School of Engineering and Technology

The School of Engineering and Technology aims at producing graduates with solid knowledge and readily marketable skills in the relevant areas of specialization in engineering and technology. This knowledge and skill will enable them to adapt readily to a wide variety of technical and managerial careers. The school provides a foundation in sciences complemented by general technical courses in the relevant disciplines. The programmes generally, focus on the practical application of engineering knowledge, and broad managerial skills, in addition to introducing them to various fields.

The school lays a lot of emphasis on production of professionally qualified graduates who would be trusted to undertake developmental projects in the fields of engineering. Our graduates are expected to register with the relevant regulatory and professional bodies and get the relevant certification for practice, and to be extremely competitive in the job market. The school also encourages innovativeness, freedom of thought, scholarly excellence and consultancy services in all fields in the school. Staff quality and development are given top priority to enable development of highl qualified and competent team of teaching, research and innovative staff.

School Vision Statement

To be a leading School of excellence in training, research and innovation in the engineering and technology.

School Mission Statement

School of Engineering is dedicated to providing excellent and training programmes, conducting leading–edge research and scholarly programmes; and performing responsible service and outreach activities that have broad national and international reach with the objective of transforming lives.

School Objectives

a) To promote excellent standards in teaching, research consultancy and scholarship, and professionalism in practice.

b) To develop highly trained and qualified graduates in the respective fields of Engineering and Technology who meet the thresholds for registration by the Kenya Engineers Registration Board (ERB) and who are electable or registrable as corporate members by the Institution of Engineers of Kenya, or other relevant regulatory and professional bodies.

c) To carry out training, research and development in the areas of Industrial, Manufacturing and Energy Engineering, Building and Construction Engineering, Bio systems Engineering and Food Science and Technology.

Core Values

School of Engineering is committed to:

i) Scholarship and creativity

ii) Student and general customers satisfaction with their School experience

iii) Diversity and quality in staff, faculty, and our student body

iv) Accountability for our performance

v) Quality in teaching, research and innovation

vi) Academic freedom, freedom of though and open-mindedness

vii) Shared governance and responsibility

viii) Interdisciplinary collaboration

Academic Programmes

a) Department of Industrial, Manufacturing and Energy Engineering

i) BSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering

ii) BSc in Energy Engineering

iii) BSc in Clothing and Fashion Design

iv) BSc in Mechanical Engineering

v) BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

vi) BSc in Mechatronic Engineering

vii) Diploma in clothing technology

viii) Craft certificate in clothing technology

ix) Craft Certificate in motor vehicle mechanics

x) Craft certificate in electrical installations

b) Department of Building and Construction Engineering

i) BSc in Civil Engineering

ii) Diploma in building and construction

iii) Craft certificate in building and construction

c) Department of Agricultural Engineering and processing

i) BSc in Biosystems Engineering

ii) BSc Food Science and Nutrition

iii) MSc in irrigation Engineering

iv) MSc in Biosystems Engineering

v) MSc in Environmental Engineering

vi) Diploma in Irrigation Engineering

Staff in the School

Ag. Dean, School of Engineering and Technology: Eng. Dr. Moses Mwangi

a) Department of Industrial, Manufacturing and Energy Engineering

Ag. Chairman: Eng. Dr. Moses Mwangi

Staff in the department

i) Mr. Antony Makau-Tutor, motor vehicle section

ii) Mr. Ambrose Kiia-Tutor, Motor vehicle section

iii) Mr. Frigustus M. Mutambu-Tutor, Electrical installation section,

iv) Ms Jane Mutua- Tutor, Electrical installation section,

v) Mr. Denis Mwendwa- Tutor, Electrical installation section,

vi) Ms Janet M. Philip-Tutor, Clothing technology section

vii) Ms Phoebe Ndambuki- Tutor, Clothing technology section

viii) Ms Jacinta Kivuva-Tutor, Clothing technology section

b) Department of Building and Construction Engineering

Ag. Chairman: Mr. Morris Mutisya

c) Department of Agricultural Engineering and Processing

Staff:

i) Prof. F. M Mathooko–Professor, Food Science and Technology

ii) Eng. Gareth M. Kituu –Assistant lecturer, Agricultural Engineering

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