Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology Gets a New Dean

Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology Gets a New Dean The Council of the Technical University of Kenya has appointed Prof. Francis K. Gatheri, Executive Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology (FAST). The appointment was made following a recent advertisement of the vacancy and subsequent interviews for the same position.

Prof. Gatheri is a Professor of Mathematics at the Technical University of Kenya. Until his appointment, he served as the Director, School of Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences. He joined TU-K as Associate Professor in Mathematics in 2010.

Previously Prof. Gatheri served as a Senior Lecturer (Applied Mathematics) at JKUAT between 2006 and 2010. He also worked as a Lecturer at Kenyatta University between 1994 and 2006, part-time Tutor at the University of New South Wales, between 1990 and 1994 and as an Assistant Lecturer at Egerton University between 1989 and1990.

Prof Gatheri has 12 publications under his name and has successfully supervised a number of candidates for their PhD and Masters programmes. He has published widely in peer reviewed journals and also presented papers in conferences both locally and internationally.

Born in 1961 in Kenya, Prof Gatheri holds a Ph.D from the University of New South Wales, M.Sc (Applied Mathematics) and B.Ed (Science), from Kenyatta University where he graduated in 1987 and 1989 respectively.

We wish Prof. Gatheri the very best in execution of his duties.