MUTAI JOHN KIPRONO

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CURRICULUM  VITAE.

PERSONAL DETAILS.

NAME                                               :           MUTAI JOHN KIPRONO

DATE OF BIRTH                  :           15TH FEBRUARY, 1963

NATIONALITY                    :           KENYAN

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TELEPHONE                         :           0722945796

EDUCATION AND  EMPLOYMENT.

1970-1976        Kipkelion Township School                 C.P.E

1977-1980        T.Towett Secondary School                 K.C.E - Div.1

1981-1982         Kabianga High School                         K.A.C.E- 3 Principals 1Subsidiary

1984-1987         University of Nairobi                           B.A. (Hon) Geography 2nd Class

Upper Division.

1987-1989        University of Nairobi                            M.A. (Planning) Urban and Regional

Planning.

1990                Appointed as Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Geography –

Egerton University

1991                Promoted to Lecturer and continue to serve in the same department.

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.

§ In the process of registration as a Member- Kenya Institute of Planners (KIP).

SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES/  TRAININGS  ATTENDED.

§ International workshop on Regional Planning of Mombasa and the Coastal Region.18th -22nd May 1992 –Mombasa.

§ Training on Proposal writing, data collection and analysis. KUTERA-IDRC Project –Kunste Hotel Nakuru. 14th -20th Nov. 1994.

§ Special Seminars on Rural/Regional Development –Div. of Research –Egerton University. Presented a paper on “Decentralized Spatial Planning in Kenya: Planning and design dilemma”. ARC –Egerton University -1996.

§ Workshop for Rift Valley Province Physical Planners. Lake Nakuru National Park Institute – Nakuru.25th -26th May 2002.

§ Teaching Materials writers’ workshop (College of Open and Distance Learning).13th -22nd November 2007. Utafiti Hall, Egerton University.

§ Pedagogy workshop course. 28th -30th May 2009. Div. of Research and Extension –Egerton University –Njoro.

§ Attended Secondary Schools Instructional Materials Management workshop. 24th -26th May 2009. Min. of Education –at Rift Valley Inst. of Science and Technology.

§ Research Proposal writing workshop. 24th -26th March 2009. CMRT Conference Hall –Egerton University.

§ Attended Information and Communication Technology workshop -20th May 2009. ICT -Egerton University.

§ Workshop on Capacity enhancement in Research Publication for Egerton University Academic staff. 18th -19th April 2011. CMRT –Egerton University.

COMMUNITY SERVICES/ ACTIVITIES.

16TH June 2005-June 2008   -     Member Board of Governors Taita Towett Secondary School -

Kipkelion.

30th July 2008 - July 2011    -     Member Board of Governors Taita Towett Secondary School-

Kipkelion.

23rdFeb2010 –June 2011      -     Member and Chairman Board of Governors Kipkelion Girls

Secondary School

RESEARCH PROJECTS COMPLETED.

1. ”A geographical appraisal of milk production in Kipkelion Division- Kericho District.”   B.A. Geography Dissertation. University of Nairobi, 1987.

2. “Implementation of Ft.Ternan Water Project-Kipkelion Division –Kericho District”. A Rural Implementation Project –Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning, Univ. of Nairobi 1988.

3. “Implementation of Kericho Town Supply Project Phase II.” An Urban Implementation    Project –Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning. Univ. of Nairobi -1989.

4. “Meeting housing demand in small and medium sized towns in Kenya: A case study of Kericho-Kenya.’’ An M.A. Planning Thesis. University of Nairobi-1989.

5. “Effects of Planning Laws and Municipal by-laws on urban agriculture in Nakuru Municipality –Kenya.” Division of Research and Extension -Egerton University -2012.

RESEARCH PROPOSALS PREPARED.

1. “The need for environmental education in Solid Waste Management in Nakuru Municipality –Kenya.” Submitted to Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania (KUTERA) –IDRC Project -1994. (Invited to a Training workshop.)

2. ”Wildlife-Man and Competition for land in Narok District –Kenya.” Submitted to African Rural Social Science Research Network (ASSRN)-1997.

3. ”Integrating community participation in urban slum areas environmental management programs. A case study of Nakuru-Kenya.” Submitted to Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa –OSSREA -1998. (12th Competition).

4. ”Land use dynamics and planning problems in the rural-urban fringe of Nakuru Town –Kenya”. PhD Research proposal to the Graduate School –Moi University -1997. (Admitted to the program.)

5. ”Reconciling conflicting Land Uses in Lake Nakuru catchment areas. Challenges in environmental Planning and management.” Submitted to UNESCO Chair on Bioethics-Egerton University- 2000.

6. “The effects of planning laws and municipal by-laws on urban agriculture in Nakuru Municipality – Kenya.” A research proposal submitted for PhD registration –Graduate School –Egerton University (2012) and Division of Research and Extension –Egerton University (internal funding research Projects –Funded).

RESEARCH  PAPERS  UNDER PUBLICATION/ PUBLISHED.

1. ”Vanishing open/ recreational spaces in Nakuru Municipality –challenges in urban environmental Planning and management.)

2. ”Vandalism of Steel Manhole covers in Nakuru Municipality –Kenya.”

3. “The effects of planning laws and Municipal by laws on urban agriculture in Nakuru Municipality – Kenya.”

RESEARCH  INTERESTS.

Sustainable urban and rural land use planning, management and development.

REFEREES.

PROF. R.A. Obudho.

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

University of Nairobi

P.O.Box 30197

NAIROBI.

PROF. K.N.Ondimu.

Department of Geography

Egerton University

P.O.Box 536

EGERTON.

Tel. 0722602132.

Dr.  Otieno,  J.O.

Department of Geography

Egerton University

P.O.Box 536

EGERTON.

Tel.0724740430.