April 2016 Vacancies

Kindly find the latest vacancies: Vacancies for Professors, Associate Professors, Chief Sports and Games Officer Vacancies for College and Campus Principals

Partnership to Commercialize Varsity’s IT Solutions

Partnership to Commercialize Varsity’s IT Solutions

Over the years, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has been developing cutting edge IT solutions. Unfortunately, commercialization of these solutions has been a challenge. In order to address this, the University partnered with SimbaNET on a business – IT alignment model that will optimize returns from IT investments, Friday, April 22, 2016. SimbaNET provides telecommunications services in mission-critical areas, and serves some of the region’s biggest and most respected organizations. The five – year partnership will see SimbaNET harmonize Kenya’s IT activity with JKUAT’s business direction to the mutual benefit of both institutions…. Continue reading →

JKUAT Student’s Beer Label Design Wins Prize

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Bachelor of Architecture student Reinier Khamala, has won the 2015 Brew Barrel Project Competition, organized by the Brew Bristro and Lounge (Kenya) in collaboration with Jameson Irish Whisky of Ireland. Brew Bristro partnered with Jameson Irish Whisky to craft a beer which was created by Mr. Aleem Ladak the Master Brewer. The two corporates wanted a label design and name of the beer that would capture the spirit of Nairobi and the essence of Dublin, the capital city of Ireland. Reinier managed to put his ideas on paper… Continue reading →

JKUAT Tenders 2016

Kindly find the JKUAT Tender documents below: JKUAT TENDER ADVERT 2016 April ADDENDUM FOR MOTOR VEHICLE AND GROUP LIFE INSURANCE TENDER JKUAT-49-2016-2017 Disposal od assorted items (1) JKUAT TENDER ADVERT 2016 Disposal  JKUAT 34 Provision of Pest Control Services JKUAT 33 servicing and calibrating of Laboratory, Hospital and Medical Lab equipment_1 JKUAT 33 servicing and calibrating of Laboratory, Hospital and Medical Lab equipment JKUAT 32-2015-2016 Provision of Publishing and Printing Services JKUAT 31 Provision of Car Hire and related services JKUAT 30 Repair and Servicing of Motor Vehicles JKUAT 28 Repair and Servicing of Office… Continue reading →

JKUAT in Research Pact with Retirement Benefits Authority

JKUAT in Research Pact with Retirement Benefits Authority

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) has inked a partnership with the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) to undertake joint research and exchange of academic information. The cooperation will also aid staff and student mobility between the two institutions through attachments, internships and adjunct lecturer programmes. Speaking during the agreement signing, Friday April 8, 2016, RBA Chief Manager for Research and Strategy Dr. Shem Ouma, said the retirement benefits regulator had a number of challenges which it seeks to solve using scientific data driven insights. Dr. Ouma singled out low savings among Kenyans, attributing… Continue reading →

Prof. Uppal Delivers Mathematics Public Lecture

Prof. Uppal Delivers Mathematics Public Lecture

Although interest in numbers is as old as civilization itself, much about them is still not understood, and some of the oldest and most elementary sounding problems concerning them are still unsolved. Prof. Surindar M. Uppal made the revelation, Thursday, March 31, when he addressed students, faculty and the members of the public who congregated at the JKUAT Main Campus, Juja, during his well-attended Public Lecture Presentation: “The World of Numbers is Really Fascinating.” Illuminating on the peculiarity of the number theory, the Professor of Mathematics further argued that while its major theorems can often… Continue reading →

Dr. Hiram Ndiritu Elected Dean SoMME

Dr. Hiram Ndiritu Elected Dean SoMME

Dr. Engineer Hiram Ndiritu is the new Dean at the School of Mechanical, Manufacturing & Materials Engineering (SoMME). Dr. Ndiritu who until his election was chairperson of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, beat the incumbent, Prof. George Nyakoe in the Thursday March 31, 2016 to emerge the winner. The incoming Dean thanked over 80% of the staff who turned up for the exercise for expressing faith in his capacity to steer the school and promised to fulfill his election pledges. Key among his priorities are industry-academia collaborations to foster training and research in the School…. Continue reading →

Researchers Call for Modern Agriculture and Rural Access

Researchers Call for Modern Agriculture and Rural Access

Africa urgently needs to invest in modern agricultural practices for increased food productivity in order to feed its growing population. The continent should equally modernise its transport infrastructure including rural access, to facilitate movement of food from source areas. This was reiterated by two Japanese researchers during a seminar at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology on Thursday March 24, 2016. Prof. Hiroshi Koaze, a professor of agriculture from Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan said the continent needs to move in tandem with the prevailing challenges like climate change. New methods… Continue reading →

Student Designed Donkey Cart Unveiled During World Water Day

Student Designed Donkey Cart Unveiled During World Water Day

Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Eugene Wamalwa launched the Inkua Donkey Cart, designed by College of Engineering and Technology (COETEC) students during the World Water Day National Celebrations held in Naivasha, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The donkey cart aims at ensuring that there is a safer, efficient and effective way of transporting water especially in the rural areas. The Cabinet Secretary lauded the University for the design and engineering of the donkey cart and encouraged the water companies present to partner with academic institutions to help tackle some of the water problems facing the… Continue reading →

UASU Leaders Pay Courtesy Call on the Vice Chancellor

UASU Leaders Pay Courtesy Call on the Vice Chancellor

The recently elected University Academic Staff Union (UASU) JKUAT Chapter officials today paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor Prof. Mabel Imbuga in her office Tuesday, March 22, 2016. During the meeting, the UASU Secretary General Prof. Peterson Hinga said his team would  ensure that proper channels of resolving conflict between the employer and the employees would be followed. Prof Hinga observed that both the Union and the University Management had a role to play towards the good of the society, adding that friction of any nature could be detrimental to the wellbeing of… Continue reading →