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The University of Nairobi has partnered with Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri E.A), to set up a University-wide ArcGis site license software. This follows a series of meetings which culminated in the signing of an MoU between the University of Nairobi and Esri Eastern Africa.



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Mr. Gathoni is a Lecturer at the Physics Department and a member of the Electronics and Applied Laser research groups. He is currently pursuing his PhD. He recently presented a seminar at the department entitled "Fuzzy sliding mode techniques for photovoltaic systems under partial shading" which was attended by members of staff and students alike.

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Dr. Justus SimiyuThe World Energy Day (WED) is observed yearly on October 22nd to  raise  awareness  of  global  energy-related  issues. This year, the WED event was organized by Eenovators Ltd, at the Business School, Strathmore University. The climax of these events is the World Energy Forum that was held in New York (UN Headquarters) from October 20 to 22 whose theme this year was “2030 Development Agenda and Energy for All”.

Dr. Justus Simiyu is Senior Lecturer and Lead trainer in Photovoltaic sizing, installation and maintenance at the Department of Physics, UoN. He is passionate about energy conservation, innovation and development in areas of renewable energy, specifically Photovoltaics, which is his area of research. On this event, Dr. Simiyu gave a talk entitled "RENEWABLE ENERGY: GLOBAL TRENDS, EMERGING MARKETS AND
TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS
".



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School of Business, Strathmore University
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The Africa Spectral Imaging Network (AFSIN) is an active collaboration between physicists in eight African countries (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Senegal and Togo) and one Asian country (Sri Lanka). The network has received International Science Programme (ISP) support since 2011.

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Physics Department
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Physics Department was part of the University of Nairobi team exhibiting projects at the showground for the Nairobi International Trade Fair(NITF) 2016 which happened from 3rd Oct – 9th Oct 2016. The department presented two projects under Research and Development, and Advanced Technology categories.



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Show Ground, Jamhuri
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