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researcher , Engineering educator

Stephen Njuguna Ngigi, Kenyan engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include design of low-head drip irrigation systems (Dream Drip Kits). Fellow, Wotro Fellowships, since 2002, International Water Management Institute, since 2002. Member of Institute Engineers Kenya, Kenya Society Agricultural Engineers, Kenya Rainwater Association (life; principal researcher 2000-2004).

Background

Ngigi, Stephen Njuguna was born on December 17, 1967 in Kenya. Son of Samuel Ngigi Njuguna and Josephine Wambui Ngigi.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1988—1991. Master of Science in Soil and Water Engineering, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1993—1995. Diploma, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1993—1993.

Career

Lecturer University Nairobi, since 1998. Principal investigator Greater Horn of Africa Rainwater Partnership, since 2001. Researcher Institute Water Education, Delft, Netherlands, since 2002.

Director, principal researcher Water Resources Management Consultant, Nairobi, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of low-head drip irrigation systems (Dream Drip Kits).

Membership

Member of Institute Engineers Kenya, Kenya Society Agricultural Engineers, Kenya Rainwater Association (life. Principal researcher 2000-2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, writing, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Ruth Wanjiru Muriithi, July 24, 1971. 1 child Joyce Wambui Njuguna.

father:
Samuel Ngigi Njuguna

mother:
Josephine Wambui Ngigi

spouse:
Ruth Wanjiru Muriithi

child:
Joyce Wambui Njuguna Ngigi