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RESEARCH WEEK 2020: 3RD ANNUAL ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING CONFERENCE

We are happy to announce the 3rd Annual Architecture and Engineering Conference 2020 hosted by the College of Architecture and Engineering in the University of Nairobi under the theme:

“Research and Projects on Innovations in Technology and Manufacturing, Sustainable Environment and Secure Energy Systems”

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Geospatial Technology To mitigate COVID-19

Mapping the location history of COVID-19 patients is critical in identifying areas that have been exposed to the virus.

Through the use of the geolocation data of positively-tested patients, COVID-19 hotspots can be identified even before cases are confirmed, allowing for early intervention by public health authorities and hence helping the government in making decisions and at the end minimising the cost of fighting this pandemic .

ENGINEERING IN COVID-19 ERA

The world therefore requires a multidisciplinary approach if we are to fight it successfully. The pandemic which is straining medics the world over requires solutions fit for a world in which technology in travel and communication has eased movement of people, goods and information to virtually all parts of the world.

5TH YEAR STUDENT PROJECT PROGRESS PRESENTATION

The 5th year held their project progress presentation on 4th march 2020.The presentation ran concurrently in rooms AW 404,AW 406 & AW 408.

The students were given each five minutes to highlight the progress of the project.They were required to defend their project Titles,indicate the source of data and expected challenges.

Project is an important task in the  preparation of the student's final examination as one cant graduate without accomplishing it.

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE

This year’s theme was: “Investment in Equality in science, Technology and Innovation in the Digitization Era for Inclusive Green Growth with Special focus on Agriculture, Technology and Digital Economy”

The culmination of this event was the launch of UoN STEM Club by the Principal College of Architecture and Engineering prof.P.Ngau.

MSC .GIS PROJECT PROPOSAL PRESENTATION

The university of Nairobi,Department of Geopsatial and space Technology held the MSC (GIS) project proposal presentation on 30th January 2020 in rooms AW404& AW 406.Each student was given five minutes to present outlining clearly:

  • Title of the project
  • Problem statement
  • Objectives
  • Proposed methodology
  • Expected output
  • Budget
  • Time schedule

Project is an important task in the  preparation of the student's final examination as one cant graduate without accomplishing it.

DEVELOPING MOBILE MAPS APPs IN SUPPORT OF NATURE CONSERVATION

The University of Nairobi,Department of Geospatial and space Technology held a seminar on developing a Gis mobile map apps for nature conservation.The key speaker was Prof.Gertrud Schaab,Faculty for information management and media Karisruhe University of Applied Science(HsKA) germany/deutschland.She is currently carrying out several research project in kenya among them being the use of Gis mobile map apps to monitor the activities of Cheetah in kenya and also apps to be used in ground truthing case study of Taita hills.

GIS BASED APP DEVELOPER SESSION

The University of Nairobi ,Department of Geospatial and Space Technology in conjunction  with Geospatial Advocacy Kenya,held a training in the University of Nairobi Towers on 25th January 2020.This session was meant to prepare the students  for the County Government App Challenge by exposing them to some of the popular technologies that one can use to build a location-based app on web and mobile.

5 TH YEAR FINAL PROJECT PRESENTATION 2019

The department of Geospatial and Space Technology, University of Nairobi held the Final project presentation for all the fifth years on Tuesday  3rd December, 2019.Each student was given five minutes to present on;
and defend his project.This is a requirement by the university before the students are cleared for graduation.All staffs and 5th year Students were present. This event took place concurrently in Rooms AW 404,408&406 beginning at 8:30 AM.