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consultant , researcher , science educator

Michael James Gatari, Kenyan environmental science educator, researcher, consultant. Study fellowship in nuclear and science instrumentation, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 1987-1988. Member management committee Nanyuki Sports Club, Nanyuki, 1986—1996; Member of Scandinavian Aerosol Society, German Aerosol Society.

Background

Gatari, Michael James was born on October 20, 1952 in Kiambu, Kenya. Son of John Mutuauhoro and Dorcas Wairimu.

Education

Diploma in electronics and instruments, Cranwell College Engineering, England, 1981. Higher diploma in electrical engineering, Kenya Polytechnic, Nairobi, 1985. License Phil. in Environmental Science, Goteborg University, Sweden, 2002.

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science, Goteborg University, Sweden, 2006.

Career

Senior technologist University Nairobi, 1986—1989, chief technologist, 1990—1993, principal chief technologist, 1993—2007, lecturer, since 2007. Africa technical advisory committee representative International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 1996. Project coordinator nuclear and science instrumentation African Regional Agreement/International Atomic Energy Agency, Nairobi, since 1998.

Environmental assessor, auditor National Environmental Management Authority, Nairobi, since 2006, air pollution consultant, since 2006. Captain Kenya Air Force, 1974-1983.

Achievements

  • Certified aircraft electrical and instruments, Royal Airforce College Engineering, 1981, nuclear and science instrumentation, International Atomic Energy Agency, 1988. Air defense Systems Royal Airforce West Drayton, 1975, air defense systems officer Royal Airforce West Drayton, 1975, commissioned officer Royal Airforce Henlow, 1975, interfacing nuclear experiments Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member management committee Nanyuki Sports Club, Nanyuki, 1986—1996. Member of Scandinavian Aerosol Society, German Aerosol Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, indoor games, aerobics, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Felister Wangari Gatari, October 7, 1978. Children: Joan Wairimu, Jack Gichuru, Doris Mukuhi.

father:
John Mutuauhoro

mother:
Dorcas Wairimu

spouse:
Felister Wangari Gatari

child:
Joan Wairimu Gatari

child:
Jack Gichuru Gatari

child:
Doris Mukuhi Gatari