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MR PATRICK WAFULA WAMALWA

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TEACHING ASSISTANT
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Phone Number
+254728920918
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+254713854856
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Division / Faculty
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Directorate / Dept
AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
AGRICULTURLA ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
Address
536-20115 EGERTON
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2019 to date: PhD student Agricultural Processing Engineering (JKUAT)

2018: M.Sc. Agricultural Engineering (Egerton University)

2013: B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering (Egerton University)                       

2006: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (Butula High School)

2002: Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (Mundika Boys)

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

1. Renewable energy conversion technologies

2. Agricultural and domestic waste management

3. Machinery in Post-Harvest processess

4. Farm structures

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2019 to date: PhD student Agricultural Processing Engineering (JKUAT)

2018: M.Sc. Agricultural Engineering (Egerton University)

2013: B.Sc. Agricultural Engineering (Egerton University)

WORK EXPERIENCE

2015 to date:  Teaching assistant and examination officer in the department of Agricultural Engineering at Egerton University, Njoro Campus.

2019 to date: Lead researcher for piloting solar electric pressure cookers in Mogotio and Mbaruk; grant from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland acting through Department for International Development (DFID)

2019 to date: Research Engineer in validating improved cookstoves in Baringo, West Pokot and Taita taveta; World Bank (IDA)/Government of Kenya (GoK) project namely; the Kenya Climate-Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP)

2019-2020: Collaborative research with Sustainable Community Development Service (SCODE) on development of finacial model to accelerate uptake of LPG as alternative to e-cooking; grant from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland acting through Department for International Development (DFID),

2014: Site Engineer at Nyana Engineering Company where I supervised project to completion (Oversight roll, making B.Qs for structures, site management).

2013: Clerk of works at National Irrigation Board in Turkana Expanded Irrigation Projects (Design of surface irrigation systems, intake works, canal lining, survey works, division boxes and road crossing construction

KEY PROJECTS

1. Mr. Patrick Wamalwa, Co-pi; Funded by the World Bank through Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization under Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project "Validation of improved biomass cookstoves in Baringo and West Pokot counties" Kshs 19,959,600; 2020: 1st February 2020-31st January 2022

2. Mr. Patrick Wamalwa, Lead researcher; grant from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland acting through Department for International Development (DFID). " Development and evaluation of solar electric pressure cookers- case study in Mogotio and Mbaruk" £126,581.00

3. Mr. Patrick Wamalwa, Collaborative research with SCODE; grant from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland acting through Department for International Development (DFID). " Development of financial model to accelerate uptake of LPG as an alternative to e-cooking" £30,000.00

RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Design and development of optimised renewable energy conversion technologies

2. Intergrated Agricultural and domestic Waste management

3. Development of post- harvest stationary machines

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

A review on computer vision systems in monitoring of poultry, (2020). Cedric Okinda a , Innocent Nyalala a , Tchalla Korohou a , Celestine Okinda b , Jintao Wang a , Tracy Achieng c , Patrick Wamalwa d , Tai Mang a , Mingxia Shen a; artificial intelligence in agriculture 4; PP 185-208.

Development of an Experimental Biomass Micro gasifier Cook Stove, (2017). Patrick Wamalwa , Prof, David Nyaanga , Dr, George Owino; IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE) e-ISSN: 2278-1684,p-ISSN: 2320-334X, Volume 14, Issue 5 Ver. V (Sep. - Oct. 2017), PP 06-10

HONORS, PRIZE AND AWARDS

2016: Competitively awarded scholarship for M.Sc. tuition fee and research work by AfDB/MoEST

2019: Competitively awarded scholarship for PhD tuition fee and research work by AfDB/MoEST

TEACHING AREAS

1. Renewable energy conversion technologies

2. Agricultural and domestic waste management

3. Farm structures

OTHER SOCIETIES

Registered as graduate Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya

REFEREES

Prof. (Eng). Japheth Onyando, PhD

Chairman of Department of Agricultural Engineering, Egerton University

P.O. Box 536-20115, Egerton

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Eng David Tanui                                                   Dr Njue,

Irrigation Eng –Turkana                                        Lecturer- Egerton University,

P.O.Box 73                                                            P.O Box 536- 20115,

Lodwar.                                                                  Egerton-Kenya.

Cell-Phone: 0722905409.                                      Cell-Phone: 0726-128779

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