MR. EDISON OMOLLO ODUOR


POSITION
FACULTY: SOCIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: CREATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGIES
DEPARTMENT: FASHION AND TEXTILES TECHNOLOGY
CURRENT DESIGNATION: Assistant Lecturer
OFFICE EMAIL: edison.omollo@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8AM-5PM MON - FRI
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)FASHION AND TEXTILE TECHNOLOGYTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)On-going
MASTER OF ENGINEERING (M.ENG)TEXTILE ENGINEERINGDONGHUA (CHINA)2014
BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B.TECH)TEXTILE ENGINEERINGMOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2010
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
SEPTEMBER, 2014 - TO DATEASSISTANT LECTURERTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
MAY, 2014 - AUGUST, 2014TUTORIAL FELLOWMOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
NOVEMBER, 2010 - AUGUST, 2011ASSISTANT TESTING OFFICERKENYA BUREAU OF STANDARDS (KENYA)
GENERAL STATEMENT ON RESEARCH AREA(S)
A Textile Engineer skilled in textile processing and manufacturing, textile testing, fabric design and construction, textile finishing (dyeing and printing), clothing comfort, polymers, polymer processing and characterization techniques. Research interests include but not limited to; electrospinning of polymeric textile fibers for various applications, nonwovens, textile fabric modification and textile testing.
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Title Area
M. Eng. Project Work: ‘Electrospinning of cellulose acetate, property analysis and fabrication of PP/CA/PP composite filter'Textile Engineering
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- E. Omollo, C. Y. Zhang, W. J. Liu, N. Sizo, "A Study of Optimum Conditions for
Electrospinning Cellulose Acetate Nanofibers in Trifluoroacetic Acid Solvent", ...
Advanced materials research,750,323-327
- Ndlovu, L.N., Siddiqui, Q., Omollo, E., and Chongwen, Y., Physical properties of plain single jersey knitted fabrics made from blended and core spun polysulfonamide (PSA)/cotton yarns http://trj.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/08/07/0040517514542145.abstract
- Omollo, E., Zhang, C.Y., Mwasiagi, J.I., Tusiimire, Y., and Ndlovu, L., A Study of the Effects of Aging the Spinning Solution during the Electrospinning of Cellulose Acetate Nanofibers http://www.publicationhosting.org/toc/article.php?id=5955
- Fredrick Nzioka, Edison Omollo, Edwin Khamala, Josphat Mwasiagi, Lucy Ciera and Yimin Wang. A Study of the Characteristics of Hollow Glass Microspheres Reinforced Thermoplastic Polyurethane Composite Foam http://www.updi.info/22498877.6/496655
- Omollo, E., Zhang, C.Y., Mwasiagi, J.I., and Ncube, S., Electrospinning Cellulose Acetate Nanofibers and a study of their possible use in High Efficiency Filtration http://jit.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/06/18/1528083714540696.abstract
- Tusiimire, Y., Zhang, C.Y., and Omollo, E. Cellulose acetate (CA) as an alternative for Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) in relation to absorption properties of blended electrospun poly (vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) Membrane http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10570-014-0296-1
- Ncube, S., Zhang, C. Y., Omollo, E., & Liu, L. Effect of Time and Temperature when Removing PVA from a PET/PVA Nonwoven Material http://www.scientific.net/AMR.821-822.188
- A STUDY OF YARN IMPERFECTIONS FOR BASOFIL/COTTON ROTOR SPUN YARN http://www.jkuat-sri.com/ojs/index.php/proceedings/article/view/396
- Preliminary Study regarding the Effects of Different Soil Treatments on the Strength of Canvas Material during the Soil Burial Test http://www.tekstilec.si/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/262-267.pdf
- Eri silkworm rearing practices in Kenya http://www.entomoljournal.com/archives/2016/vol4issue5/PartC/4-4-163-184.pdf
CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
Member, Engineers Board of Kenya
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