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Anselim Mwaura

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Designation
ASSISTANT LECTURER
Corporate Email
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Job Category
Teaching
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Directorate / Dept
DEPT. OF INDUSTRIAL AND ENERGY ENG
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Academic Qualifications

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Science, Harbin Engineering University, China (2018 - To Date)
  2. Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management, Daystar University, Kenya (2012 - 2018)
  3. Master of Science in Nuclear Science, University of Nairobi, Kenya (2013 - 2017)
  4. Bachelor of Science in Mechatronic EngineeringJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya (2007 - 2011)
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

Fields of Specialization

  1. Soft computing applications in intelligent control systems
  2. Fault diagnosis in nuclear power plant  
  3. Reliability analysis of systems
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Membership to Professional Societies

  1. Graduate Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) 
  2. Graduate Engineer with Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK)
  3. Member of Non-Destructive Testing Society (NDT)

Short Training Courses

  1. Apr 2021: Grant Writing Training for Early Career Researchers, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
  2. Dec 2019: Nuclear Reactor Engineering Practice and Training, China Institute Atomic Energy, Beijing, China
  3. Feb 2018: Raspberry PI Microcomputer Training Workshop, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  4. May 2016: Integrity and Disability Mainstreaming Training, Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya
  5. Oct 2014: Electrospray Training, Centre of Expertise Water Technology, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  6. Feb 2014: Renewable Energy Proficiency Training, German Academy, Kassel, Germany
  7. Dec 2013: Non-Destructive Testing Training Workshop, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
WORK EXPERIENCE

Work Experience

  • Mar 2018 - To Date: Tutorial Fellow, Department of Industrial and Energy Engineering, Egerton University
  • Sep 2015 - Feb 2018: Graduate Assistant, Department of Industrial and Energy Engineering, Egerton University
  • Jun 2014 - Nov 2014: Graduate Thesis Researcher & Engineer, Centre of Expertise Water Technology, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands 
  • Jul 2012 - Nov 2012: Direct Sales Representative, Kenya Commercial Bank, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Feb 2011 - Apr 2011: Mechatronic Intern, Auto Village Garage, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Jan 2010 - Mar 2010: Mechatronic Intern, East African Portland Cement Company, Athi River, Kenya
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Publications

  • A.M. Mwaura & Y.K. Liu. "Prediction of the Loss of Feed Water Fault Signatures Using Machine Learning Techniques". Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations, 2021, August 2021, 5511735. For more details, click here
  • A.M. Mwaura & Y.K. Liu. "Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) based modelling of incipient steam generator tube rupture diagnosis". Annals of Nuclear Energy, 157, July 2021, 108262. For more details, click here
  • A.M. Mwaura, Y.K. Liu &. S.O. Adede. "Small Break Loss of Coolant Accident (SB-LOCA) fault diagnosis using Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS)". IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci., 675, February 2021, 012034. For more details, click here  
  • S.O. Adede, Z. Meng, L.Yaori & A.M. Mwaura. "Prospects of functionalized porous materials towards extraction of spent nuclear fuel radionuclides". IOP Conf. Ser.: Earth Environ. Sci., 675, February 2021, 012152. For more details, click here
  • A.M. Mwaura, V.Ganesan, M.J.Gatari, F. Bonal, V. Fujita, J.C.M. Marijnissen & L.L.F.Agostinho. "Study of an Electrohydrodynamic Multinozzle Atomizer for Thermal Desalination in the Simple-Jet Mode Processes". DAS Netherlands, May 2015, Student poster competition, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
HONORS, PRIZE AND AWARDS

Awards and Recognition

  • Sep 2018: IAEA-CSC Scholarship Award, Doctoral Degree Studies
  • Nov 2016: Water Sector Innovation Challenge Award 2016, 1st Runner Up Award – Water and Wastewater Treatment Category
  • Sep 2013: Research Fellowship Award, Research Fellowship in the Netherlands & Renewable Training in Germany
  • Nov 2012: Ministry of Energy Scholarship Award, Master Degree Studies
TEACHING AREAS

Teaching Units

  1. Design of Mechatronic Systems
  2. Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)
  3. Manufacturing Engineering
  4. Engineering Metrology
REFEREES

Referees

  1. Dr. George Owino, Egerton University, P.O.Box 536 - 20115, Egerton. Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  2. Dr. Eng. David Kamau, Egerton University, P.O.Box 536 - 20115, Egerton. Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  3. Simon Adede, Technical University of Kenya, P.O.Box 52428 - 00200, Nairobi. Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
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