Dr. Daniel K. Tuitoek

Dr. Daniel K. Tuitoek, (PhD, 1995)

(senior Lecturer)


Office:Civil & Environmental Engineering Department

Faculty of Engineering & Technology,Egerton University

P. O. Box 536-20115, Egerton, Kenya.

Home: P. O. Box 17173-20100, Nakuru, Kenya.

Cell phone: 0729 678 698

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EDUCATION

Year

Award

Institution

1995

PhD in Water Resources Engineering,

Department of Civil Engineering.

University of Alberta, Canada

1986

BSc/Master of Science in Hydrotechnical Engineering

Moscow Institute of Hydrotechnical Engineering, Russia.

1979

East Africa Advance Certificate of Education (EAACE)

Maseno National School, Kenya

1977

East Africa Certificate of Education (EACE)

Maseno National School, Kenya.

1973

Kenya Certificate of Primary Education

Kisanana Primary school, Kenya.

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Water Resources Engineering in Civil Engineering


WORK EXPERIENCE

2014 to date

Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering,

Egerton University.

2009 to 2012

Director Resource Mobilization, Directorate of Institutional Advancement, Egerton University.

2008 -2012

Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering,

Egerton University.

2002 -2007

Deputy Vice – Chancellor, Kabarak University, Kenya.

2001 to 2002

Director, ICT and AVU, Egerton University.

1988-2002

Lecturer, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Egerton University.

1999 to 2001

Chairman, Water & Environmental Engineering Department, Egerton University.

1986- 1988

Assistant Water Engineer, Ministry or Water Development, Nairobi, Kenya.


KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

2011 – to date

Investigation and Development of an Efficient Auto-Regulative Irrigation System with Membrane Material: Collaboration with University of Kassel, Germany.

2001-2002

Water Harvesting Projects, Njoro, Rongai and Ol-Ngarua and Ol Moran Divisons in Nakuru and Laikipia Districts, respectively.


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

No.

Title of Journal article

1.

Murage, P.W., D.K. Tuitoek, and G.M. Thumbi, and H.S. Ogombe (2009). Evaluation of EgertonUniversity Waste Stabilization Pond’s Effluent for Irrigation Potential in Kenya. Egerton Journal of Science and Technology,9,PP 38-46.

2.

Tuitoek, D.K. Water Harvesting for Improved Agricultural Production, Second National Agricultural Conference, 9th-14th September, 2008. Safari Park, Nairobi, Kenya.

3.

P.W. Murage, G.M. Thumbi, D.K. Tuitoek, and W.W. Saenyi (2007). Improvement of WSP Effluent. Quality for Reuse using Intermittent Slow Filter-The Egerton WSP Pilot Study. Journal of Civil Engineering Research and Practice, 4 (1), PP 55-63.

4.

Tuitoek, D. K. “Challenges in Establishing a Private University in Kenya. A

Case Study of Kabarak University”. Paper Presented at the 1st UNISTAF

International Conference and Workshop at Kenyatta Unuiversity, Kenyaon Quality Assurance in Higher Education, 6th – 10th November, 2006.

5.

O’H’ara M., S.F.O. Owido and D.K. Tuitoek. 2006. “A review of the potential for developing a natural fibre geotextile industry in Kenya”. Paper Presented at the 2nd Annual International Conference. 29th August – 2nd September 2006, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Water Quality, Irrigation Engineering, Water treatment & water resources.

 

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL/ SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS

Membership Category

Organization

Graduate Engineer

Engineers Registration Board (ERB) Kenya.

Registered Lead Expert in Environmental Issues - NEMA

Member

Kenya Rain Water Association

International Society of Hydraulic Research (IAHR)