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Dr. Josphat Kyalo Mulwa is Senior Lecturer in the University of Nairobi, Department of Geology. He has 20 years’ experience in the field of Applied Geophysics geared towards mineral resources exploration, groundwater and geothermal resources studies.

He holds a PhD in Applied Geophysics, M.Sc in Applied Geophysics and Hydrogeology, and B.Sc in Geology from the University of Nairobi. In 2006/2007, he won the prestigious commonwealth scholarship from the commonwealth scholarship and fellowship plan (UK) and spend one year in the University of Leeds, Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics for his PhD data processing, analysis and interpretation. Further, Dr. Mulwa holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Geothermal Energy Technology from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, a certificate on Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Volcanic Eruptions from the Research Center for Seismology Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation in the graduate school of environmental studies, Nagoya University, Japan, as well as a certificate on Seismology, Hazard Assessment and Risk Mitigation from the Council for Geosciences in Pretoria, South Africa.

On completion of his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, Dr. Mulwa worked as a geophysicist in the mineral resources exploration division of the Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources (currently ministry of mining), before moving to the University of Nairobi in March 2002.

Dr. Mulwa is a professional member of Geological Society of Kenya and International Association of Hydrogeologists’, a registered Geologist by the Geologists’ Registration Board and a licenced professional hydrogeologist by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. He is also an Associate member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).

Dr. Mulwa has undertaken consultancy services in groundwater resources exploration and development, mineral resources exploration, geological and geophysical foundation studies as well as Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit. He has also published papers in refereed journals, conferences and technical workshops.

More detailed information about Dr. Mulwa is available on his curriculum vitae.

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