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Joseph Otieno Malo

Title: Professor

Date of Birth: 14th. April 1941

Marital Status: Married with 2 children and Three Grandchildren

Address: P.O. Box 49056 Code 00100, Nairobi, Kenya

Mobile  254 20722 346  829      

Fax: 254 020 4449616

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Education: Ph.D. Theoretical Physics 1972, Brandeis University Waltham, Mass. USA,  M.Sc. Theoretical Physics 1968, Moscow Friendship University, Moscow, USSR

Area of Specialization & Interest:

Theoretical Space, Plasma and  Nuclear  Physics,

 Mathematical and Statistical Physics, Quantum Chemistry & Quantum Biology, Science Education and Capacity Building in Science and Technology Application   Nuclear and Space Science and Technology in SocioEconomic Development.


Teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate Physics students at the University of Nairobi from 1968 to date.


Undertake Research in Theoretical Nuclear,Plasma Physics, Space Physics, Mathematical Physics, Quantum Chemistry, Science Education, Supervision of M.Sc. Dissertation and Ph.D. Thesis. Publications in National, Regional and International Scientific Journals. Organize and participate in many Regional and International Scientific Meetings.


Science and Technology Applications in  Nuclear Space Science and Technology,Applications Energy Production and Utilization Science Education, Popularization and Promotion of Science & Technology

Unesco Project Consultant in Basic Sciences and The  African Network for Science  and Technology ANSTI

Awards: Sachar and Wien Fellowship SIDA  and SAREC Fellowships, ICTP and IAEA Fellowships, British Council

Membership: Kenya National Academy of Sciences African Academy of Sciences ,Kenya Physical Society America Physical Society.The  Institute of Physics UK

National Positions.

Chairman Lake Basin Development  Authority.LBDA

Chairman Tarna and Arthi Rivers Deveopment Authority  TARDA

Chairman Kenya  Power Company KPC

Member National Council for Science and Technology NCST

Member Senate University  of  Nairobi

Chairman  Department of Physics Uniiversity of Nairobi.

External Examiner of various Univeristy in Africa

Member  of The Nuclear Electricity Project Committee NEPC ( Now  KNEB)

Project  Manager Equatorial Atmospheric Deposition Network EADN  for 12 Countries in Africa from Senegal in the  west coast to Mozambique in the  east  coast

Joint Coordinator of  The Kenya International Radio Observatory KIRO

Member  Board of Directors Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board   

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