Latest News & Announcements

Admission of new students in the Department (BSc & MSc)

Admission of Degree in  Bsc. Biosystems Engineering and MSc. Environmental and Biosystems Engineering First Year students for the 2022/2023 Academic Year on Monday 19th September 2022. The University has lined up a series of activities for the Orientation week to introduce the freshmen to University life and the rich culture of the University of Nairobi.

Schedule of activities: 

Monday 19th to Sunday 25th September 2022: Biometric Registration and Orientation Week

Tour in Maker Space Lab

The Chairman EBE, Dr. D. O. Mbuge hosted Dean Engineering Prof. Ayub Gitau,  Associate Dean Prof. Francis Mulaa  both from University of Nairobi and Executive Director, GearBox Dr. Kamau Gachigi in Maker Space Lab on 9th September, 2022. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss on possible partnership between engineering and science park and Gearbox. They Brainstormed on possible science projects driven by technology and relevant in today's world  that,  are income generating.During the tour in the Lab, they were shown modern machines and incubated projects.


The University of Nairobi wishes to inform the following groups of students (Module I and Module II) that the commencement and reporting dates for the 2022/2023 Academic Year are as follows:

Commencement dates:

1st years Undergraduate and  Year 1  Post Graduate Students Monday, 19th September 2022 

Reporting dates: 

Year II, III and IV Undergraduate students: Monday, 3rd October 2022 (First Semester)

Design Modification of a Simple On-Site Concrete Mixer (FEB 403)

Concrete has the unique distinction of being the only construction material manufactured on the site. A concrete mixer machine is a device that homogeneously combines cement, aggregate such as sand or gravel, and water to form concrete. A typical concrete machine mixer uses a revolving drum to mix the components. These machines are too expensive and because of these small scale construction workers use traditional method of mixing concrete. This method of manual mixing takes a lot of time to produce a mixture and also requires large human effort to mix it.


Environmental and Biosystems Engineering  students participated in tree planting event at Ngong forest on Saturday, 23rd April, 2022. The event was organized by Engineering Students Association (ESA) from Faculty of Engineering.

The environmental goal was to explore real-world problems and become a community of environmentally-minded thinkers. By planting more trees, it will contribute to global reforestation efforts, repairing damaged ecosystems and mitigating climate changes.

The Nairobi Innovation Week 2022

The Nairobi Innovation Week 2022 theme is Innovation for Transformation and Impact in the society.”

The objective of the NIW is to contribute towards a vibrant, productive and sustainable innovation ecosystem through policy influence, showcasing innovation, research dissemination, networking, capacity building, connecting start-ups and innovators to industry.

Duration and Venue

Date:                 April 26 to 28, 2022

Duration:          3 days


The Department of the Environmental and Biosystems engineering , faculty of engineering, University of Nairobi through the Environmental and Biosystems Engineering Student’s Association (EBESA) partnered with Ceriops Environmental Research Organization and Bidii Creek Conservancies (Community Group) to actively restore mangroves in Jomvu Kuu (Tudor Creek Mombasa) on the 19th February 2022). The planting activity had 57 participants.


Environmental and Biosystems Engineering Students Association (EBESA) through Chairman EBE, Eng. Dr. D. O. Mbuge and  Patron  Dr. W.  Muthumbi to The Dean, Faculty of Engineering Eng. Prof. A. N. Gitau organised an Academic Trip to Mombasa from 17th to 20th February, 2022.

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They were scheduled to visit three Companies namely; 

Visit by Mangu High School Students

50 students from Mang'u High School visited Department of Environmental and Biosystems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering on Wednesday February 16, 2022  for a Career Guidance session and tour. They were briefed and given an orientation through video  what Biosystems Engineering Degree program entails by Mr. Orodi, Principal Technologist and Ms. Consolata Mwangi Senior Technologist