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Mr Mecha Peter

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PERSONAL DETAILS
Designation
Teaching assistant
Corporate Email
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Phone Number
0712431586
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Directorate / Dept
AGEN
processing and farm structures
Address
536, egerton
SUMMARY

Finished Msc. Agricultural engineering in 05-12-2018 from Egerton University.

Doing PhD in Agricultural Mechanization Engineering ( Specialisation in drying equipments and processes) in Nanjing Agricultural University, China. Expected to graduate July, 2023

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  1. PhD. Agricultural Mechanization-ongoing at Nanjing Agricultural university, China
  2. Msc. Agricultural engineering from Egerton University
  3. Bsc. Agricultural engineering from Egerton university
  4. K.C.S.E, Nyankoba SDA secondary school (2007)
  5. K.C.P.E, Isinantet Primary school (2002)
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

Specialised in Agricultural Engineering ( Agro-processing and Farm structures)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  1. Msc. Agricultural engineering (2018)
  2. Bsc. Agricultural Engineering (2009-2014)
  3. Registered graduate engineer with EBK
WORK EXPERIENCE
  1. 01-12-2014 to 28-12-2015: Clerk of works, National Irrigation Board, Rift valley region
  2. 29-10-2015 to present: Teaching Assistant (grade 10)
KEY PROJECTS
  1. Egg drying kinetics under forced convection dryers
  2. Heat pump dryer designs
  3. Heat pump drying of mushrooms and day lily
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  1. Agro-processing
  2. Drying equipment design
  3. Agricultural structures and their various designs

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Mecha, P., Nyaanga, D. M. and Njue, M. R. (2018a). Forced convection hot air drying of hardened egg slices. International Journal of Scientific &Technology Research, 7(4): 251-259.
  2. Mecha, P., Nyaanga, D. M. and Njue, M. R. (2018b). Optimisation of hardened egg drying process using a forced convection system. Paper presented at the 12th Egerton University International Conference, Egerton University.
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  1.  Mecha, P., Nyaanga, D. M. and Njue, M. R. (2018a). Forced convection hot air drying of hardened egg slices. International Journal of Scientific &Technology Research, 7(4): 251-259.
  2.  Mecha, P., Nyaanga, D. M. and Njue, M. R. (2018b). Optimisation of hardened egg drying process using a forced convection system. Paper presented at the 12th Egerton University International Conference, Egerton University.
HONORS, PRIZE AND AWARDS
  1. Various academic certificates
  2. EBK graduate engineer certificate

 

TEACHING AREAS
  1. Agricultural processing engineering
  2. Structural design
  3. Building materials
  4. Refrigeration and air conditioning
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :

Non

REFEREES

MUSA NJUE RUGIRI,

SEN.LECTURER,

EGERTON UNIVERSITY,

FACULTY OF ENG. &TECHNOLOGY

P.O.BOX 536,

NJORO, KENYA.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

NYAANGA DAVID

SEN.LECTURER,

EGERTON UNIVERSITY,

FACULTY OF ENG. &TECHNOLOGY

P.O BOX 536,

NJORO, KENYA.

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