Research

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
PHYSICS DEPARTMENT
STATUS OF POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

S. No.

Reg. No./Name

Title of the Thesis

Supervisors

Status

1

I56/CE/15631/2005
Tuwei Abraham Kirwa

Design and fabrication of an electronic system for pressure and temperature measurement I thin film deposition system

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. D. M. Wamwangi

Graduated in December 2011

2

I56/CE/11180/2007
Kipngetich Ketui Daniel

Design and fabrication of a computer based firefighting system automated using Labview

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. A. S. Merenga

Graduated in December 2011

3

I56/15646/2005
Fanuel Mugwang’a Keheze

Characterization of CuxOy-ZnO:AL P-N junction for solar cell applications

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. W. Njoroge

Graduated in December 2011

4

I56/CE/11181/2007
Muga Charles Onyango

Characterization of  SnxSey-ZnO:Al P-N junction for solar cell applications

Prof. J. Okumu
Dr. W. Njoroge

Graduated in December 2011

5

I56/10386/2007
Omaiyo Enock Osoro

Characterization of CuxOy-ZnO:Sn P-N junction
For solar cell applications

Dr. W. Njoroge

Graduated in December 2011

6

I56/12088/2009
Naftali Kagiri Kimani

Study of strongly star-forming galaxies: their physical characteristics as a function of morphology and IR-luminosity

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. P. Vaisanen

Graduated in December 2011

7

I56/10390/2007
Ng’ang’a Benson Wang’ombe

A numerical simulator to estimate hydrological parameters of a fracture using fluorescein thermal decay correction

Dr. W. Ambusso
Dr. Peter Omenda
Prof. I. V. S. Rathore

Graduated in December 2011

8

I56/15645/2005
Masinde T. Sangura

Multivariate chemometric analysis of radionuclide and heavy metal fluxes in shore sediment at port Victoria, Kenya

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. H. K. Angeyo

Graduated in June 2012

9

I56/15633/2005
Wilson M. Namasaka

Simulation of the cosmic ray muon charge ratio at high energy from 3 to 10 TeV

Dr. N. O. Hashim

Graduated in June 2012

10

I56/12236/2009
Mosiori Cliff Orori

Electrical and optical characterization of CdxZn1-xS and PbS thin films for photovoltaic applications

Dr. W. N. Njoroge
Prof. J. Okumu

Graduated in December 2012

11

I56/CE/10382/2007
Otieno George Were

Mechanical, diffusion and degradation properties of blends of cellulose and recycled low density polyethylene

Dr. A. S. Merenga
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Graduated on 5th July 2013

12

I56/CE/11500/2007
Mbithi Nelson Matheka

Mechanical properties and thermal degradation of blends of bitumen and cellulose

Dr. A. S. Merenga
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Graduated in December 2012

13

I56/CE/11192/2007
Agan Paul Okelo

Mechanical, diffusion and degradation properties of high density polyethylene and cellulose blends

Dr. A. S. Merenga
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Graduated on 5th July 2013

14

I56/CE/14130/2009
Riara Martin Munene

Effect of fungi species Aspergillus niger on mechanical, diffusion and thermal degradation properties of blends of cellulose and low density polyethylene

Dr. A. S. Merenga
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Notice of submission given

15

I56/CE/11985/07
Geoffrey Nyandiko Mayaka

Measurement and Multivariate chemometric analysis of radon concentration in geothermal fluids associated with high background radiation areas

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. H. K. Angeyo

Graduate in July 2014

16

I56/CE/11175/2007
Langat Geoffrey Kipkemoi

Gravity survey for geothermal exploration in Menengai geothermal area, Kenya

Dr. W. Ambusso
Prof J. Okumu

Graduated on 5th July 2013

17

I56/CE/11176/2007
Kemei Josphat

Ground magnetic survey for geothermal exploration in Menengai area, Kenya

Dr. W. Ambusso
Prof. J Okumu

Graduated on 5th July 2013

18

I56/CE/14128/2009
Langat K. William

Gamma ray spectroscopy analysis of sedimental deposits at the shores of Lake Nakuru, Kenya

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. W. Ambusso

Graduated on 5th July 2013

19

I56/CE/11194/2007
Waswa Michael Nakitare

Microbial effect by Aspergillus niger on mechanical, diffusion and thermal properties of high density polyethylene/cellulose blend

Dr. A. S. Merenga
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Notice of submission given

20

I56/20426/2010
Morko Kwembur Isaac

Design and fabrication of current-voltage curve meter for electrical characterization of photovoltaic modules

Dr. M. K. Munji
Dr. P. M. Karimi

Notice of submission given


S. No.

Reg. No./Name

Title of the Thesis

Supervisors

Status

21

I56/CE/15643/05
Amosi N. Chilai

Calculation of natural radionuclide spectral features of NaI detectors using Monte Carlo technique

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. H. K. Angeyo

Presented his proposal

22

I56/20423/2010
Muchira Irene Wanjiku

Crystallization kinetics of InxSey thin films for phase change memory (PRAM) applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. P. M. Karimi

Graduated on 5th July 2013

23

I56/CE/12771/2009
Nancy Wanja Ireri

Characterization of tin telluride (SnxSey) thin film for phase change memory (PCM) application

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. P. M. Karimi

Proposal submitted

24

I56/CE/11186/2007
Korir Patrick Kiprono

Mechanical, diffusion and degradation behaviour of polypropylene and cellulose blends

Dr. A. S. Merenga
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Notice of submission given

25

I56/CE/11420/2007
Moustapha Kassim

Magnetic studies of iron ore mineral deposits in Mbeu area, Meru county

Dr. W. Ambusso
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Graduated on 19/12/14

26

I56/10901/2008
Waweru Michael Maina

Characterization of a nitrogen doped zinc selenide material for optical fiber application for enhanced transmission window

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. M. Munji

Proposal submitted

27

I56/10933/2004
Peter Gitutu Mbugua

Differential cross section calculation for 2 1P magnetic sublevel excitation of helium atom by positron impact using distorted wave method

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Notice of submission given

28

I56/CE/11475/2008
Adero Bernard Otieno

Investigation into the permeability and tectonic lineaments of Homa-Hills geothermal prospect, using magnetic method

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. G. J. Gitonga

Graduated in December 2012

29

I56/CE/14118/2009
Augustine Ketko

Effect of petroleum products spillage on environment

Dr. W. Ambusso
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Notice of submission given

30

I56/CE/10995/2006
Ngeno Kipkirui Paul

A compact external cavity diode laser in littrow configuration

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. G. K. Rurimo

Proposal submitted

31

Ndeke William M.
I56/CE/14139/2009

Positron impact excitation of 2 1S state of helium atom using a distorted wave method

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Graduated on 5th July 2013

32

I56/CE/10994/2006
Munguti Lawrence Kioko

Characterization of SnxSey/ZnO:Sn P-N junction for solar cell applications

Dr. W. Njoroge
Dr. R. Musembi

Graduated in June 2012

33

I56/CE/14135/2009
Oketch Fredrick Omboga

Distorted wave method applied to electron impact excitation of the lowest autoionizing state of rubidium

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J Okumu

Graduated on 5th July 2013

34

I56/CE/11191/2007
Odek Antony

Mapping geothermal heat source in Homa Hills using gravity technique

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. G. Githiri

Notice of submission given

35

I56/CE/11462/2008
Daniel Kyalo Musyoki

Design and fabrication of a solar cell simulator for solar cell I-V characterization

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. W. K. Njoroge

Proposal submitted

36

I56/CE/15221/2008
Collins Shikali Ndega

Radionuclide content of sands used for construction in Kakamega  and associated  indoor radon diffusion doses

Dr. W. Ambusso
Dr. M. Munji

Notice of submission given

37

I84/11034/2008
Lawrence Ochoo

A study of the influence of silver nanoparticles on the optical properties of methylene blue and curcumine dyes

Dr. C. M. Migwi
Prof. J. Okumu

Graduated on 19/12/14

38

I56/CE/11487/2008
Omwenga Edwin

Characterization of SnSe-SnO2:Sb P-N junction for solar cell applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. P. M. Karimi

Notice of submission given
25/06/2014

39

I56/CE/11465/2008
Paul Muthini Mutule

Calorific analysis of coal and quantitative analysis of coal ash radionuclides : a case study of coal from Kitui county

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. W. Ambusso

First progress report submitted

40

I56/CE/15208/2008
Vincent Onyancha Abuga

Geophysical investigation of Mbeu iron ore deposit in Meru county using gravity method

Dr. W. Ambusso
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Notice of submission given


S. No.

Reg. No./Name

Title of the Thesis

Supervisors

Status

41

I56/CE/11486/2008
Nyakundi Makori Evans

Characterization of SnSe-CdO:Sn P-N junction for solar cell applications

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. W. K. Njoroge

Graduated in July 2014

42

I56/CE/14121/2009
Cheruiyot Leonard

Natural radioactivity hazards of building bricks fabricated from claysoil of Bomet district

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. W. Ambusso

Graduated in July 2014

43

I56/CE/11468/2008
Khisa S. Wanjala

Optical and Electrical characterization of
ZnS:Sn-CuO thin films for solar cell application

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. J. M. Ngaruiya

Notice of submission given

44

I56/CE/12243/2009
Ntabari W. D. Mururu

Distorted wave method applied to elastic scattering of electron by a magnesium atom

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Notice of submission given

45

I56/CE/14141/2009
Paul Ngigi Kinyanjui

Elastic scattering of electron by a calcium atom using distorted wave method

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Graduated on 5th July 2013

46

I56/20369/2010
Kimonyi Muthoka Shadrack

Design of an automatic intelligent room light controller with bidirectional counters for energy efficiency applications

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Prof. E. Mwangi

Notice of submission given
30/10/2013

47

I56/CE/15537/2008
Nyaberi Wycliffe Machuki

Design and fabrication of a microcontroller based ultrasonic car parking assistance system

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Prof. E. Mwangi

2nd  progress report presented
21/05/2014

48

I56/CE/10899/2008
Keng’werere Joshua Mose

Design and fabrication of a dual-resistive evaporation system controlled using Lab-View

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. D. Wamwangi

Proposal submitted

49

I56//CE/11177/2007
Kamau C. M.

Nitrogen doping effect on tin-selenium thin films from phase change memory applications

 

Graduated on 5th July 2013

50

Wekunda B. Z. Buya
I56/13090/05

InxSey thin films for PRAM applications

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. W. Njoroge

Graduated in July 2014

51

I56/CE/11975/2004
Njiru Njoki Sophy

Application of mass transport model to study temporal variation of concentration of lead in a riverine system

Prof. I. V. S. Rathore
Dr. N. O. Hashim

Graduated in December 2012

52

I56/CE/11195/2007
Kundu J. M.

Crystallization kinetics and structural properties of SnxSey thin films for phase change memory applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. P. M. Karimi

Graduated on 5th July 2013

53

I56/CE/11459/2008
Mose Rose Gesare

Design and fabrication of a substrate holder controlled using Lab View validated by deposition of CuxNy

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. D. M. Wamwangi

Proposal submitted

54

I56/CE/11476/2008
Serem Cosmas Kiplagat

Assessment of natural radioactivity and radiological hazards in selected building materials used in Eldoret town in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. W Ambusso

Notice of submission given

55

I56/CE/11967/2007
Jared Omari Agora

Assessment of natural radioactivity levels and radiation hazards due to rocks in Kerio Valley of the Kenya Rift Valley

Dr. N. O. Hashim

Graduated in December 2012

56

I56/7370/2002
Wanyama Paul Simiyu

Effect of consolidation parameters on creep, fatigue and dynamic mechanical behaviour of self reinforced polypropylene composite

Dr. C. M. Migwi
Dr. D. B. Bem

Graduated in July 2014

57

I56/10991/2006
Benard Riro Morumbwa

Fabrication of portable spectrometers to investigate optical properties of thin films

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. D. Wamwangi

Notice of submission given

58

I56/CE/10992/2006
Ogaro Elijah Nyakang,o

Phase shifting diffraction interferometer for absolute calibration of optical flats

 

Notice of submission given

59

I56/CE/11484/2008
Njoroge Stephen Maina

The design and fabrication of surface analysis se up by holographic interferometry

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. G. K. Rurimo

Graduated in July 2014

60

I56/CE/10490/2008
Mwenda Dickson Kinyua

Interferometric analysis of the cellophane sheet for broad band application in phase retardation

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. G. K. Rurimo

Graduated in July 2014


S. No.

Reg. No./Name

Title of the Thesis

Supervisors

Status

61

I56/CE/10929/2004
Mukatia Jim Kabaka

Eutrophication model for simulating the transport of total nitrogen and total phosphorus in Winam Gulf Lake Victoria

Dr. W. Ambusso
Dr. Bem

Graduated on 19/12/14

62

I56/CE/15630/2005
Aloka Daniel Omondi

Multivariate chemometric analysis of natural radionuclide levels in geothermal fluids associated with high background radiation areas of Lambwe valley in south western Kenya

Dr. W. Ambusso

Second progress report presented

63

I56/10292/2006
Amatalo Abisai Imbwana

Design and fabrication of Al/ZnSe thin film schottky diode

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. D. Wamwangi

Notice of submission given

64

I56/CE/15635/2005
Stanley Kibet Kitur

Design and fabrication of general aperture coupled microstrip antennas with arbitrarily shaped apertures

Dr. W. Ambusso
Dr. B. O. Konditi

Notice of submission given

65

I56/14298/2009
Nyaga Peter kinyua

Stability monitoring of SnxSey/ZnO:Sn solar cell prepared by resistive evaporation method

Dr. M. Munji
Dr. R. J. Musembi

Notice of submission given

66

I84/15115/2008
Margaret W. Chege

Determination of radioactivity in water, crops and indoor air in the high background radiation zone of Mrima Hill, Kenya

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. A. S. Merenga

Graduated on 19/12/14

67

I56/CE/11457/2008
Bussienei Mark

Gamma ray spectroscopic analysis and multivariate chemometric impact assessment of radionuclide dispersal around the Nandi-Hills, Nandi county (Kenya) tea farming complex

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. H. K. Angeyo

Notice of submission given

68

I56/24494/2011
Bera David Boyo

Preparation and characterization of SrxAlyOz:Eu2+,Dy3+phosphor thin films

Dr. D. B. Bem
Prof. H. C. Swart

Notice of submission given
13/11/2013

69

I56/CE/11000/2006
Andrew Yotui Chepyegon

Sound compression by modified discrete cosine transform: the MP3 coding standard

Dr. W. Ambusso
Dr. M. Munji

Notice of submission given

70

I56/CE/22375/2010
Mukere Moffat Kiruthu

Sizing a standalone photovoltaic electrical solar system, for domestic consumption

Dr. M. Munji
Dr. J. Simuyu

Graduated in July 2014

71

I56/CE/22385/2010
Nyaga Muriithi Symon

System sizing of solar energy requirement for an ‘all-direct current’ standalone telecommunication system

Dr. M. Munji
Dr. J. Simuyu

Notice of submission given

72

I56/CE/15669/2005
Dorcus Nthoki Mulumba

Study and design of a mobile phone-based route prediction optimizer for a security application

Dr. P. M. Karimi

Notice of submission given

73

I56/12238/2009
Kibusu Christopher Mmata

Design and fabrication of a SCADA system for process control using the available human machine interface technologies

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. G. Nyakoe

First progress report presented

74

I56/CE/11179/2007
Elijah Daniel Okelo

Gamma ray spectrometry analysis of the naturally occurring radionuclides in sand samples from sand mines on the shores of lake Victoria in Migori county, Kenya

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. A. S. Merenga

Notice of submission 13/08/14

75

I56/CE/22400/2010
Duke Ateyh Oeba

Electrical and optical characterization of Cu4SnS4 and CdS:B thin films for photovoltaic applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. M. Munji

Proposal submitted

76

I56/23507/2011
Musila Nicholas Muendo

Characterization of low cost TiO2 based dye-sensitized solar cell prepared by screen printing method

Dr. M. Munji
Dr. J. Simiyu

Graduated in July 2014

77

I56/CE/22366/2010
Ouko Samwel

Natural radiometric survey and estimation of radiation exposure from archean rocks: a case study of granite-greenstone complex of Migori county, Kenya

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. A. S. Merenga

Notice of submission given
18/09/2013

78

I56/CE/22361/2010
Namaswa Solomon Wangila

Mapping of nakaporon fault in Korosi geothermal prospect field by use of gravity method

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. C. M. Migwi

2nd  progress report 10/09/2014

79

I56/CE/14111/2009
Alex Magembe Marucha

Positron impact excitation of lowest autoionizing state in rubidium atom using distorted wave method

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Graduated in July 2014

80

I56/CE/22406/2010
Gichobi Peterson Muriithi

Electron impact excitation of the lowest autoionizing state in cesium using distorted wave method

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Notice of Submission
12/11/14


S. No.

Reg. No./Name

Title of the Thesis

Supervisors

Status

81

I56/CE/22404/2010
Opiyo Samwel Olaka

Investigating effect of Zn doping on In2Se3 thin film for phase change random access memory (PRAM) applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. M. K. Munji

Notice of submission 23/07/2014

82

I56/CE/22376/2010
Wachira Anthony Mwangi

Effects of consolidation parameters on creep, dynamica mechanical behaviour, thermal degradation and fatigue of self reinforced high density polyethylene composite

Dr. C. M. Migwi
Dr. D. B. Bem

1st pregress report 16/7/14

83

I56/CE/22409/2010
Rotich Chaeles Kipngeno

Gamma ray spectroscopy analysis of soil and green tea leaves of Kericho county

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. W. J. Ambusso

Notice of submission 02/10/2013

84

I56/CE/22377/2010
Obare Benard Mosoti

Characterization of CuxNy and CdO:Al thin films for solar cell applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. M. K. Munji

2nd Progress Report 11/03/15

85

I56/CE/22407/2010
Koros Hosea

Application of gravity method in mapping heat source in Paka geothermal system

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. N. O. Mariita

Proposal submitted

86

I56/CE/22774/2010
Kipkirui N. Richard

Application of electromagnetic method in mapping out geological structures in Korosi area Kenya rift

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. N. O. Mariita

Proposal submitted

87

I56/CE/22374/2010
Patrick Mwinzi Mwathe

Effect of surface passivation on doped tin (IV) oxide thin films for gas sensor applications

Dr. M. K. Munji
Dr. R. J. Musembi

Notice of Submission 26/03/2014

88

I56/23518/2011
John Chenang’at chemorei

Characterization of ZnO-Zn thin film for solar thermal applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Proposal submitted

89

I56/CE/14134/2009
Murori Francis Kamau

Design and fabrication of computer based metal detection system for security applications

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Prof. E. Mwangi

1st Progress report 20/8/14

90

I56/CE/14110/2009
Shivachi Newton Shuma

Design and fabrication of a microcontroller based carbon monoxide monitoring and mapping system using GPS technology

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Prof. E. Mwangi

1st Progress report 20/8/14

91

I56/CE/22368/2010
Kepha Evans Ndeda

Geothermal reservoir monitoring at Olkaria east field by using historical matching of micro-gravity and productivity data

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. N. O. Mariita

Proposal submitted

92

I56/CE/14122/2009
Maato Ombaba Jared

Design and fabrication of a computer based fingerprint security system for restricted access control

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Prof. E Mwangi

Proposal Submitted

93

I56/CE/22414/2010
Apiyo Kelvin Otieno

Obliquely sputtered, pressed and thermally annealed nitrogen doped titanium dioxide (TiO2Nx) thin film: fabrication and characterization for photovoltaic application

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. R. J. Musembi

Proposal submitted

94

I56/CE/14125/2009
Marango Charles Wangila

Mechanical properties of self reinforced high density polyethylene

Dr. A. S. Merenga
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Proposal submitted

95

I56 /CE/22393/2010
Onkoba Nicholas Ososi

Design and study of a secure mobile GPS route navigator, adapted for the visually impaired

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr. M. Gakuru

Notice of submission 25/02/2015

96

I56/23520/2011
Aguko Gibson Achola

Air kerma and radiation dose mapping of a gamma ray beam irradiator

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Prof. H. Zaidi

Proposal submitted

97

I56/7707/2002
Francis Mwaura Ng’ang’a

Measurements and evaluation of radio frequency radiation at cellular base station

Dr. M. K. Munji
Prof. J. N. Nderu

Notice of submission 23/10/13

98

I56/CE/22395/2010
Nyakiti Kevin Ochieng

In vestigating the characteristic of SnSe-ZnS:Al p-n junction thin film for solar cell application

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. M. K. Munji

Proposal submitted

99

I56/22402/2010
Kabarak James Otieno

Influence of i-ZnO buffer layer on Cu2O-ZnO:Al
p-n junction for solar cell applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. M. K. Munji

Proposal submitted

100

I56/23510/2011
Mornika Auma Mgele

Characterization of SnSe/SnO2:F thin films for solar cell application

Dr. M. K. Munji
Dr. W. K. Njoroge

Proposal submitted


S. No.

Reg. No./Name

Title of the Thesis

Supervisors

Status

101

Nyasani Eric Isaboke
I56/21149/2010

Wind energy assessment as a potential alternative energy source in Kisii and Kisumu towns in Kenya

Dr. M. K. Munji
Dr. Karambizi

1st Progress report 20/8/14

102

Njeru Elosy Gataka
I56/CE/22378/2010

Performance evaluation of silicon based photovoltaic modules found in the Kenyan market

Dr. M. K. Munji
Dr. W. K. Njoroge

Notice of submission 14/05/14

103

Kabuga Pauline Kainyu
I56/CE/23449/2010

Optical characterization of compound for dye sensitized solar cell applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. J. Simiyu

Proposal submitted

104

Otieno Philip Jeremiah
I56/CE/22396/2010

Investigating the Optical and Electrical Properties of Cu2O and ZnS:Al Thin Films for Solar Cell Applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. M. K. Munji

Proposal submitted

105

Kariuki Peter Kinuthia
I84/25565/2011

Comparison of the optical potential method and the distorted wave Born approximation method in electron – atom elastic scattering

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Notice of submission
28/01/15

106

Okowo Benard Oluoch
I56/CE/15536/2008

Investigation of TiO2-Cu thin films for optical gas sensor applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. D. B. Bem

Proposal submitted

107

Njoroge Paul Kamau
I56/CE/14123/2009

Fabrication and characterization of pressed, thermally annealed co-doped TiO2thin film for solar cell application

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. R. J. Musumbi

Proposal submitted

108

Mogunde Charles Moraro
I56/CE/22416/2010

Optical and electrical characterization of CdxSe1-x and Cu2S thin films for solar cell application

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. M. K. Munji

Proposal Submitted

109

Paul Giciah Gachukiah
I56/CE/22362/2010

Assessment of levels of natural radioactivity and radiation hazards due to rocks and gravel (murram) in Kiganjo and Mukaro locations of Nyeri County, Kenya

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. C. M. Migwi

Proposal submitted

110

Collins Omondi
I56/22399/2010

Characterization and determination of HVL, air kerma and calibration coefficients for narrow X-ray beam

Dr. N. O. Hashim
Dr. D. Otwoma

2nd Progress Report
19/11/2014

111

Onyango Edwin
I56/CE/14132/2009

Increasing the Efficiency of the Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells by Incorporating Imidazolium Salts

Dr. M. Munji
Dr. W.K. Njoroge

Proposal Submitted
18/09/2013

112

James Herman
I56/20400/2012

Determination of Natural Radioactivity and Essential Concentration Levels in the Vicinity of Minjingu Mining-Tanzania

Dr. N.O. Hashim
Dr. M.M. Nyaruba

1st Progress Report
29/10/2014

113

Kirui Geoffrey Kipkemoi
I56/20422/2010

Analysis of Effect of Substrates on the Radiation of Rectangular Microstrip Antenna Array of Various Patch Sizes

Prof. D.B.O. Konditi
Dr. M.K. Munji

1st Progress report
05/11/2014

114

Josephat Waithuki Kariuki
I56/21439/2012

Analysis of Microstrip Antenna Using Arbitrarily Shaped Patches Having Similar Surface Area

Prof. D.B.O. Konditi
Dr. M.K. Munji

Notice of submission 13/08/14

115

Magare O. Robert
I56/20406/2012

Fabrication and Characterization of TIO2/In(OH)XSY/SnS Composite ETA Solar Cell

Dr. M.K. Munji
DR. R.J. Musembi

2nd  Progress Report
04/02/2015

116

Abednego Kimathi Mulu
I56/20401/2012

Characterization of Tin Doped Antimony Selenium (Sn-SbxSe1.5X) Thin Film for Phase Change Memory (PCM) Applications

Dr. P.M. Karimi
Dr. R.J.Musembi
Dr. D.M. Wamwangi

Proposal Submitted
16/10/2013

117

Brinden K. Mutange
I56/26175/2011

Characterization Study of Indium Doped in Tin Selenide (In-SnxSey) Thin Films For Phase Change Memory Application

Dr. P.M. Karimi
Dr. R.J.Musembi
Dr. D.M. Wamwangi

Proposal Submitted
16/10/2013

118

Chumo K. Cosmas
I56/CE/14136/2009

Optical and Electronic Characterization of CuS and CdS:B Thin Films For Solar Cell Application.

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. W.K. Njoroge

Proposal Submitted
30/10/2013

119

Sarah Aseda
I56/20404/2012

Reduction of Errors Caused by Cross-Polarization In A Microchip Antenna

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. Phillip K. Kibet

1st Progress Report 26/03/2014

120

Kamau Stephen Mbugua
I56/20399/2012

Simulation of Ultra-High Energy Photon Induced Showers in the Geomagnetic Field and the Atmosphere

Dr. O.N. Hashim
Dr. Marcus Risse

Proposal Submitted
18/12/2013


S. No.

Reg. No./Name

Title of the Thesis

Supervisors

Status

121

Shikambe R. Tsisambo
I56/CE/14120/2009

Optical and Electrical Characterization of
CdxNi1-xS and Sb2S3 Thin Film for Photovoltaic Application

Dr. M.K. Munji
DR. R.J. Musembi

Proposal Submitted
18/12/2013

122

Motari K. Mavyline
I56/22434/2012

Simulation of Cosmic Ray Mouns Charge Ratio at Energies up to 10TeV Using EPSOS

Dr. O.N. Hashim
Dr. Marcus Risse

Proposal Submitted
18/12/2013

123

Kang’ethe Michael
I56/CE/26184/2011

Optical, Electrical and Structural Analysis of
Cd1-xFexS/CuS  p-n Junction for Solar Cell Application.

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. W.K. Njoroge

2nd Progress Report 21/01/15

124

Ndonye Sally Mutheu
I56/CE/23512/2011

Effects of Substrate Deposition Temperature on the Properties of SnxSeY/ZnO:Sn Thin Film Solar Cells

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. R.J.Musembi

Proposal Submitted
15/01/2014

125

Mugambi Nelson
I56/CE/26617/2011

Characterization of Tin Selenide : Nickel-doped Tin Prepared by Spray Pyrolysis for Photovoltaic Application

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. R.J.Musembi

Proposal Submitted
15/01/2014

126

Gitonga John
I56/CE/25987/2011

Analysis of Optimised Deposition Temperature of ZnO:Al Thin Films on SnxSey/ZnO:Al p-n Junction Solar Cell

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. R.J.Musembi

Proposal Submitted
15/01/2014

127

Kennedy Muchiri
I56/CE/22773/2010

A Simple Manual Digital to Analogue Decoder Design for Analogue TV Reception

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. J.N. Mutuku

Notice of submission 28/01/15

128

Ephantus Nyaga Njeru
I56/CE/26186/2011

Characterization of CdxSe1-xS/Cu2S p-n Junction for Solar Cell Application Prepared by Chemical Bath Deposition Method

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. W.K. Njoroge

1st Progress Report 21/01/15

129

Riungu Geoffrey Gitonga
I56/CE/26614/2011

Characterization of SnxSey:SnO2-Co p-n Junction Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis for Photovoltaic Application

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. R.J.Musembi

Proposal Submitted
22/01/2014

130

Nyangaresi P. Onkundi
I56/CE/20980/2010

Characterization of SnO2:Al-ZnO:Al p-n Junction Deposited by Spry Pyrolysis Technique for LED Application

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. D.B. Bem

Notice of Submission 20/8/14

131

Daniel Thomson Poghon
I56/CE/23136/2010

Electron Impact Excitation of Autoionizing State of Potassium Using a Distorted Wave Method With Exchange and Absorption Potential

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Proposal Submitted
29/01/2014

132

Vincent Onyango O.N.A.
I56/CE/23526/2011

Effect of Exchange and Absorption Potential in the Distorted Wave Calculation of Electron Impact Excitation of Autoionizing State of Rubidium

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Proposal Submitted
29/01/2014

133

Muchangi Philip M. M.
I56/CE/26172/2011

Effect of Deposition Temperature on the Properties of Al Doped SnO2 in  SnxSey-SnO2:Al p-n Junction Solar Cell

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. R.J.Musembi

Proposal Submitted
29/01/2014

134

Kineene Miriam M.
I56/23514/2011

Synthesis and characterization of Niobium Oxide Thin Film for DSSC Application

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. J Simiyu

Proposal Submitted
05/02/2014

135

Aguyo Apollo Ochieng’
I56/CE/26607/2011

Effect of Exchange and Absorption Potential in the Distorted Wave Calculation of Electron Impact Excitation of Autoionizing State of Cesium

Dr. C. S. Singh
Prof. J. Okumu

Proposal Submitted
05/02/2014

136

Omwansu O. Wycliffe I56/CE/26613/2011

Solution-based Fabrication of NixOTi1-x/CeO2-TiO2 Nanostructured Thin Film for Energy-efficient Applications in Smart Window

Dr . M. Munji
Dr. C. Migwi

Notice of submission
19/11/14

137

Kimenyi Nyamu
I56/CE/26605/2011

Ground Magnetic Survey of Iron Ore Deposits in Kimachia Area, Meru County

Dr. Ambusso
Dr. Githiri J. Gitonga

Proposal Submitted
19/02/2014

138

Phelix Ogembo
I56/CE/24432/2010

Effect of Exchange and Absorption Potential in the Distorted Wave Calculation for the Electron Impact Elastic Scattering of Calcium

Dr. C. S. Singh
     Prof. J. Okumu

Proposal Submitted
19/02/2014

139

Edward Omuga Ntambo
I56/CE/22398/2020

Study of SnS and CdXZn1-XS Thin Film Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis for Photovoltaic Applications

Dr. M.K. Munji
    Dr. R.J.Musembi

1st Progress Report 15/10/14

140

Mark Bosire Mosioma
I56/10395/2007

Analysis of Core Cooling and System Pressure for a Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) Following Elimination of RTDS Bypass Using PRISM Core Simulator.

Dr. N.O. Hashim
Dr. Otwoma

Proposal Submitted
19/02/2014


S. No.

Reg. No./Name

Title of the Thesis

Supervisors

Status

141

SEUREY PAUL
I56/CE/25984/2011

GEOPHYSICAL IMAGING FOR GEOTHERMAL PROSPECTS IN LAKE BARINGO USING MAGNETIC METHOD

Dr. Ambusso
Dr. Githiri J. Gitonga

2nd Progress Report
11/02/2015

142

CHEROP KOMEN HEZEKIAH
I56/CE/26608/2011

GROUND WORK INVESTIGATION AND CHARACTERIZ TION IN MARIGAT AREA, BARINGO COUNTY, USING VERTICAL ELECTRICAL SOUNDING RESISTIVITY SURVEYS

Dr. Ambusso
Dr. Githiri J. Gitonga

2nd Progress Report
11/02/2015

143

EMILY NAITORE MUNENE
I56/23509/2011

NUMERICAL MODELING OF HEAVY METALS IN RIVERINE SYSTEMS. A CASE STUDY OF RIVER SOSIAN IN ELDOLET, UASIN GICHU COUNTY.

DR. HASHIM
DR. AMBUSSO

Proposal Submitted
26/02/2014

144

KIPLANGAT ELIJAH
I56/CE/26604/11

Radiation Concentrations and Dose Assessment for Soil Samples From Wheat Plantation Area of Narok County, Kenya.

DR. HASHIM
DR. MERENGA

2nd Progress Report
18/02/2015

145

KING’ANG’I JAMES MWITI
I56/CE/22372/2010

CHARACTERIZATION OF CuO/ZnO:Al P-N JUNCTION FOR SOLAR CELL APPLICATION

Dr. MUNJI
Dr. SIMIYU

1st Progress Report
19/11/2014

146

ROBINSON NJUNJI KARIUKI
I56/CE/26625/2011

Surface Analysis of Thin Films Using Interferometric
Technique

Dr. P. M. Karimi
Dr G. Kihara Rurimo

Proposal Submitted
16/04/2014

147

SULEIMAN M. MWAKWINA
I56/CE/26609/2011

Effects of Exchange and Absorption Potential in the Distorted Wave Calculation of Electron Impact Elastic Scattering of Magnesium

Dr. C. S. Singh
     Prof. J. Okumu

Proposal Submitted
14/05/2014

148

HARRISON M.  KYUNGU
I56/CE/22412/2010

Analysis of Radionuclide Levels in Building stones of Kimutwa Area in Machakos County

DR. HASHIM
Dr. C. Migwi

Proposal Submitted
14/05/2014

149

IRUNGU JOSEPH MBURU
I56/CE/26188/2011

Measurement of Concentration and Refractive Index of Liquids Using Holographic Interferometry

Dr. P. Karimi
Dr. G. Kihara Rurimo

Proposal Submitted
14/05/2014

150

KAMAU SAMUEL GITHIRA
I56/26190/2011

Effects of ASPERGILLUS NIGER on Mechanical, Diffusion and Thermal Degradation Properties of Low Density Polyethene.

Dr. A.  Merenga
Dr. C. Migwi

Proposal Submitted
21/05/2014

151

SIMON MUSYOKI PAUL
I56/CE/26620/2011

Effect of Exchange and Absorption Potential in the Distorted Wave Calculation of Electron Impact Excitation of Lowest Auto Ionizing State of Sodium

Dr. C. S. Singh
     Prof. J. Okumu

Proposal Submitted
21/05/2014

152

MUSAMALI ENOCK WANJALA I56/CE/26603/2011

Gamma Ray Spectroscopic Analysis of Soil in Bungoma County

Dr. N. Hashim
Dr. A. Merenga

Notice of submission 18/02/15

153

JANE GACERI KAILEMIA
I56/CE/26192/2011

Characterization of ZnxSey-ZnO:Al P-N Junction for Solar Cell Applications

Dr. D.B. Bem
Dr. M. MUNJI

Proposal Submitted
28/05/2014

154

MUGAMBI MICHAEL CHABARI I56/CE/22370/2010

Fabrication and Characterization of Sputtered Cuprous Oxide and Sprayed Aluminium Doped Zinc Oxide (CuXOY-ZnO:Al) P-N Junction for Solar Cell Applications.

Dr. D.B. Bem
Dr. J. Simiyu

Proposal Submitted
04/06/2014

155

CHARLES CHIRCHIR
I56/CE/22364/2010

Gravity Survey of Moinonin Area in Lake Baringo Geothermal Prospect, Kenya.

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

Proposal Submitted
04/06/2014

159

ONGERI EVANS MACHUKI
I56/CE/26169/2011

Characterization of CuO2/SnO2:F P-N Junction for Solar Cell Applications

Dr. M.K. Munji
    Dr. R.J.Musembi

Proposal Submitted
11th June,2014

160

MATHENGE RUTH MUTHONI I56/CE/26170/2011

A Study of the Formation of Super Star Clusters

Dr. N.O. Hashim
Dr. Petri Vaisanen

Proposal Submitted
25th June,2014


S. No.

Reg. No./Name

Title of the Thesis

Supervisors

Status

161

NGURU JOSEPH MUGACIA
I56/CE/26621/2011

Geophysical Exploration for Iron Ore Prospect, in Mbeu Area in Meru, Kenya, Using Gravity Method

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

Proposal Submitted
02/07/2014

162

ODUOR GEORGE OTIENO
I56/CE/25986/2011

Geophysical Prospect of Iron-Titanium Oxide (Ilemenite) Using Magnetic Method in Mrima Area in Kwale, Kenya.

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

Proposal Submitted
02/07/2014

163

MUCHIRI LUCY MURINGO
I56/25916/2013

Geographical Investigation and Characterization of Groundwater Aquifers in Gakonde Area, Yatta District Using Electrical Resistance Method.

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

1st progress report
14/01/2015

164

WEKESA PAMELLA W.
I56/CE/24497/2012

Analysis of Naturally Occuring Radionuclides in Sand Samples From the Banks of River Nzoia Using Gamma Ray Spectrometric Analysis.

Dr. N.O. Hashim
Dr. A. Merenga

1st Progress report 04/03/15

165

KAMUNDE BETTY KARIMI
I56/CE/24516/2012

Assessment of Radiation Exposure Levels Associated With Sand Used for Construction in Tharaka Region, Tharaka-Nithi County.

Dr. N.O. Hashim
Dr. A. Merenga

1st Progress Report 25/02/2015

166

NDICHU TIRUS NJUGUNA
I56/CE/23519/2011

Gamma Ray Spectrometry of Phonolyte-Kenyte Sequence of Volcanic Sediments of Mt Kenya Suite Deposited by Graciation on the Western Slopes of Mt Kenya in Africa

Dr. N.O. Hashim
Dr. C. Migwi

Proposal Submitted
24/09/2014

167

NYINYA AUSTINE OUMA
I56/CE/26168/2011

A low Cost Microcontroller Based Voltage and Frequency Monitoring System for Single Phase Mains Power Supply.

Dr Karimi
Prof. E.Mwangi

Proposal Submitted
08/10/2014

169

CYPRIAN  B. MWIRIGI
I56/CE/24507/2012

Iron Ore Mining Deposits Exploration by Ground Magnetics in Kindani-Irereni Area, Meru County

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

Proposal Submitted
08/10/2014

170

KEBWARO M.  MORAA
I56/CE/24496/2012

Geophysical Investigation of Kindani Iron Ore Deposit in Irereni, Meru County, Using Gravitation Method

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

Proposal Submitted
08/10/2014

171

Mutunga J. Mutungi
I56/CE/22274/2012

Assessment of Natural Radioactivity Concentration Levels in Geological Samples Collected in Selected Areas in Nzaui Sub-county, Makueni County

Dr. N. Hashim
Dr. C. Migwi

Proposal Submitted
15/10/2014

172

MWANGI PETER NGUGI
I56/24955/13

A Low Cost GSM Based Water Meter System

Dr. P. Karimi
Prof. E. Mwangi

Proposal Submitted
15/10/2014

172

MAJAU AGRIPHINA MUGURE
I56/24240/2013

Autonomous Line Follower Robot

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. W. J. Ambusso

Proposal Submitted
12/11/2014

173

MUNYWOKI ABEDNOGO W.
I56/CE/26173/2011

Positron impact excitation of the lowest autoionizing state in cesium using distorted wave method

Dr. C. S. Singh
     Prof. J. Okumu

Proposal submitted
28/01/2015

174

NYAKUNDI ERICK RAYORA
I56/CE/24486/2012

Geophysical investigation of Lolgorien gold ore deposit in Narok county using gravity method

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

Proposal submitted
04/02/2015

175

WAREGA JOSEPH AYIETA
I56/CE/24502/2012

Geology and gravity studies of Macalder gold field in Migori

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

Proposal submitted
04/02/2015

176

MUTUKU FESTUS KYALO
I56/CE/26627/2011

Positron impact excitation of lowest autoionizing state of Lithium using a distorted wave method with absorption potential

Dr. C. S. Singh

Proposal submitted
04/02/2015

177

OMBATI DENNIS
I56/CE/23417/2012

Geophysical investigation in Rongo gold mining area in Migori county using resistivity method

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

Proposal submitted
11/02/2015

178

NEKO BENJAMIN MOGAKA
I56/CE/24494/2012

Geophysical investigation of mineralogy in Kamwango gold mining area using magnetic technique

Dr. W. J. Ambusso
Dr. J. Githiri Gitonga

Proposal submitted
11/02/2015

179

OKINYI DENNIS OMBAGI
I56/CE/24511/2012

Characterization of SnS/SnO2:Sb P-N junction for solar cell applications

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. W. K. Njoroge

Proposal submitted
18/02/2015

180

OMWOYO JARED GISEMBA
I56/CE/24509/2012

Characterization of CuO/SnO2:F P-N junction for solar cell applications

Dr. M.K. Munji
Dr. S. Waita

Proposal submitted
25/02/2015

181

CHOGE HILLARY KIRWA
I56/CE/15621/2005

Optical and electrical characterization of ZnSe-CuXOY thin films for solar cell applications

Dr. W. K. Njoroge
Dr. Mapelu

Notice of Submission
04/03/2015

182

Wambugu S.K,
I84/24455/2011

 

 

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