Prof. R. Eng. P.N. Kioni - Vice Chancellor
Prof. P. Ndirangu Kioni is serving as the first Vice-Chancellor of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) following its upgrading to a fully fledged university by award of Charter on 14th December 2012. He was at Cambridge University, England, where he got a Doctor of Philosophy degree, in 1994. He took his undergraduate studies at the University of Nairobi (UoN), where he obtained First Class honours, Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1988, along the way winning the General Motors Prize for the top student, a position he had maintained every year throughout the programme. After leaving UoN, he worked as a Plant Engineer at Unilever Kenya Limited, formerly East Africa Industries Ltd, where he obtained his first experiential training in engineering before proceeding for further studies in 1990. He attended Alliance High School for his A-level education where he took Math, Further Math, Chemistry and Physics as principal subjects and got nationally outstanding results which earned him the famed Gandhi Nidhi Smarak Award which, in the year, was given to the five best students in the country. Read full profile
Prof. Esther N. Magiri - Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration & Finance)
Prof. Esther Nkirote Magiri is currently serving as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance). She attended Tel Aviv University, Israel for her postdoctoral studies, having graduated with a Ph.D degree in applied Molecular Biology in Plant Pathology from ZheJiang University, PR , China. Before this, she had graduated with MSC in Biochemistry and BSc. (Biochemistry major and Zoology minor) from University of Nairobi. She is an associate member of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).
Prof. J.W. Khamasi, EBS - Registrar (Academic Affairs)
Jennifer W. Khamasi (Ph. D) is an Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences Education and has specialized in curriculum and instruction.
Before joining Dedan Kimathi University of Technology as the Registrar Academic Affairs, Prof. Khamasi served Moi University in various capacities.
She helped set up the Institute for Gender Equity, Research and Development, IGERD (2005-2011) and was the first director. Previously she served as the Associate Dean, School of Education-Chepkoilel Campus (2002-2005) and Head of Family and Consumer Sciences Department (2003-2008).
Mrs. Beatrice Mwangi - Ag. Finance Officer
She is currently serving as Acting Finance Officer in Dedan Kimathi University of Technology. She joined Ngandu Girls High school for her O - levels and she later went to Moi Girls – Nairobi for her (A - levels) where she did her Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (K.A.C.E). Ms. Mwangi is currently pursuing her PhD in Business Administration (Strategic Management) at JKUAT. Previously she did her Masters in Business Administration degree (Strategic Management) and Bachelor of Commerce Accounting option at JKUAT. In 2012 she became a member of ICPAK with CPA (K).