Posted by Corporate Communications Office on Fri, 24 Oct 2014
Joan Nabusoba student from CSIT department explains her project of M-Get shamba to ASK judges during the Nairobi International Trade Fair
The participants from Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) won recognition from the Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MOEST) for team work and coordination.
Also present were Kenya Technical Teachers College (KTTC), Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute (K.T.T.I) and NationalBiosafety Authority (NBA)
TUM students display the exhibits during the Nairobi International Trade Fair
Technical University of Mombasa had the highest number of exhibits presented during the trade fair which include:
- Get Shamba by Joan Nabusoba from department of CSIT.
- Use of Waste Paper in Manufacturing of Pavement Block for Construction Industry by Kiute Rodgers from department of Building and Civil Engineering.
- Stabilized Soil Blocks Technology (Stadium) by Florence Bwari from department of Building and Civil Engineering.
- Automated Irrigation System by Samuel Mwandikwa from department of Electrical & Electronics.
- Digital Signage by Martin Kanyango from department of Electrical & Electronics.
- Automated Dustbin Unit by Arafat Mukasa from department of Medical Engineering.
- Generation of Electricity using Human and Automobile Traffic by Koech Vincent from department of Electrical & Electronics.
- Solar Powered Street Lights by Nixon Liova from department of Medical Engineering.
- Baby Care Unit by Kevin Okoth from department of Medical Engineering .
- Mobile Popcorn / Grains and Nuts Frying Machine by Francis Otieno from department of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering.
TUM staff members and some students display the awards
It was recommended by students and TUM staff in conjunction with the Institute of Research, Entrepreneurship and Extension (IREE) that, in future TUM would have its own stand during the Nairobi international trade fair to facilitate creation of awareness in innovations and programmes offered by the University to the general public.
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