This department was founded in 2008.Its one of the departments that make up the school of Electrical, Electronics & Information Engineering(SIEE). The department is currently chaired by Dr Kibet Langat.It has grown tremendously both in the number of staff, students and facilities.
To be a leader and a center of excellence in training, research and innovation in Telecommunications and Information Engineering.
To offer accessible quality training, research and innovation in order to produce leaders in the field of Telecommunication and Information Engineering, to suit the needs of a dynamic world.
To yearly carry out successful student intake for undergraduate courses and graduate intake for postgraduate courses.
To offer academic programmes which are well suited to the needs of students,dynamic market and the telecommunications industry
To put in place continuously structures and framework which facilitates the best institutional management and resource utilization.
To continually come up with sustainable projects and publications through continued research and innovations.
To liaise with industries, government, universities and other organizations in partnerships and linkages.
To be at the forefront in community partnership projects and technological transfers for development.