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Summary of Research Publications by DeKUT Staff and Students

TitleJournal in which paper is publishedAuthors
Cultivation and promotion of a reading culture among primary school children in urban areas. a case study of schools in Eldoret municipality East Africa Journal Of Information Services. Vol. No. 002, 2009 B.Githiora, B., Kiplanga’t, J, and Otike Fredrick
Challenges faced in establishing university libraries in Kenya International Journal of Library and Information Science. Vol. 2 (8) pp. 148-154,  2010 Otike Fredrick and Omboi Messah
Reading culture, cultivation and its promotion among pupils: a Kenyan perspective International research journal of library, information and archival studies. Vol. 1(1) pp. 001-005, August 2011 Fredrick Wawire Otike
The use of grapevine information for decision making and management in university libraries: A Kenyan perspective International Research Journal of Library, Information and Archival Studies. Vol. 1(2) pp. 038-043, September, 2011 Fredrick Wawire Otike
Free primary education in Kenya and its challenges in fighting illiteracy Journal of education and practice. Vol. 2 (3), 2011 Otike Fredrick, Beatrice Kiruki
The use of satellite images to monitor the effect of sand dams on Stream bank land cover changes in kitui district Journal of Agriculture Science and Technology. Vol. 13(2) 2011 H. K. Manzi and D. N. Kuria
Managing distribution of National examinations using Geospatial technologies: ACase study of Pumwani and Central divisions International Journal of Computer Engineering Research Vol. 2(5), pp.82-92, November 2011 David Ndegwa Kuria, Moses Murimi Ngigi, Josephine Wanjiru Wanjiku, and Rachel Kavutha Kasumuni
An open source Geographic Information System (GIS) approach to water supply management, distribution and billing International Journal of Computer Engineering Research. Vol. 3(4), pp. 55-62, November 2012 David Ndegwa Kuria, Douglas Engoke Musiega, Moses Murimi Ngigi and Simon Kibue Ngugi
Setting up of a Kenya National Domestic Violence Call Center (K-NDVCC): Prototype and Pilot Implementation International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies. Volume 3 No.1, 2012 David Ndegwa Kuria Moses Murimi Ngigi Moses Karoki Gachari and John Gitau Kahiu
Effect Of Water Glass Treatment On The Mechanical and Thermooxidative Properties of Kenaf and Sisal Fibres, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites Volume 31 Issue 19, October 2012. Moshibudi C Khoathane,  Emmanuel R Sadiku,  Paul M Wambua,
Recycling and value addition to thermoplastic wastes to produce plant fibre reinforced composites, Journal of Macromolecules, Journal of Macromolecules Vol. 8, Issue 1, 2012, ISSN: 0974-7478 Edward O.V.Odhong, Paul M.Wambua, Abel N.Mayaka
Hydromagnetic turbulent flow of a rotating System past a Semi – Infinite vertical Plate with hall current International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics Volume 79 No. 1 2012, 97-119 Mathew Kinyanjui, Emmah M. Marigi and Jackson K. Kwanza
Recycling and Fibre Reinforcement of Thermoplastic Wastes to Produce Composites for Construction Works, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 4(7) March 2012. P.M. Wambua, A.N. Mayaka and E.O.V. Odhong,
Cementing material from rice husk-broken bricks spent bleaching earth dried calcium carbide residue Mediterranean Journal of Chemistry 2012, 2(2), 400-407 Muthengia Jackson Wachira,  Muthakia Gerald Kanyago, and Thiong’o Joseph Karanja
Equilibrium Studies of Fluoride Adsorption onto a Ferric Poly−mineral from Kenya Journal of Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. 2012 Vol. 16 (1) 69 Enos W. Wambui, Charles O. Onindo,Willis Ambusso, Gerald K. Muthakia
Ethical issues in the construction industry in Kenya. a critical analysis of the professional  conduct in engineering technology management The international institute for science, technology and education (IISTE). Industrial engineering letters. ISSN 2224-6096 (print) ISSN 2225-0581 (online). VOL 2, No.7, 2012 Fr. Dr. Donatus Mathenge Githui
Prospect Theory: Test on framing and loss aversion effects on  investors decision-making process at the Nairobi securities Exchange, Kenya Research Journal of Finance and Accounting.  Vol 3, No 9, 2012 ISSN 2222-1697 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2847 (Online) Peter Mbaluka,  Charles Muthama and  Elizabeth Kalunda
Test of endowment and disposition effects under prospect theory on decision-making process of individual investors At the Nairobi Securities exchange, Kenya Research Journal of Finance and Accounting. Vol 3, No 6, 2012  Elizabeth Kalunda and Peter Mbaluka
Pharmaceutical manufacturing companies in Kenya And their credit risk management practices Research Journal of Finance and Accounting.  Vol 3, No 5, 2012 Elizabeth Kalunda, Beatrice Nduku and John Kabiru
A general Purpose Image Based Electors Smart Card Using an Enhanced Least Significant Bit  Steganographic Method for Information Hiding: A case study of the Kenyan Electoral Process International Journal of Computer Science Issues. Vol. 10, Issue 2, No 1, March 2013 Gabriel Macharia Kamau, Stephen Kimani and Waweru Mwangi
Merti aquifer recharge zones determination using geospatial technologies Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology for Development Vol. 1 No.1, July 2013 David Ndegwa Kuria and Henry Njau Kamunge
Extending LANDSAT based land use/ cover time series after May 2003 for tropical rain forest areas in East Africa Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology for Development Vol. 1 No.1, July 2013 M. Macharia, T, Lung and G. Schaab
Supply chain management using GIS, a case study of Coca Cola Company Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology for Development Vol. 1 No.1, July 2013 Arthur Wafula Sichangi and Douglas Musiega
Evaluation of the process of land registration according to Registration of Titles Act (RTA) system in Kenya Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology for Development Vol. 1 No.1, July 2013 Josphine Wanjiru Wanjiku, Carol W. Gikwa and Mary Wandia
Habitat Utilization by Hippopotamuses  (Hippopotamus Amphibus) in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology for Development Vol. 1 No.1, July 2013 Fred K. Waweru and Kaba J.N
Assessing Niche Tourism Potentials at Kit Mikayi Sacred Site using activity-based segmentation: towards sustainable tourism product diversification. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences  Vol.3, No.22, 2013 Asborn J. Misiko
An Empirical study to Measuring Corruption and Integrity in Kenyan Police Agency: An Ethical Perspective Public Policy and Administration Research. Vol.4, No.2, 2014 Githui Donatus Mathenge
Characterizations of Basalt Unsaturated Polyester Laminates Under Static Three-Point Bending and Low-Velocity Impact Loadings, Polymer Composites,DOI 10.1002/pc.22885, 2014.Rotich K. Gideon, Hangjun Hu, Paul Wambua, BohongGu,
Digital Rights Management: Improving Online Digital Images Copy Rights Management through an Enhanced Least Significant Bit Steganographic Algorithm Computer Engineering and Intelligent Systems Vol.5, No.9, 2014 Gabriel Macharia Kamau and Cheruiyot W. K
Assessing the Compliance of Physical Plans using GIS and Remote Sensing: A Case of Ol Kalou Town International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014 Racheal Njeri Mugo , David N. Kuria and Kenneth Mubea
Factors Affecting Kenya Alpine Dairy Goat Milk Production in Nyeri Region Journal of Food Research; Vol. 3, No. 6; 2014 Mburu Monica, Mugendi Beatrice, Makhoka Anselimo and Muhoho Simon
Driving With Single Deformable Polyline Tentacle and Velocity Obstacles Control Theory and Informatics Vol.4, No.1, 2014 Inno Odira,  P. K. Kihato and S. I. Kamau
Impacts of Development Process on Mawanga Cave’s Tourism Sustainability: Lessons for Future Improvement International Journal of Arts and Commerce Vol. 4 No. 4, April, 2015 Asborn J. Misiko
Drivers for Capital Structures of Real Estate Firms in Kenya Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Sports      Vol.7, 2015 Ngugi, Samuel M. and Afande, Francis Ofunya
Corporate Social Responsibility And Philanthropy (A Case Of Equity Bank Ltd) Journal of Culture, Society and Development Vol.6, 2015 Francis Ofunya Afande and Mathenge Paul Maina
Effects of coffee processing technologies on physico-chemical properties and sensory qualities of coffee African Journal of Food Science Vol. 9(4), pp. 230-236, April, 2015 Kipkorir Richard Koskei, Muliro Patrick and Muhoho Simon