Dr. Daniel Otanga

Dr. Daniel Otanga


Contact details


School of Computing and Informatics (MMUST)

P.O. Box 190-50100

Kakamega, KENYA

Office no. SPD Block

Kakamega-Webuye Road

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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7212-1088

 ResearcherID:  GOE-5196-2022

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Dr. Daniel Otanga

Dr. Daniel Otanga is a Lecturer and also the Dean, School of Computing and Information at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya. He holds a PhD in Information Technology of Kibabii University . He has MSc in Information Technology and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Moi University .

Dr.Otanga has been involved in a number of research projects of ICTs for Development, Information and System Security, Curriculum development for Computer Science, Information Technology and Knowledge Management, E-learning systems among others . Dr Otanga has been involved in preparation of online learning modules currently being used in MMUST. Besides, he has published widely in journals and conference proceedings in Information technology and ICTs for development.

He is a professional member of the Computer Industry and Services Association of Kenya. Dr. Otanga has been involved in preparation of International multidisciplinary Conference in MMUST. He is a trustee for MMUST Pension scheme and current chair of the Scheme.


Some of his Major Publications:

  1. Agwenyi Christopher Andere,  Richard Ronoh, Daniel Otanga. PITFALLS BEDEVILING ADMINISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRONIC RECORDS IN KENYAN UNIVERSITIES. Published on 1st January 2023 in International journal of social Science and Information Technology. https://www.ijssit.com/main/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Pitfalls-Bedeviling-Administration-And-Maintenance-Of-Electronic-Records-In-Kenyan-Universities.pdf
  2. Geoffrey Nyongesa,Kelvin Omieno ,Daniel Otanga. Artificial Intelligence Chatbot Adoption Framework for Real-Time Customer Care Support in Kenya. DOI: https://doi.org/10.32628/CSEIT20667.
  3. Kelvin Omieno, Franklin Wabwoba, Simon Karume, Leonard Mabele,Daniel Otanga. Determinants for the adoption of internet of things (iot) for flood and drought disaster management in Kenya. DOI: https://doi.org/10.15863/TAS.2020.09.89.43.

  4. Victor Kadima, Daniel Otanga. Current Trends In Information Technology: Which Way For Modern It Experts. DOI: https://doi.org/10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V68I7P105

Reserach and Innovation Projects

  1. Building Resilient Transportation Systems in Kenya. Click to view Project Details


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