Mr. Henry Kiprono Koech

PERSONAL PROFILE: MR. HENRY KIPRONO KOECH

 

Mr. Henry Kiprono Koech, MSc.

Assistant Lecturer

Department of Environmental Science

Faculty of Environment and Resources Development,

P. O. Box 536, 20115

Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254 -721 303764+254 -721 303764

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EDUCATION

 

Year

Degree

Institution

2015-Ongoing

Ph.D. Environmental and Occupational Health

Egerton University, Kenya

2007-2011

M.Sc. Environmental Science

Egerton University, Kenya.

1998-2004

B.Sc. Natural Resource Management

Egerton University, Kenya

1993-1996

Kenya Certificate of Education (O Level)

Kapng’etuny Sec. School, Uasin-Gishu

1992

Kenya Certificate of Primary Education

Seiyot Primary School, Uasin-Gishu

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate/License

Institution Awarding

February 2015

Geographical Information System (GIS)

Egerton University

August 2011-Present

Environmental Impact Assessment & Audit Associate Expert

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

October-November 2011

Mainstreaming Climate Change in Development Planning

Development Reality Institute

Feb-Mar 2012

Designing Research Projects in the field

Tropical Biology Association (TBA)

June 2012

Environmental Management Systems -ISO: 14001-2004-Implementation

Kenya Bureau of Statistics (KEBS)

September 2013

Environmental Management Systems-ISO: 14001-2004-Internal Auditor Course

Kenya Bureau of Statistics (KEBS)

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Environmental Health & Environmental Pollution and Management


WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2013-Present

Assistant lecturer, Department of Environmental Science, Egerton University

2010-2013

Teaching Assistant, Department of Environmental Science, Egerton University

2009

Supervisor: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics- Population and Housing Census

2004-2007

BOG Teacher- Kamagut Secondary School

 

CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE AND PRESENTATIONS

 

1.

Koech, H.K, G.M.Ogendi and J. Kipkemboi 2014: Impact of Dagoreti Slaughter-house Effluents on Kavuthi Stream Water Quality, Nairobi, Kenya. 8TH Egerton University International Conference 26th -28th September, 2014

 

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS (2013- Present)

 

1.

Atalitsa, C.N., Moturi, N.W., Mironga, J., Ogendi, G.M and Koech, H.K. 2015. Cultivation of Jatropha curcus L. for Energy Purposes in Kibwezi, Shimba Hills and Bondo, Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research, 4 (9): 539-543

2.

W.D. Karanja, G.M. Ogendi, S.T. Kariuki and H.K. Koech 2015: Assessment of Germination rates for Cyperus papyrus L. in Shore Soils of Lake Naivasha under Varying Chronosequence and Land Use. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic. Sciences, 4 (1): 1-6

3.

Kilonzi, M.C. and Koech, H.K. 2015: Environmental Education (ENSC 100)-E-Learning Module, Egerton University, Kenya

4.

C.M. Kilonzi, W.N. Moturi, G.M. Ogendi, H.K. Koech and J.K. Maina 2014: Spatio-temporal Variations in Physicochemical Parameters and Coliforms Levels of Domestic Water Sources in Njoro District, Kenya. Journal of Environment Natural Resources Management and Society, 2 (1): 11-23

5.

Ogendi, G. M., G.M. Maina, J.W Mbuthia, H.K. Koech, C.M. Ratemo and J.C. Koskey 2014: Heavy metal concentrations in water, sediments and Cyprinus carpio fish species from Lake. Res J. Environ. Earth Sci., 6(8) 416-423

6.

E.C. Koskei, R.C. Koskei, M.C. Koske and H.K. Koech 2013: Effects of Socio-economic Factors on Improved Access to Improved Water Sources and Basic Sanitation in Bomet Municipality, Kenya. Res J. Environ. Earth Sci., 5 (12): 714-719.

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

 

Water and Sanitation; Climate change and health; Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit; Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety.


MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

Membership Category

Organization

Member

Ecological Society of Eastern Africa