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civil and environmental engineering educator

Benedict Mwavu Mutua, Kenyan civil and environmental engineering educator. Achievements include development of modelling tool for predicting stream flow in ungauged rivers; research in capacity linked water supply and sanitation improvement for Africa's peri-urban and rural areas; research in hydrological response of catchment due to climate change.

Background

Mutua, Benedict Mwavu was born on November 30, 1966 in Kitui, Kenya. Son of Hezron Mutua Kabisu and Rebecca Kivivya Mutua.

Education

Diploma, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, 1990. Bachelor of Science, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, 1995. Master of Engineering, University Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2000.

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University Egerton, Kenya, 2005. Postdoc in Water Reserved Engineering, University Melbourne, Australia.

Career

Engineer irrigation & drainage Naciti Engineers, Nairobi, Kenya, 1990—1990. Teaching assistant Egerton University, 1990—1997, lecturer, 2000—2003, senior lecturer, since 2003, dean, faculty engineering & technical. Consultant United Nations, Nakuru, Kenya, since 2006, European Commission, Nakuru, since 2006, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, since 2006.

Advanced database manager applied hydrology, Tel Aviv, 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of modelling tool for predicting stream flow in ungauged rivers. Research in capacity linked water supply and sanitation improvement for Africa's peri-urban and rural areas. Research in hydrological response of catchment due to climate change.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman church maintenance Nakuru Christian Center, 2000—2007. Member of Kenya Society Agricultural Engineers, Soil And Water Conservation Society (associate), International Association Hydrological Sciences (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Soccer, reading, travel, tennis.

Connections

Married Janice Mwikali Mutua, June 19, 1993. Children: Dennis, Rodgers Mwavu.

father:
Hezron Mutua Kabisu

mother:
Rebecca Kivivya Mutua

spouse:
Janice Mwikali Mutua

child:
Dennis Mutua

child:
Rodgers Mwavu Mutua