Bio

DR. SIMIYU JUSTUS

Brief

I am a Senior Lecturer in Physics at the University of Nairobi and a member of Condensed Matter/Solar Energy Research Group (in the Department of Physics, University of Nairobi) with 13 years teaching and research experience in areas of basic physics, engineering physics and electronics, solar energy, process control and photovoltaics. I am a certified Solar PV Trainer and I am the coordinator and lead trainer for Solar Photovoltaics with the University of Nairobi and an active member of the college committee for exhibitions in local and international fairs.

Publications


2016

Domtau, DL, Simiyu J, Muthoka B, Mwabora J.  2016.  Optical and Electrical Properties Dependence on Thickness of Screen-Printed TiO2 Thin Films. . Journal of Materials Physics and Chemistry. . 4(1):1-3.

2013

Wafula, HB, Simiyu J, Waita S, Aduda BO, Mwabora JM.  2013.  EFFECT OF NITRATION ON PRESSED TIO2 PHOTOELECTRODES FOR DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELLS. Website

2012

Otakwa, R.V.M, Simiyu, J., Waita, S.M., Mwabora JM.  2012.  Dark J-V Characterization of a Dye-Sensitized Module. International Journal of Professional Practice (IJPP), . 3(1&2):165-168.
Otakwa, R.V.M, Simiyu, J., Waita SM, Mwabora JM.  2012.  Application of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Technology in the Tropics: Effects of Air Mass on Device Performance. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research (IJRER). 2(2):369-375.
Otakwa, R.V.M, Simiyu, J., Waita, S.M., Mwabora JM.  2012.  Application of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Technology in the Tropics: Effects of Radiation Intensity and Temperature on DSSC Performance. International Journal of Advanced Renewable Energy Research (IJARER). 1,2(4):17-25.

2011

2010

J. Nissfolk, K. Fredin, Simiyu J, Haeggmann L, Hagfeldt A, Boschloo G.  2010.  Interpretation of Small-modulation photocurrent transients in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells- A Film Thickness Study. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry . 646(1):91-99.

2009

Simiyu, J., Aduda BO, Mwabora JM.  2009.  Conduction Band Edge of (Ti,Sn)O2 Solid Mixtures Tuning for Photoelectrochemical Applications, 2 July. International Conference on Electroceramics. 1171(Special issue):S04-05., Arusha, Tanzania

2008

Simiyu, J., B.O A, Mwabora JM, Lindqvist S-E, Hagfeldt A, Boschloo G.  2008.  Titania Nanotubes Prepared by Synthesis Method for Dye Sensitized Electrochemical Solar Cells. African Physical Review Special Issue (Materials). 83(2):161.

2007

2004

"Simiyu, J., ", "Mwabora, M. J. ", "Aduda, B. O. ".  2004.  Anthocyanin Sensitized Nanoporous TiO2 PEC Solar Cells Prepared by Sol Gel Process. Progr. Colloid Polym. Science. 125(1):34-37.

2002

Simiyu, J., J. MM, B.O A.  2002.  Stability of Anthocyanin Sensitized TiO2 Photoelectrochemical (PEC) Solar Cells. Africa Journal of Science and Technology. 6(2):56-61.

2001

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