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Engineering educator

John Muniu Kihiu, Kenyan engineering educator. Achievements include research in geometric constants in plain cross-bored cylinders; expert in area of high pressure technology. Scholar, Japan International Cooperative Agency, 1992, Deutscher Akademy Austauschdienst, Katholischer Akademy Auslander-Dienst, Jomo Kenyatta University Agriculture and Technology, 1999.

Background

Kihiu, John Muniu was born on January 21, 1962 in Kiambu, Kenya. Son of Samuel Kihiu Muniu and Leah Ruguru Kihiu.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1985. Master of Science, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nairobi, Kenya, 2002.

Career

University bursar Kenya Power & Lighting, Nairobi, 1981—1985, assistant station engineer, 1986—1989. Supply analyst Total Oil (K) Ltd., 1987—1990. Teaching assistant Jomo Kenyatta University, 1992—1995, assistant lecturer, 1995—1996, lecturer, 1997—2003, senior lecturer, since 2003, chairman department mechanical engineering, associate dean Faculty Engineering Kenya, since 2004.

Chairman boilers and pressure vessels technical committee Kenya Bureau Standards, Nairobi, since 1997, member steel structures committee, since 1997. Board postgraduate studies Jomo Kenyatta University, since 2005, hall warden, 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in geometric constants in plain cross-bored cylinders. Expert in area of high pressure technology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Practical Guide for Hardening Steels, 2003. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Fellow: Institute Engineers Kenya. Member: Kenya National Academy of Sciences, Institute Loss Adjusters and Risk Surveyors, American Society Appraisers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Family outings, world political and technology news, chess.

Connections

Married Josephine Wambui Njoroge, November 18, 1995. Children: Peris Wambui, Jeginia Ruguru, Cecilia Wanjiku, Job Kihiu.

father:
Samuel Kihiu Muniu

mother:
Leah Ruguru Kihiu

spouse:
Josephine Wambui Njoroge

child:
Peris Wambui Kihiu

child:
Jeginia Ruguru Kihiu

child:
Cecilia Wanjiku Kihiu

child:
Job Kihiu