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Cecilia Otieno receiving 1st Prize trophy from President IEK – flanked by TUK staff and students receives the prize she and Felix Mazinza won

TU-K Air Monitoring Innovation Declared the Best at IEK Convention

Two students from the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Felix Mazinza and Cecilia Otieno, were declared winners of the student innovation presented during the 30th Institute of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) Annual International Convection. The event, themed “Engineering A New World,”  was held from the 14th to 17th November 2023 at a Mombasa hotel. The student innovation on Application of IoT in Monitoring of Air Quality was declared the best among the presentations presented from other universities. The students were awarded a trophy, a cash prize of Sh50,000 and they were also presented with certificates.

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VC speaks during the 2nd Workshop on Eco-Tanning Processes in Kenya and the East African Region in Nairobi

Research Critical in Leather Industry Revamp

The Kenyan leather industry urgently needs innovative solutions and research to become profitable. This was said during the 2nd workshop on Eco-Tanning Processes in Kenya and the East African Region held in Nairobi. The event brought together tanning industry players, researchers in areas of leather processing and marketing, environmental scholars and regulators. The industry, was termed as‘a sleeping economic giant’ but was tipped to awaken the country’s manufacturing sector, create job opportunities in line with President William Ruto’s focus on leather, pharmaceuticals and edible oil value chains to grow the economy.

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Eng. John Tanui, Prof. Paul Wambua, Prof. Edwin Ataro, and Prof. Robert Jallang’o Akello, SEEE, with the IEEE TU-K Student leaders and Cecilia Otieno

ICT PS Tips Students on Technology

Globalisation and changing trends are offering the youth a lot of opportunities for innovation, employment and socio-economic development. The Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Digital Economy Eng. John Tanui urged university students to take advantage of the globalisation reality to earn a living.

The PS graced this year’s Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Industry Symposium at TU-K where he challenged students to venture into technology.

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Prof. Isaac Orina speaking to members of staff who participated in the Research to commercialisation (R2C) TOT training at the university. Prof. Orina awarded them with certificates of participation.

Prof. Orina Pledges Support to Researchers

Prof. Alfred Orina has challenged researches to explore opportunities for commercializing their innovations. While assuring university support for scholars, Prof. Orina, the DVC, Research and Technology Development, called on researchers to pool together with multidisciplinary expertise to raise stakes of accessing of funding. The DVC was speaking when he presented certificates to members of teaching staff who participated in the Research to Commercialisation (R2C) training of trainers (TOT) at the University.

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2nd Workshop on Eco-Tanning Processes in Kenya and the East African Region

Fri, 17. November 2023
The Technical University of Kenya (TUK) in collaboration with State Department for Livestock Development (SDL), Tanners Association of Kenya (TAK) and United Nations Conference on …


Tue, 31. October 2023
The Technical University of Kenya wishes to inform all students who qualify for the conferment of various degrees and award of diplomas at the 1end of 2022/2023 academic year, and …

SATUK Constitutional Review Process

Thu, 26. October 2023
Further to our previous communication to the Student Fraternity dated Thursday 19th October, 2023 regarding the Review of SATUK Constitution, we would like to provide the following…

SATUK Elections 2023/2024

Thu, 19. October 2023
Following communication from the Office of the Dean of Students dated earlier today Thursday 19th October, 2023, regarding the risk of possible disenfranchisement of the students' …

Academic Calendar

The Technical University of Kenya during its Senate meeting on 26th June, 2023 resolved to revert back to the Semester System in the 2023/2024 Academic Year.

2023/2024 Academic Calendar

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