Following a successful bid for funding of post graduate training in Engineering programs by African Development Bank (AfDB), through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, DeKUT was mandated to train academic staff in Public Universities, Public Technical Training Institutes and individuals serving in various Government institutions for capacity development DeKUT will offer the Masters programs in collaboration with Technical Universities of Applied Sciences-Wildau, Germany, and University of Leuven, Belgium, as well as with support of other renowned professors in Germany and elsewhere.
Further, DeKUT is in collaboration with key Kenyan industries that will provide field experience, research problems and facilities to the candidates. Among the key collaborating industries are the Geothermal Development Corporation, KENGEN, Kenya Industrial and Research Development Institute (KIRDI), Numerical Machining Complex (NMq and several private companies.
DeKUT would therefore like to invite applications for scholarships from suitably qualified candidates, who are currently academic staff members in Public Universities, Public Technical Training Institutes and individuals serving in various Government institutions (i.e. Parastatals, County Governments). The applicants should apply through their CEOs or Principals, for the Masters programmes described below. Age limit for ALL appllants Is 45 years. The scholarship will cover tuition, access to computer software, relevant reading materials and research fees but not subsistence costs.
M. Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management
To train engineers in the sound principles of Industrial Engineering in areas such as: facilities planning and design, process engineering. work design, system engineering. operations management & research, safety engineering. maintenance engineering and engineering economy.
Bachelor of Science degree – Second Class Honors-Upper Division, or equivalent qualification in any Engineering Field recognized by DeKUT Senate
M. Sc.in Advanced Manufacturing & Automation Engineering
To train in emerging manufacturing technologies that can be deployed to increase the productivity of modem manufacturing industry in areas such – as: Computer Aided Design & modeling.industrial robots, intelligent inspection technologies, automated assembly, lasers based manufacturing processes, and computer control systems.
Bachelor of Science degree -Second Class Honors-Upper Division, or equivalent qualification in Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering or any other equivalent engineering degree recognized by DeKUT Senate
Eligible candidates interested in any of the programmes are invited to apply. But if you responded to the
26 February 2015 advert you need not apply. Application forms may be obtained from Dedan Kimathi
University of Technology, Main Campus or Nairobi CBD Campus, or downloaded from the University
website: www.dkutac.ke. Applications should reach either of the contacts/offices below by 24• June, 2015.
Repstrar Academic Affairs
P.O Box 657-10100 Nyeri
Director, Nairobi CBD Centre
Union Towers- 1oth Floor