Samwel Mungai Mbuguah

Name: Dr. Samwel Mungai Mbuguah

Director, ICT Directorate

Contact details:

E-mail: smbugua@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya, 2010-2013PhD in Information Technology
University of Sunderland. United Kingdom , 2001 -2003Master of Science in Computer Based information Systems
Chartered Engineering Institute, United Kingdom, 1997-2000BSc (Honours) in Electronic Engineering (ECE Part II ABC). Chartered Engineer.

Field of Specialization

Information Technology and Electronic Engineering

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • British Computer Society (BCS) , Engineering Council (UK) – Chartered Engineer
  • Association Computing Machinery(ACM)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
2016 to PresentKibabii University Bungoma Kenya,Deputy Vice Chancellor (ASA)Director ICT / Senior Lecturer
  • Heading the Directorate of ICT
  • Teaching and supervising both undergraduate and post graduate students
2013 to 2016Kibabii University Bungoma KenyaDeputy Vice Chancellor (ASA)Director ICT / Lecturer
  • Heading the Directorate of ICT
  • Teaching and supervising both undergraduate and post graduate students
2008 to 2013Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega KenyaChairman Of DepartmentAssistant Lecturer
  • Teaching and supervising students
  • Industrial attachment coordinator
  • Project coordinator
2004 – 2009Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja, KenyaDirector of institute of CSITPart time Lecturer
  • Teaching both undergraduates and post graduates students
1993 – 2008NYS Engineering Institute, Nairobi KenyaDeputy PrincipalHOD/Lecturer
  • Heading the Telecommunication Department
  • Teaching and supervising students
1988 -1993Kenya Institute of Mass Communication, Nairobi KenyaHODInspector(Electronics) / Ag Assistant Lecturer
  • Maintained, Installed and operated electronic broadcast equipments
  • Taught electronics based units

Professional Research Interest

  • Metrics and modelling
  • Computer Software and hardware architectures

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
2017Deputy PIDeputizing the PI and incharge of Data CentreICT infrastructure Hub64.6 M
2012PIResponsible for activities from conceptualization to implementationAttackability metrics model for secure service oriented archtectures0.5 M
2010PIResponsible for activities from conceptualization to implementationE-Voting Challenges in Kenya0.21M
2014 -presentSupervisorGuiding postgraduate student through their research workVarious research topics for NRF fundingAbout 3M

Consultancy

YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
2017/18LeadModeration of Examination, Questions and Examination, ResultsExternal Examiner Alupe University CollegeKSh 40,000
2016/17/18LeadModeration of Examination, Questions and Examination, ResultsExternal Examiner for Laikipia UniversityKsh 120,000

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

  • E-Voting challenges For Kenya – Book Chapter In Current Trend in Social and Educational Development: A Multi-Discipline Approach, published Kibabii University ISSN 978-9966-59-006

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Effect of real time settlement of financial performance of public universities in Kenya. Global journal of commerce and management.vol 4(2) 2015.ISSN2319-7285
  2. Evaluation of the learnability principles of mobile wireless information systems application software for children in Kenya Vol. 6, No 6 june 2015 ISSN 2079-8407
  3. Factors Affecting Information Systems user Satisfaction in Kenyan Universities Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences Vol. 7, No. 2 February 2016 ISSN 2079-8407
  4. Information Security Risks Posed by the Bluetooth Security Weaknesses to the Bluetooth-Enabled Phones Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences Vol. 6, No. 12 December 2015 ISSN 2079-8407 ©2009-2015 CIS Journal. All rights reserved. http://www.cisjournal.org
  5. Security issues in virtualized environments for small and medium enterprises International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology (IJARCET) Volume 06, Issue 05, May 2017, ISSN: 2278 – 1323
  6. Factors that influence the choice of virtualized environments in small medium enterprises. International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology (IJARCET) Volume 06, Issue 05, May 2017, ISSN: 2278 – 1323
  7. Application Lifecycle Management Activities for Quality Assurance in Software Development in International journal of trends in research and developments (ISSN:2394-9333) Vol 4 Issue 2 March _April 2017
  8. Discoverability a new Learnability Principle for Children application software International journal of Computer Science & Information Technology (ISSN:0975-3826) Vol 8 No 4 August 2016
  9. A review of mobile social Software Awareness and Utilization in international Journal of Science & Research ISSN:2319-7064