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educator , food process engineer

Michael Wandayi Okoth, Kenyan food process engineer, educator. Achievements include expertise in industrial energy conservation, industrial process optimisation, machinery valuation, technical auditing of process plants, process engineering education and training.

Background

Okoth, Michael Wandayi was born on February 5, 1955 in Siaya, Kenya. Son of Eli and Florence Apiyo Wandayi.

Education

Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering, Imperial College, England, 1978. Master of Science in food science technical, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1984. Doctor of Science in food engineering, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, Switzerland, 1990.

Career

Chemical engineer Kenya Fluorspar Company, 1978—1980. Assistant lecturer University Nairobi, 1985—1989, lecturer, 1989—1997, senior lecturer, 1997—2004, associate professor, since 2004. Consultant Log Associate, Nairobi, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include expertise in industrial energy conservation, industrial process optimisation, machinery valuation, technical auditing of process plants, process engineering education and training.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author over 40 science papers.

Membership

Member of Department Food Technology Nutrition, University Nairobi (chairman since 2004), Kenya Society Agricultural Engineers, Kenya Institute Food Science Technology (secretary 1991-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, watching soccer.

Connections

Married Monica Achieng' Oluoch, May 17, 1985. Children: Florence Adhiambo, Washington Onyango, Debora Awuor.

father:
Eli Wandayi

mother:
Florence Apiyo Wandayi

spouse:
Monica Achieng' Oluoch

child:
Florence Adhiambo Okoth

child:
Washington Onyango Okoth

child:
Debora Awuor Okoth