Biography

Senior lecturer in the Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Nairobi. Dynamical meteorology scientist with distinctive interest in modelling and prediction of processes and systems in the tropics that cause, define and control weather and climate on local and regional scales, including NWP, extended NWP/sub-seasonal, and seasonal modelling and prediction, ensemble prediction systems techniques, transforms consequential to local and regional forcing, surface heterogeneity, land use/cover change, urbanization, and climate projections arising from global forcing with special focus on East Africa. Seeks to better the understanding and uptake of weather and climate information and products in the region and to foster links and data exchanges among climate service providers, while striving for academic excellence and assisting others acquire knowledge and competencies to reach their full academic potential.

1992 - date: Senior Lecturer, University of Nairobi, Department of Meteorology, Nairobi, Kenya. Previous positions include Lecturer (2001-2011), Tutorial Fellow (1994-2001), and Graduate Assistant (1992-1993).

1995-2000 Ph.D. (Meteorology) University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya; 1989-1992 M.Sc. (Meteorology) University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya; 1986-1989 B.Sc. (Meteorology) Upper Second Class Honours. University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya. [Additional courses taken at undergraduate level were Mathematics and Physics.]

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