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Physics educator

Herrick Othieno, Kenyan physics educator. Recipient Commonwealth fellowship, Commonwealth Secretariat, England, 1979, Fulbright fellowship United States Government, 1984. Member Kenya Physical Society, Kenya Energy and Environmental Association (secretary 1983-1990).

Background

Othieno, Herrick was born on November 23, 1949 in Homabay, S. Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Hashon Owino O. and Esther Otieno (Kirl) Aoko.

Education

Master of Science, Kharkov (Ukraine) State University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, 1983.

Career

Tutorial fellow Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, 1977-1982, lecturer, 1982-1985, senior research fellow, 1985-1990. Jprof. Maseno University, Kisumu, Kenya, since 1991. Director Appropriate Technology Center, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, 1983-1990.

Deputy director Kenya Industrial Research Institute, Nairobi, 1990-1991. Head Technology and Resource Management, Osienala, Kisumu, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) Apllication of Appropriate Technologies, 1988.

Membership

Member Kenya Physical Society, Kenya Energy and Environmental Association (secretary 1983-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hockey, ping pong/table tennis, fishing, politics.

Connections

Married Beatrice Anyango Ogara, April 7, 1979. Children: Judith A., Nicholas B.O., Walter T.A.

father:
Hashon Owino O. Aoko

mother:
Esther Otieno (Kirl) Aoko

spouse:
Beatrice Anyango Ogara

child:
Judith A. Othieno

child:
Nicholas B.O. Othieno

child:
Walter T.A Othieno