Dr. Eng. Duncan Onyango Mbuge

Dr. (Eng) Duncan Onyango Mbuge the current Chairman and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Environmental and Bio-systems Engineering, University of Nairobi. He attended Egerton University and University of Nairobi for undergraduate and postgraduate studies respectively in Agricultural Engineering. He is registered by the Kenya Engineers Registration Board as a professional engineer and is a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya.


Dr. Eng. Duncan Onyango Mbuge



Mbuge, DO, Gumbe LO.  2022.  Mechanical Properties of Bamboo (Bambusa Vulgaris). Journal of Engineering in Agriculture and the Environment . 8-no1
Mwiti, FM, Gitau AN, Mbuge DO.  2022.  . Edaphic Response and Behavior of Agricultural Soils to Mechanical Perturbation in Tillage. Agriengineering.
Kimani, PK´ethe, Mbuge D, Gitau AN.  2022.  Properties of Nonwoven Fabrics Containing Immobilized Superabsorbent Polymer Particles for Air Conditioning in Grain Dryers, Applied Engineering in Agriculture. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 38(2)(ISSN 0883-8542)


Mutuli, GP, Mbuge DO, Gitau AN.  2021.  Effect of humidity on Aflatoxin contamination on selected African leafy vegetables. . Journal of Food Science and Technology.


Mutuli, GP, Mbuge DO, Gitau AN.  2020.  Convective drying modelling approaches: A review for herbs, vegetables and fruits.. Journal of Biosystems Engineering. Volume 45:197–212.


Mbuge, DO, Negrini R, Nyakundi LO, Kuate SP, Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, Muiru WM, Baldwyn Torto RM.  2019.  Application of superabsorbent polymers (SAP) as desiccants to dry maize and reduce aflatoxin contamination, , 10 – 13th Sept. 2nd International Conference of the Pan African Society of Agricultural Engineers (PASAE), . , Rabat, Morocco
F.M, M, D.O M, Gitau. A.N..  2019.  Modelling and Prediction of Drying Kinetics in a Hybrid Solar Desiccant Drier, Thursday, 17 Dec. Kenya Society of Environmental, Biological and Agricultural Engineers Annual Conference. , Nairobi, Kenya
Mbuge, DO.  2019.  How can we generate money from lost and wasted food? , 27- 29 Nov, 2019 Frontiers of Engineering for Development symposium: From Feeding People to Nourishing People. , Antananarivo, Madagascar


Mbuge, DO.  2018.  The State of Environmental Engineering in Africa and Opportunities for Collaboration, 10-11 December . Duncan Onyango Mbuge. , Tongji University, Shanghai, China



Roman, F, Hensel O, Mbuge D.  2016.  Development of Grain Drying Facilities That Use Superabsorbent Polymers (SAP) to Optimise Drying and Control Aflatoxin Contamination in Kenya, September 18-21. “Solidarity in a competing world — fair use of resources”. , Vienna, Austria
Mutuli, GP, Mbuge DO.  2016.  Drying characteristics and energy requirement of drying coupea leaves and jute mallow vegetables. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), Oct 24th - 26th. Engineering and Technology Innovation for Global Food Security Conference. , Stellenbosch, South Africa

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