Departmental Publications

Publications
 Thomas Sakwa
1. TW Sakwa, JS Prichan, YK Ayodo, A Sarai and HB Wafula. Equations of Motion for Multiple –
Pendula System. (Communicated to the Brazilian Journal of Physics, July 2012)
2. Ayodo Y.K, Sakwa W.T, Khanna K.M, Rapando B.W, Sarai A & Omondi C. Specific Heat Capacity of
a Degenerate Ideal Bose Gas in 1-DIM Anharmonic Potential Trap. (Accepted for review for
Publication in the International Journal of Physics and Mathematical Science, June 2012)
3. Sakwa W T, Ayodo Y K, Saisi P O, Sarai A, Rapando W & Omondi C A. A Non-degenerate Binary
System of Helium Isotopes. (Accepted for Publication in the EAJEST, July 2012 ).
4. JS Prichan, TW Sakwa, YK Ayodo and A Sarai. Equations of Motion for Multiple – Pendula System.
Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences ISSN: 2231-6345. Online at
http://www.cibtech.org/jpms.htm 2012 Vol. 2(2)April-June. Manuscript MS No. JPMS 2012/02/02/019.
Accepted.
5. C A Omondi, T W Sakwa, Y K Ayodo and K M Khanna. Synthesis and Characterization of Zno NanoParticles.
Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences ISSN: 2231-6345. Online at
http://www.cibtech.org/jpms.htm 2012 Vol. 2(2)April-June. Manuscript MS No. JPMS 2012/02/02/016.
Accepted.
6. Sakwa T.W, Ayodo Y.K, Sarai A, Khanna K.M, Rapando B.W & Mukoya A.K Thermodynamics of
Grand-Canonical Binary Systems at Low Temperatures. (Communicated for Publication in the
Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Science, June 2012)
7. Omondi C A, Sakwa W T & Ayodo Y K. Bilayer Metal Oxide Thin Films for UV – Visible Light
Sensing. (Accepted for Publication in the EAJEST, July 2012 ).
8. Rapando B.W, Ayodo Y.K, Sakwa T.W, Khanna K.M, Mukoya A K & A Sarai. Transition
Temperature of Superconducting Hybridized Cuprate Systems. (Accepted for Publication in the
Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Science, June 2012).
9. K.M. Khanna, T W Sakwa, A K Mukoya, K Y Ayodo & B W Rapando. Critical Temperature and
Condensate Fraction of a Bose – Einstein Condensate Trapped in a Finite Volume(Accepted for
review for Publication in the Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, May 2012 )
10. Ayodo Y.K, Sakwa W.T, Rapando B.N & Khanna K.M Prospects and Challenges of High –
Temperature Superconductors (HTS). Accepted for Publication in Journal of Science, Technology,
Education & Management, Vol.4 Nos 1 &2, September 2011, ISSN 1991-2889
11. Y. K.Ayodo, K.M.Khanna, Sakwa W.T. Thermodynamical Variations and Stability of a Binary
Bose-Fermi System, Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics, Vol.48, December 2010, pp.886-892
12. Khanna K.M, Ayodo Y.K, Sakwa W.T. A Hard-Sphere Assembly of Crystalline Bosons, African
Physical Review 4: 0001, (2010), 1-7
13. Khanna K.M, Ayodo Y.K, Ekai R, Sakwa W.T. Elastic Scattering of He-4 atoms at the Surface of
Liquid Helium, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol.48, October 2010, pp. 743-748
14. Y K Ayodo, K M Khanna, T W Sakwa, S K Rotich, P K Torongey, & W S Mbugua. Pair Distribution
Function For Interacting Bosons and the Ground State Energy of Solid Helium-4. Indian Journal
of Pure and Applied Physics.. Vol 47, May 2009, pp 325-331
15. K M Khanna, T W Sakwa, L S Chelimo, K Y Ayodo, Solid 4He Under Very High Pressure. Indian
Journal of Pure and Applied Physics.. Vol 46, December 2008 pp 857-861.
16. H. B. Wafula, T.W Sakwa. Optical and I-V Characteristics of Pressed Nitrogen Doped TiO2
Photoelectrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. East African Journal of Pure and Applied
Sciences(EAJPAS), Vol 1, No. 1 pp 97-100. ISSN 2070-090, 2008.
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17. S. Omuterema, M.P. Tole, C. Ndiema, T.W Sakwa & B. Imbuga, Study of Energy Potential of
Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Generated from Eldoret Municipality. East African Journal of Pure
and Applied Sciences(EAJPAS), Vol 1, No. 1 pp 82-84
.ISSN 2070-0903, 2008.)
18. K.M. Khanna ,S.Kirui, T.W. Sakwa, K.Y. Ayodo, Specific Heat Jump in Anisotropy YBa2Cu307-
Superconductivity. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol.45, November 2007
19. K.M. Khanna ,S.Kirui, T.W. Sakwa, K.Y. Ayodo, Correlation Amplitude for Quasi-particle in HighTc
Superconductivity. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol.42, October 2004, pp 758-
763.
20. K.Y. Ayodo, K.M. Khanna & T.W. Sakwa, Microcanomical ensemble of particles obeying BoseEistein
& Fermi Dirac Statistics. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol.42, October 2004,
pp 749 -757.
21. T.W. Sakwa et al, Four Level Approximation in Disordered Medium. Indian Journal of Pure and
Applied Physics. Vol.42, May 2004, pp 355-360.
22. T.W.Sakwa et al, Transition Temperature for the 4He Liquid Adsorbed in Disordered Media.
Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol.42, May 2004, pp 351-354.
23. K.M. Khanna & T.W. Sakwa, Temporal Variations of the Condensate Fraction of Bosons. Indian
Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol. 38, December 2000, pp 801-802.
24. T.W. Sakwa & K.M. Khanna, Occupation of Zero Momentum State, Condensate Fraction and
Adsorption of Liquid Helium. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol. 38, October 2000,
pp 697 – 701.
25. K.M. Khanna & T.W. Sakwa, Helium (4He) in the Aerogel and Vycor Glass. Indian Journal of Pure
and Applied Physics, Vol. 38, July 2000, pp 530-532.K.M. Khanna & T.W. Sakwa, Liquid Helium,
Adsorption of Helium, Disordered Bosons, Condensate and Spatial Ordering. Indian Journal of
Pure and Applied Physics, Vol. 37, July 1999, pp 529-540
 Kennedy Ayodo
26. SakwaT.W, Ayodo Y.K, A.Sarai, Khanna K.M, Rapando B.W& Mukoya A.K
Thermodynamics of a Grand-Canonical Binary System at Low Temperatures, International
Journal of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, 2013, Vol.3(2), April-June, pp 87-98,ISSN:
2277-2111.
27. Rapando B.W, Ayodo Y.K, Sakwa T.W, Khanna K.M, Sarai A and Mukoya A K Transition
Temperature of Superconducting Hybridized Cuprate Systems, International
Journal of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, 2013, Vol.3 (2), April –June, pp 104-109,
ISSN 2277 – 2111.
28. Ayodo Y.K, Sakwa W.T & Rapando B.W Fundamentals of Physics: University Laboratory
Guide, In press, Moi University Press, Eldoret, December, 2013
29. Sakwa W.T, Ayodo Y.K, Saisi P.O, Sarai A, Rapando W, Omondi C.A A Non-Degenerate
Binary System of Helium Isotopes, East African Journal of Engineering,
Science & Technology, ISSN: 2219-8598, Vol.1 ,No.2, pp.66, April 2013
30. Omondi C.A, Sakwa W.T, Ayodo Y.K, Wafula H.B Bilayer Metal Oxide Thin Films for U-V
Visible light Sensing, East African Journal of Engineering, Science & Technology, ISSN:
2219-8598, Vol.1, No.2, pp.75, April 2013
31. C.A.Omondi, T.W. Sakwa, Y.K.Ayodo & K.M.Khanna Synthesis and Characterization of ZnO
Nano-Particles, International Journal of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, ISSN: 2277-
2111, Vol.2 (2), pp 159-168, 2012
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32. T.W.Sakwa, J.S.Prichani, Y.K.Ayodo, A.Sarai, C.A.Omondi & H.B.Wafula Energy Equations
for N-Tuple Pendula System, International Journal of Physics and Mathematical Sciences,
ISSN: 2277-2111, Vol.2 (2), pp 154-158, 2012
33. J.S.Prichani, T.W.Sakwa, Y.K.Ayodo & A.Sarai Equations of Motion for Multiple –Pendula
System, International Journal of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, ISSN: 2277-2111,
Vol.2 (2), pp.137-140, 2012
34. S.K.Rotich, K.M.Khanna, Y.K.Ayodo, W.S.Mbugua & W.T.Sakwa Hard-sphere assembly of
crystalline bosons, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol.49, January 2011, pp.7-
12
35. Ayodo Y.K, Sakwa W.T., Rapando B.N, Khanna K.M Prospects and Challenges of High –
Temperature Superconductors (HTS), Journal of Science, Technology, Education &
Management (JSTEM), Vol.4 Nos 1 &2, ISSN 1991-2889, September 2011
36. Y. K. Ayodo, K.M.Khanna, Sakwa W.T Thermodynamical Variations and Stability of a
Binary Bose-Fermi System, Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics, Vol.48, pp.886-892,
December 2010,
37. Khanna K.M, Ayodo Y.K, Sakwa W.T A Hard-Sphere Assembly of Crystalline Bosons, African
Physical Review 4: 0001, 1-7 (2010)
38. Khanna K.M, Ayodo Y.K, Ekai R, Sakwa W.T Elastic Scattering of He-4 atoms at the Surface
of Liquid Helium, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol.48, pp. 743-748, October
2010
39. Y.K.Ayodo, K.M.Khanna & T.W.Sakwa Applications of High-Temperature Superconductors:
Prospects and Challenges. – Conference Proceedings of the Kenya DAAD Scholars
Conference held at Masinde Muliro University, 4th-5th June 2009.
40. K.M.Khanna, Y.K.Ayodo, T.W.Sakwa, S.K.Rotich Pair distribution function for interacting
bosons and the Ground state energy of solid helium-4, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied
Physics, Vol.47, 646-659, (2008)
41. K.M.Khanna, T.W.Sakwa, L.S.Chelimo, Y.K.Ayodo Solid Helium Under High Pressure, Indian
Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol.46 (2008), 857-861
42. K.M.Khanna, M.S.Kirui, T.W.Sakwa, Y.K.Ayodo Specific heat jump in anisotropic
Superconductor, Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics, Vol.45, 1728, (2007)
43. Ayodo Y.K & Khanna K.M & T.W.Sakwa, Microcanonical ensemble model for particles
obeying Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac Statistics, Indian Jour.of App. Physics, Vol.42, 615,
(2004)
44. K.M.Khanna,M.S.Kirui,T.W.Sakwa,Y.K.Ayodo, S.Rotich Correlation Amplitude for quasiparticles
in high temperature superconductors, Indian J. of Pure & Applied Physics.Vol.42,
pp 49, (2004)
45. Ayodo Y.K & Khanna K.M Statistical mechanics and thermodynamics for a mixture of
bosons and fermions, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, Vol. 41, pp 483, (2003)

 Francis M. Gaitho
46. M. Kitu, M. M. Mwamburi, F. Gaitho, C. M. Maghanga (Published online: 1 Jan. 2015) Optical
Properties of TiO2 Based Multilayer Thin Films: Application to Optical Filters. Int. J. Thin Fim Sci.
and Tech. 4, No. 1, 17-21
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47. B. V.Odari, R. Musembi, M. Mageto, H. Othieno, F. M. Gaitho, Mwamburi Mghendi, V.
Muramba (April 2013) “Optoelectronic Properties of F-co-Doped PTO Thin Films
Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis. American Journal of Materials Science. ID:100100160
;Vol.3, No.4: 91-99
48. B. V.Odari, M. Mageto, R. Musembi, H. Othieno, F. M. Gaitho,V. Muramba (April,
2013)“ Optical and Electrical Properties of Pd- Doped SnO2 Thin Films Deposited by
Spray Pyrolysis. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, ISSN 1991-8178, 7(2):
89-98
49. Gaitho F. M., Nderitu F. G., Muriithi P. M., Ngumbu R. G., Ngari J. K (April 2013) “ Effect
of Thermal Conductivity on the Efficiency of Polycrystaline Silicon Solar Cell” East
African Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, ISSN 2219-8598 ,Vol. 1, No. 2.,
82-87
50. Gaitho F. M., Nderitu F. G., Muriithi P. M., Ngumbu R. G., Ngari J. K. (August 2009) “
Effect of Thermal Conductivity on the Efficiency of Single Crystal Silicon Solar Cell,
Coated with an Anti-reflective Thin Film” Solar Energy- Elsevier, Vol. 83, No. 8., 1290-
1293
51. Ngari J. K., Ngumbu R. G., Gaitho F. M, Nderitu F. G., Muriithi P. M.,(2007) “ Social and
Legal Issues That Impede Solar Utilization in Kenya” Journal of Research and
Engineering. ISSN 1597-8001, Vol. 4. 92-95.
52. Muia M. L., Gaitho F. M. (2003) “Thermal Conductivity of Wood Ash/ Diatomite
Composites Using the transient hot- Strip Method” UNESCO & Intl. Atomic Energy
Agency- The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)- Treste,
Italy. IC/IR/ 2003/14.
 Maxwell Mageto
53. Maxwell J. Mageto, C.M. Maghanga, M. Mwamburi, and Hassan Jafri (2013),
“Transparent and Conducting TiO2:Nb Prepared by spray Pyrolysis technique”, American
Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (Accepted for publication after responding
to reviewers’ criticisms)
54. Benjamin V. Odari, Robinson J. Musembi, Maxwell J. Mageto, H. Othieno, F. Gaitho, M.
Mghendi and V. Muramba, (2013) “Optoelectronic Properties of F-co-doped PTO Thin
Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis” American Journal of Materials Science 2013, 3(4):
pp. 91-99 DOI: 10.5923/j.materials.20130304.05
55. Maxwell J. Mageto, V. Muramba, M. Mwamburi, (2013), “Preparation and
Characterization of Transparent and Conducting Aluminum doped Tin Oxide thin films
prepared by Spray Pyrolysis Technique”, East African Journal of Engineering, Science and
Technology, Vol. 1 Issue No. 2 April, pp.30 – 39 (ISSN 2219-8598)
56. Benjamin.V.Odari, Maxwell Mageto, Robinson Musembi, Henrick Othieno, Francis
Gaitho and Valentine Muramba, (2013), “Optical And Electrical Properties Of Pd Doped
Sno2 Thin Films Deposited By Spray Pyrolysis,” Australian Journal of Basic and Applied
Sciences, Vol. 7 issue 2 Pg 89-98, 2013 (ISSN 1991-8178)
57. Masoud Karimipour, Maxwell Mageto, R. Etefagh, E. Azhir, M. Mwamburi and Z.
Topalian (2013), “Room Temperature Magnetization in Co doped Anatase phase of
TiO2.” The European Physical Journal Applied Physics, Vol. 61: 10601 pg 1 – 6 (ISSN
1286-0042)
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58. Maxwell Mageto and M. Mwamburi, (2012) “The influence of Al doping on optical,
electrical and structural properties of transparent and conducting SnO2 : Al thin films
prepared by spray pyrolysis Technique”, Elixir Chem. Phys. Vol. 53 : 11922-11927 (ISSN
2229-712X)
59. Maxwell J. Mageto, C.M. Maghanga, M. Mwamburi, (2012) “ The Lorentz Oscillator
model simulations illustrating a broad maximum in the bulk reflectance for frequencies
just above the resonance frequency”, The African Review of Physics, Vol. 7 : 0011, 95 –
105 (ISSN 2223-6589)
60. Maxwell Mageto, Zareh Topalian, Mwamburi Mghendi, (2008) “Superconducting
properties of Niobium using SQUID, East African Journal of Pure and applied sciences”,
Vol. 1 issue no. 1, 90-93 (ISSN 2070-0903)
61. C. M. Maghanga, M. Mwamburi, G. A. Niklasson, A. Roos and M. Mageto, (2008)
“Influence of Nitrogen Doping on the Optical Properties of Sputter deposited TiO2 Thin
Films”, East African Journal of Pure and applied Sciences, Vol 1 issue no. 1, 86-89, (ISSN
2070-0903)
 Henry Barasa Wafula
62. Wafula, H. (2015) Effect of Nitration on Pressed TiO2 Photoelectrodes for PEC solar cell,
LAP Lambert Academic publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany.
63. Wafula H., Musembi R., Juma, A., Sakwa T., Kitui M., Fischer H., and Saez R., (2015) Role
of Chlorine in Diffusion of Copper in In2S3 prepared by Ion layer gas reaction method.
Coating , 5 (1), 54-64.
64. Juma A., Wafula H, Wendler E. and Dittrich T. (2014) Meyer-Neldel rule for Copper (I)
Diffusion in In2S3 Layers. Journal of Applied Physics 115, 053703, 1-5
65. Omondi C A, Sakwa W T , Ayodo Y K and Wafula H. B., (2012) Bilayer metal oxide thin
films for U V – Visible light Sensing.Eastern Africa Journal of Engineering Science &
Technology, Vol. 1 No. 2 November 2012, pg 67-74 ISSN 2219-8598.
66. Sakwa T., Prichani, S., Ayodo, Y., Sarai, A., Omondi, S. & Wafula, H., (2012) Energy
Equations for n-Tuple Pendula Systems, International Journal of Physics and
Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 2
67. Wafula, H.B. and Sakwa, T., (2008) Optical and IV Characteristics of pressed Nitrogen
Doped TiO2 Photoelectrodes for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells. East African Journal of Pure
and Applied Sciences (EAJPAS), Vol 1 No. 1 pp 97-100. ISSN 2070-0903
68. Wafula H. B., Mwabora J. M., Simiyu J., and Waita S., (2007) Effect of Nitration on
Pressed TiO2 Photoelectrodes for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells. African Journal of Science
and Technology (AJST), Science and Engineering Series Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 63-71

 George Simiyu Manyali
69. Warmbier, GS. Manyali and A. Quandt, Surface plasmon polaritons in lossy
uniaxial anisotropic materials, Physical Review B 85 (8), 085442,9, (2012).
70. A. Quandt, R. Warmbier and GS. Manyali, A multi-scale approach to computational
photonics, Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), International
Conference, 408-411, (2012)
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71. GS. Manyali, R Warmbier, A Quandt and JE Lowther, Ab initio study of elastic
properties of super hard and graphitic structures of C3N4, Computational Materials
Science 69, 299-303, 3, (2013).
72. GS. Manyali, R. Warmbier and A. Quandt, Computational study of the structural,
electronic and optical properties of M2N2(NH): M = C, Si, Ge, Sn, Computational
Materials Science 79, 710714, (2013).
73. GS. Manyali, R. Warmbier and A. Quandt, First-principles studies of dinitrides CN 2
SiN 2 and GeN 2 , Computational Materials Science 95, 706-711, (2014)
74. GS. Manyali, R. Warmbier and A. Quandt, First-principles studies of hypothetical
Si 3 N 2 , Computational Materials Science 96, 140-145, (2015)
 Jacob Oduogo
75. Boniface Otieno Ndinya, Florence Mutonyi D’ujanga, Jacob Olawo Oduogo, Andrew Odhiambo
Oduor, Joseph Omolo Akeyo (2015) First Order Expectation Values of Electron Correlation
Operators for Two-Electron Atoms American Journal of Modern Physics; 4(2): 70-74 ISSN: 2326-
8867 (Print); ISSN: 2326-8891 Published online March 4, 2015
(http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ajmp)
 Antonate Sarai
76. JS Prichan, TW Sakwa, YK Ayodo and A Sarai. Equations of Motion for Multiple –
Pendula System. Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences ISSN: 2231-
6345. Online at http://www.cibtech.org/jpms.htm 2012 Vol. 2(2)April-June. Manuscript
MS No. JPMS 2012/02/02/019
77. SakwaT.W, Ayodo Y.K, A.Sarai, Khanna K.M, Rapando B.W& Mukoya A.K
Thermodynamics of a Grand-Canonical Binary System at Low Temperatures,
International Journal of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, 2013, Vol.3(2), April-June,
pp 87-98, ISSN: 2277-2111.
78. Rapando B.W, Ayodo Y.K, Sakwa T.W, Khanna K.M, Sarai A and Mukoya A K
Transition Temperature of Superconducting Hybridized Cuprate Systems, International
Journal of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, 2013, Vol.3 (2), April –June, pp 104-109,
ISSN 2277 – 2111.
79. Sakwa W.T, Ayodo Y.K, Saisi P.O, Sarai A, Rapando W, Omondi C.A
A Non-Degenerate Binary System of Helium Isotopes, East African Journal of
Engineering, Science & Technology, ISSN: 2219-8598, Vol.1 ,No.2, pp.66, April 2013
80. Sakwa W.T, Ayodo Y.K, Saisi P.O, Sarai A, Rapando W, Omondi C.A
A Non-Degenerate Binary System of Helium Isotopes, East African Journal of
Engineering, Science & Technology, ISSN: 2219-8598, Vol.1 ,No.2, pp.66, April 2013
81. T.W.Sakwa, J.S.Prichani, Y.K.Ayodo, A.Sarai, C.A.Omondi & H.B.Wafula
Energy Equations for N-Tuple Pendula System, International Journal of Physics and
Mathematical Sciences, ISSN: 2277-2111, Vol.2 (2), pp 154-158, 2012

Publications
William A. Shivoga C.M. Kihia, J.M. Mathooko, R.K. Ruwa and A.W. Shivoga (2012). Leaf Harbivore Preference in a Tropical Mangrove Forest Impacted by Human Physical Disturbance. International Journal of Ecology and Development 22 (2): 52–62, 2012.

Triest L., Lung’ayia H., Ndiritu G. & Beyene A. 2012. Epilithic diatoms as indicators in tropical African rivers (Lake Victoria catchment). Hydrobiologia DOI 10.1007/s10750-012-2 Algae for monitoring rivers.

Humphrey Agevi, H, Tsingalia H.M, Winfred M. and Mwendwa K.A. (2012). Effects of open patches on seedling germination and establishment in Kakamega Forest. In press East African Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology EAJEST.Special issue Vol. 1(1) January 2013

Mwendwa KA, Toili W, Edome P, Michieka R, and Agevi Humphrey. (2012). An analysis of secondary school Biology and Chemistry curriculum and KCSE exams in relation to environmental education. (In press East African Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology EAJEST, Vol.1 (2).January 2013.

Omwoyo Ombori, John Vincent Omondi Muoma, Jesse Machuka 2012 Agrobacterium tumefaciens mediated introgression of Nicotiana protein kinase (NPK1) in selected Kenyan Maize genotypes to enhance drought tolerance in prep.

Omwoyo Ombori, John Vincent Omondi Muoma Jesse Machuka 2012 Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation of selected tropical inbred and hybrid maize (Zea mays L.) lines. Plant Cell, Tissue & Organ Culture DOI 10.1007/s11240-012-0247-1 http://www.bionity.com/en/publications/478937/agrobacterium-mediated-genetic-transformation-of-selected-tropical-inbred-and-hybrid-maize-zea-mays-l-lines.html.

John O. Muoma, Dennis M.W. Ochieno and Amos E. Alakonya Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa cry for tightly closed ear drooping maize phenotypes Maize Genetics Cooperation Newsletter vol 86 2012 www.agron.missouri.edu/mnl/86/html/16muoma.htm

Maurice O. Omolo, Solomon Ateya, Judith V. Adhiambo and Dennis Ochieno (2013). Bioprospecting for phytochemical control agents of the stored product pest, Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) from some western Kenya flora. First International Conference on Pesticidal Plants (ICPP), Book of Abstracts.

Siamba D.N., Mulambalah C. S. and Kuria D.M. 2012. The use of termite crude extracts in pretreatment of maize stover and sugar cane tops to improve the nutrition of ruminants. Under review, Journal of animal Science.

Siamba D.N., C.S. Mulambalah, M.M. Ngeiywa, P.N. Gatongi and L.W. Wamae. 2012. Exsheathment characteristics and infectivity of revived anhydrobiotic L3 of Haemonchus contortus. International Animal and veterinary advances. 4(5): 416-420.

S. Mulambalah, Chrispinus,.N. Siamba Donald. and M. Vulule John. 2012. The molecular and Medical Aspects of the aging process. Research Journal of Medical Sciences. 6(3): 117-123.

Siamba D.N., P.M. Gatongi, , C.S. Mulambalah, M .M. Ngeiywa, L.W. and Wamae. 2012. Stress response in infective larvae (L3) of the parasitic nematode Haemonchus contortus is accompanied by enhanced expression of Heat Shock Proteins (HSP 70). Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences. Vol 4(4): 345-349.

Onyango A. Christine and Donde. O. Oscar, Effects of Urbanization and Streams’ Recycling Processes on Spatio-Temporal Trends in the Water Quality of Omubhira and Lurambi Streams in Western Kenya (In Press).

Books

Lanyasunya, T. P. Ouda, J. O. ;Otieno, K ;Siamba, D. N. ;Kibitok, N. ;Mutunga, T. K. 2012. Feed and Milk Hazard Control Handbook for Dairy Stakeholders. Manuscript submitted to KARI Publication Unit.

Donald Siamba and Chrispinus Mulambalah, 2012. Ruminant parasitic Namatodes: Parasite survival strategies in arid and semiarid environments. Manuscript submitted to LAB Lampard Academic Publishing, GmbH & Co.KG

Chrispinus Mulambalah and Donald Siamba. 2012. Malaria in The Western Highlands of Kenya. Transmission patterns and intervention strategies, LAB Lampard Academic Publishing, GmbH & Co

Research and Extension

Humphrey Agevi

Undertook a project entitled “Establishment of Science Clubs across the country with the help of former Kenyan students of France”, at St. John the Baptist, Likuyani Secondary School on Agro forestry practises within Lugari District.

Carried out an audit and evaluation in Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology using the Unit Sustainability Assessment Tool (USAT) on whether MMUST is in line with the goals of Education for sustainable development (ESD) under the UNEP project

Carried out baseline survey of the Community Forest Associations (CFAs) and Community Based Organizations (CBO) around Kakamega Forest and the implications that their activities have towards the conservation

Current research Interest

Dr. John Muoma

Lake Victoria Research Initiative (VicRes) Grant no. NR-03-2010. USD 600,000 (2011-14) John Omondi Muoma Principal Investigator: Production of organic fertilizer from water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes [Mart.] Solms) for organic farming and conservation of ecosystem in Lake Victoria basin. http://vicres.net/index.php/menu-examples/projects-funded-in-2010

Fulbright Scholarship 2011-12 USD 18,000 Development of a Platform for transformation of Duckweed and transformation of maize to introduce rheological properties in maize flour. http://www.waksman.rutgers.edu/messing/people/m

Incidence, distribution and virulence of begomoviruses infecting Cassava in Western Kenya Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, 2012

Occurrence, distribution and virulence of cassava brown streak virus in western Kenya Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, 2012

Effects of beans resistance to pathogens on rhizobium root colonization as influenced by hyacinth based manure in Kakamega, MMUST, 2012.

The potential impact of water hyacinth compost and Rhizobium inoculum on maize and common bean production in the Lake Victoria Basin Maseno University, 2012

Mr. Aggrey Osogo

Occurrence and distribution of cassava brown streak disease in Western Kenya.

Carbofuran degrading microorganisms in River Nzoia basin.

Diseases of legumes in Western Kenya.

Mr. Dennis Ondieki

Interest is in plant Biotechnology with a bias towards Crop Protection.

Ongoing Research

Dr. John Muoma

Lake Victoria Research Initiative (VicRes) Grant no. NR-03-2010. USD 600,000 (2011-14) John Omondi Muoma Principal Investigator: Production of organic fertilizer from water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes [Mart.] Solms) for organic farming and conservation of ecosystem in Lake Victoria basin. http://vicres.net/index.php/menu-examples/projects-funded-in-2010

2. Fulbright Scholarship 2011-12 USD 18,000 Development of a Platform for transformation of Duckweed and transformation of maize to introduce rheological properties in maize flour. http://www.waksman.rutgers.edu/messing/people/m

Incidence, distribution and virulence of begomoviruses infecting Cassava in Western Kenya Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, 2012

Occurrence, distribution and virulence of cassava brown streak virus in western Kenya Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, 2012

Effects of beans resistance to pathogens on rhizobium root colonization as influenced by hyacinth based manure in Kakamega. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, 2012

The potential impact of water hyacinth compost and Rhizobium inoculum on maize and common bean production in the Lake Victoria Basin Maseno University, 2012

Dr. Donald Siamba

Grant No REF: EAAPP/RDCoE/RP/04/2011: Enhancing appropriate policies and safety standards of feeds and milk for improved livelihoods in the ECA countries (Associate Researcher). Ongoing

Grant No EAAPP/2010/AH/01: Development of a pH based pen-side test for mastitis control and improvement of milk quality. (Associate Researcher). Ongoing.

Grant No NCST/5/003/CALL2/48. Isolation, characterization and evaluation of endophytes from selected medicinal plants for anthelmintic metabolites. (Principal Researcher). Completed.

Mr. Zedekia Odira Onyando

Spacio - temporal variations in physicochemical conditions and macroinvertebrates assemblages along land use gradients in River Isiukhu watershed, Western Kenya.

Supervised Research

Prof. William A. Shivoga

Christine Akinyi Onyango: Assessment of Water Quality by Use Of Macro-Invertebrates in Omubhira and Lurambi Streams: Implications for Management and Conservation (MSc Graduate 2012, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology).

Oscar Donde: Human health risks associated with the loading and ecological maintenance of coliform (enteric) bacteria in the drinking and surface waters of Lake Naivasha. (MSc Graduate 2012, Egerton University).

Dr. Henry B.O Lung’ayia

Christine Akinyi Onyango - Assessment of the water quality of Omubhira and Lurambi streams: Implications for management and conservation. Master of Science Thesis by Christine Onyango. (Graduated in December 2012). (MSc Graduate 2012, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology).

Enock Syoley Mati - Role of wetlands in environmental quality management - case study of Bumula District, Western Province. Master of Science Thesis by Enock Syoley Mati. June 2010 to date (on-going).

Zedekiah Odira Onyando - Spatial analysis of water chemistry relative to riparian land cover and land use practices in River Isiukhu catchment. Master of Science Thesis by Zedekiah Odira Onyando. June 2011 to date (on-going).

Andika Stephen Semo - Factors that influence commercialization of aquaculture and its contribution to food security and poverty alleviation in Western Province. Master of Science Thesis by Andika Stephen Semo. 2009 to date (on-going).

Dorice Sintu Nyongesa - Effects of human activities on the water quality of River Shimeche Ecosystem. Dorice Sintu Nyongesa. Master of Science Thesis by Dorice Sintu Nyongesa. 2011 to date (on-going)

Dr. Hassan Were

Mr. Aggrey Osogo - Occurrence and distribution of Cassava Brown Streak Disease in Western Kenya.

Mr. Aggrey Osogo - Research completed and supervised by Dr. Hassan Were.

Dr. John Muoma

Wandera Ernest Apondi (BSc.) I56/12261/09 Prevalence and Molecular Characteristics of Rotavirus Strains Detected in Children Admitted to Health Facilities in Kiambu District, Kenya Msc Kenyatta University, 2012.

Gichemi Grace Njoki (Bsc) I56/10924/ 2008. A comparative study of erythrocyte binding like-1 gene sequences among plasmodium falciparum isolates from two malaria endemic sites in Kenya Msc Kenyatta University, 2012.

Grace Adoyo Muna (B.ED,Sc). I56/12924/2009 Antioxidant properties of cultivated edible mushroom in Kenya. Msc Kenyatta University, 2012.

Nyongesa Claris Omuse (Bsc) SCP/G/6/10 Incidence, distribution and virulence of begomoviruses infecting Cassava in Western Kenya Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, 2012

Aggrey Keya Osogo (BSc) SCP/G/02/10 Occurrence, distribution and virulence of cassava brown streak virus in western Kenya Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, 2012.

Victoria Naluyange (Bsc Agric) SCP/G/06/11 Effects of beans resistance to pathogens on rhizobium root colonization as influenced by hyacinth based manure in Kakamega. MMUST, 2012.

Kawaka Fanuel (M.Sc.) PG/PHD/0008/2012 The potential impact of water hyacinth compost and Rhizobium inoculum on maize and common bean production in the Lake Victoria Basin Maseno University, 2012.

Dennis Ondieki - Research on resistance response of selected Napier grass accessions to Napier head smut disease.

Dennis Ondieki - Elucidation of the resistance form of selected asymptomatic Napier accessions to head smut disease using molecular tools.

Dr. Dennis M.W. Ochieno

Emily Wamalwa (2013) Screening of Napier and other susceptible grasses for resistance to Napier stunt disease; MSc Thesis (Complete), MMUST.

Silas K. Simiyu (PhD). Olfactory behavior of parasitoid Phorid fly to odors from stingless bees and fire ants (MMUST, Ongoing).

Edith K. Avedi (MSc). Efficacy and safety of Fusarium oxysporum in the biological control of the witchweed Striga hermonthica parasitizing maize in western Kenya (MMUST, Ongoing).

Benard T.M. Kharinda (MSc). Phenotypic characterization of bean genotypes for resistance to anthracnose (Colletotrichum lindenmuthianum) in western Kenya (MMUST, Ongoing).

Efficacy of Emerald Gold and Loyalty pesticides on the tobacco pests Bemisia tabaci and Myzus nicotianae in western Kenya (MMUST, Ongoing).

Eric B. Luvonga (MSc). Altitudinal variation and its implications on the diversity and efficiency of avocado flower visiting insects in taita hills, Kenya (MMUST, Ongoing).

Gerald Ngurwe (MSc). Integration of botanical pesticides and manures in the management of aphids and mites on black night shade (Solanum nigram) (University of Eldoret, Ongoing).

Dr. Henry Lung’ayia

Christine Akinyi Onyango - ‘Distribution of Macroinvertebrates in Relation to Physicochemical Gradients in Omubhira and Lurambi Streams, Western Kenya ‘ and graduated on 7th December 20

Peter Gudo Ogira

Monopoly in Electricity Generation and Electricity Supply is a threat to Investment Expansions in Kenya. ( International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Vol. 3 (9)) 2014

David Liti and James Wanga, Effects of Temperature on Embryonic Development Time and Yolk Absorption Period of Oreochromis niloticus. ( International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Vol. 3 (9)) 2014

Telephone-Based Rehabilitation of Lifestyle Behavioral Related Diseases by Health Care Professionals in Developing Countries. ( International Journal of Disaster Management & Risk Reduction, Vol. 2 (1)) 2009

 Publications

• Anastasiah Ngigi, Zachary Getenga, Hamadi Boga, Paul Ndalut (2014). Biodegradation of hexazinone by Enterobacter cloacae sp.from long-term treated sugarcase-cultivated soils in Kenya soils. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol.92 (3):364-368.

• Du, N., Kariuki, V., Okello, V., Bushlyar, V., and *Sadik, O. A.; Current and Emerging Technologies for Characterization of Nanomaterials, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Just Accepted 2014.

• Gershom Kyalo Mutua, Anastasiah Ngigi and Zachary Getenga (2014). Study of Chlorpyrifos in soils with different treatment regimes within the Nzoia River Drainage Basin, Kenya (in Preparation).

• Kamau R. W., Baraza D. L., Heydenreich M and Juma B. F. (2014) Antimicrobial phytochemicals from root, stem bark and seed of Melia volkensii (In Preparation)

• Naumih M Noah, Veronica Okello, Zhaoyong Sun and Omowunmi A. Sadik*, Nanoremediation of Cr (VI). An Instrumental Method Analysis Laboratory Experiment, Journal of Chemical Education, 2014, 91, (2), 269-273.

• Nyandiko N. Omwoyo, Jacob Wakhungu and Zachary Getenga (2014). Effect of climate variability on maize yields in the Arid and semi-arid lands of lower eastern Kenya. Submitted to Climate and development (Ref. ID 14- CDEV 439-RA).

• Regina N. Bwire, Ishmael B. Masesane and Majinda R. T. Runner (2014). Radical Scavenging Principles from Cassia abbreviata beareana Holmes and Vangueria parvifolia Sond. Submitted to The Journal of Ethnopharmacology.

• Selly Jemutai-Kimosop, Francis Orata, Isaac Odhiambo K’owino and Zachary Getenga (2014). The dissipation behavior of carbofuran in two soils differeing in prior exposure to carbofuran within Nzoia River Drainage Basin, Kenya. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 92(5):616-620.

• Veronica A. Okello, Michael T. Knipfing, Victor Bushlyar and Omowunmi A. Sadik*, Green Remediation of Pb(II) ions using Quercetin Pentaphosphate, 2014. (In Preparation).

• Veronica A. Okello, Samuel Gass, Georgios Pyrgiotakis, Nian Du, Kimberly. Murdaugh, Boling Deng, Philip Demokritou* & Omowunmi A. Sadik*, Electrochemical Detection of Industrially-relevant Engineered Nanoparticles, 2014 (In Preparation).

2013

• Anastasiah Ngige, Zachary M. Getenga, Ulrike Doerfler, Hamadi I. Boga, Benson Kuria, Paul Ndalut, Reiner Schroll (2013). Effects of carbon amendment on in situ atrazine degradation and total microbial biomass. J Environ Sci Health Part B. 48, 40–48 DOI: 10.1080/03601234.2012.716727

• Caroline Onyancha and Zachary Getenga (2013). Geochemistry of groundwater in the Volcanic Rocks of Nairobi. Global journal of Science Frontier Research Environment and Earth Science Online ISSN 2249-4626&print ISSN 0975-5896.

• Omotayo Sindiku, Francis Orata, Roland Weber, Oladele Osibanjo. Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in selected Sewage Sludge in Nigeria. Chemosphere 92 (2013), pp. 329-335

• Richard Mogwasi, Benuel Mogaka, Enock Okiambe, Hudson Nyambaka, Jane Murungi, Zachary Getenga, Enock Amboga, Evans Onyancha, Samuel Abuga and Evans Kenanda (2013) Effect of occupation on the levels of lead in human blood in Kenya. Chemistry and Materials Research 3(4) ISSN 2224-3224.

• Richard Mogwasi, Zachary Getenga, Nyambaka Hudson, Ruth Wanjau, Jane Murungi, Enock Okiambei, Evans Onyancha (2013). Comparison of lead levels with Calcium, Zinc, and phosphorus levels in human blood. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry Research. 1(1), 44-59.

• Robin Vestergren, Francis Orata, Urs Berger, Ian T. Cousins. Bioaccumulation of perfluoroalkyl acids in dairy cows in a naturally contaminated environment. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 10.1007/s11356-013-1722-x.Pg. 1-11

• Were L. L. Munyendo, Zhenhai Zhang, Sarra Abbad, Ayman Y. Waddad, Huxia Lv, Lilechi D. Baraza, and Jianping Zhou. Micelles of TPGS Modified Apigenin Phospholipid Complex for Oral Administration: Preparation, In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation. J. B Journal Biomedical Nanotechnol. 9, 2034-2047 (2013).

2012

• Anastasiah Ngigi, Zachary Getenga, Hamadi Boga, Paul Ndalut (2012). Biodegradation of s-triazine herbicide atrazine by Enterobacter cloacae and Burkholderia cepacia sp. from long-term treated sugarcane-cultivated soils in Kenya. J Environ Sci Health Part B. 47(8):769-778.

• Boniface M. Muendo, Joseph O. Lalah, Zachary M. Getenga (2012). Behaviour of pesticide residues in agricultural soil and adjacent River Kuywa sediment and water samples from Nzoia sugarcane belt in Kenya. The Environmentalist DO110.1007/s10669-012-9407-4

• Ogutu I. Onyango, Baraza L.D, Bii and Mutai. Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial activity of Phytolacca dodecandra, Cucumis aculeatus and Erythrina excels. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 692-704, April 2012.

• Richard Mogwasi, Hudson Nyambaka, Jane Murungi, Zachary Getenga, Lydia Kimoro, Enock Okumbe, Benuel Nyagaka (2012) Effect of environmental exposure on the lead levels in human blood in Kenya. J. Environ Earth Sci.online 2(10).

• Selly Jemutai-Kimosop, Francis Orata, Zachary Getenga. The Influence of Filter Mud Compost and Tithonia diversifolia Leaves on the Dissipation of Diuron in Soils within the Nzoia River Drainage Basin, Kenya. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. Volume 89, Issue 2 (2012), Page 328-333

• Were LL Munyendo, Huixia Lv , Habiba Benza-Ingoula, Lilechi D. Baraza, and Jianping Zhou . Penetrating Peptides in the Delivery of Biopharmaceuticals. Biomolecules 2012, 2(2), 187-202; Review paper.

• Okello, V. A.; Chong, J.; Zhou, A.; Doetschman, D. and *Sadik, O. A.; Cr(VI) Removal using Quercetin and Other Naturally-occurring Flavonoids, Environmental Science and Technology, 2012, 46, 10743−10751

2011

• Charles K. Twesigye, Simon M. Onywere, Zachary M. Getenga, Shadrack S. Mwakalila, S. Josephine, K. Nakiranda (2011). The impact of land use activities on vegetation cover and water quality in the lake Victoria watershed (2011). The Open Environ. Eng. Jour. 4:66-77.

• Ngigi, A., Doerfler, U., Scherb, H., Getenga, Z., Boga, H., Schroll, R. (2011). Effect of fluctuating soil humidity on in situ bioavailability and degradation of atrazine. Chemosphere 84 (4): 369-375.

• Ngigi, A., Getenga, Z., Boga, H., Ndalut, P. (2011). Biodegradation of phenylurea herbicide Diuron by microorganisms from long-term treated sugarcane-cultivated soils in Kenya.Toxicol. Environ. Chem. 93(8): 1623-1635. DOI: 1080/02772248.2011.595718.

• Orata, Francis , Maes, Anke , Werres, Friedrich and Wilken, Rolf Dieter(2011) 'Perfluorinated Compounds Distribution and Source Identification in Sediments of Lake Victoria Gulf Basin', Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, 20: 2, 129 -141

• S.C. Lagat, J.O. Lalah, C.O.Kowenje, Z. M. Getenga (2011). Metribuzin mobility in soil column as affected by environmental and physicochemical parameters in Mumias sugarcane zone, Kenya. APRN jour. Agr. Biol. Sci. 6:27-33.

• Silas C. Lagat, Joseph O. Lalah, chrispine O. Kowenje, Zachary M. Getenga, Richard Chepkui (20011). Metribuzin sorption dynamics in acid soils of Nzoia sugarcane zone in Western Kenya. Int.J. disaster manag. risk reduction 3(2):64-72.

• Simon Onywere, Zachary Getenga, Shadrack Mwakalila, Charles Twesigye, Josephine Nakiranda (2011) The Challenge of Settlement in the Budalangi Area of Nzoia River Drainage Basin: Policy Change Perspective and Using Remote Sensing Data. Open Environ. Eng. Jour. 4: 97- 104.

• Okello, V. A.; Du, N.; Deng, B. and *Sadik, O. A.; Environmental Applications of Poly(amic)- based Nanomaterials, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 2011, 13, 1236 – 1245.

• Kikandi, S. N.; Okello, V. A.; Wang, Q. and *Sadik, O. A.; Size- Exclusive Nanosensor for Quantitative Analysis of Fullerene C60, Environmental Science and Technology, 2011, 45, 5294 – 5294.

• Omole, M. A.; Okello, V. A.; Lee, V.; Zhou, L. and *Sadik, O. A.; Catalytic Reduction of Hexavalent Chromium using Flexible Nanostructured Poly(amic) Acid, ACS Catalysis, 2011, 1, 139 – 146.

2010

• Natalia Quinete, Francis Orata, Anke Maes, Markus Gehron, Karl-Heinz Bauer, Isabel Moreira, Rolf-Dieter Wilken . Degradation Studies of New Substitutes for Perfluorinated Surfactants. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2010 Jul; 59(1):20-30.

2009

• Akumu Edwin, Ndalut Kiptogon, Paul Chepkwony and Ooko Selline Awino (2009) “The in vitro Anti-plasmodial activity of 22B-(S)-2-methyl-2-butenoxloxy}-3-oxyolean12en-28-oic acid on Choloroquine Resistant Indochinal W-2 Parasite clones” Journal of Agriculture and Applied Science and Technology (JOPAST)1,33-39, 2009.

• Francis Orata, Natalia Quinete, Rolf-Dieter Wilken. “Long Chain Perfluorinated alkyl acids Derivatisation and Identification in Biota and Abiota Matrices using Gas Chromatography”. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. Volume 83, Number 5 (2009), 630-635

• Getenga, Z. M., Doerfler, U. and Schroll, R. (2009). Study of atrazine degradation in soil from Kenyan sugarcane-cultivated fields in controlled laboratory conditions. Toxicol Environ chem. 91(2): 195-207.

• Getenga, Z. M., U. Doerfler and R. Schroll (2009). Laboratory degradation studies of 14C-atrazine –isoproturon in soil from sugarcane cultivated fields under Kenyan tropical conditions. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 82:678-682.

• Getenga, Z., Ulrike Doerfler, Azuka Iwobi, Michael Schmid and Reiner Schroll (2009). Isolation and Characterization of Atrazine- and Terbuthylazine-Mineralizing Arthrobacter GZK-1 species from Soil in Sugarcane-Cultivated Fields in Kenya. Chemosphere 77(3), 534-539

• Lalah J.O., Muendo B.M., Getenga, Z.M. (2009). The dissipation of hexazinone in tropical soils under semi-controlled field conditions in Kenya. J Environ Sci Health 44(7), 690-696.

• Ndege, T.M., Getenga, Z.M., Nyongesa, H., Chacha, S. (2010). Social value formation and switching to Tithonia in Nzoia River drainage basin (NRDB), Kenya. Global Business and Economic anthology 11(2):128-136.

• Regina N. Bwire, Runner R. Majinda, Masesane B. Ishmael and P.G. Steel (2009). From Nature, through chemical synthesis, towards use in Agriculture: Oryzoxymycin case study. Journal of Pure and applied Chemistry, 81(1), 105.

• Onywere, S.M., Getenga, Z.M., Mwakalila, S.S., Twesigye, C.K. and Nakiranda, J.K. (2009). Potential of satellite imagery, policy and institutional frameworks in addressing sustainable utilization and management of watershed resources in Lake Victoria basin in “ Lake Victoria Research Initiative proceedings” Eds (Banadda N., Isabirye, P., Onywere, S., Nampala, P. and Tenywa, J.S.) . ISSN2078-5933.

• Ooko Selline Awino, Paul Chepkwony Kiprono, Kipkemboi Pius Karonei, Festus Kaberia and Pius Obala, (2009). “Larvicidal activity of 2,5-dihydroxy-3-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone from Embelia Schimperi”. Journal of Agriculture and Applied Science and Technology (JOPAST)1,12-13, 2009.

Publications
1. Adenya R.K, Okoya M.O, Away S.O and Oganga D.O. (2015). Mixed Galerkin Finite Element Solution of the Homogeneous Burgers Equation.IJESR vol. 3, issue 2. ISSN: 2347 – 6532.

2. Adenya R.K, Wambua D.W, Barasa S.J and Oganga D.O. (2015). Effect of a forcing term on solution of a Burgers Equation. Burgers Equation.IJESR vol. 3, issue 3. ISSN: 2347 – 6532

3. Alilah D. A., Keli R., Makwata H., Kahiri J., Odongo L. O. (2015) Effects of Response Errors on Population Parameters in Double Sampling for Stratification. Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. 3(2), 27-32

4. Duncan O. Oganga, Michael O. Okoya, Shem O. Aywa, Georgr O Lawi and Joyce K. Nthiiri (2014). Finite difference solution of the third order viscous wave equation. International Journal of Engineering, Science and Mathematics. Vol 3 Issue 4 pgs 56-65 ISSN 2320-0294

5. Rodgers K. Adenyah, Michael O. Okoya, Shem O. Aywa, Duncan O. Oganga (2014). Mixed Galerkin finite element solution of the homogeneous Bergers equation. Submitted and accepted for publication.

6. Rodgers K. Adenyah, Kiema D. Wambua, Barasa S. Joel, Duncan O. Oganga (2015). Effect of a forcing term on Solution of a homogeneous Bergers equation. Submitted and accepted for publication.

7. Annet Wakaanya Okoth. two stage adaptive pool testing for estimating prevalence of a trait Application to HIV/AIDS prevalence in Western Kenya.[Lambert Academic Publishers],[ISBN NO. 978-3-659-27512-8]

8. Sindayigaya S, Annet W and Omukoba m a statistical model for poverty estimation Application to one-cow-one-family programme,[Lambert Academic Publishers], [ISBN NO. 978-3-659-35612-4]

9. Fanuel Olege, 32 - bit cyclic redundancy code polynomial, lambert academic publishing isbn 978-659-42415-1. (2013) 

10. Fanuel Olege ,ideals of the polynomial ring for error control in computer applications,the international institute for science, technology and education (iist), mathematical theory and modelling iiste vol3 no. 7 2013, pages 55 to 63, issn (paper) 2224-5804(online) 2225-0552

11. Odero E.A. , Odongo L. and Onsongo F.(2013). “Investigation of the effect of Education on Fertility among women ,” International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences 10(3): 399–412. 

12. Odero E.A. , Odongo L. and Onsongo F.(2013). “The relationship between level of Sexuality of women of different levels of education and fertility ,” International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences 10(3): 412–434.

13. Odero E.A. , Odongo L. and Onsongo F.(2013). “Contraceptive use by women of different levels of education and Fertility ,” International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences 10(3): 435–456.

14. Okaka C. Akinyi, Modelling the Impact of Misdiagnosis and Treatment on the Dynamics of Malaria Concurren and Co-infection with Pneumonia, Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 7, 2013, no. 126, 6275 – 6296,HIKARI Ltd, www.m-hikari.com http://dx.doi.org/10.12988/ams.2013.39521

15. Oduor M.E.O and Nthiiri J.K. Split Operator Method for Parabolic Partial Differential Equation.Applied Mathematical Sciences, vol 6. (2012). No. 5, 2519 - 2526

16. Oduor M.E.O , Aminer T.J.O, Amakobe H.J and Nthiiri J.K. Finite Element Approach to the Solution of Fourth order Beam Equation. IJESM, June 2013, vol 2, issue 2.ISSN: 2320 - 0294

17. Adu A.M, Apima S.A, Lawi G.O and Nyukuri M.O. Apreditor prey model with a time lag in migration. Applied Mathematical Sciences, vol 8. 2014, no. 75, 3721 – 3732.

18. Adu A.M, Kibiwott F.T.A, Lawi G.O and Nyukuri M.O. A HIV/AIDS model in a homogeneous population with time lag in the transmission. Applied Mathematical Sciences, vol 8. 2014, no. 34, 1643 – 1657.

19. Owino M.O and Ojiema M.O. Unit groups of some classes of power four radical zero commutative completely primary finite rings. International Journal of Algebra. vol 8. 2014, no. 34, 357 – 363. Hikari Ltd.

20. Angwenyi N.D, Ojiema M.O, Lawi G.O and Owino M.O. On the computationary efficient numerical solution of the Helmholtz equation. International Mathematical Forum, vol 9. 2014, no. 6, 259 – 266, Hikari Ltd.

21. Sidiagaya . S, Nyongesa L.K and Wasike A.A. Statistical model for poverty estimation with assessment of one –cow one family programme in Rwanda. International journal of statistics and systems. vol 9, (2015)no. 2 pp 119 – 145

22. Benard R, Nyongesa L.K., Argwins O. and Betty K. Central moments of traffic delay at a signalized intersection. Journal of mathematical theory and modelling. vol 4. no 9. pg 31 – 52.

23. Akinyi C, Mugisha O, Manyonge A and Ouma C. A model on the impact of treating typhoid with Anti-malarials:dynamic of malaria concurrent and co-infection with typhoid. international journal of mathematical analysis vol 9, (2015), no. 541 – 551

24. Onyango L.O, Chuncheng W, Lawi G.O and Xiaoping X. Global Stability of Mathematical Model of Rotavirus Infection. (under review) 

25. A Oscillators with a time Lag in the coupling .A.M. Wasike : An analytical and numerical study of a system of Linearly Two Coupled Oscillators with a time Lag in coupling; Proceedings of the first Conference of the Kenya Mathematical Society 1993:27-28. Ed. Ogana & Mberia.

26. A. A. M. Wasike: Periodic solutions of system of delay differential equations. Indian Journal of Mathematics Vol.44 No. 1 95-117(2002).

27. A. A. M. Wasike, W. gana: periodic solutions of system of delay differential equations for a small delay. Journal of Science Research-Sciences Vol. 2. No. 1 (2003), 67-82.

28. A. A. M. Wasike : Synchronization and Oscillator death in diffusively coupled lattice oscillators. International Journal of Mathematical Sciences Vol. 2 No. 1 (2003),67-82.

29. A. A. M. Wasike, N. R. Ndungu., Pokhariyal: Global asymptolic behavior of Aquatic Vegetation in a system with periodic Nutrient supply, African Journal of science ant Technology (AJST) vol. 7 No. 4 (2006), 41-50.

30. A. A. M. Wasike, Lecture Notes in ordinary differential Equations I: University of Nairobi (2005)

31. A. A. M. Wasike ,Lecture Notes in Ordinary differential Equations II: University of Nairobi (2006)

32. A. A. M. Wasike Lecture Notes in ordinary differential Equations I: University of Nairobi(Electronic content-Asynchronize mode)(2005)

33. Lecture Notes in ordinary differential Equations III: University of Nairobi(2007)

34. A. A. M. Wasike, K. T. Rotich: Synchronization, Persistence in diffusively Coupled Lattice Oscillators Sultan Qaboos University Journal of Science, vol.12 (1)(2007):41-52.

35. A. A. M. Wasike, Stability and Synchronization, Persistence in diffusive-time- lag-diffusively coupled Oscillators, SQU Journal for Science vol.13 (2008), 33-41.

36. A. A. M. Wasike, Stability and Synchronization Manifold in an All-to-all time Lag-diffusively coupled Oscillators, SQU Journal for Science vol.14 (2009), 45-51.

37. G. Kimathi, A. A. M. Wasike,G. P. Pokhariyal: Mutual Inhabition competition, and periodical in Two Species Chemostat-like-system. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computation Vol.4 (1) (2012), 77-86.

38. . A. A. M. Wasike, George E. Kimathi, Ganesh P. Pokhariyal, Global asympo=totic behavior of aquatic vegetation in a periodical mediated system. International Journal of modern Engineering Research (IJMER) Vol.2 (5) (2012), 3248-3256.

39. . G. E. Kimathi, A. A. M. Wasike, Ganesh P. Pokhariyal Mutual Inhabition in Two Species Chemostat-like-system American Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences Vol.2. No.1 (2013)19-29.

40. A. A. M. Wasike. F. T. Kibiwott, G. O. Lawi, M. O. Nyukuri, A HIV/AIDS Model in a Homogeneous Population with time Lags in the transmission. Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 8 No.34 (2014), 1643-1657.

41. . A. A. M. Wasike, S. A. Bonga’ng’a, G. O. Lawi, M. O. Nyukuri, A Predator-Prey Model with a Time Lag in the Migration. Applied Mathematical Sciences, (To appear)

42. Applied dynamical systems and Differential Equations (Book). In Preparation.

43. Adu A.M. Wasike, Samuel A. Bong’ang’a, Lawi G. O., Mulati O. Nyukuri, A Predator-Prey Model with a Time Lag in the Migration, Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 8, 2014, No. 75, 3721-3732.

44. Adu A.M. Wasike, Frankline T. Kibwott, G. O. Lawi, Mulati O. Nyukuri, HIV/AIDS Model in a Homogeneous Populationwith Time Lags in the Transmission, Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 8, 2014, No. 34, 1643-1657.

45. Angwenyi N. David, Lawi George, Ojiema Michael and Owino Maurice, On the Computationally Efficient Numerical Solution to the Helmholtz Equation, International Mathematical Forum, Vol 9, 2014, No. 6, 259-266.

46. G.O . Lawi, J.Y.T. Mugisha and N. Omolo-Ongati, Modelling Co- infection of Paediatric Malaria and Pneumonia, Int. Journal of Math. Analysis,Vol 7,2013,no. 9, 413-424

47. G.O. Lawi and Manyonge A.W, 3-Dimensional Mathematical Modelling of Temperature Distribution in Porous Media, International Journal for Pure and Applied Mathematics, IJPAM, Vol 70 No. 7 (2011), 1021-1028.

48. G.O . Lawi, J.Y.T. Mugisha and N. Omolo-Ongati, Mathematical Model for Malaria and Meningitis Co-infection among Children, Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 5, 2011, No. 47, 2337-2359. 

49. A. W. Wanambisi, S. Aywa, G. M. Muchiri and C. MaendeA probabilistic data encryption scheme, Journal of Natural Sciences Research (JNSR), IISTE, Vol. 3 no. 1 (2013) ISSN (Paper)2224-3186 ISSN (Online)2225-0921

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