Varsity Students Leverage on Technology to Conduct Electronic Elections

Varsity Students Leverage on Technology to Conduct Electronic Elections

JKUAT Society of Engineering Students (SES) held its annual hand-over elections on Tuesday February 27, 2018 and for the first time in the history of the society the exercise was done electronically. The society used an electronic voting system that had been designed and built by final year engineering students; Koi Anyango, Frederick Kirimi, Lucy Masaba and Pascal Aloo. The whole exercise which normally takes close to two hours, took only 40 minutes. The system is an electronic voting box with a touch display that allows the voter to conduct the voting exercise with ease…. Continue reading →

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Candidates are invited to carry out MSc/PhD research under the recently launched Research Chair in Manufacturing. The Research Chair focuses on technological innovation for quality and competitiveness in the coconut value chain. The support will comprise a stipend, and funding for research materials. The research focus for PhD candidates will be in the following areas: 1. Characterization and value addition of coconut and its products. 2. Development and optimization of machinery for processing of coconut products. For MSc candidates, the focus will be in the following areas: 1. Social economics related to coconut value addition…. Continue reading →

ADVERT FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES FOR 2018

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) invites applications for admission in the College of Engineering and Technology (COETEC) in the following programs: 1. Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 2. Bachelor of Science in Electronic and Computer Engineering 3. Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication and Information Engineering 4. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering 5. Bachelor of Science in Geomatic Engineering and Geospatial Information Systems 6. Bachelor of Science in Mechatronic Engineering 7. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 8. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering 9. Bachelor of… Continue reading →

TECHNICAL SKILLS UPGRADING PROGRAM FOR iPIC STAFF BY JAPANESE TECHNOLOGISTS

TECHNICAL SKILLS UPGRADING PROGRAM FOR iPIC STAFF BY JAPANESE TECHNOLOGISTS

This year’s skills upgrading program for technical staffs involved in the Innovation and Prototyping Integrated Centre (iPIC) activities at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) was carried out from 13th to 18th September 2017. The objective of this training was to equip participants with technical knowhow in the operation and maintenance of existing and newly acquired equipment donated by the Government of Japan through the Africa-ai-Japan Project based at JKUAT. This activity was part of the wider effort by the stakeholders to enhance Africa Innovation by providing the necessary infrastructure and human resources… Continue reading →

THE FIRST FORUM ON GEOTHERMAL TECHNOLOGY IN KENYA HELD IN JKUAT

THE FIRST FORUM ON GEOTHERMAL TECHNOLOGY IN KENYA HELD IN JKUAT

Collaboration between JKUAT, JICA, Kyushu University Japan, KenGen and Geothermal Development Company is one that in the long run shall bring to being a socio-economic mega impact if the goals and the objectives of the first Forum in Kenya and Africa on Geothermal Technology is anything to go by. The Forum was a result of various meetings and discussions between JKUAT’s college of Engineering led by the Principal Prof. Bernard Ikua, KenGen led by Assistant Manager in Charge of Resource Management, Mr. Cyrus Karingithi and Prof. Ryuichi Itoi of Kyushu University. The discussions majored on… Continue reading →

SPECIAL SEMINAR ON ENHANCED iPIC CAPACITY & FACILITY UTILIZATION HELD

SPECIAL SEMINAR ON ENHANCED iPIC CAPACITY & FACILITY UTILIZATION HELD

Thursday 15th June 2017 engraved a special mark in the actualization of the iPIC envisioned dream under the Africa-ai-JAPAN Project when a special Seminar on Enhanced Facility Utilization of iPIC in Research and Innovation was held. Being under the JKUAT College of Engineering and Technology, the College through the leadership of the Principal Prof. Bernard Ikua who also was the main speaker, arranged for the seminar that saw attendance drawn from staff of the College’s four Schools along with the Engineering Workshops and had two other speakers to spice up the rich information of iPIC… Continue reading →

Boniface Kariuki Feted in Japan

Boniface Kariuki, a Technologist in the Department of Mechatronic Engineering, has been awarded for an outstanding research in the division of Environmental Science development, Faculty of Environmental Science at Hokkaido University in Japan raising the burner of the College of Engineering and Technology (COETEC) and that of the entire University fraternity higher. He was in Japan for two years under the ABE Initiative programme which offers Scholarship for Masters Degree and internship opportunity at Japanese company through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). His study evaluated photovoltaic power generation potential by stepping up to seasonality and… Continue reading →