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educator , consultant , Military officer , researcher , Environmental scientist

Michael James Gatari Gichuru, Kenyan environmental scientist, educator, researcher, consultant, military officer. Achievements include development of energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer. Computer training advisor Moi Equator Girls Secondary School, Nanyuki, 2003; Member of X-ray Spectrometry Association, Nordic Aerosol Society, German Aerosol Society.

Background

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

Education

Higher diploma in Electrical Engineering, Kenya Polytechnic, Nairobi, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science, Goteborg University, Sweden, 2006.

Career

Mathematics teacher Parkroad Secondary School, Nairobi, Kenya, 1973—1974. Senior technologist University Nairobi, 1986—1989, chief technologist, 1990—1993, principal technologist, 1993—2007, lecturer, since 2007. Air defense system officer, lecturer Kenya Air Force, Nanyuki, Kenya, 1975—1978, technical adjunct, 1979—1980, secretary, aircraft modification committee Kenya, 1979—1982, officer telecommunications engineering, 1980—1981, officer aircraft electrical and instruments, 1981—1983.

Nuclear and science instrumentation project coordinator International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, since 1988, technical assistance, 1992, experiment instructor, 95, nuclear instrumentation instructor, Addis Ababa, Kenya, 96. Africa representative technical advisory committee International Atomic Energy Agy, Vienna, 1997. Rapporteur Regional Office for Africa, Nairobi, 1994, 96.

Air pollution consultant International House Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya, 2006, National Environmental Management Authority, since 2006, environmental assessor, since 2006. Captain Aircraft Engineering Kenya Air Force/Kenya Armed Forces, 1974-1983, Nanyuki.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles in professional journals.

Membership

Computer training advisor Moi Equator Girls Secondary School, Nanyuki, 2003. Member of X-ray Spectrometry Association, Nordic Aerosol Society, German Aerosol Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, golf, reading.

Connections

Married Felista Wangari Gatari. Children: Joan Wairimu Gatari, Jack Gichuru Gatari, Doris Mukuhi Gatari.

father:
John Mutuauhoro

mother:
Dorcas Wairimu

spouse:
Felista Wangari Gatari

child:
Joan Wairimu Gatari Gichuru

child:
Jack Gichuru Gatari Gichuru

child:
Doris Mukuhi Gatari Gichuru