Stakeholders Meeting on Syllabus Review, Department of Physics.

We, the Department of Physics, recently held a consultative stakeholders’ meeting on syllabus review. The meeting was held on Thursday 6th July 2023 at the Innovation Prototyping Integrated Centre (iPIC) to discuss matters pertaining to all our Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate degree programmes offered in the department with the aim of updating them and making them relevant. Participants included alumni currently working in industry and government/private institutions, lecturers, and students of the department, and they gave an insightful blend of thoughts and submissions of the syllabus content that shall be evaluated and incorporated in the… Continue reading →

Attendance of the African Energy Forum from the 20th To 23rd Of June 2023 at the KICC.

A group of students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Renewable Energy and Environmental Physics (BSc. REEN) recently had the honour of participating in the 25th edition of the Africa Energy forum from June 20th to June 23rd. This event proved to be a truly enlightening and transformative experience, providing them with the opportunity to interact with numerous experts and potential future employers in the energy industry. Renowned organizations such as KenGen, Sun Africa, Longi, The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), The Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA), Student Energy, International Finance Cooperation (IFC), Power Africa,… Continue reading →

Alumni Visit to the Department of Physics.

On Friday, 2nd June 2023, the Department of Physics was pleased to receive alumni of BSc. Control and Instrumentation (COIN), Mr. Gast Kengere and Captain Bernard Ibau. They were both in the class that graduated in 2015. They are both instrumentation engineers at Kwale Sugar Co. and Kenya Defence Forces respectively. Additionally, they run a company, Industrial Systems Instrumentation & Automation (ISA), which provides industrial process control and automation solutions and training. Addressing Industry Gaps and Opportunities: The visit provided a valuable opportunity for current fourth-year students to gain insights into the industry and understand… Continue reading →

International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Grant

IUPAP is an international Union that promotes and facilitates conferences and activities for women in physics in the wide field of pure and applied physics. This program was created to help fund women from developing and low-income countries, who may not have another opportunity, to attend either regional or international conferences, workshop or school. This year, one of our own, Dorothy Kanini Mwanzia – SC342-5190/2015, a Postgraduate student studying MSc. Geophysics in the Physics Department has been awarded this grant to attend the POWER & ENERGY Conference in Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda from 23 – 25 May… Continue reading →



The department of Geomatic Engineering and Geospacial Information Science (GEGIS) will be hosting the annual GIS day at the University assembly hall on Wednesday 14th November. This event provides a platform for those in the GIS and related fields to interact and learn through topical presentations and exhibitions on research and projects that are done within and without the department. We encourage all students and members of staff to attend.

SEG Honorary Lecture by Maria Angela Capello on 7th September 2018

SEG Honorary Lecture by Maria Angela Capello on 7th September 2018

Jomo Kenyatta University Geophysics society chapter had the privilege to host SEG honorary lecturer Maria Angela Capello, on 7th September 2018. In attendance were; the chairman chemistry department Dr. Salim Ali, who was representing the Dean School of Physical Science, the patron of JKUGS, Dr. Maurice K’Orowe, the president of JKUGS Ms. Dorothy Kanini , lecturers from the physics department, Physics laboratory technicians, JKUAT alumni and students. The following is a detailed report on the same. SEG HONORARY LECTURE REPORT