Mr. Oscar Omondi Donde, (MSc).

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Mr. Oscar Omondi Donde, (MSc).

Assistant Lecturer,

Faculty of Environment and Resource Development,

Department of Environmental Science,

Egerton University,

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

Mobile: +254 725 867 478

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EDUCATION

YEAR

QUALIFICATION

SCHOOL

2013

Masters of Science in Limnology- Specialization in Aquatic Ecosystem Health

Egerton University, Department of Biological Sciences, P.O. Box 536-20115, Egrton, Kenya

2009

Bachelor of Science- Specialization in Applied Aquatic Sciences

Egerton University, Department of Biological Sciences, P.O. Box 536-20115, Egrton, Kenya

2003

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

Nyabondo Boys High School,

P.O. Box 72, Sondu, Kenya.

POST GRADUATE SHORT TRAININGS

YEAR

INSTITUTION

TRAINING/QUALIFICATION

2014

Nagasaki University, Japan

Hands on training for visiting Research Scientist

2012

Teaching Support Centre of Western University, Canada

Communication certificate in Teaching and Learning

2010

Egerton University & UNESCO IHE

Certificate in Wetlands for Water Quality

2010

Egerton University & UNESCO IHE

Certificate in Lake Ecology

2010

Egerton University & UNESCO IHE

Certificate in Stream Ecology

2010

Egerton University & UNESCO IHE

Certificate in Aquaculture

2006

Egerton University, Department of Computer Science

Certificate in computer Application and SPSS

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION AND INTEREST

  • Environmental Science; (Marine and Freshwater Ecology, , Ecological Modeling, Remote Sensing, Geographic Information System (GIS).
  • Environmental Health; (Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Environmental Pollution and Management, Environmental Microbiology).
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

No.

YEAR

PAPER

1

2015

Donde O. O., Muia A.W., Shivoga W.A., Wanga L. A., Charles G. T. and Irena F. C. (2015). Faecal pollution and solar disinfection of community water sources within Lake Naivasha Basin, Kenya. Journal of Water, Sanitation and hygiene for Development. Doi:10.2166/washdev.2015.150.

2

2015

Ojwang, W.O., Obiero, K.O., Malala, J.O., Agembe, S., Omondi, R., Donde, O.O and Gownaris, N (in press). Lake Turkana: The world largest permanent desert lake. Encyclopedia of Wetlands: Wetlands of the World (Vol. 4), Springer Journal.

3

2014

Donde, O. O., Ojwang O. W., Muia A. W and Wanga L. A. (2014). Bacterial abundance on the skin, gills and intestines of Cyprinus carpio in Lake Naivasha, Kenya: Implications for public health and fish quality. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and management. Doi: 10.1111/lre.12050. Volume 19: pp 46-55.

4

2014

Rop K. R., Muia A. W., Makindi S. and Donde O. O. (2014). Changes in the densities of faecal and organic matter contaminants from upstream to downstream along Nyangores river of Mara Catchment, Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources. Volume 3(1): pp 015-25.

5

2013

Donde, O., O., Muia A., W., Shivoga A., W., Charles G. Trick and Irena F. Creed (2013). Faecal bacterial contamination of borehole water between points-of-access and points-of-use in Naivasha, Kenya; Public health implication. Egerton Journal of Science and Technology. Volume 13: pp 165-184.

6

2013

Donde O., O., Muia A. W., Shivoga A. W. (2013). Temporal variation in densities of microbiological indicators of pollution in water sources within Naivasha Lake Basin, Kenya. Int. Journal of Scientific and Technology Research. Volume 2 (10): pp 131-138.

7

2013

Donde Oscar Omondi (2013). Bacteriological Analysis of Faecal Pollution and Solar Radiation Disinfection of Domestic Water Sources within Naivasha. Microbiology. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2013-01-16) - ISBN-13: 978-3-659-32587-8. (MSc. Thesis). https://www.lap-publishing.com/.../978-3-659-32587-8/drinking-water-q..

LIST OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

No.

YEAR

PAPER

CONFERENCE AND VENUE

1

2015

Donde O.O. and Muia A.W. (2015). Bacterial load on the skin, gills and intestines of Cyprinus carpio in Lake Naivasha, Kenya: Implications for Public Health and Fish Quality

Presented at the 9th Egerton Univ. Internat. Conf.: Research and Expo. 25th–27th March 2015. FEDCOS Egerton Univ, Kenya.

2

2013

Wairimu A. Muia, Oscar O. Donde, William A. Shivoga, Charles G. Trick, Irena F. Creed (2013). Solar radiation disinfection of community water sources within Lake Naivasha Basin, Kenya.

Presented at the 36th Water Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) International Conference at Egerton University, Kenya. 1st to 5th July 2013.

3

2012

Donde, O., O., Muia A., W., Shivoga A., W., (2012). Faecal bacterial pollution of borehole water between collection points and households within Naivasha, Kenya

Presented at the 7th Egerton University International Conference: Research and Expo. 26th – 28th September 2012. ARC Hotel, Egerton University, Kenya.

4

2012

Oscar O. Donde, W. A. Muia, W. A. Shivoga, C. G. Trick, I. F. Creed (2012). Faecal pollution and solar disinfection of community water sources within Lake Naivasha Basin, Kenya.

www.uwo.ca/enviro/Colloquium/2012.

Presented at the 9th Earth Day Colloquium of Centre for Environment and Sustainability, At Western University, Canada. 12th -13th April, 2012.

5

2011

Oscar O. Donde, Wairimu A. Muia, William A. Shivoga, Charles G. Trick, Irena F. Creed (2011). Faecal pollution and solar disinfection of community water sources within Lake Naivasha Basin, Kenya. Kenya.

Presented at the 6th Egerton University International Conference: research and Expo. 21st - 23rd September 2011. ARC Hotel, Egerton University, Kenya.

WORK EXPERIENCE

TIME/YEAR

WORK/ASSIGNMENT

ORGANIZATION/INSTITUTION

June 2014 to Present

Assistant Lecturer

Department of Environmental Science, Egerton University

January 2014 To June 2014

Part-time Assistant Lecturer

Technical University of Kenya, School of Pure and Applied Sciences

May 2012 To July 2014

Research Scientist

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI). Environment and Ecology Research Program.

January 2012 to May 2012

Research Intern

Department of Biology at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. (Ecosystem Health Research Program).

2010 to 2013

Part-time Assistant Lecturer

Egerton University, Department of Biological Sciences.

2010 to 2011

Graduate Research Fellow

ECOHEALTH Research Project in Naivasha, Kenya.

2010 to 2011

Part time Laboratory Technician

Egerton University, Department of Biological Sciences.

2007 to 2008

Research Intern

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) as an Assistant Researcher on training within the Aquaculture research Program at KMFRI-Sangoro Aquaculture Research Station.

PARTICIPATION IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PROJECTS

TIME/YEAR

RESEARCH PROJECT

ROLE

SPORCE OF FUNDING

2012 To 2014

Lake Turkana Research Project by KMFRI

Research Scientist- Environment and Ecology Program

Government of Kenya through Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute.

2009 to 2013

Lake Naivasha Ecosystem Health Research Project by Egerton University and Western University, Canada

Graduate Research Fellow

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)- Canada

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

YEAR

SCHOLARSHIP

SOURCE OF FUNDING

2014

Core to core Program for Research and Academic Exchange- Asia-Africa Science Platform at Nagasaki University-Japan

Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)

2012

Graduate Research Exchange Program at Western University, Canada

Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade-Canada

2010

Fellowship for short courses in Limnology at Egeron University, Kenya

Austria Development Cooperation and UNESCO-IHE

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP: Member of Eastern Africa Water Association (EAWA). Membership No. EAWAS/AS-1/2012.