PROF MICHAEL LAVI MUIA


POSITION
CURRENT DESIGNATION: EXECUTIVE DEAN
OFFICE EMAIL: michael.muia@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)PHYSICS, X-RAY FLUORESCENCEUNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP (BELGIUM)1991
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)PHYSICS, NUCLEAR ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUESUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)1986
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC)MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICSUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)1981
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
SEP.2014 - TO DATEPROFESSORTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
SEP. 2013 - SEP. 2014PROFESSOR EGERTON UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1995 - AUG. 2013ASSOCIATE PROFESSOREGERTON UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1992 - 1995SENIOR LECTUREREGERTON UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1990 - 1992LECTURERUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)
1984 - 1990TUTORIAL FELLOWUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)
1983 - 1984GRADUATE ASSISTANTUNIVERSITY NAIROBI (KENYA)
GENERAL STATEMENT ON RESEARCH AREA(S)
Telecommunications Applications of Physics in the Study of Insect Communication Applications of Nuclear Analytical Techniques in Environmental and Biological Sciences
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Characteristic Performance of  a Polarized MIMO Dipole in an Indoor Environment at 5.2 GHz Asian Journal of Engineering, Sciences and Technology, 2,  3 , 61
- Microprocessor Based Temperature Controller on Power Transistors International  Journal of Research in  Engineering and Technology, 5  3 , 791
- A comparative study of Anopheles Gambiae Male mosquito’s response to frequency modulated [FM] and Pulse Modulated [PM] waves at different acoustic frequencies and distances Indonesian Journal of Physics, 4, 20 ,81 (2009)
- Introduction to Electronics (Book)
Egerton University Press ISBN-9966-05-694-7
-   Determination of rare earth elements in geological materials by total reflection X-ray  fluorescence.,    Analytica Chimica Acta., 251 177(1991)
- Total reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis using an extended focus tube for the determination of  dissolved elements in rain water

Spectrochimica Acta., 46B 1421(1991)

- Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence of borax beads using double dilution without comparison standards, X-ray Spectrometry.,     20 175 (1991)
- EDXRF analysis of geological materials in borax beads using Tertians Binary Coefficient approach combined with internal standard addition X-ray Spectrometry., 20 179 (1991)
- Use of Theoretical accurate influence coefficients with Tertians equation in X-ray fluorescence analysis of silicate rocks in borax beads, X-ray Spectrometry ., 19 141 (1990)
- Evaluation of Fundamental parameters method for Biological materials and soil analysis by energy dispersive X- ray spectrometry

Int. J. Radiat. Appl. Instrum. Part A., 38 45 (1987)

CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
Name Project Title Period
Ochieng, Benard Owino Determination of Tumor Volumes and Radiation Dose in Computed Tomography based Three-Dimensional Con2014
Muchai Ian Kaniu Development of Nuclear Digital Spectrometric Analysis via Machine Learning and application to trace 2013
Charles K. Wangati Synthesis and Characterisation of CuAlxB1-xSe2 T thin films deposited by Magnetron Sputtering for P2013
Bendibbie M. Mulwa Radioactivity in the Ecosystem of Mrima Hill area in Kenya: Application of Multivariate Techniques a2013
Daniel Mutiso KasukuConversion of Acoustic Energy into Electrical Energy; M.Sc2013
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
MEMBER, The Kenya Physical Society

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