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Eng.George P.K.Matheri-Lecturer at the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering,making his PhD project proposal at the Institute of Nuclear Science boardroom

on 27th May, 2016

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Gladwell Wanjiku Nganga during her presentation titled ''THE CONSTRUCTION OF DURABLE RG STRUCTURES: A PERFORMANCE BASED APPROACH'' to the 2015/2016 Civil Engineering fifth year students in their class on the 6th May, 2016

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Prof.Ngau,The Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering making his address during the event held at the Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre on the 6th April ,2016.Second right is Prof.Mbuthia, the Dean School of Engineering. Participants included all members of staff in the College.

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Mr.Opiyo Paul  Ondeng' making his MSc.presentation  on the title CHARACTERISTICS OF RECYCLABLE CONCRETE AGGREGATE REINFORCED WITH FIBRE - GLASS IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY.His Supervisors are Dr.John Mwero and Dr.Silvester Abuodha.

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Civil Block 5th Year Class
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Dr. S.W.Mumenya,Chairperson of Civil and Construction Engineering Department (third right) with students after the Midas-Structural Engineering design software presentation.

 

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The Chairperson,Department of Civil and Construction Engineering(fifth right),with some of the staff members after the completion of the T-VLF equipment training.One of the new equipment recently aqcuired by the department for student lab instructions and consultancy services.

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Civil Block 5th Year Class
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All students are advised to read the attached regulations and be reminded accordingly.

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Philemon Arito,former student of the Department talking to fifth year,Civil Engineering students on the ways and means of writing their final year projects.He is currenly a PhD student at the University of Capetown.

 

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Dr.S.W.Mumenya (right) -Chairperson of Department with the Project manager-NETFUND GREEN INNOVATIONS AWARD,during the talk organised to sensitize students to participate in the initiative to promote environmental solutions in the areas of energy,waste management,waste conservation and agribusiness.

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Civil Block 5th Year Class
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Department of Civil and Construction Engineering held its annual end of year party at the Steak n Ale Restaurant on 18th December, 2015.The event was held to celebrate end of the calender year 2015 as well as to serve as a get together social forum for the members of staff.

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Civil Block 5th Year Class
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Civil Block 5th Year Class
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Civil Block 5th Year Class
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http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/uon-engineering-student-shortlisted-african-prize-engineering-innovation



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Civil Block 5th Year Class
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http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/cae-signs-performance-contract-school-built-environment



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Civil Block 5th Year Class
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http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/cae-participates-tree-planting-ceremony



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ESA ANNUAL DINNER
DATE: 23/10/15
TIME: 6pm
VENUE: SAROVA PANAFRIC
TICKETS: 1500/-
COME NETWORK WITH PRACTISING ENGINEERS IN A LESS FORMAL ENVIRON



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Civil Block 5th Year Class
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Dr. Desai, managing director, Centurion Systems Ltd. giving a talk.

Engineering Students Association, University of Nairobi organized a Linking Industry with Academia Talk to Engineering Students on Wednesday, October 07, 2015 at CELT, Civil Block, University of Nairobi.

Some of the companies that presented to the students included:



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Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre (CELT)
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http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/engineering-and-medicine-students-develop-networking-platform



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Fire breakout at women Hall 12 on Thursday 15th October 2015, it started 9:30 Am.

The students and staff managed to contain it with 30 minutes with immediate responce from Nairobi county fire engine. Those affected by fire were immediately take to university health center by Ambulance.

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Dr J. N. Mwero explaining the operation and nature of the Sisal Decoticator to visitors at the UoN stand during the Nairobi International Trade fair.The machine won for the university first place in the category of Best Engineering based Institution of Higher Learning.

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Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre (CELT)
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http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/uon-engineering-student-wins-2nd-best-start-global-entrepreneurship-summit



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The University of Nairobi is among the top 900 universities in the World. This is according to the latest survey that was carried out by QS World University Rankings.

UoN took an overall position of 701 among 891 prestigious institutions that were ranked. The ranking was based on four key indicators that included Research, teaching, employability and internationalisation.

 



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http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/uonaa-annual-general-meeting



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Rawlings Baco Kesselly making his Msc.Thesis Proposal titled:THE STATE OF FOOTPATH PAVEMENTS IN NAIROBI CITY,supervised by Prof.S.K.Mwea.This was held on the 23rd September, 2015 in the INST Boardroom.



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Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre (CELT)
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Part of the Class of 2015 Bsc.Civil Engineering



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The dean of students school of engineering Professor Mbuthia Jackson made a visit to Yuuki Araki a third year civil engineering student who is hospitalised at Kenyatta National Hospital. Yuuki broke his leg (femur) in Engineering Student Association Tournament. Prof Mbuthia gave word of encouragement and prayers.



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Kenyatta National Hospital
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http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/zindua-cafe-talk-engineering-students-association-esa-members



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Kenyatta National Hospital
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http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/acting-principal-holds-video-conferencing-session-scholars-mit



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Kenyatta National Hospital
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http://cae.uonbi.ac.ke/content/uon-marks-international-day-against-drug-abuse-and-illicit-trafficking



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Kenyatta National Hospital
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CIVIL ENG COMPUTER LAB
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DAVID OWINO wins over the ball from Mahmood 2nd year student in Engineering students Association Football tournament held at University football pitch.

Opening match between civil engineering students SECOND YEARS VS THIRD YEARS

The game ended in a dramatic 3-4 win in favour of Third years.



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UON STADIUM
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Mr.Gideon Nzioki Mutala making his Presentation - MSc. in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) on the title:

MODELLING NATURAL FREQUENCIES OF VIBRATION OF THREE DIMENSIONAL FRAMES UNDER TWO DIMENSIONAL LOADING.His supervisor is Dr.S.W.Mumenya-Chair,Department of Civil and Construction Engineering

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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Mr.Joseph Njiru Mwaura making his Presentation -MSc. in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) on the title:

COMPUTATIONAL APPROACH TO INVESTIGATION OF CRACK BEHAVIOR UNDER VEHICLE LOADING OF A TYPICAL CONCRETE PAVEMENT (A CASE STUDY OF MBAGATHI ROAD IN NAIROBI COUNTY).His supervisor is Dr.S.W.Mumenya-Chair,Department of Civil and Construction Engineering



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There are cabro works currently ongoing at the College of Architecture and Engineering (CAE).  The works, that started a few weeks ago, are being carried out within the vicinities of School of Engineering, Departments of Mechanical and Civil Engineering. The works are expected to conclude soon.



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Dr.S.W.Mumenya,Chair-Department of Civil and Construction Engineering(second right) during the training on Plagiarism for students' Projects held in the Civil Engineering Computer Lab on 7.5.2015.This is designed to help student project supervisers detect duplicated work.

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Some of the 2014/2015 fifth year Civil Engineering Class members during the party held at the Laico Regency Hotel on the 23rd April, 2015

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The Deans office,SoE organized the above talk which was held on 8th April, 2015 in CELT Civil Block for all student leaders in the School of Engineering from 4.00 p.m to 6.00 p.m.This is in line with fulfilling part of the parformance contact targets for the year 2014/2015 financial year.



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Students listening to the speaker during the carrier talk held at the Civil Engineering Block room CB 232B on 8th April ,2015.The session was organised by the Engineering Students Association



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Civil Engineering Masters Class
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Dr.S.W.Mumenya (Chairperson, Civil & Construction. Eng. Dept) front row,second left and Mrs Monica Wokabi, left listening during the career talk dubbed Women in Engineering that was held at the Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre on 18th March 2015.The event was organised to challenge and motivate female Engineering Students to enhance their role and participation in the Engineering field.



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Mr.Maxwell Odira,Senior Technologist unpacks the new computers that have been brought in to the Department.This is in line with the Department's focuss on enhaced ICT facilitation to both student and staff population for improved research and academic work.

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Prof.S.K.Mwea (fourth right) with Masters-Transport and Transportation Engineering students when they visited the Jomo Kenyata International Airport Expansion Project on the 28.2.2015.They also visited the Mbagathi Road project on the same day..

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Mr.Francis Muturi,Technologist in the hydraulics lab demonstrates the operations of 'the leake detection machine' to the visiting delegation.This is one of the newly aqcuired digital equipment in the School of Engineering at the partnership between the African development Bank and the Ministry of Education



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Mr.Frederic Meslin(third left) from the France Institute of Engineering and Ayito N'guema(extreem left) from the Embassy of France in Kenya when they visited the hydraulics lab.They were here to explore areas of co-operation between the SoE and the France institute of Engineering.Looking on are; the Principal Technologist Mr.Joseph Kanyugo(in blue) and technologists Martin Mburu and Francis Muturi(in white)



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Dr. S.W Mumenya
, is the current chairperson at the Civil and Construction Engineering Department. She took over the department’s mantle in 2014 and has big plans that are in line with their mission, which is to educate individuals to become the leaders in their profession.



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The University of Nairobi Family was delighted to inaugurate Prof. Peter M.F. Mbithi as the seventh (7) Vice - Chancellor on 14 Jan. 2015. During the colorful ceremony attended by the senior representives from  the Government, the outgoing Vice Chancellor - Prof. George Magoha and the entire UON management promised Prof. Mbithi total support as he took power to lead the University to the next level.



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With the upcoming End of First Semester, Supplementary and Special Examinations for First years having been organised to start on Wednesday 7th January,2015 ,they are now set to start on Thursday 8th January ,2015.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REVISED TIMETABLE 



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The end of first semester examinations for first years will be done starting 5th January, 2015 to 15th January, 2015..The first year supplementary and special exams (both 1st & 2nd semesters) will also be done during the same period together with the main exams..All the affected are hereby Informed to make arrengements to attend..The timetable is posted on the Department notice board..



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The Department has acquired new digital laboratory equipment which are to be used to improve service delivery to students, boost research projects and consultancy services.These were sponsored by the African Development Bank in Partnership with the Ministry of education

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Dr.S.W.Mumenya is the new Chairperson of the Department of Civil & Construction Engineering.She takes over from Prof.S.K.Mwea who has been the Chairman untill 13th November, 2014



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Engineering Students Association organised a carrier talk for students in the Civil Engineering Lecture Theatre conducted by the SAVANNAH CEMENT LIMITED on the 8th October,2014

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Dr.S.W.Mumenya,acting Chairperson Department of Civil & Construction Engineering (second right) amongst other members of staff during the E-Learning portal training conducted in the Civil Engineering Computer Lab

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Mrs.Patricia Gitonga administering E-Learning Portal training to the 2015/2016 first year students.This will enable efficient and convenient academic interaction between the Lecturers and Students through the portal.



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Mr.F.Muturi , Mr. M.Mburu , and Mr. Elly Oyier (right row) amongst other members of staff in the School of Engineering during the DemosCAD training which took place in the Civil Engineering Computer Lab

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The Department of Civil and Construction Engineering welcomed the 2015/2016 Academic year first year students on the 15th september,2014.The regiatration process and orientation started on the same day and runs through the week upto friday 19th September,2014.



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Civil Engineering graduands join the rest of the University of Nairobi community during the 51st graduation ceremony held at the Chancellor's Court ,Main Campus.

ITS CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CIVIL ENGINEERING GRADUANTS CLASS OF 2014!



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The end of first semester examinations for second years accademic year 2014/2015 started on Monday 25th August , 2014 and runs to Thursday 4th September ,2014



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CB 231 A/B
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Supplimentary Examinations are scheduled to start on the 4th August , 2014 to 15th August , 2014.

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Oginga Reinhard O.Wilfred presenting his MSc. thesis proposal titled COMFORT ASSESSMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI PEDESTRIAN TUNNEL ALONG UHURU HIGHWAY on the 22nd July,2014

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Koitalek S. Merin presenting his MSc. thesis Proposal titled:INTERGRATION OF PASSENGER AND GOODS TERMINAL FOR SHORT HAUL DISTANCES;THE CASE OF GIKOMBA TERMINAL on the 22nd July,2014

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Dr. Hassan Wario  the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Arts addressing the gathering during the 2014 FASU games closing ceremony

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Calistus Barasa Nyongesa Presenting his MSc.Thesis Proposal titled:ASSESSING IMPACTS OF BYPASSES ON LIVABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY OF CITIES;A CASE OF NAIROBI CITY.

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Victor Odiwuor Presenting his MSc.Thesis Proposal Titled:ASSESSMENT OF PLANNING,DESIGN AND OPERATIONS OF WEIGHBRIDGES IN KENYA; CASE OF GILGIL WEIGHBRIDGE STATION.

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INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE BOARDROOM
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Mr. sammuel Gatimu (right) inside the Soils lab conducting experiments to visiting Railways Technical Institute students

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Soils Laboratory
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The Department of Civil & Construction Engineering also offers Engineering Computer application training services such as Prokon,Autocad,Civil 3D and others..



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Soils Laboratory
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Website updating exercise by web champions from the College of Architecture and Engineering at the Civil Engineering Computer lab on the 21st June,2014  and 22nd june,2014

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SAVANNA CEMENT COMPANY
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Hassan Hussein Hashi presenting his Msc thesis proposal titled;INTEGRATED FLOOD CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT OF SHABELLE RIVER IN SOMALIA .His was the third and last presentation of the day.



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Civil Engineering Project Room
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 Third year Civil Engineering students on site

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Civil Engineering Project Room
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Fourth term industrial visit to the Crown Paints by third years of 2013/2014 academic year.

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Mr.J.Kanyugo, Principal Technologist Department of Civil & Construction Engineering planting a tree during the C.A.E. tree planting day at Ngong Forest on the 31st May 2014

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The University of Nairobi (UoN), officially released the performance Contracting results for the years 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 to Colleges and Central Administration Units, during a ceremony held on Wednesday May 14, 2014 at the main campus.

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Mr.Geoffrey A. Ikobe Precented his Msc.in Civil Engineering Thesis titled: COST EFFECTIVENESS AND CONSTRUCTION OF STRUCTURES FOR WATER STORAGE IN TANATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD at the Msc. Class ,Civil & Construction Engineering Department, on the 13th February,2014.His supervisor is Dr.S.M.Dulo.

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Prof. S.K.Mwea,Chairman,Civil & Constr. Eng.Dept. (in spectacles) during the meeting with Chinese delegation at the Department.The eleven member team drawn from various industries in Changsha province,China are in the country to seek areas of co-operation with industry and accademia.

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The University of Nairobi will host the first Nairobi Innovation Week on August 5-7, 2015.



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