Projects

Flagship Project: SME Industrial Park for Nakuru County

Faculty of Engineering and Technology in collaboration with the Division of Research and Extension (Egerton University) and the Ministry of Industrialization is working towards the establishment of the SME Industrial park for Nakuru County.


Ongoing and Recently Completed Research Projects

No.

Title & Duration

Funding Body

Collaborating Institutions

1

Capacity Linked water supply and sanitation for Africa’s Peri-urban and Rural Areas (CLARA).

2011 -2014

European Union

Austria; Germany; Spain; Ethiopia; Tunisia; South Africa; Morocco.

2

Mapping Water Resource for Africa.

2012 - 2015

European Union

Spain

3

Capacity Building for Water Resources and Environmental Management.

2010 - 2015

African Union

Kwa Zulu Natal University, Durban, South Africa.

4

The African Component of the ACP Research Programme for Sustainable Development in Water and Sanitation.

2011 - 2014

African Union

Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

5

Wastewater Treatment Technologies- focusing on Decentralised Technologies for Urban and Peri-urban Areas

of African and Asia.

2011 - 2014

European Union

Senegal, Burkina Faso & Ethiopia

6

Promotion of surface runoff and rainwater harvesting for application in Aquaculture and horticulture

Development.

2011-2014

National Council for Science & Technology (NCST)

South Eastern University of Kenya.

7

South Africa – Kenya Joint Science & Technology Research Programme on “Life cycle costing of rainwater harvesting in two African cities: Johannesburg and Nairobi.

2011-2013

National Council for Science & Technology (NCST)

Kwa Zulu Natal University, Durban, South Africa.

8

Optimizing Human Waste Treatment and Bio-Resource Recovery using a Hybrid Multi-Port Reactor.

Funded by National Council of Science and Technology (NCST).

2010- 13

National Council for Science & Technology (NCST)

None

9

An Earth Observation and Integrated Assessment approach to the Governance of Lake Naivasha.

2010-2014

The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research under the WOTRO - Global Science for Development Programme.

Egerton University (Kenya), ITC-International Institute of Geo-information Science & Earth Observation (The Netherlands), University of Twente (The Netherlands) & University of Nairobi (Kenya).

10

Enhancing Biogas Energy Contribution in Kenya.

2012-2014

National Council for Science & Technology (NCST)

Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Min. of Agriculture, Masinde Muliro Univ. of Science & Technology.

11

East Africa Climate Innovation Network (EACIN).

2012-2013

World Bank

African Centre for Technology Studies

(ACTS), Univ. of Dar es Salaam, Univ. of Addis Ababa, National Research organization of Uganda &

Action Rwanda.

12

Pro Bio-fuel Research Project.

2011-2012

European Union

Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), BOKU & Szeged Univ. Hungary.

13

Modification of the Natural Convection Chimney Dryer to Improve Drying Performance.

2010 - 2011

Egerton University

None

14

Low Head Hydropower Generation and Optimization Using Pressure Boosting Mechanisms.

2012-2015

National Council for Science & Technology (NCST)

Egerton University; Kenyatta University; Jomo Kenyatta Univ. of Agriculture & Technology.

15

Scientists Networked for Outcomes from Water and Sanitation (African SNOWS).

2009- 2014

Wellcome Trust

Egerton University, Kenya; Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana;

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK;

Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda;

Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa;

University of Copenhagen, Denmark; University of East Anglia, UK; University of Gezira, Sudan; University of Venda, South Africa.

16

Investigations and development of an efficient auto-regulative irrigation system with membrane material.

2011 – 2013

BMBF - Germany

Egerton University, Kenya;

Kassel University, Germany;

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ,) Germany; MICRODYN-NADIR (Wiesbaden, Membrane Technology), Germany;

PFAFF Industrial (Kaiserslautern, welding technology for synthetic tissues;

The National High School of Agronomy (ENSA), Algeria;

The Research Center for Science and Technologies in Arid regions (C.R.S.T.R.A., Algeria.

17

A Comprehensive Analysis of Subsurface Surface Irrigation in SSA for an Optimized and Adaption of an Environmental friendly irrigation practice (ComASI).

2013-2016

ERA- ARD

Kassel University, Germany;

Institute for social-ecological research (ISOE) gGmbH, Germany; Swiss Centre for Scientific Research Institute (SCSR), Cote d’Ivoire; National High School of Agronomy (ENSA) University, Algeria; Research Center for Science and Technologies in Arid regions (C.R.S.T.R.A.), Research Institute, Algeria;

Egerton University, Kenya.

18

Design and Development of a Remote Data Logging System.

2011-2012

Egerton University

None

19

Automatic Timetabling and Coursework Management System.

2012-2013

Egerton University

None

20

Development of a multivariable process control training Kit.

2012-2013

Egerton University

None

21

Design, Development and Construction of a Robot

2013-2014

Egerton University

None

22

Human Operated Mobile Phone Charger: Pendulum design.

2012 - 2013

Egerton University

None