranks and Subdegrees of the Symmetric Group Acting on Ordered Pairs and on Ordered Triples. Journal of Mathematical Theory and Modeling 4:95-102.

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Name: Dr. Andrea Otwande

Qualifications

  • PhD- Applied Statistics, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Kenya, 2018
  • Msc. -Applied Statistics, Maseno University, 2013
  • BED (Science), Kenyatta University, 1997

Research Interests

Biostatistics and Distributions

Publications

  1. Otwande Andrea, Ojung’a Okoth Samson, Otulo Wandera Cyrilus, Fred Onyango.Anal ysis of Seasonal Time Series with Missing Observations of Fish Harvesting in Lake Victoria, Kenya. International Institute for Science, technology and Education Vol4, No. 14, 2014.
  2. Andrea Otwande, Okuto, Erick, Joseph Ottieno. Bayesian estimation of probability of contamination under group screening design, Bulletin of Mathematics and Statistics Research, Vol.6, Issue.3, 2018.
  3. Andrea Otwande, Okuto, Erick, Joseph Ottieno. Posterior Distribution Of Beta-Binomial Mixture Based On Beta II As Prior Distribution, Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 4 | No. 4 December | 2017 ISSN 2349-5375.
  4. Andrea Otwande, Okuto, Erick, Joseph Ottieno. Fitting a recursive model for the Beta II - Binomial mixture into other recursive models: A case of Binomial generalized Gamma distribution, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 8, Issue 11, November-2017 726 ISSN 2229-5518.
  5. Andrea Otwande. Determination of moments of binomial mixtures using recursive relations, , Bulletin of Mathematics and Statistics Research, Vol.9, Issue.1.2021. ISSN 2348-0580.

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Name: Dr. Agatha Wagutu

Qualifications

  • PhD-materials Science and Engineering, 2019- Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NMAIST)- Tanzania
  • MSc-Chemistry, 2010- Kenyatta University- Kenya
  • B.Ed.-Science (Chem/Maths), Moi University, 2002- - Kenya

Research Interests

Publications

  1. Wagutu A., Yano K., Sato K., Park E., Iso Y., and Isobe T., (2019). Musa AAA and Jatropha curcas L. sap mediated TiO2 nanoparticles: synthesis and characterization, Scientific African, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2019.e00203.
  2. Wagutu A., Pogrebnaya T., and Machunda R., (2018) Study of interaction of chitosan with fluoride. Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, 8:3170 – 3177, ISSN 2069-5837. 
  3. Wagutu, A., Machunda, R., & Jande, Y. (2018). Preparation and Characterization of Biogenic Chitosan-Hydroxyapatite Composite: Application in Defluoridation. MRS Advances, 1-10. doi:10.1557/adv.2018.206 
  4. Agatha W. Wagutu, Revocatus Machunda and Yusufu A.C .Jande, (2017). Crustacean derived calcium phosphate systems: Application in defluoridation of drinking water in East African Rift Valley. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 357: 95-105. doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.12.049. 
  5. Wagutu Agatha, (2012). Oil plants as sources of fatty acid methyl esters (biodiesel) in Kenya. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Deutshland/ Germany.  ISBN: 978-3-8465-8709-6, 129 pages 
  6. Wagutu A. W., Thoruwa T.F., Chhabra S. C., Thoruwa C. L. & Mahunnah R.A., (2010). Performance of wick stoves using fatty acid methyl esters derived from oil plants in Kenya Biomass and Bioenergy, 34: 1250-1256. 
  7. Wagutu A.W., Chhabra S. C., Thoruwa C. L., Thoruwa  T.F. & Mahunnah R.A. (2009). Indigenous oil crops as sources for production of biodiesel in Kenya. Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia, 23(3): 359-370. 
  8. Wagutu A.W., Chhabra S. C., Thoruwa C. L., Thoruwa T.F. & Mahunnah R.A. (2008). Jatropha curcas L. as a source for the production of biodiesel in Kenya. In Proceedings of the Pan African Chemistry Network Biodiversity Conference; Aspects of African biodiversity. RSC Publishing UK, pp 152-159.

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Name: Dr. Mariah Onditi

Qualifications

  • PhD-Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, South Africa 2017

  • Msc.-Analytical chemistry, Periyar University, 2010

  • Bsc. Science (Chemistry, Botany and Micro-biology), Karnataka University India, 2007

Research Interests

Nanotechnology and Product development;Material Science.

Publications

  1. Mariah Onditi, Adedeji A. Adelodun, Evans O. Changamu, Jane C. Ngila. Removal of Pb+2 and Cd+2from drinking water using polysaccharide extract isolated from cactus pads (Opuntia ficus indica) DOI: 10.1002/app.43913.
  2. Mariah Onditi,* Geoffrey Bosire, Evans Changamu, and Catherine Ngila. Degradation of Rhodamine B Dye by Cactus Polysaccharide-Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles Monitored by Fluorescence Excitation-Emission Matrix (FEEM) Spectroscopy

Profile

Name: Dr. Jotham Wasike

Qualifications

  • PhD-Information Science, Moi University, 2013
  • Msc-Information Science, Kenyatta University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Technology(Information Science Option), Technikon SA, 2001

Research Interests

Nanotechnology and Product development;Material Science.

Publications

  1. Omega, K.A. Maiyo, J & Wasike, J. (2019). Capitation Grant and Textbook Student Ratio in Public Secondary Schools in Bungoma County, Kenya, African Journal of Education and Social Sciences (AJESS), Vol 5 ISSN 2415-0770
  2. Dinah, B., Mwai, N & Wasike, J. (2019) Assessment of the Electronic Records Management Readiness At Kenya National Archives And Documentation Service (KNADS), Nairobi, Kenya. European Journal of Research and Reflection in Management Sciences, 7 (4), 72-82.
  3. Ngiricha, E, Wasike, J & Gichuhi, D. (2019). Contributions of Information Management Practices in Performance Among Selected Counties, Kenya, Journal of Arts & Humanities, Vol8, issue 10,2019.
  4. Kasalu, J & Wasike, J. (2019). Enhancing Access to Electronic Resources through Collaborations and Electronic Document Delivery: Experiences of University Libraries in Kenya. African Journal of Information Professionals(AJIP), Vol .2, pp.19-29, 2019. ISSN 1410-6778.
  5. Orang’i, J.K., Ogalo, J, Wasike, J. (2019, November). Effect of Healthcare Information Systems on Service Delivery in Private Hospitals in Nairobi County, Kenya, International journal of Social Sciences and Information Technology, Vol V Issue VI, June 2019. ISSN 2412-0294.
  6. Kasalu, J & Wasike, J (2019, November). Educating Health Librarians in Kenya Today: Competencies, Skills and Attitudes in Health Environment African Journal of Information Professionals (AJIP), Vol 2, pp.44-54, 2019. ISSN 1410-6778.
  7. Njuguna, R.W, Wasike, M. J, Oredo, J (2019, October). Effects of User Involvement in the Implementation of Integrated Records Management Systems (IRMS) to Improve Service Delivery at the Directorate of Public Service Management (DPSM) in Kenya, International journal of Social Sciences and Information Technology, Vol V Issue IV, 2019. ISSN 2412-0294.
  8. Walumbe, D W, Ogalo, J & Wasike, J. (2019, October). Security Mechanisms Put in Place against Insider Information Systems Security Threat in Public Universities inKenya, The International Journal of Science &Technoledge, Vol.7 Issue 6, June, 2019: ISSN: 2321-919X.
  9. Orayo, J, Maina, J, Wasike, J & Ratanya, F.C. (2018). Customer Care Practices at the University of Nairobi (UON), Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (JKML), Kenya, Library Management, Vol 40, 3/4, pp 143-154. ISSN: 0143-5124
  10. Langat, J. & Wasike, J. (2018). User Behavior in Academic Libraries in the 21st Century: A Kenyan Perceptive. African Journal of Information Professionals(AJIP), Vol 1 pp.33-46, ISSN 1410-6778.
  11. Njoora, J.& Wasike, J. (2018). Accessibility and Use of Scientific Information by Faculty Staff at Daystar University, Kenya. African Journal of Information Professionals (AJIP), Vol 1 pp.65-82, 2018.ISSN 1410-6778.
  12. Nambiro, A, Wabwoba, F & Wasike, J. M. (2017). Cyber Security Challenges to Mobile Banking in SACCOs in Kenya, International Journal of Computing, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2017. ISSN 2307-4507
  13. Nambiro A. W., Wabwoba F. & Wasike J. (2017). User Perceived Secure Mobile Banking Service Provision Framework. International Journal of Computer Engineering and Information Technology (IJCEIT), 9 (10). ISSN 2412-8866
  1. Mulati,N &Wasike, J. (2017).Assessment of Hybrid Records Management Systems at Mount Kenya University, Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)Volume 6 Issue 10, October ISSN 2319-7064
  2. Rotich, K, R, Anselemo, I&Wasike, J. M (2017). Enhanced Network Technologies for Secure Evoting Architecture. International Journal of Research in Technology Volume 5 Issue 5. ISSN 2321-919X
  1. Rotich, K, R, Anselemo, I&Wasike, J. M (2017). Biometric Properties for Identification in a Secure E-voting Application. International Journal of Research in Technoledge Volume 5 Issue 5. ISSN 2321-919X
  2. Wasike, J.M &Njoroge. L. (2015). Opening Libraries to Cloud Computing: A Kenyan perspective,Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 32 No: 3, pp.21 – 24. ISSN 0741-9058
  1. Wasike, J.M (2014). Copyright Effects on Access and Use of Information in Kenyan University Libraries, Kenya Studies Review, Vol.7, No. 2. ISSN 2150-5764
  1. Kavulya, J.M. &Wasike, J.M (2013). Management of Copyright Issues in a Digital Environment, The Maktaba: A Journal of the Kenya Library Association, Vol. 3, 2013. ISSN 0253-5971
  2. Wasike, J.M & Tenya, A (2013). Provision of Consumer Health Information: A Case of Kenya Medical Training College and Provincial General Hospital, Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. InternationalJournal of Library and Information Science, 5(5), 140-146. ISSN 2141-2537
  1. Wasike, J.M & Macharia, S.M. (2012). Information Needs and Study Behavior of Non-traditional Students with Particular Reference to University Libraries in Kenya. International Journal of Library and Information Science Vol. 3(6), pp. 94-103, November, 2012. ISSN 2141-2537
  2. Ingaa, E. & Wasike, J.M (2012). Public library Information Inclusion and Exclusion in Kenya:Role of public library in bridging the Gap. The Maktaba: Journal of the Kenya Library Association Vol.2, p.153-164). ISSN 0253-5971
  3. Wasike, J.M (2012). Social Media Ethical Issues: Role of a Librarian, Library Hi Tech News, vol.30(1). ISSN 0741-9058
  4. Wasike, J.M (2012). An Assessment of the Status of Open Access Resources in Kenyan University Libraries. Library Hi Tech News ,Vol. 30(6). ). ISSN 0741-9058

Profile

Name: Dr. James Mwikya

Qualifications

  • PhD- Management Information Systems, Maseno University, 2019
  • MSc- Computing and Information Systems, Nkumba University, 2012
  • Bachelor of Business Information Technology, Nkumba University, 2009

Research Interests

Distributed Systems, Information systems management and operationalization, Database Management, Computer Ethics &Security

Reviewer of Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting Journal Academic Papers.

Publications

  1. Effect of Information Communication Technology Innovation Policy, Training and Skills on Efficiency of Service Delivery in Private Laboratories in Kenya   International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS)    Abdihamid Daud Adan, James Mwikya Reuben
  2. Candidate registration system and results transmission system on credibility of the electoral system in kenya; a case study of nairobi county    International Journal of Research Publications    Owino Patience Marjorie, Reuben Mwikya James
  3. Influence of Internet Access and ICT Literacy on EGovernment Services Utilization by Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya; A Case Study of Kibera in Nairobi CountyInternational Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS)Awiti Renson, Reuben James, Mwikya
  4. Biometric voter registration and electronic voter identification system on credibility of the electoral system in kenya; a case study of nairobi county    Global Scientific JournalsOwino Patience Marjorie, James Mwikya
  5. Internet of Things (IoT) and quality of higher education in Kenya    International Journal of Management and Leadership Studies    James Mwikya, Nicholas Letting
    Open Source ERP Adoption-Use and Organisational Performance of Deposit-Taking Saccos in Kenya    International Journal of Information Technology    James M Reuben, Johnmark Obura, Moses Oginda
  6. The Extent and Significance of the Drivers of Adoption-Use of Open Source ERP by Deposit Taking Saccos in Kenya    International Journal of Scientific Research and Engineering Development    James Mwikya Reuben, Johnmark Obura, Moses Oginda
  7. Impact of online shopping on consumer buying behavior: a case study of jumia kenya, nairobi    Global Scientific Journals (GSJ)    Eunice Njoki Kibandi, James Mwikya Reuben
  8. Organization Culture and Utilization of ICT in the Management of Internal Processes at Kenya Medical Training Colleges    International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering (ijasre)    Daniel Kipkulei Kimwetich, James Mwikya Reuben
  9. The Effect Of Teamwork Development On Organizational Performance: A Case Study Of Tile And Carpet Centre In Kenya    Global Scientific Journals (GSJ)    Rajabali habin Mohsin, James Mwikya Reuben
  10. Effects of E-Recruitment and E-Training on Human Resource Performance: A Case Study of Telkom Kenya    International Journal of Research Publications    Joseph Mwangi, James Mwikya Reuben
  11. Technological, organizational and environmental factors on the adoption of cloud computing in insurance industries in Kenya: A case study of UAP-Old Mutual, Nairobi, Kenya    The strategic journal of Business and Change Management    Ben Ajowi, James Reuben
  12. Factors Influencing Adoption-Use of Open Source ERP by Deposit-Taking Saccos in Kenya    International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research (IJMSR)    James Mwikya Reuben, Johnmark Obura, Moses Oginda
  13. Mediation effect of system success features on open source erp adoption-use and organisational performance    Global Scientific Journals    James Mwikya Reuben, Johnmark Obura, Moses Oginda
  14. Role of Internet Banking in Customer Acquisition for Commercial Banks in Kenya: A Case of Commercial Banks in Nairobi, Kenya    International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS)    Kiplangat Mutai Kilelson, Mwikya Reuben James
  15. Influence of Staff Training on Performance of Public Universities in Kenya: A Case Study of Moi University, Nairobi Campus    International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS)    Leseiyo Moses, Mwikya Reuben James
  16. Influence of human resource development and ict policy on organizational performance of telecommunications service providers in kenya: a case study of unitel services limited    global scientific journals    Radonji Denis, Mwikya Reuben James
  17. Service Oriented Grid Computing Model as a means of Cost Sharing in the Institutions of Higher Learning in Kenya    Computer Engineering and Intelligent Systems    James Mwikya Reuben, Alex Njoroge Kangethe

 


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Name: Dr. Paul Njenga Waithaka

Qualifications

  • Ph.D, Microbiology, University of Nairobi 2019
  • Msc. Microbiology, Kenyatta University, 2014
  • B.Ed. (Sci.) Egerton University, 2007.

Research Interests

Drug resistance and Drug discovery.

Publications

  1. Waithaka, N. P., Muthini, J. M. and Nyamache, A. K. Microbial contamination of environmental, food and water samples in Nakuru North Sub-county, Kenya. International Journal of Microbiology and Allied Sciences (IJOMAS) 2014; 1(2):78-91. https://www.ijomas.com/
  2. Waithaka, N. P., Nyamache, A. K. and Muthini, J. M. Physico-chemical and microbiological analysis in treated, stored and drinking water in Nakuru North, Kenya. International Journal of Microbiological Research (IJMER) 2014; 2(4): 29-37. http://www.projournals.org/AMBSR.
  3. Waithaka, N. P., Muthini, J. M. and Nyamache, A. K. Isolation of heavy metal and antibiotic resistant microorganisms from treated sewage from Nakuru, Kenya. Scientific Journal of Microbiology 2014; 3(12) 118-125. https://doi:10.14196/sjm.v3i12.1814.
  4. Waithaka, N. P., Muthini, J. M. and Nyamache, A. K. Physico-chemical and microbial isolation, sensitivity test of the isolates and solar disinfection of water running in community taps and river Kandutura in Nakuru North Sub-county, Kenya. The open Journal of Microbiology 2015; 9, 1-7. https://doi:10.2174/1874285801509010117.
  5. Waithaka, N. P., Mwaura, F. B., Wagacha, J. M. and Gathuru, E. M. Physico-chemical characteristics of soils from Menengai geothermal crater in Kenya and their influence on plant diversity. The Sky Journal of Soil Science and Management 2016; 5(5):033-043. http://www.skyjournals.org/SJSSEM.
  6. Waithaka P. N., Eliud M. Gathuru, Benson M. Githaiga and Jane M. Kwoko.  Making of perfumes from essential oils extracted from lavender plant collected from Egerton University, Main Campus Njoro, Kenya. Pyrex Journal of Biomedical Research 2016; 2 (6):35-40. http://www.pyrexjournals.org/pjbr.
  7. Waithaka P. N., Eliud M. Gathuru, Benson M. Githaiga and Japhet K. Tembo. Synergistic antimicrobial effect of Egerton university cow’s urine and neem tree (Azadirachta indica) crude extracts on selected infectious human and plant pathogenic microbes. International Academy of Engineering and Medical Research 2016; 1 (3): 1-7. http://www.iaemr.com.
  8. Waithaka P. N., Eliud M. Gathuru, Benson M. Githaiga, Jane W. Muthoni and Linet T. Laban.  Control of maize fungal diseases using essential oils extracted from Rosemary and Eucalyptus in Egerton University Main Campus Njoro, Kenya. International journal of recent development in engineering and technology 2017; 6 (1): 5-11.  www.ijrdet.com.
  9. Waithaka P. N.  , Eliud M. Gathuru, Benson M. Githaiga, Edwin O.  Ochieng and Linet T. Laban. Microbial Degradation of Polythene using Actinomycetes Isolated from Maize Rhizosphere, Forest and Waste Damping sites within Egerton University, Kenya. International Journal on Emerging Technologies 2017; 8(1): 05-10. https://www.semanticscholar.org/.
  10. Waithaka, N. P., Mwaura, F. B., Wagacha, J. M. and Gathuru, E. M. Physico-chemical characteristics and microbial diversity of soils from Menengai crater in Kenya. Borneo Science Journal 2017; 38 (1): 1-12. http://borneoscience.ums.edu.my/?p=1891.
  11. Waithaka, P. N.  Eliud M. Gathuru, Benson M. Githaiga and Salome N. Kimani.  Control of passion fruit fungal diseases using essential oils extracted from Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) and Eucalyptus (Eucaluptus agglomerate) in Egerton University Main Campus Njoro, Kenya. International journal of microbiology 2017; 1:1-6. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/2814581.
  12. Waithaka, P. N.  , Eliud M. Gathuru, Benson M. Githaiga and Silviah W. Gachau.  Control of erwinia spp. isolated from star-of-bethlehem (ornithogalum spp.) using actinomycetes and antiserum prepared from the bacteria using rabbit. The pharmaceutical and chemical journal 2017; 4(2):35-42. www.tpcj.org
  13. Waithaka, P. N., Eliud M. Gathuru, Benson M. Githaiga and Keziah M. Onkoba. Antimicrobial activity of mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) and fungal (Trametes gibbosa) extracts from mushrooms and fungi of Egerton Main Campus, Njoro Kenya. Journal of Biomedical Sciences 2017; 6:1-6. https://doi:10.4172/2254-609X.100064.
  14. Waithaka, P. N., Mwaura, F. B., Wagacha, J. M. and Gathuru, E. M. Isolation of Actinomycetes from the Soils of Menengai Crater in Kenya. Greener Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2017; 3(2): 008-017. https://doi.org/10.15580/GJMA.2017.2.041817051.
  15. Waithaka, P. N., Mwaura, F. B., Wagacha, J. M. and Gathuru, E. M. Methods of Isolating Actinomycetes from the Soils of Menengai Crater in Kenya. Archives of Clinical Microbiology 2017; 8 No.3:45. https://10.21767/1989-8436.100045.
  16. Mruche, N. Mgala, Elizabeth N. W., Linet T. L. Michael M. G. and Waithaka P. N.  Evaluation of Mass Drug Prophylactic Adminitration on Wuchereria bancrofti Among Communities of Selected Villages in Lamu County, Kenya. Journal of Biological Research and Development (JBRD) 2017; 2(1): 1-12. www.tpcj.org.
  17. Waithaka, P. N., Mwaura, F. B., Wagacha, J. M. and Gathuru, E. M. Isolation of Actinomycetes from Geothermal Vents of Menengai Crater in Kenya. International Journal of Molecular Biology 2017; 2(5): 00031. https://doi:10.15406/ijmboa.2017.02.00031.
  18. Waithaka, P. N., Mwaura, F. B., Wagacha, J. M., Gathuru, E. M. and Githaiga B. M. Antimicrobial Properties of Actinomycetes Isolated from Menengai Crater in Kenya. Cellbio 2017; 6:13-26. http://www.scirp.org/journal/cellbio.
  19. Waithaka, P. N., Mwaura, F. B., Wagacha, J. M., Gathuru, E. M. and Githaiga B. M. Sensitivity testing, yield and stability of antimicrobial metabolites obtained from soils of Menengai crater in Kenya. Biomedical Sciences Today 2018; 3:e16. http://www.mdtcanada.ca/bmst.html.
  20. Waithaka, P. N., Eliud M. Gathuru, Benson M. Githaiga and Zawadi R. K. Antimicrobial properties of Aloe vera, Aloe volkensii and Aloe secundiflora from Egerton University. Acta Scientific Microbiology 2018; 1: 06-10. https://actascientific.com/.
  21. Waithaka, P. N., Gathuru, E. M., Githaiga, G. M. and Mwaringa, J. D. Control of Ascochyta blight of chickenpea using essential oils from thyme (Thymus vulgaris), sage (Salvia officinalis L.) and rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) plants. Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2018; 4(3): 1000176. https://doi:10.4172/2472-1212.1000176.
  22. Githaiga B. M. G., Gathuru, E. M., Waithaka, N. P. and Kiarie L.W. Determination of antibacterial activity of essential oils from mint leaves on selected bacterial pathogens. Journal of drugs and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2018; 2(2): 8-14. 22. https://doi.org/10.31248/JDPS2018.
  23. Githaiga B. M. G., Gathuru, E. M., Waithaka, N. P. and Omondi G.O. Antifungal effects of essential oils from mint and rosemary on Peronospora destructor and Candida albicans. Mediterranean Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 2018; 2(4): 05-12. www.mjbas.com.
  24. Githaiga B. M. G., Gathuru, E. M., Waithaka, N. P and Kirimi D. K. Isolation, control and development of antiserum from Rastonia solanacearum. International journal of advanced microbiology and health research 2018; 2(4): 1-9. www.ijamhr.com.
  25. Githaiga, B. M., Lelmen, E., Mwangi, E. M., Waithaka, P. N. Effects of Withania somnifera root extracts on serotonin secretion in suiz albino mice. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences 2018; 6(4):109-113. https://doi:10.18231/2320-1924.2018.0013.
  26. Waithaka, P. N., Gathuru, E. M., Githaiga, G. M. and Ouma O. C. Microbial degradation of maize waste materials using Actinomycetes isolated from Egerton University soil. International Journal of Biological Sciences 2019; 1 (1): 31-37. www.scirange.com.
  27. Waithaka, P. N., Gathuru, E. M., Githaiga, G. M. and Kamunyi J. N. Control of bacterial pathogens isolated from water using actinomycetes extracts in Egerton University, Kenya. Bionatura 2019; 4(1): 790-794. https://doi.10.21931/RB/2019.04.01.8.
  28. Githaiga B. M. G., Gathuru, E. M., Waithaka, N. P. and Maloba, M. Antimicrobial activity of eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globules), sage (Salvia officinalis) and rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) against Colletotrichum gloeosporioides from Egerton University. The pharmaceutical and Chemical Journal 2019; 6(1): 1-10. www.tpcj.org.
  29. Waithaka, P. N., Mwaura, F. B., Wagacha, J. M., Gathuru, E. M. and Githaiga, B. M. Purification and cytotoxic tests of four antimicrobial compounds isolated from actinomycetes from the soils of Menengai Crater, Kenya. Novel Research in Microbiology Journal 2019); 3(3): 351-365. https://doi:10.21608/nrmj.2019.37208.
  30. Waithaka, N. P., Gathuru, E. M., Githaiga, B. M. and Nyawera, D. Anti-Mitotic properties of Pawpaw, Pomegranate and Safflower. International Journal of Biochemistry and Pharmacology 2019; 1(1): 16-20. https://doi:10.18689/ijbp-1000104.
  31. Odhiambo, O. F., Abwao, I., Githaiga B. M. and Waithaka, N. P. Antimicrobial activity of Acmella caulirhiza on Candida albican and Escherichia coli. Journal of Medical and life Sciences 2019; 1(2): 48 -56. www.jmals.org.
  32. Katana, L. K., Maina, C. I., Orenge, C. O., Kirui, C. K., Muriuki, G. B. and Waithaka P. N. Effectiveness of Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) fruit extract on the sexual function in rats. Microbial and Biochemical Journal 2019; 11(4): 1-6.
  33. Waithaka, P. N., Githaiga, B. M., Gathuru, E. M., and Dixon, M. F. Antibacterial effect of Solanum incanum root extracts on bacteria pathogens isolated from portable water in Egerton University, Kenya. Journal of Biomedical Sciences 2019; 6(2):19-24. https://doi.org/10.3126/jbs.v6i2.26813.
  34. Waithaka, N. P and Muriuki, J. N. Preparation of Soap Using Banana Peel and Olive Tree Ashes. Animal Science Journal 2019; 10(1): 22-29.
  35. Muriuki, B. G., Omondi, O. S., Waithaka, N. P. and Otieno, G. O. Nutrient removal efficiency of Spirogyra sp. and Oedogonium sp. in wastewater. International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research 2020; 11(2): 18-25. https://bipublication.com/.
  36. Waithaka, N. P., Mwaura, F. B., Wagacha, J. M., Gathuru, E. M. and Muriuki, B. G. Molecular characterization of four antibiotic producing actinomycetes isolated from Menengai crater. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2020; 1:96-104.https://doi:10.33513/PPPS/2001-21.
  37. Mwancha, S. N. O, Gathuru, E. M., Wagara, I. N., Waithaka, P. N. and Githaiga, B. M.  Post-harvest Practices of Maize Farmers in Selected Counties in Kenya and Isolation of Mycotoxin Producing Fungi from Maize Samples. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Biosciences 2020; 8(5): 20-30. www.ijpab.com.

Profile

Name: Dr. Dickson Kinyua

Qualifications

  • Ph.D Optics Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China 2019
  • MSc. Physics, Kenyatta University 2014
  • BEd (science) – Kenyatta University 2007

Research Interests

Photonics, Nanotechnology and Medical Physics

Publications

  1. Dickson Mwenda Kinyua, Hua Long, Kai Wang, Bing Wang and Peixiang LuTuning the photoinduced charge transfer from CdTe quantum dots to ZnO nanofilms through Ga doping” Elsevier Optical Materials, 2019. doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2019.109311.
  2. Dickson Mwenda Kinyua , Hua Long , Xiangyuan Xing, Stephen Njoroge , Kai Wang, Bing Wang and Peixiang Lu “Gigahertz acoustic vibrations of Ga-doped ZnO nanoparticle array” Institute Of Physics-Nanotechnology, 2019, 30(30). doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/ab1739.
  3. Hua Long, Amar Ayesh, Dickson Mwenda Kinyua, Kai Wang, Bing Wang and Peixiang Lu “Influences of Ga doping on crystal structure and polarimetric pattern of SHG in ZnO nano- films” MDPI-Nanomaterials, 2019 9(905). Doi: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6630969/
  4. Stephen Maina Njoroge, Hua Yuan, Kinyua Dickson, Qingbin Zhang, Pengfei Lan. “Control the polarization direction of isolated attosecond pulses using inhomogeneous two-color fields”. Scientific reports-Nature. Doi: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-54984-4
  5. Dickson M. Kinyua, Geoffrey K. Rurimo, Patrick M. Karimi, Stephen N. Maina, Calvin F. Ominde. “Interferometry Analysis of Cellophane Birefringence”. Optics and Photonics Journal, 2013, 3(6): 337-341. doi:10.4236/opj.2013.36052.
  6. Fundi Ominde, S. Maina Njoroge, G. Kihara Rurimo, P. Mwangi Karimi, D. Mwenda Kinyua, G. Nyauma Nyakoe. “Optimal Conditions for High Diffraction Efficiency Phase Holograms”. International Journal of Optics and Applications 2013, 3(4): 53-58. doi: 10.5923/j.optics.20130304.03.
  7. Fundi Ominde, S. Maina Njoroge, G. Kihara Rurimo, P. Mwangi Karimi, D. Mwenda Kinyua, G. Nyauma Nyakoe. “Fringe Analysis and Coding of Holographically Reconstructed Wavefronts for Security Applications”. International Journal of Optics and Applications 2013, 3(5): 103-110. doi:10.5923/j.optics.20130305.04.
  8. Stephen N. Maina, Geoffrey K. Rurimo, Patrick M. Karimi, Dickson M. Kinyua, Calvin F. Ominde. “Thermal Stress Monitoring on Piston Rings by Real Time Holographic Interferometry”. Optics and Photonics Journal, 2013, 3(8):379-384. doi: 10.4236/opj.2013.38059

Profile

Name: Dr. Joseph Muna

Qualifications

  • PhD (Mechatronics Engineering), Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2016.
  • MSc. (Electronics and Instrumentation), Kenyatta University, 2009.
  • BEd (Science), Egerton University, 2001.

Research Interests

Optical Fibre Sensor Networks. Femtosecond laser machining, Phase change memory fabrication and characterization.

Publications

 


Profile

Name: Dr. Victor Muthama Musau

Qualifications

  • PhD. Statistics - University of Padova, ITALY, 2020.
  • MSc. Applied Statistics - Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2015.
  • Bsc. Actuarial Science -  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2013.

Research Interests

Statistical modelling, Clustering and predictive analysis, Quantile regression, Time series analysis, Mixed model analysis, Bayesian analysis and Machine learning.

Publications

  1. Modeling Panel data: Comparison of Generalized Least Squares Estimation and Robust Covariance Matrix Estimation. American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2015, pp. 185-191.

Profile

Name: Dr. Bridget K. Mutuma

Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Chemistry, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, 2016
  • MSc/ Materials Science and Engineering, Kangwon National University, South Korea, 2013
  • BSc. Analytical Chemistry, Kenyatta University, Kenya, 2009

Research Interests

  • Functional nanomaterials
  • Supercapacitors
  • Gas and Electrochemical sensors
  • Solar cells
  • Photocatalysis

Publications

  1. Zikalala, Sithembela A., Mandla B. Chabalala, Nozipho N. Gumbi, Neil J. Coville, Bhekie B. Mamba, Bridget K. Mutuma, and Edward N. Nxumalo. "Microwave-assisted synthesis of titania–amorphous carbon nanotubes/amorphous nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes nanohybrids for photocatalytic degradation of textile wastewater." RSC Advances 11, (2021): 6748-6763. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0RA08191D

  2. Bridget K. Mutuma, Xiluva Mathebula, Isaac Nongwe, Bonakele Mtolo, Boitumelo J. Matsoso, Rudolph Erasmus, Zikhona Tetana and Neil J. Coville “Unravelling the interfacial interaction in mesoporous SiO2@nickel phyllosilicate/TiO2 core-shell nanostructures for photocatalytic activity”, Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, (2020), 11, 1834-1846. https://doi.org/10.3762/bjnano.11.165

  3. Tarimo D. Japhet, Kabir O. Oyedotun, Abdulmajid A. Mirghni, Bridget Mutuma, Ndeye F. Sylla, Phathutshedzo Murovhi, and Ncholu Manyala. "Enhanced electrochemical performance of supercapattery derived from sulphur-reduced graphene oxide/cobalt oxide composite and activated carbon from peanut shells." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2020), 45, 33059-33075. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.09.142\

  4. Balla Ngom, Maty Ndiaye, Fatou S. Ndeye, Bridget K. Mutuma and Ncholu Manyala “Sustainable development of vanadium pentoxide carbon composites derived from Hibiscus sabdariffa family for application in supercapacitors”, Sustainable Energy & Fuels 4, no. 9 (2020), 4814-4830. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0SE00779J

  5. Nicholas Musyoka, Bridget K. Mutuma and Ncholu Manyala “Onion-derived Activated Carbons with Enhanced Surface Area for Improved Hydrogen Storage and Electrochemical Energy Application”, RSC Advances, 10, (2020), 26928-26936. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0RA04556J

  6. Andrew. M. Hank, Cuthbert. Nyamupangedengu, Bridget. K. Mutuma, Hu Li, Neil. J. Coville, K. Leifer and Iakovos Sigalas “Comparative Characterisation of CNS/Epoxy and BN/Epoxy Nanodielectrics using Electrical Tree PD Measurements and Atomic Force Microscopy”, International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa, vol. 48, (2020) pp. 24-37. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/JERA.48.24

  7. Federico Poli, Damilola Momodu, Giovanni Emanuele Spina, Antonio Terella, Bridget K. Mutuma, Maria Letizia Focarete, Ncholu Manyala and Francesca Soavi “Pullulan-ionic liquid supercapacitor; a novel, smart combination of green components for an easy to recycle device; Electrochimica Acta, (2020), 135872. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2020.135872

  8. Kabir Oyedotun, Tshifhiwa Masikhwa, Abdulmajid Mirghni, Bridget K. Mutuma and Ncholu Manyala “Electrochemical properties of asymmetric supercapacitor based on optimized carbon-based nickel-cobalt-manganese ternary hydroxide and sulphur-doped carbonized iron-polyaniline electrodes”, Electrochimica Acta, (2020), 135610. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2020.135610

  9. Fatou S. Ndeye, Maty Ndiaye, Balla Ngom, Bridget K. Mutuma, Damilola Momodu, Mohamed Chaker, and Ncholu Manyala. “Ex-situ nitrogen-doped porous carbons as electrode materials for high performance supercapacitor”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 569 (2020), 332-345.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2020.02.061

  10. Maty Ndiaye, Fatou S. Ndeye, Balla Ngom, Bridget K. Mutuma, Julian Dangbegnon, Sekhar Ray and Ncholu Manyala “Nitridation temperature effect on carbon vanadium oxynitrides for a symmetric supercapacitor”, Nanomaterials,  9 (2019), 1762. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9121762

  11. Fatou S. Ndeye, Maty Ndiaye, Balla Ngom, Damilola Momodu, Jack Madito, Bridget K. Mutuma and Ncholu Manyala “Effect of porosity enhancing agents on the electrochemical performance of high-energy ultracapacitor electrodes derived from peanut shell waste”, Scientific reports 9 (2019),13673. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50189-x

  12. Lebogang R. Mosiane, Boitumelo J. Matsoso, Annah Makhongoana, Bridget K. Mutuma, Thomas H. Mongwe, Neil J. Coville and Manoko S. Maubane “Tuning the properties of CVD-grown multiwalled carbon nanotubes by ex-situ co-doping with boron and nitrogen heteroatoms”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 21, (2019), 207. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-019-4654-7

  13. Bridget K. Mutuma, Clara I. Garcia-Martinez, Rodrigo C. Dias, Boitumelo Matsoso, Ivo A. Hümmelgen and Neil J. Coville “Nitrogen-doped hollow carbon spheres as chemical vapour sensors”, New Journal of Chemistry, 43, (2019), 8418-8427. Featured in the front cover. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9NJ00628A

  14. Bridget K. Mutuma, Boitumelo J. Matsoso, Damilola Momodu, Kabir O. Oyedotun, Neil J. Coville and Ncholu Manyala “Deciphering the structural, textural and electrochemical properties of activated BN-doped spherical carbons”, Nanomaterials, 9, (2019), 446. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9030446

  15. Damilola Momodu, Ndeye Fatou Sylla, Bridget K. Mutuma, Abdulhakeem Bello, Tshifhiwa Masikhwa, Simon Lindberg, Aleksandar Matic and Ncholu Manyala “Stable ionic-liquid-based symmetric supercapacitors from Capsicum seed-porous carbons”, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry Volume 838, (2019), Pages 119-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2019.02.045

  16. Bridget K. Mutuma, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Boitumelo J. Matsoso, Daniel Wamwangi, Jonathan M. Keartland and Neil J. Coville “Effect of Gold Nanospheres and Nanodots on the Performance of PEDOT:PSS Solar Cells”, J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 19, (2019), 2747–2754. https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2019.15821

  17. Boitumelo Matsoso, Bridget K. Mutuma, Caren Billing, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Tsenolo Lerotholi, Glenn Jones and Neil J. Coville “Investigating the electrochemical behaviour and detection of uric acid on ITO electrodes modified with differently doped N-graphene films”, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Volume 833, (2019), Pages 160-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2018.11.040

  18. Mongwe, Thomas H., Boitumelo J. Matsoso, Bridget K. Mutuma, Neil J. Coville, and Manoko S. Maubane. “Synthesis of chain-like carbon nano-onions by a flame assisted pyrolysis technique using different collecting plates.” Diamond and Related Materials 90 (2018), 135-143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diamond.2018.10.002.

  19. Boitumelo Matsoso, Bridget K. Mutuma, Caren Billing, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Tsenolo Lerotholi, Glenn Jones and Neil J. Coville “The effect of N-configurations on selective detection of dopamine in the presence of uric and ascorbic acids using surfactant free N-graphene modified ITO electrodes”, Electrochimica Acta 286, (2018), 29-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2018.08.017

  20. Moritz Wolf, Bridget K. Mutuma, Neil J. Coville, Nico Fischer, and Michael Claeys, “The role of CO in the water-induced formation of cobalt oxide in a high conversion Fischer-Tropsch environment”, ACS Catalysis, 8, (2018), 3985-3989. https://doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.7b04177

  21. Boitumelo Matsoso, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Bridget K. Mutuma, Tsenolo Lerotholi, Glenn Jones and Neil J. CovilleSynthesis and characterization of boron carbon oxynitride films with tunable composition using methane, boric acid and ammonia”, New Journal of Chemistry, 41, (2017), 9497-9504. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7NJ01886J.

  22. Bridget K. Mutuma, Boitumelo J. Matsoso, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Daniel Wamwangi, Jonathan M. Keartland and Neil J. Coville “Generation of radical species from CVD grown pristine and N-doped solid carbon spheres using H2 and Ar as carrier gases”, RSC Advances, 7, (2017), 21187-21195. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7RA03142D.

  23. Francis Otieno, Bridget K. Mutuma, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Mildred Airo, Rudolph Erasmus, Neil Coville and Daniel Wamwangi “Enhancement of organic photovoltaic device performance via P3HT:PCBM solution heat treatment”, Thin solid films,  625, (2017): 62-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2017.01.047.

  24. Boitumelo Matsoso, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Bridget K. Mutuma, Tsenolo Lerotholi, Glenn Jones and Neil J. CovilleSingle-step synthesis of crystalline h-BN quantum-and nanodots embedded in boron carbon nitride films”, Nanotechnology, IOP, 28, (2017), 105602. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/aa56df

  25. Bridget K. Mutuma, Rafael Rodrigues, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Boitumelo Matsoso, Daniel Wamwangi, Ivo A. Hümmelgen and Neil J. Coville “Hollow carbon spheres and hollow carbon sphere/polyvinylpyrrolidone composite as ammonia sensors”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, (2017), 2539-2549. This work is featured in the Inside front cover and under the Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT papers themed collection 2016. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6TA09424D

  26. Boitumelo Matsoso, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Bridget K. Mutuma, Tsenolo Lerotholi, Glenn Jones and Neil J CovilleTime-dependent evolution of the nitrogen configuration in N-doped graphene films”, RSC Advances, 6 (2016), 106914-106920. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6RA24094A

  27. Bridget K. Mutuma, Boitumelo Matsoso, Kamalakannan Ranganathan, Daniel Wamwangi and Neil J Coville “Generation of open ended, worm like and graphene like structures from layered spherical carbon materials”, RSC Advances 6, (2016), 20399-20408. https://doi.org/10.1039/C5RA25880D

  28. Bridget K. Mutuma, Godlisten N. Shao, Won Duck Kim, Hee Taik Kim, “Sol–gel synthesis of mesoporous anatase–brookite and anatase–brookite–rutile TiO2 nanoparticles and their photocatalytic properties”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, (2015), 442, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2014.11.060


Profile

Name: Dr. Josphat Karani

Qualifications

  • PhD-Information Technology, Kibabii University, 2021
  • MSc- Computer science, University of Nairobi, 2013                                
  • BSc- Information Technology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 2007

Research Interests

Publications

  1. Josphat Karani Mwai1,*, Simon Maina Karume2, John W Makokha. Transforming Service Delivery in Government through Integration of Web 3.0 and Social Media Technologies: A Case for Developing Countries. Computer Science and Information Technology 8(3): 57-65, August 10, 2020
  2. Josphat Karani MWAI1, John W MAKOKHA2, ,Simon Maina KARUME.  A Framework For Integration of Web 3.0 And Social Media Technologies In Government Portals For Personalized Integrated Service Delivery. International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) – Volume 68 Issue 5 – May 2020 ISSN: 2231-2803
  3. Josphat karani MWAI1, Simon Maina KARUME2, John W MAKOKHA. Social Media and Service Delivery in government portals: An Analysis of how Government of Kenya uses Social Media for service delivery. Journal of Computer Engineering (IOSR-JCE) e-ISSN: 2278-0661,p-ISSN: 2278-8727, Volume 22, Issue 2, Ser. II (Mar - Apr 2020)
  4. Josphat Karani1, Florence K. Maweu. A Framework to Support Collaborative Learning Using Social Media International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016

Profile

Name: Mr. Joseph Karomo

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Applied Statistics at Chuka University. Ongoing
  • MSc. Applied Statistics at JKUAT, 2019
  • BSc.  Mathematics and Computer Science JKUAT, 2016

Research Interests

Measurement Errors and Simulations

Publications

  1. Wainana, S. M., Karomo, J. N., Kyalo, R., Mutai, N. (2020) Using Data Mining Techniques and R Software to Analyze Crime Data in Kenya. International Journal of Data Science and Analysis. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2020, pp. 20-31. doi: 10.11648/j.ijdsa.20200601.13
  2. Kinyanjui, A. M., Muli, F., & Karomo, J. N. (2019) One Dimensional Heat Equations and Two Dimensional Steady Heat Flow Equations and their Applications. International Journal of Research in Engineering, Science and Management, 2(8), 47.
  3. Karomo, J. N., Mwalili, S. M., & Wanjoya, A. (2019). Power of Simulation Extrapolation in Correction of Covariates Measured with Errors. International Journal of Data Science and Analysis. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2019, pp. 13-17. doi: 10.11648/j.ijdsa.20190502.11
  4. Mwangi, G. H., Karomo, J. N., Kinyanjui, A. M., & Otieno, O. J. (2019). The Effect of Rainfall Patterns on Dairy Farming in Naivasha Sub-County, Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science IV(VII)
  5. Gitonga, H. M., Karomo, J. N., & Kokure, P. K. (2019). The Effects of Demographic Factors on Kenya Economic using Multiple Linear Regression Analysis. International Journal of Research in Engineering, Science and Management, 2(8), 47.
  6. Gitonga, H. M., Karomo, J. N., & Mukhwami, V. (2018); Determination of Statistically Significant Variables Affecting Inflation in The Kenyan Economy; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 8(10) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.8.10.2018.p8245

Profile

Name: Mr. Harun Gitonga

Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Biostatistics Moi University Ongoing
  • MSc. Statistics (Social) at Kenyatta University, 2012
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) at Kenyatta University, 2002
  • BSc. General (Statistics), Kenyatta University, 1997

Research Interests

Bayesian Neural Network

Publications

  1. Mwangi, G. H., Karomo, J. N., Kinyanjui, A. M., & Otieno, O. J. (2019). The Effect of Rainfall Patterns on Dairy Farming in Naivasha Sub-County, Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science IV(VII)

  2. Gitonga, H. M., Karomo, J. N., & Kokure, P. K. (2019). The Effects of Demographic Factors on Kenya Economic using Multiple Linear Regression Analysis. International Journal of Research in Engineering, Science and Management, 2(8), 47.

  3. Gitonga, H. M., Karomo, J. N., & Mukhwami, V. (2018); Determination of Statistically Significant Variables Affecting Inflation in The Kenyan Economy; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 8(10) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.8.10.2018.p8245

  4. Gideon Lang’at ,Josephine Njeri Ngure , Kinyanjui Jeremiah, Gitonga Harun Pure and Applied Sciences, Kirinyaga University Multiple Logistic Regression Modelling Of Drug Abuse/ Exposure Among The People Of Kirinyaga Central, Kenya, Researchjournali’s Journal of Mathematics Vol. 4 | No. 2 June | 2018 ISSN 2349-5375.

  5. Josephine Njeri Ngure1, Gitonga Harun2 , Kinyanjui Jeremiah3 , Gideon Lang’at4   Analysis Of Drug Abuse Among the People Of Kirinyaga County Using Multiple Logistic Regression Model, International Journal of Mathematics and Statistics Invention (IJMSI) E-ISSN: 2321 – 4767 P-ISSN: 2321 – 4759 www.ijmsi.org Volume 5 Issue 6 || June. 2017 || PP-17-21

  6. Robert Kasisi1, Mumo Mwangangi Benjamin2, Gitonga Harun Mwangi3 Factors Affecting the Performance of the Procurement Function in Government Organisations: A Case Study of National Oil Corporation of Kenya International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER) www.ijser.in ISSN (Online): 2347-3878, Impact Factor (2016): 3.05

  7. Gitonga Harun Mwangi1, Robert Kasisi2, , Effects of Computer Interaction in Learning Strategy on Students’ Achievements in Secondary School Mathematics in Murang’a County, Kahuro Sub-County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER) www.ijser.inISSN (Online): 2347-3878, Impact Factor (2015): 3.05


Profile

Name: Mr. Lucas Macharia

Qualifications

  • MSc. Statistics – University of Nairobi, 2000
  • BSc. Statistics – University of Nairobi, 1996

Research Interests

Applications in Biostatistics (in particular Genetics, Epidemic Spread, Neural Systems)

Publications

  1. Munyiri LM, Gachoki, PK and Mueni PW (2019). An Experimental Analysis on the Effect of Fertilizer Inputs on Climbing Bean Production in Mbeere North Sub-County. Global Scientific Journals.  GSJ: Volume 7, Issue 6. pp. 828-833. EOI: 10.11216/gsj.2019.06.23288. ISSN 2320-9186
  2. Ireri DM, Miano MK. and Macharia LM (2019). Optimization of Yields and Yield Components of Sweet Potatoes (Ipomea batatas (L.) Lam) using Organic Manure and Phosphate Fertilizer. Asian Journal of Probability and Statistics. 5(4): 1-13, 2019; Article no. AJPAS.52038. ISSN: 2582-0230.
  3. Munyiri LM, Gachoki PK, Gitonga JN (2019). Analysis of Tobacco Smoking Patterns in Relation to Age and Employment Status: A Case Study of Kirinyaga Central Constituency. International Research Journal of Advanced Engineering and Science, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp. 474-477. ISSN (Online): 2455-9024.
  4. Gachoki PK, Munyiri LM and Moses Mburu (2019). Application of Predictive Modelling to Determine Factors Influencing Flight Delays at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science (IJRIAS), Volume IV, Issue VI, pp. 44-49. ISSN 2454-6194

Profile

Name: Mr. Anthony Muthondu

Qualifications

  • PhD. Applied Mathematics at Masinde Muliro University of science and technology, Ongoing
  • MSc. Applied Mathematics at Kenyatta university, 2012
  • Bachelor of education science at Kenyatta University 2007

Research Interests

Fluids flows

Publications

  1. Nzyoka F.K., Kimathi M, Muthondu A.K, (2020) influence of inclined magnetic field and thermophoresis on heat and mass transfer wedge flow with variable thermal conductivity International Journal of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Research ISSN 2348-5736 (Online) Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp: (59-69).
  2. Kinyanjui, A. M., Muli, F., & Karomo, J. N. (2019) One Dimensional Heat Equations and Two Dimensional Steady Heat Flow Equations and their Applications. International Journal of Research in Engineering, Science and Management, 2(8), 47.
  3. Mwangi, G. H., Karomo, J. N., Kinyanjui, A. M., & Otieno, O. J. (2019). The Effect of Rainfall Patterns on Dairy Farming in Naivasha Sub-County, Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Applied Science IV(VII
  4. K.A Muthondu, J.O Abonyo, M. Samuel, J.Kirimi , C. Isaac (2015)  Buoyancy effects of thermal and mass diffusion on MHD natural convection past finite vertical, porous flat plate. International journal of pure and applied mathematics vol. 99 No, 4 2015, 399-410
  5. Njoroge James, Kivunge Bernard , Muondwe Samuel, Kinyanjui Anthony(2013). The  M¬o- Matrix completion problem for diagraphs of 5x5 matrices with less than four directed lines. Asian journal to current engineering and maths 2: ¬p374-390
  6. Kirimi Jacob, Musundi S, Kinyanjui Anthony (2012) Magnetic field and hall current effect on MHD free convection flow past a vertical rotating plate. Asian journal of current engineering and maths 1: p346-354.

Profile

Name: Mr. Zachary Kirori

Qualifications

  • MSc Computer Science, University of Nairobi, 2011

  • BSc Computer Science, University of Nairobi, 2003

Research Interests

Publications

  1. An application of the Logitboost Algorithm in loan appraisals in the International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, May 2013 (IJIIS)
  2. Assessing the Readiness by SMEs and Financial Institutions in The Establishment of an Integrated ICT Infrastructure for Financial Transactions in Kenya in the International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, May 2013(IJIIS)
  3. A Window-Based Approach to Training Deep Neural Networks for Predictive Sequence Modeling in the African Journal of Science, Technology and Engineering (AJSTE), September 2020
  4. Performance Analysis of Stochastic Gradient Descent - Based Algorithms for Time Series Sequence Modeling in the Elixir Journal, May 2019
  5. A Risk-Based Conservative model for cloud services deployment in higher education in the International Journal of Computer Science Engineering (IJCSE), June 2019
  6. Hyper-parameter optimization: towards practical sentiment analysis using a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) in the Research Journal of Computer and Information Technology Sciences(RJCITS), December 2019
  7. Towards Optimization of the Gated Recurrent Unit (GRU) for regression modeling in the International Journal of Social Sciences and Information Technology, October 2020
  8. An architectural framework for training deep neural networks for predictive task modeling in the International Journal of Social Sciences and Information Technology, December 2020

Profile

Name: Mr. Martin Miano

Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Educational Leadership Mt Kenya University, Ongoing
  • M.Ed  Educational Administration and Planning, University of Nairobi, 2002
  • B.Ed Double mathematics, Kenyatta University, 1986.

Research Interests

Educational  leadership and practice

Publications

  1. Martin Miano, Christine Waweru, and Dr  Ruth Thinguri Cost Reduction Strategies for Access and  Retention Boost in Secondary Education in Mathira west Sub-county, Nyeri county, Kenya. iiiste. org . journal of education and practice, 2014. Vol 5 No 10
  2. Martin Miano, Lucas Macharia and Ireri Daniel Mwangi.
    Optimization of Yields and Yield Components of Sweet Potatoes ( Ipomea Batatas (L.) Lam) Using Organic Manure and Phosphate Fertilizer.
    Asian Journal of Probability and Statistics.  5 (4): 1-13, 2019; Article number . AJPAS.52038. ISSN: 2582-0230.

Profile

Name: Ms. Rose Munyao

Qualifications

  • PhD-Information Technology, JomoKenyatta University of Agriculture, Ongoing
  • MSc-Information Systems Engineering, University of Sunderland,2012
  • BEd, Kenyatta University,2003.

Research Interests

Software Engineering

Publications


Profile

Name: Mr. Ephantus Mwangi

Qualifications

  • PhD-Information Technology of Murang’a University, Ongoing.
  • MSc.- In Information Systems, Kisii University, 2017
  • BEd. Science Mathematics and Computer Science, Kabarak University, 2008

Research Interests

Network Security, Data Science, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing.

Publications

  1. E. G. Mwangi and  Wachira K. K. DESIGN OF A COMPUTER-BASED PSO-OPTIMIZED FLC MODEL FOR REGULATING GREENHOUSE CLIMATIC CONDITION. Kabarak University Journal, 2014
  2. E. G. Mwangi, J. Shikhuyu, M. Njomo, I.W Mwangi. BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE IN KENYAN SCHOOLS USING SB-SCNT FRAMEWORK. Laikipia University Journal, 2014
  3. Shikhuyu, J. and Mwangi, E. G. COMPUTER ERGONOMIC ISSUES IN LEARNING INSTITUTIONS IN KENYA: CASE STUDY OF KIRINYAGA COUNTY. Chuka University Journal, 2015.
  4. E. G. Mwangi & J. Shikhuyu. CHALLENGES OF E-LEARNING IMPLEMENTATION IN KENYAN UNIVERSITY EDUCATION: CASE STUDY OF KIRINYAGA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, KENYA, Kabarak University Journal, 2015.
  5. J. Shikhuyu & E. G. Mwangi. STATE OF E-LEARNING IN KENYAN UNIVERSITIES: A CASE OF KIRINYAGA UNIVERSITY. Kirinyaga University Journal, 2017.
  6. Mwangi E.G. ICT INFRASTRUCTURE PREPAREDNESS FOR E-LEARNING IMPLEMENTATION IN KENYAN UNIVERSITIES, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 2017.
  7. Ephantus Gichuki MWANGI, Geoffrey Muchiri MUKETHA, Gabriel Kamau NDUNGU. A Review of Security Techniques against Black Hole Attacks in Mobile Ad hoc Networks. IEE Xplore, 2019.
  8. Ephantus Gichuki Mwangi*, Geoffrey Muchiri Muketha, Gabriel Ndungu Kamau. Design and Implementation of Resilient Cooperative Bait Detection Technique to Curb Cooperative Black Hole Attacks in MANETs Using DSR Protocol. International Journal of Networks and Communications 2020, 10(1): 1-9DOI: 10.5923/j.ijnc.20201001.01
  9. Ephantus Gichuki Mwangi, Geoffrey Muchiri Muketha, Gabriel Ndung’u Kamau. Optimized Trust-Based DSR Protocol to Curb Cooperative Blackhole Attacks in MANETs Using NS-3. International Journal of Networks and Communications 2020, 10(1): 10-19, DOI: 10.5923/j.ijnc.20201001.02.
  10. Ephantus Gichuki Mwangi, Geoffrey Muchiri Muketha. Trust-Based Security Technique to Curb Cooperative Blackhole Attacks in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks using OTB-DSR Protocol in NS-3. Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology: E Network, Web & Security,Volume 20 Issue 3, Version 1.0 Year 2020

Profile

Name: Mr. Martin  Kithinji

Qualifications

  • PhD- Mathematics (Financial Option), Pan African University Institute of Basic Sciences Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI) JKUAT centre, ongoing.
  • MSc.- Actuarial Science, University of Nairobi, 2016
  • BSc. Mathematics, University of Nairobi, 2013

Research Interests

Survival analysis and Econ

Grant Awarded

NACOSTI/ST & I/7th-Msc 2015/2016

Publications

  1. Richard Onyino Simwa, Martin Mutwiri Kithinji, Joseph Anthony McOtteku Otieno, Application of Burr XII Mixture Distributions to Model Unemployment Duration in Pricing Unemployment Insurance Assuming USA Data, International Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2016, pp. 27-34. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsd.20160203.11

Profile

Name: Mr. Edwin Ireri

Qualifications

  • PhD- Computer Science, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Ongoing.
  • MSc.- Information Systems, Kisii University, 2012
  • BSc.- Information Science, IT Option, Moi University, 2008

Research Interests

AI

Publications

  1. An Architectural Framework For Training Deep Neural Networks Forpredictive Task  Modeling

  2. Towards Optimization Of The Gated Recurrent Unit (Gru) For Regressionmodeling

  3. Adoption Of Enterprise Resource Planning System In Kenya: A Case Study Of Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation


Profile

Name: Ms. Catherine Wambui Mukunga

Qualifications

  • Ph.D Information Technology, Muranga University of Technology, Ongoing                               
  • Msc. Computer Science, University of Nairobi, 2014                              
  • Bsc. Information Technology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology University, 2009

Research Interests

Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence                            

Publications

  1. Catherine Mukunga, Static analysis techniques in automated program assessment systems, international Journal of Applied Computer Science (IJACS), Vol 2, Issue 1, January 2018 pp1-6, Journal ISSN online: 2522-6258
  2. Catherine Mukunga, Privacy issues affecting cloud providers in Kenya, African Journal of Computing & Information Systems (AJCIS), Volume 1 issue II, November 2017, pp 56-65.Journal ISSN online: 2519-5875
  3.  Catherine Mukunga, A review of current perspectives for assessing Information Security Culture, Center for Cyber security & Innovation research (CCSIR),Vol III, Issue 5, May 2018 pp 31-40.Journal ISSN online :2621-8318

Profile

Name: 

Ms. Caroline Muthoni Kamotho

Qualifications

BSc. in Mathematics and Computer Science, Kirinyaga University, 2020

Research Interests

Data Science

Publications