Professor S.M. Uppal will be holding his second professorial talk on 31st March 2016, at JKUAT, Lecture Theater 1 from 2 – 4 PM. SYNOPSIS 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. A peculiarity of Number Theory is that while its major theorems can often be stated in terms that anyone can understand, their proofs – where they exist, require deep complex Mathematics. Despite the great advances made in Mathematics… Continue reading →
Professor David M. Theuri has officially handed over the department to Dr. Jotham Akanga after his two terms of excellent service to the department. The ceremony took place at the CODs office at 2.00 PM. Gracing the occasion was Prof. Peter Mwita, Dean School of Mathematical Sciences and other members of the department. The department wishes the outgoing chair prosperity in his future endeavors. The department also warmly welcomes the incumbent chair with high expectations.
Dr. Waweru won the scholarship beating still competition all over Africa to emerge one of the top 20 successful applicants in the whole continent for scholarship awarded by the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, University of Cape Town. The course shall see him study and research on the Emerging Technologies, Teaching, learning and emerging technologies, Online learning design and Design-based research and evaluation. The course is of great importance to the department since JKUAT is a top University of Technology in the region and is expected to close the gap existing in the… Continue reading →
In recognition of his outstanding and distinguished services in the field of Education to the Kenyan Nation, His Excellency, President Mwai Kibaki who is also Commander—in-Chief of the Armed Forces, has conferred the Honor and Award of the Elder of the order of the Burning Spear (E.B.S) PROFESSOR SURINDAR M. UPPAL, PH.D a is a full Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics. We in the Department feel very elated at this honor and Congratulate Prof. Surindar M. Uppal on this great achievement. We also wish him all the best as… Continue reading →