Engineers Board of Kenya seeks to set prices for Engineering services
The Engineers Board of Kenya is among the professional bodies that are pushing to set minimum prices for services offered in the industry. The engineer’s body has proposed setting up of a price floor for all engineering services arguing that this will ensure quality services, safety and welfare to the public.
This move however has been opposed by the Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) which is the body mandated to ensuring that there is a competitive market and ensuring consumer protection. Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) has argued that fixing of the prices and fees will make... Full story on Engineers Board of Kenya seeks to set prices for Engineering services
TU-K Admits 4135 New Students
The Technical University of Kenya has admitted 4135 new students for the 2021/2022 Academic Year. Starting September 27 through October 1, the University staged an intensive virtual orientation exercise for the Freshers aired live on TU-K’s website and social media platforms where students can still watch, even now, in case they missed any session.
The orientation exercise offered a platform for the new students to get a better understanding of all that TU-K has to offer. The sessions also introduced the first year students to the three faculties i.e. Faculty of Engineering and... Full story on TU-K Admits 4135 New Students
East African School on Density Functional Theory and Applications using the SIESTA code
11th – 15th October 2021- Technical University of Kenya , School of Physics and Earth Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya -
The school aims at introducing ab initio calculations and molecular dynamics simulation to researchers and postgraduate students of different disciplines, using the SIESTA code.
Electronic structure codes have become mature enough to be used by scientists not trained in the development of the methods themselves. This is a shift away from traditional practice, in which the know-how and the right to use the code was acquired through a long internship. Nowadays, most codes are... Full story on East African School on Density Functional Theory and Applications using the SIESTA code
SATUK Gets New Leadership
The Technical University of Kenya Student union SATUK has new leadership for the year 2021/2022. Mani Peter Mwangangi was elected the Chair, and Birech Raechel Cheptoo as his Deputy. Harrison Boniface Muema was elected Secretary General, Kirera Denis Muchoki Finance Secretary, Oundo Barasa Fredrick Academic Secretary, Kimani Mercy Wairimu Gender and Social Welfare Secretary. Nyariki Yuvenalis Ogeto was elected Sports, Entertainment and Culture Secretary, Meshack Ndanyi Men’s Hostel Representatives, Jelagat Betty was elected Women’s Hostel Representatives. Shampi Anna Ngendo Gakuna was elected... Full story on SATUK Gets New Leadership