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Prof. Julius Kipkemboi.

Deputy Principal (Academics & Student Affairs)
PhD (Wageningen), Msc.(IHE-Delft), Bsc (Egerton)
E-mail : jkipkemboi@kafu.ac.ke
Full CV


Prof. Julius Kipkemboi is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biological and Agricultural Sciences, Kaimosi Friends University College. He holds a BSc in Botany/Zoology from Egerton University, Kenya, a Master of Science in Environmental Science and Technology from IHE Delft, The Netherlands and Ph.D. in Environmental Resources from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education/Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Currently. He is the  Deputy Principal Academic and Students Affairs. Previously he has served in various teaching and administrative positions at Egerton University. Currently serving as a member of the National Scientific and Ethics Committee at the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation in Kenya (NACOSTI). He is also the representative for Kenya at the UNESCO Executive Board. Prof. Kipkemboi has been involved in several local and international collaborative and multidisciplinary research projects He has won scholarships and grants such as NFP fellowships, Marie curie individual fellowship programme and International Foundation for Science grant. He has supervised and examined several undergraduate and postgraduate students and has contributed to global scientific knowledge platform through scientific publications. Apart from contributing to community activities such as Ecosystem rehabilitation and Science and Engineering fair for high schools in Rift valley among other activities, he is also a member of Eastern Africa Water Association, Society of Wetland Scientists, Bioethics Society of Kenya and Red-Cross Society of Kenya


PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Hes, E. M. A., Yatoi, R., Laisser, S. L., Feyissa, A. K., Irvine, K., Kipkemboi, J., & van Dam, A. A. The effect of seasonal flooding and livelihood activities on retention of nitrogen and phosphorus in Cyperus papyrus wetlands, the role of aboveground biomass. Hydrobiologia, 848, 4135-415. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-021-04629-3
  2. Kosgei, J. Nasongo, S. , Kipkemboi, J. and Owuor-Okeyo, J, Land and Water Resources Planning and Management Options in Floodplain Wetlands in Nyando Basin, Kenya. Journal of Environmental Protection, 12, 1144-1160. doi: 10.4236/jep.2021.1212067.https://doi.org/10.4236/jep.2021.1212067
  3. Khasisi D. Lukhabi K.D, Wairimu, M.A.& Kipkemboi, J. 2021. Assessment of performance of wastewater stabilization ponds using faecal indicator bacteria reduction efficiency in a tropical environment. Afr.J.Bio.Sc. 3(2), 16-26. https://doi.org/10.33472/AFJBS.3.2.2021.16-26
  4. Owino C.N, Kitaka, N., Kipkemboi J and Ondiek R.A. (2020) Assessment of Greenhouse Gases Emission in smallholder rice paddies converted from Anyiko Wetland, Kenya. Front. Environ. Sci. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2020.00080
  5. Kipkemboi, J., Kariuki, S.T., & Kariuki, J.M. 2020. Wetlands: Highlights of Unique Features and Ecosystem Services with a Focus on Egerton University Botanic Garden. In: S.T. Kariuki (Ed.) Egerton University Botanic Garden: A Model for Conservation, Teaching, Research and Recreation. Media Document Supplies, Chuka, Kenya
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