Dr. Peter T. Cherop

Dr. Peter T. Cherop

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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

School of Engineering and Built Environment (MMUST)

P.O. Box 190-50100

Kakamega, KENYA

Office no. LBB Room 305

Kakamega-Webuye Road

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ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8991-1972

ResearcherID: AAK-1259-2021

Dr. Peter T. Cherop

Dr. Peter Cherop is a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology.  He holds a Doctor of Engineering Degree from Durban University of Technology and he has over ten years of experience in teaching and research. He currently teaches Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Pollution Control and Extractive Metallurgy to undergraduate and postgraduate students. His key areas of research interest are energy, waste management and environmental pollution control. Dr. Cherop has published extensively in refereed Journals and he has participated and made numerous contributions in Scientific Conferences. He also has vast Industrial experience owing to his continues involvement in projects in the processing and Manufacturing Industry.

Some of his key published works include: -

  1. T. Cherop, S. L. Kiambi and P. Musonge, "Kinetics of Granulated Waste Tyre Pyrolysis via Thermogravimetry and Model-Free Methods", European Journal of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Vol. 3 (1), pp. 96-102, 2019. https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ejens/issue/46392/391445


  1. T. Cherop, S. L. Kiambi and P. Musonge, "Non-isothermal model-free and model-fitting kinetics of tyre crumb pyrolysis", The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, Vol. 45 (2), pp. 121-130, 2019. https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/jswt/jswt/2019/00000045/00000002/art00001


  1. T. Cherop, S. L. Kiambi and P. Musonge, "Modelling and optimisation of oxidative desulphurisation of tyre-derived oil via central composite design approach", Green Processing and Synthesis - De Gruyter, Vol. 8 (1), pp. 451-463, 2019. https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/gps-2019-0013/html
  1. T. Cherop, S. L. Kiambi and P. Musonge, "Kinetic study of non-isothermal co-pyrolysis of tyre crumb with eucalyptus sawdust", International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Vol. 21 (2-3), pp. 184-200, 2018. https://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=92727
  1. K. Kosgey, S. L. Kiambi and P. T. Cherop, "Analysis of potassium nitrate purification with recovery of solvent through single effect mechanical vapor compression", South African Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 24, pp. 1-7, 2017. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1026918516300828


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