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Engineering educator

Paul Mwanzia Wambua, engineering educator. Registered engineer, Engineering Registration Board, Kenya, 2003; Achievements include development of a low-cost protective material based on natural fibre composites. Recipient Conference attendance Paris award, Society Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, 2003. Member of Society Advancement Materials and Process Engineering, Institution Engrs Kenya.

Background

Wambua, Paul Mwanzia Son of Timothy Wambua Kimanza and Sarah Mukenyi Wambua.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering, University Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, 1989. Master of Science in Textile Engineering, University Leeds, United Kingdom, 1993—1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Engineering, Katholieke University Leuven, Belgium, 1999—2004.

Career

Assitant engineer Ministry Industry, Nairobi, Kenya, 1989—1992. Postdoctoral researcher Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, since 2007. Graduate assistant Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya, 1992—1995, lecturer, 1996—2004, senior lecturer, since 2004, board member, School Engineering Graduate School Kenya.

Vice chairman Institution Engineers Kenya, Western Branch, Eldoret, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Registered engineer, Engineering Registration Board, Kenya, 2003. Achievements include development of a low-cost protective material based on natural fibre composites.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Protective Low-Price Composite Material Based on Natural Fibres. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Society Advancement Materials and Process Engineering, Institution Engrs Kenya.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, jogging, sightseeing.

Connections

Married Lydia Nzisa Ndunda, July 10, 1993. Children: Finney Mwanzia, Benny Joshua.

father:
Timothy Wambua Kimanza

mother:
Sarah Mukenyi Wambua

spouse:
Lydia Nzisa Ndunda

child:
Finney Mwanzia Wambua

child:
Benny Joshua Wambua