Ms. Elizabeth N. Wafula

Address:                              P.O. BOX 62000-00200, Nairobi.
Mobile:                                +254717 557 850
Email:                                  elizabethwafula@jkuat.ac.ke

 

 

 

 

University Education

Period Institution Achievement Subject
Ongoing JKUAT/KU Leuven PhD Food Technology
2012-2016 JKUAT MSc. Food processing
2013-2014 Roma Tre University MSc. Food Security Governance
2006-2010 JKUAT BSc. Food Technology/Nutrition

 

Responsibility

Currently, she serves as a Tutorial Fellow in JKUAT’s Department of Food Science and Technology.

 

Teaching and Research Areas/Interests

  1. Food processing
  2. Food engineering
  3. Food security

 

Selected Research Publications

  1. Elizabeth N. Wafula, Irene N. Wainaina, Carolien Buvé, Peter K. Kinyanjui, Wouter Saeys, Daniel N. Sila and Marc E.G. Hendrickx (2021). Prediction of cooking times of freshly harvested common beans and their susceptibility to develop the Hard-To-Cook defect using near infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Food Engineering, (110495). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2021.110495.
  2. Elizabeth N. Wafula, Irene N. Wainaina, Carolien Buvé, Nghia D.T. Nguyen, Peter K. Kinyanjui, Wouter Saeys, Daniel N. Sila and Marc E. Hendrickx (2020). Application of near-infrared spectroscopy to predict the cooking times of aged common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris ). Journal of Food Engineering, 284(110056). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2020.110056
  3. Elizabeth N. Wafula and Osia Odula (2018). Considerations for the shift in the roles of national and county governance towards the realization of food security in Kenya. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 18(3): 13776-13791. https://doi.org/10.18697/ajfand.83.17215
  4. Elizabeth N. Wafula, Daniel N. Sila and Michael M. Wawire (2015). Impact of Ripening Stage and Drying on Selected Quality Attributes of Apple Mango Cubes and Leathers. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 15(5): 10368-10385.

 

Annex

MAWAZO Fellow