Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_top position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_bottom position below the menu.






Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_bottom position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_top position below the search.

DeKUT has developed a speed governor that does not only help achieve the control of speed but advances safety and security on the road to another level by ensuring that the speed of a vehicle, on the road can be monitored in real time and that the vehicle can only move at the designated speed. The Speed Governor has additional features of providing information on the location of the car. This is made possible by GPS and GPRS modules embedded in the governor. Interesting to note is that if the speed governor is disconnected, the vehicle goes to a limp mode where it will not be possible to drive it in excess of 40km/hour. Additionally, if it’s tampered with, the relevant authorities’ gets a notification signal indicating the nature of tampering and incase of theft, the vehicle can be tracked. The beauty of this speed governor is that the vehicles’ speed and location data is transmitted at an interval of five seconds to an off-board storage (server) and is also recorded on an on-board recorder. The on-board data can be printed at an inspection point by use of a thermal printer while the off-board data can be downloaded from the server. The speed governor has been named ‘BlakkBoxx’. It has been tested and passed by the Kenya bureau of standards (KEBs), the chief mechanical engineer transport and the NTSA.


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Since inception as Kimathi Institute of Technology (KIT) in the 1970’s, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology has always focused on improvement of the society and making life better through quality education and technology. The University is founded on the belief that self-actualizationand solutions to global challenges are attainable through a spirit of dedication, self–confidence, determination, and best utilization of resources. The institution also believes in being globally competitive through the employment of global competencies. The University ensures an internationally excellent environment for education while focusing onproviding academically stimulating, culturally diverse and quality learning environment that fosters research, innovation and technology development towards producing relevant technical and managerial human resource and leaders to contribute to attainment of national development goals. The ultimate goal is to be the Premier Technological University in Africa and beyond Excelling in Quality Education, Research and Technology Transfer for Development. To this end, the University has demonstrated and continues to demonstrate her commitment to this.

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It is such focus and commitment to research, innovation, technology transfer and contribution to change in the society that has seen Dedan Kimathi University of Technology power the 1st of a kind speed governor. A speed governor that does not only help achieve the control of speed but advances safety and security on the road to another level by ensuring that the behavior of vehicles, and for that matter drivers, on the road can be monitored and that vehicles can only move at the designated speed. This speed governor has been developed in partnership with Safariwatch, a company whose mission is to be the most preferred transport partner in Africa, providing innovative telematics’ for a safe and secure road experience in the 21st Century. This company acknowledges the competence of the University for making this product as it was a proposal shared with some of the companies and Universities in the country and could not go through due to lack of capacity. The University has made it possible hence going by: “BlakkBoxx Speed Governor; Powered by Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT).”

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BlakkBoxx is a speed governor developed with new technology through research by a team comprising of our students from Computer Science, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering and Electrical & Electronic Engineering courses under the guidance of our senior technologists in engineering; Mr. Julius Karanja, Mr. David Njeru and our Systems Developer Mr. Kenneth Chesoli.


Surface and Groundwater Hydrochemistry of the Menengai Caldera Geothermal Field and Surrounding Nakuru County, Kenya   
Montcoudiol, Nelly; Burnside, Neil M.; Györe, Domokos; Mariita, Nicholas; Mutia, Thecla; Boyce, Adrian (MDPI,,  2019-08-15)


Effects of cooling conditions and grinding depth on sustainable surface grinding of Ti-6Al-4V: Taguchi approach  
Ronoh, Kipkurui N; Mwema, Fredrick M; Akinlabi, Stephen A; Akinlabi, Esther T; Karuri, Nancy W; Ngetha, Harrison T (AIMS Materials Science,  2019-08-07)

Improvement of Ring Frame Spindle Utilization in Cotton Short Staple Spinning: A Case Study of a Cotton Spinning Mill  
Musyoki, J.K; Muchiri, P.N; Keraita, J.N (,  2019-02-07)

mHealth communication to strengthen postnatal care in rural areas: a systematic review  
Mbuthia, Florence; Reid, Marianne; Fichardt, Annali   (BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth,  2019-11-06)

Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) – A Potential Crop for Food and Nutrition Security in Africa  
Ikumi, Pauline; Mburu, Monica; Njoroge, Daniel   (Canadian Center of Science and Education,  2019-10-30)

Mould Characterization and Mycotoxin Quantification of Chia Seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) Grown in Kenya  
Njeri, Veronicah; Mburu, Monica; Koskei, Kipkorir  (Canadian Center of Science and Education,)  2019-10-30)

Modelling Volatility Dynamics of Cryptocurrencies Using GARCH Models  
Ngunyi, Anthony; Mundia, Simon; Omari, Cyprian  (Scientific Research Publishing Inc., 2019-10-17)

Investigation of Effects of Asset Price Fluctuations on Option Value  
Marigi, Emmah M.; Johana K. Sigey; Jeconia O. Abonyo; Bethsheba Menge (Global Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 2019-10)

Stereometric and scaling law analysis of surface morphology of stainless steel type AISI 304 coated with Mn: A conventional and fractal evaluation 
Mwema, Fredrick, Madaraka; Shakoury, Reza; Korpi, Alireza, Grayli; Ghosh, Koushik; ţălu, Ştefan; Rezaee, Sahar; Mardani, Mohsen; Arman, Ali (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2019-10-03)

Tissue Culture Banana( Musa SPP.) For smallholder farmers: Lessons learnt from East Africa
Mwirigi, Peter; T. Dubois; M. Lule; Y. Dusabe; P. Van Asten; D. Coyne; J.-C. Hobayo; S. Nkurunziza; E. Ouma; N. Kabunga; M. Qaim; E. Kahangi; P. Mwaura; D. Kisii; H. Kizito; J. Mugisha 

Climate Change Effects on Rainfall Patterns and It’ S Implications on Sorghum and Millet Production in Kenya: A Review
Unknown author (The International Journal Of Science & Technoledge, 2016-08)

In Vitro Propagation of the Kenyan Yam (Dioscorea spp.)
Mwirigi, Peter; Kahangi, E.M.; Mamati, E.G. (African Journal of Horticultural Science, 2010)

Initiative aiming to introduce children to maps in Kenya
Catherine M. Njore; Kimari, Charles Mwangi; Kuria Thiong’o, Date: 2019-07

Process Modelling of Geothermal Drilling System Using Digital Twin for Real-Time Monitoring and Control
Osinde, Nahashon O.; Byiringiro, Jean B.; Gichane, Michael M.; Smajic, Hasan, Date: 2019-08-17

Assessment of the Quality of Leather Footwear for School Children made by SMEs in Kariokor Kenya 
Onyancha, Douglas; Magut, Paul Sang; Mesa, Janet W. Date: 2019-07

Teacher empowerment strategies on students’ academic achievement in Kenya certificate of secondary education in public secondary schools in Gatanga sub-county, Kenya
Gathumbi, Anthony Mungai, Date: 2015-11-11

Principals’ leadership practices and their influence on students’ discipline in public secondary schools in Makindu sub county, Kenya.
Kamola Phoebe Malela; Gathumbi, Anthony Mungai; Katolo Gideon Nthakyo; Date: 2016-10

Influence of resources and materials on the implementation of non-formal basic education curriculum at the non-formal education centers in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu cities, Kenya
Gathumbi, Anthony Mungai; Rose Obae; Date: 2015-04



Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) intends to engage the services of a qualified firms to the carry out the works as listed below.

Tender No. Tender Description  Category  Bid Security   Download   Pre-Bid Site
DeKUT/OT/CEA/055/2019-2020 Proposed completion the Civil Engineering Complex  Electrical Installation works

NCA   4  and Above

         Kshs.150,000     Download  Wednesday 6th   November,2019 at 9:00 am at   the Resource Centre II Dome
DeKUT/OT/CEA/056/2019-2020 Proposed completion the Civil Engineering Complex Sanitary fittings, Plumbing and Drainage Installation Works

 NCA  5   and Above

   Kshs.80,000    Download


Tender No. Tender Description Category Download  
DeKUT/OT/FUR/050/2019-2020 Supply and Delivery of Office Furniture Furniture Download 
DeKUT/OT/LTE/051/2019-2020 Supply,Delivery,Testing,Installation  and Commissioning of Equipment for Leather Technology Workshop Teaching Equipment Download 
DeKUTT/OT/LRB/052/2019-2020 Supply, Delivery of Materials for fabrication of Lecture Room Benches for Academic Block Phase II B Hardware Materials Download
DeKUT/OT/GH&DCS/053/2019-2020 Supply, Delivery of Materials for the construction of the Guard Houses and Dairy Cow Shed Hardware Materials Download
DeKUT/OT/DeKUTES/CG/054/2019-2020 Supply, Delivery,Installation,Testing and Commissioning of a  Commercial Coffee Grinder Coffee Equipment Download
DeKUT/OT/CSE/057/2019-2020 Supply, Delivery, of a  CCTV Surveillance Equipment and Accessories   Download


Detailed Bid documents and requirements for eligibility may be obtained from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology’s  website and  additionally  on those  who  download  the  documents  must forward their particulars immediately for recording and any further clarifications and addenda to


Bidders  for Tender No’s 055 &056  only are invited for a Mandatory Site Visit on Wednesday 6th November, 2019 at 9:00 at the Resource Centre II Dome.


Bidder’s shall submit an original and a copy of tender documents clearly marked “Original” or “Copy” and packaged together. Sealed and duly completed tender documents in plain envelopes indicating the Tender Number and without identifying the sender must be addressed to:


               The Vice chancellor

               Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

               Private Bag - 10143

               Nyeri, Kenya


And be deposited in the Tender Box provided at the entrance to the Resource Center II so as to be received on or before Thursday 14th November, 2019 at 10:00am. Tender documents shall be opened immediately thereafter in the presence of interested bidders or their representatives who choose to attend at the Resource centre II Dome.






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