Meeting with the EBE student prize winners of the Dr. Musimba’s awards and EBESA officials
Date and time: 
Thu, 2017-03-30 11:00

The Chairman, EBE Eng. Prof. A. N. Gitau  met with the student prize winners of the Dr. Musimba’s awards from the Department of Environmental and Biosytems Engineering. The Dr. Musimba awards challenge seeks to recognize, award and mentor the most innovative projects under the economic, political and the social pillars categories from the University of Nairobi, school of engineering.  

The winners from the department were:

2nd runners up Economic category, Female.

ANGELA NABA                              F21/1947/2012

Project title:

WOOD PELLETS FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IN

KENYA

1st runners up, economic category, Male

KIDENGE STEPHEN OTIENO       F21/1934/2012

KAMANDE SIMON NJUGUNA    F21/40189/2011

Project title:

IMPROVED SOLAR DRIER

2st runners up, economic category, Male

DANIEL CHUMO KIPLAGAT       F21/1939/2012

 NZIOKA SIMON MUSAU                         F21/1938/2012

Project title:

THE DESIGN OF A MODIFIED RAIN HARVESTERING

FIRST-FLUSH SYSTEM

2st runners up, social category, Male

BRIAN OENGA                                F21/4460/2012

Project title:

DESIGN OF A DOUBLE SLOPE SOLAR STILL FOR

MOMBASA COUNTY

 

The consultative meeting was to deliberate on how to mentor other students from the department to participate in similar subsequent challenges. Also was discussed on how to improve these award winning projects to come up with final products. The chairman urged the students to submit their papers for the 24th IEK conference scheduled for May, 2017.

He later met with the EBESA officials. The meeting was to update the department on the students’ progress on their activities and share with the Chairman the semesters’ schedule of activities including;

  1. Tree planting
  2. Students career talk
  3. One day academic trip
  4. Open day &
  5. The fifth years Dinner.

This is to help facilitate the department involvement and contribution where required.

Expiry Date: 
Thu, 2029-03-29 11:00
Contact Person: 

CHAIRMAN EBE