Dr. –Ing Wilfred G. Gikaru

Name: WILFRED G. GIKARU

Senior Lecturer

Department of Computer Science

Faculty of Science

P.O. Box 536-20115

Egerton, Kenya.

Tel : +254  051 221 0000

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EDUCATION

Year

Degree

Institution

2005

Doctor of Engineering in Computer Engineering

Technical University of Dresden, Germany

1996

Master of Computer Engineering

BSc in Computer Engineering

Kieve Polytechical University, Ukraine

1988

A’ Levels Certificate (KACE)

Kanunga High School

1984

O’ Level Certificate (KCE)

Nyeri Technical High School

1980

CPE

Rironi Primary School

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

2015

Programming with Java

Strathmore University

2008

CISCO’s CCNA I , II, III and IV explorer

CISCO Academy

2005

Programming Principals

RMIT University

1998

Oracle DBA and Developer 2000

Pentafal, India

1989

Cobol Programming

Associated Computer Services

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Mobile and Wireless Computing

WORK EXPERIENCE

Senior Lecturer

Egerton University

Senior Lecturer

St. Pauls University

External Examiner

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

Peer Reviewer – Academic Programs

Commission of University Education

Peer Reviewer – University Academic Programs

IUCEA- East African Region

External Examiner

University of Nairobi

External Examiner

Chuka University

External Examiner

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Lecturer

Egerton University

Assistant Lecturer

Egerton University

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS (2006-Present)

Project period

Research Topic

2015

Cash ManagementSystem for low income earners (Pay App). (proposed)

2015

Road Carnage Management System (proposed)

2014

Cash ManagementSystem for low income earners (Pay App). (proposed)

2013

Masters Project: Design, Modeling and Simulation of Automated systems for Open-front Power Press. Mr Mgandi.

2013

Jua Kali Marketing Web Portal. (won award at IST-Africa Conference 2013)

2012 - 2014

Academic Division Management System at Egerton University.

2008 - 2009

Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA) Dam Monitoring Software Project.

2007

Masters Project: Evaluation of effectiveness of computer-based fleet fuel management systems in Kenya. Mr Kenneth K. Ronoh. Graduated in 2006

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1

Automated personal finance system (pay app) for college and university students in developing countries. A case for egerton university, Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications, Wilfred Gikaru, Jeddidah Theuri, Edward Kirui. Accepted for publication - Feb 2016

2

Road crime control and reporting system for public service vehicles in developing countries: a case of kenya, Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications, Wilfred Gikaru & Kasembeli Nelson M. Dec 2015

3

Book Module Publication: Introduction to Computer Applications (Approved for publication 2008. Revised and uploaded Jan. 2015)

4

Location based routing overhead reduction in manets. Western Simulation Multi-conference (WMC’04). January 2004

5

“Mobility based Routing-Overhead-Management for reconfigurable wireless ad-hoc-Networks”. ISDN No.3-86537-278-3

6

Link Availability forecast in highly dynamic MANETs. International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED) – Technical committee on Telecommunications. July 2002

AFFILATION TO PROFESSIONAL/SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS

Membership Category/Role

Organization

Member

IEEE

Peer Reviewer – Academic Programs

IUCEA

Peer Reviewer – Academic Programs

CUE

Member

SIG-ENG - KENET