Institute of Research, Innovation and Extension (IRIE)

Research Divisions

The institute is currently coordinating five research projects funded by the National Council for Science and Technology (NCST). The research grants are totalling to Kshs. 11.6 million besides five other internally funded research projects financed to the tune of Kshs. 4.01 million. Below is a list of the Principal Investigators and the titles of the research projects:-

NCST Funded Research Projects

Researcher Project Title
Dr. L. M. Ngoo Coconut Based Eco-Industry
Mr. Samson Odira Omollo Tudor Creek Rehabilitation for sustainable livelihood enhancement
Mr. Kenneth K. Kagoiya Telecommunication Equipment Design, Development, Fabrication and Manufacturing
Ms. Carren M. Bosire Potential of Lignocellulose Biodegrading Enzymes from Marine Wood-Borers in Bio-Fuel Production
Dr. Sylvester E. Anami Enhancing tropical maize adaptability to climate change and reduction of pre-harvest losses for food security and sustainable livelihoods


TUM Funded Research Projects

Researcher Project Title
Dr. Josiah Odalo Exploitation of Jatropha carcus and Malva verticillata Agro-industrial and Medicinal products through Value Addition for Sustainable Socio-economic Development
Ms. Risper Auma & Mr. Pierro Ngugi Gene Isolation and characterization of key enzymes involved in C4 - pathway of sorghum (Sorghum bicolar)
Mrs. Alice Oludhe & Mr. D. Omolo The Impact of TIVET based Entrepreneurship (KAB) Programmes in Coast Province
Mr. S. Wachira & Ms. B. Mungai Processing of Modified Starch from Mango (Mangifera indica) Kernel
Ms. W. Bana & Mr. Daniel Mwaringa Accelerating Advancement of Rural Women through Training and Information

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