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Patrick Simiyu Muliro, PhD

Dr. Patrick Simiyu Muliro PhD

Lecturer, in Dairy & Food Science and Technology and Coordinator ISO Standards

P.O. Box 536-20115

Egerton, Kenya.

Mobile: +254 722 276989/735751469

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EDUCATION

Year

Qualifications

Institution

2007

PhD Food Science

Egerton University, Kenya

2000

Post-Graduate Diploma in Food Technology

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1993

MSc Dairy Science and Technology

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

1992

Post-Graduate Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala and Lund University Sweden

1988

BSc Food Science

University of Nairobi, Kenya

1982

Diploma Dairy Technology

Egerton College

1977

East Africa Certificate of Examination (EACE)

Friends School Kamusinga

1973

Certificate of Primary Education (CPE)

Kamusinde FYM primary school

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

November 2013

3rd Regional Co-operative Value Chain Symposium on Good Governance for competitive Co-operative Enterprises and Value Chains

Co-operative University College of Kenya and Agri and Co-operative Training and Consultancy Services Ltd

July 2013

Dairy Value Chain study Tour

CDI, Wageningen UR and CAH Vilentum University Netherlands

December 2012

ISO 9001: 2008 Lead Auditors Refresher Course

Kenya Bureau of Standards

October 2012

Research Management Training Programme

University of East Anglia and Egerton University

September 2011

GO4IT Training of Trainers workshop on facilitation of the Mid-Career course on Agricultural Innovation and Facilitation

Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

April 2011

Capacity Enhancement in Research Publication for Egerton University Academic Staff.

Egerton University

May 2010

Strengthening University Capacity for Promoting Facilitating and Teaching Rural Innovation Processes (SUCAPRI)

EDULINK and Makerere University

September 2010

Value Links Introductory Training Seminar

GTZ and ATC

May 2009

Proposal and Communication Skills Enhancement Training

Egerton University

May 2009

In-House ICT awareness workshop

Egerton University

November 2006

Training of Trainers Course

Kenya Bureau of Standards

November 2006

Implementation of ISO 9001:2008

Kenya Bureau of Standards

October 2006

QMS Lead Auditors’ Course

Kenya Bureau of Standards

August 2006

Internal Quality auditing Course

Kenya Bureau of Standards

June 2006

Regional Training course for the East African Community on Food Safety Management Systems and ISO 22000

ISO, UNIDO and Kenya Bureau Of Standards

July 2001

University Teaching Methods Course

Egerton University

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Dairy Science and Technology, Food Quality Assurance and Quality Management Systems

WORK EXPERIENCE

February 2014 – to date

Senior Lecturer of Dairy Technology and Food Quality Assurance DAFTECH Department

September 2012 to present

Coordinator ISO Standards Secretariat

July 2006 to January 2013

Food Safety Team Leader (FSTL) ISO 22000:2005

September 2006 to December 2013

DAFTECH Departmental Staff Welfare Chairman

December 2004 to present

Resource Person on AICAD sponsored course in rural community based small-scale dairy products manufacture and quality assurance

1998 to 2005

Departmental Examination and Timetabling Officer

September 1993 to February, 2014

Lecturer of Dairy Technology and Food Quality Assurance DAFTECH Department

October 1988 to September 1993

Assistant Lecturer DAFTECH Department

December 1983 to October 1988

Senior Technician DAFTECH Department

August 1982 to November 1983

Rural Dairy Extension Officer National Dairy Development Project Ministry of Livestock Development

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS (2006-PRESENT)

Project period

Research Topic

October 2006 –2009

Enhancing camel productivity for food security and wealth creation for the peri-urban camel milk producers (Commission for Higher Education funded project)

2009

Determination of the optimal enzymatic coagulation conditions for camel milk and manufacture of camel milk semi-hard hard cheese (National Council of Science and Technology funded MSc Project)

2009

Production of prebiotic properties of exopolysaccharides in Kenyan fermented milk mursik - (National Council of Science and Technology funded MSc Project)

2011

Handling practices and microbiological risks associated with pastoral traditional meat and milk products for local and urban market in Kenya (RUFORUM funded project MSc Project

2011

Analysis of biochemical hazards associated with pastoral meat and milk products for local and urban market in Kenya- (RUFORUM funded project - on-going MSc Project)

2011

Natural preservation of raw milk by HOX – (DANISCO and DANIDA funded project -on-going)

2012

Reload –Reduction of Losses and Value Addition in East Africa Food value Chains Started in June 2013. (RELOAD-project with the University of Kassel, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Prof. Dr. Oliver Hensel) with training component of 6 PhD Students and 6 MSc students.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS (2003-PRESENT)

1

Mavura, W.J., Ngari, M.S., Matofari, J.W., Muliro, P.S., Parry, J., Harden, A. and Carter, M. 2006. Determination of chemical and bacteriological quality of various water sources in Njoro Nakuru District, Kenya. Egerton Journal 4: 16-30.

2

PhD thesis titled: Development of appropriate quality control parameters and technology to enhance utilization of camel milk (2007)

3

Muliro, P.S., Shalo P.L. and Kutima P.M. 2013. Quality assessment of raw camel milk using dye reduction tests. African Journal of Food Science and Technology 4: 116-121

4

Muliro, P.S., Shalo P.L. and Kutima P.M. 2013. Optimization of camel milk coagulum formation and consumer preference. African Journal of Food Science and Technology 4: 176-181

Muigei, S.C., Shitandi A., Muliro, P. and Bitonga R.O. Production of Exopolysaccharides in the Kenyan Fermented Milk, Mursik IJSR Volume 2 Issue 12, December 2013 ISSN (Online): 2319-7064

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Membership Category

Organization

Member

Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Technical Committee (TC) on Milk and Milk Products Standards formulation

Member

East African Community (EAC) Milk and Milk Products Standards Harmonization Committee

Member

Technical Committee on harmonization of COMESA Milk and Milk products standards

Member

Kenya Institute of Food Technology (KIFT)

Member

Value Chain Professional Association