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
Intake 2021 - Orientation Information
The Technical University of Kenya wishes to take this early opportunity to congratulate and welcome all the students who have been selected for the various programmes at the premier university, the Technical University of Kenya.
In order to give each one of you time to settle down and adjust to the (new) life with ease, the university has dedicated one week of orientation into the various aspects that would form part of your lifestyle for the period of stay at the university.
The orientation of new students joining the University is done in order to, inter alia:-
Acquaint the... Full story on Intake 2021 - Orientation Information
TU-K Holds 9th Graduation Ceremony
For the second year in a row, the Technical University of Kenya has today virtually held its 9th graduation ceremony.
Speaking during the ceremony, Ms. Mumina Bonaya – Chief Administrative Secretary representing the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Education, Prof. George Magoha, asked local universities to start preparing for the Competency Based Curriculum in readiness for the students who will be joining the institutions in a few years.
“There is a need to allocate more resources to improve the efficiency of virtual learning by a way of bandwidth and more electronic learning resources,” she... Full story on TU-K Holds 9th Graduation Ceremony