Supervised Graduate Masters and Doctoral Students

Graduated students

  1. Commercialization Viability of an Upgraded Koche, a traditional meat product prepared in the Pastoral Regions Kenya. Grace Warikhe,MSc. in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2019.
  2. Development of a Food Supplement for Diabetes Type II Management with Enhanced Antidiabetic and Antioxidant Properties from Selected Local Foods. Hengame Yousefifar,, Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi, 2019.
  3.  Modeling of Drying Kinetics and Quality Characteristics of Solar Dried Beef. Eunice Akello Mewa , PhD in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2018.
  4. “Development of a Functional Food from Bovine Tripe to Reduce By-Product Losses in Pastoral Slaughterhouses in Kenya”. Wilson Karibe, MSc. in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2018.
  5. Development of Vitamin A Rich Yoghurt by Supplementation with Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Puree. Truphena Gikaara, Master of Science in Food Safety and Quality, University of Nairobi, 2018.
  6. Development of Complementary Porridge Flour from Local Malawian Foods with Optimized Iron and Zinc for Children. Memory Chikondi, MSc. in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2018.
  7. Continuous solar water disinfection system for rural food processing operations. Abok Elisha, MSc. in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2018.
  8. “Integrating Traditional Techniques into Conventional Preservation Methods to Upgrade Pastoral Deep-Fried Beef Products in Kenya”, Josphat Njenga, PhD in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2017, RELOAD project, registration no.
  9. “Process analysis, nutritional quality and consumer acceptability of porridge composite flours developed from legume-based ingredients grown in Nandi”. Peninah Gitau, (A56/82018/2018) Master of Science in Food Safety and Quality, University of Nairobi, 2018.
  10. “Development of Iron and Zinc Optimized Composite Flours using Selected Raw Food Materials from Malawi”. Chikondi Memory Liomba (A56/87035/2016), MSc in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2018.
  11.  “Dietary Assessment and Nutritional Status of Children (6-23 Months) Consuming Local Food Recipes in Vihiga County, Western Kenya”, Cherop Gladys, MSC, Applied Human Nutrition, Registration no.  University of Nairobi, 2018.
  12.  “Development of Beef Sausages through Bovine Blood Utilization as Fat Replacer to Reduce Slaughterhouse By-Product Losses.” RELOAD project, Pius Mathi, MSc in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2016.
  13. “Demystifying the Use of Honey in Diabetes Management: A case of Type II Diabetes Patients at Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi.” Martha Chege, Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi, 2016.
  14. “Adherence to Pre-requisite Handling Practices of Milk Dispensers in Nairobi Supermarkets, Kenya”. Olivia Adhiambo Olang’. Reg.  Postgraduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality, University of Nairobi, 2016.
  15. “Development of Value Added Rabbit Meat Product and Assessing Their Microbiological Quality”. Makori Shadrack, Master of Science in Food Safety and Quality, University of Nairobi, 2015.
  16.  “Nutrition Knowledge and Dietary Practices and Nutritional Status of Health Practitioners in Naivasha District”. Kihara Christine Wangui, Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi, 2014.
  17.  “Fruits and vegetable Consumption and Determining Factors among Pastoralists of Narok North.” By Langat Pius Kibet, Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi, 2014.
  18.  “Performance of Malezi bora programme on improving the nutritional knowledge of mothers and nutritional status of children aged 6-59 months in Kawangware, Nairobi.” Gichana Margaret Bochaberi, Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi, September, 2013.
  19. “Prevalence and risk factors of malnutrition among under-five’s in Meru, Kenya: A comparative study of khat (Catha edulis) and non- khat farming households.” Hellen G. Ringera, Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi, September, 2013.
  20. “Influence of Nutrition Knowledge and Attitude on Dietary Practices and Nutritional Status of Female University Students Aged 19-25 Years in Nairobi Central Business District, Kenya.” Lucy Kinyua, Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi, September, 2013.

Ongoing students

Doctoral students

  1. “Effects of Social Networks on Household Food and Nutrition Security among Smallholder Farmers in Rural Kenya” Mercy Mbugua, PhD student in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nairobi, 2018.
  2. “Effect of Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease on Food, Feed and Industrial End Use Quality of Maize in Kenya”. John Ndung’u Ng’ang’a  PhD IN Crop Science and Protection University of Nairobi, 2018.
  3. “Impact of Agricultural Pro-Nutrition Interventions on Nutrition Security in Kisii and Nyamira Counties in Kenya”. Davis Nguthi Muthini,  PhD in Agricultural Economics, University of Nairobi, 2016.
  4. “Production and Evaluation of African Yam Bean (Sphenostylis Stenocarpahochst A. Rich) Flours for “Igbagidi” Pudding”, Nkechi, PhD in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2017.
  5.  “Upgrading of the existing Cold Chain Management Systems to Enhance Quality and Shelf Stability of Fine Beans along the Supply Chain in Kenya”, Ogumo Erick Otieno (BSc, MSc)”, 2016, PhD in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi.
  6.  “Post-Harvest Management of Horticulture Produce (Avocado) In Rwanda”, Ernest, PhD in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2017.

Masters students

  1. “Development of Ready to Eat Breakfast Cereal from Sorghum-Pigeon Peas Blends” Abdullahi Beinah (A56/9093/2017), MSc. in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2018.
  2. Influence of maternal nutrition knowledge on Infant and young child feeding practices and nutrition status of children of 6-23 months of age, in Rwanda. Nadine Umwali, Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi, 2019.
  3. Quality Characteristics and Drying Kinetics of Mango in a Solar Tunnel Dryer using Mathematical Models. Gerald Musyoki Ndonye, Master of Science in Food Safety and Quality, University of Nairobi, 2017.
  4. Pre-Slaughter and Postharvest Handling Practices Affecting Quality Characteristics of Dried and Deep-Fried Beef Products. Oliver Chanzu. MSc. in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2017.
  5. Effectiveness of Hermetic Storage Technologies on Mould Infestation and Aflatoxin Contamination of Maize Storage with Special Reference to Post Harvest Insect Pests in Kenya. Jacqueline Namusalisi, MSc. in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2017.
  6. Characterization of fermentative bacteria in Mashanza and Musururu traditional fermented foods in Kivu, Eastern RD Congo, Baluku Safari, P, MSc. in Food Science and Technology, University of Nairobi, 2013.
  7. Evaluation of physico-chemical properties and microbial quality of deep fried beef in Kenya” Post graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality, University of Nairobi, 2016.