The Journal of Sustainable Research in Engineering (JSRE) was launched on 7th May 2014 at a colorful ceremony graced by Dr. Peggy Oti-Boateng who is a senior programmes specialist for science and technology for Africa at UNESCO, and JKUAT’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mabel Imbuga. The journal which will be published quarterly will feature original and high quality research papers with properly documented results that have major positive impact in science and technology, for the benefit of mankind. The first inaugural issue of the journal which contained eight (8) high quality papers submitted by renowned international researchers was also unveiled.


Dr. Peggy Oti-Boateng (second right) displays the newly launched Journal of Sustainable Research in Engineering. She is joined by Prof. Mabel Imbuga (left), Ms. Rehema Ndeda (second left) and College of Engineering and Technology Principal, Prof. Bernard Ikua (right)

The College of Engineering and Technology Principal, Prof. Bernard Ikua, who is the Chief Editor of the Journal acknowledged the role of Mechanical Engineering Department in the launch of the journal. “This inaugural issue of the journal is a major milestone for the School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering (SoMMME) of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) as it is an offshoot culminating from a series of seminars and conferences that began way back in 1995 in the department of Mechanical Engineering” said Prof. Ikua.

The editors will endeavor the journal to remain relevant and offer quality scholarly work to a global readership so as to achieve a high impact factor for the journal. Features such as manuscript tracking and online editing and review will be available for submissions as to ensure fast decision times and rapid publication. In addition to the journal being available both in print and online, the journal will be open access journal for high visibility and promotion of research works.

The call for papers for the Journal of Sustainable Research in Engineering is available on

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