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PublicationMOOC on Life Skills for Engineers Level I( 2021-03)In the age of complexity and turbulence, resulting from unpredictable factors coming together, one must develop the capability to think, strategize, plan, execute & lead successfully. Globalization, digital technology and a new demographics are colluding to create a new environment of complexity and are demanding new ways of thinking. Inculcating & imbibing Life skills in addition to engineering knowledge is essential, desirable & vital in addressing current and future challenges. Engineering is not just about designing, planning, implementing, executing and measuring the impact of various technologies. A good engineer needs to be a perfect amalgamation of the knowledge in his discipline and life skills. Life skills bring tremendous refinement in professionals’ and engineers’ behavior, prepare them for the change and the way to approach their professional work, job market and finally their life. Inculcating Life skills can make youth, students, and engineers more positive in their attitude and will bring overall wellbeing to them. // The youth, students and engineers will find this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Life Skills more informative and engaging. It will run over six to seven weeks for each Level and requires approximately three to five hours of time each week. Designed to accommodate learners’ busy schedules, the course offers flexibility with options for learning the content. The learner will learn from readings, videos, discussions with co-learners and instructors, meaningful exercises, quizzes, and short assignments. Certification is available for those who wish to complete all required exercises and quizzes.
PublicationSetting Up Wireless Networks: A Course for Barefoot Wireless Engineers( 2019-06)Setting up Wireless Networks – A Course for Barefoot Wireless Engineers has two modules. The first module covers some basic concepts related to planning the setup of wireless networks such as conducting a location survey and selecting the required hardware. The second module of the course covers details of actual installation and maintenance of wireless networks. The course is expected to be used by anyone in areas with low access to Internet to set up the service to provide Internet access.
PublicationBasic Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Technology: A Flexible Learning Course( 2017-07)The aim of this course is to equip you with skills on how to design and install home solar systems. In Kenya, Solar PV systems have a vibrant market. Unfortunately, the sector does not have enough trained and experienced practitioners who can design and install systems. It is dominated by non-specialist technician who have no solar PV training. As a result, most solar systems installed in the country perform poorly and eventually fail, leading to the widespread perception in the market that solar systems do not work. Therefore, the goal of this course is to improve access to training and produce professional technicians in Solar PV System. // This technician course is designed for practicing electricians who have basic skills in electrical, mechanical or electronics field. The course lays emphasis on developing practical and theoretical knowledge and skills in basic solar PV technology, products and systems.
PublicationEnvironmental Engineering Modules( 2004)Comprised of five modules - Air Pollution Control - Environmental Management - Management of Municipal Solid Waste - Municipal Water And Wastewater Treatment - Soil and Groundwater Pollution from Agricultural Activites.