PROF DOMINIC BERNARD ONYANGO KONDITI


POSITION
FACULTY: ENGINEERING SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: TELECOMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION ENGINEERING
CURRENT DESIGNATION: PROFESSOR
OFFICE EMAIL: dominic.konditi@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
POST DOCTORATE CERTIFICATEELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY AND INTERFERENCEDRESDEN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (GERMANY)2005
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)PHD IN ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERINGINDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE (INDIA)2000
MASTER OF ENGINEERING (M.ENG)MASTERS OF ENGINEERING IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERINGTOTTORI UNIVERSITY (JAPAN)1991
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMAHND IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERINGMOMBASA (KENYA)1983
DIPLOMATELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMSSELF- STUDY-KENYA NATIONAL EXAMS COUNCIL CERTIFICATE (KENYA)1980
CERTIFICATEEACE A - LEVEL KENYATTA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (HSED) (KENYA)1973
CERTIFICATECPE ST PAULS LIGISA PRIMARY SCHOOL (KENYA).....
CERTIFICATEEACE O - LEVELCARDINAL OTUNGA HIGH SCHOOL (KENYA)1971
CERTIFICATEPRE MSC CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNICATION ENGINEERINGTOTTORI UNIVERSITY (JAPAN)1989
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
FEB 2008 - OCT 2008AG. CHAIRMANDEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING, JOMO KENYA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (KENYA)
2012 - 2014AG. DIRECTORMULTI MEDIA UNIVERSITY OF KENYA - CENTRE FOR WSUSTAINABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (KENYA)
2009 - 2014ASSOCIATE PROFESSORMULTI MEDIA UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2009 - 2011DEANMULTI MEDIA UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2001 - 2009SENIOR LECTURERJOMO KENYA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (KENYA)
1983 - 2001LECTURERJOMO KENYA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (KENYA)
1992 - 2001LECTURERJOMO KENYA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (KENYA)
1992 - 2001LECTURERJOMO KENYA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (KENYA)
APRIL 1991 - 1992ASSISTANT LECTURERJOMO KENYA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Performance Analysis of MUSIC, Root-MUSIC and ESPRIT DOA Estimation Algorithm http://www.waset.org/publications/9997885
- Analysis of electromagnetic transmission through dielectric filled apertures of arbitrary shape in a thick conducting screen http://www.wseas.us/e-library/conferences/2005athens/cscc/papers/497-203.doc
- ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) ISSUES IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, DATA AND COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS http://www.eaco.int/docs/assemblies/2014_ElectroMagnetic_Compatibility_Issues_in_Telecommunications_2.pdf
- Fuzzy Logic Based Traffic Balancing in a GSM Network http://jkuat-sri.com/ojs/index.php/sri/article/view/83
- Electromagnetic transmission through apertures of arbitrary shape in a conducting screen http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02564602.2001.11416960
- Performance Analysis of A Rectangular Microstrip Patch Antenna on Different Dielectric Substrates http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/ISDE/article/view/2496
- Radiation through waveguide-backed apertures of arbitrary shape in a conducting screen http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03772063.2002.11416255
- Variation of Input Impedance with Feeding Position in Probe and inset-Fed Microstrip Patch Antenna http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/ISDE/article/view/2254
- Analysis Of Electromagnetic Transmission Through Dielectric Filled Apertures Of Arbitrary Shape In A Thick Conducting Screen http://erepository.uonbi.ac.ke/handle/11295/34678
- Analysis Of Waveguide-backed Apertures Of Arbitrary Shape In A Thick Conducting http://erepository.uonbi.ac.ke/handle/11295/34670
- The Effects of a Human Hand on a Wireless Mouse Antenna http://repository.tukenya.ac.ke/handle/123456789/962
- Hybrid Method Analysis Of Electromagnetic Transmission Through Apertures Of Arbitrary Shape In A Thick Conducting Screen http://erepository.uonbi.ac.ke/handle/11295/34687
- Designing Cavity–Backed Slot Antenna Array: A Numerical Implementation Using ADI-FDTD Method http://erepository.uonbi.ac.ke/handle/11295/36565
- The Effects of a Human Hand on a Wireless Mouse Antenna http://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/ISDE/article/view/20599
- Effects of Varying Angle of Incidence on Wireless Signal Propagation http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.420.1907&rep=rep1&type=pdf
- Malignant Tumor Detection Using Finite Volume Time Domain http://elearning.jkuat.ac.ke/journals/ojs/index.php/jscp/article/view/671
- Closed-loop transmit diversity (transmit beamforming) for mitigation of interference and multipath fading in wireless communication systems http://ir.jkuat.ac.ke/handle/123456789/612
- Combined field integral equation formulation for broad wall radiating slots of arbitrary shape http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=5308211
- Real Time Traffic Balancing in Cellular Network by Multi-Criteria Handoff Algorithm Using Fuzzy Logic http://www.jkuat-sri.com/ojs/index.php/proceedings/article/view/160
- A Constant Current Source for an External Cavity Diode Laser http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.optics.20140403.01.html
- ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY (EMC) ISSUES IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS, DATA AND COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS http://www.eaco.int/docs/assemblies/2014_ElectroMagnetic_Compatibility_Issues_in_Telecommunications_2.pdf
- D.B. Konditi and S.N. Sinha: Radiating slots of arbitrary shape on the broad wall of a rectangular waveguide. World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS) Trans. on Communications, issue 4, vol.2, October, 2003, pp. 539-545. http://iit.roorkee
- D.B. Konditi and S.N. Sinha: Electromagnetic Transmission through apertures of arbitrary shape in a conducting screen, published in Technical Review Journal, Institution of Telecommunications and Electronics (IETE) Vol.18, No.2&3, pp.177 – 190, March-June, 2001. http://iit.Roorkee
- 17. D.B. Konditi and S.N. Sinha: Radiation through waveguide-backed apertures of arbitrary shape in conducting screen,published in IETE Journal of Research, Vol.48, No.1, pp.45 – 57, January-February, 2002. http://iit.roorkee
- D.B. Konditi and S.N. Sinha: Moment – method analysis of waveguide diaphragms of arbitrary shape, IEEEAFRICON 2002, pp. 517 – 524. http://ieee.explorer
- 3. Konditi, D B O, Markopoulos E., Javier B. L., Controlling project progress, management & cost by pivoting the requirements process, JKUAT Scientific Technological & Industrialization Conference, JKUAT, October, 2007. http://www.jkuat.ac.ke
- A. Saito, D.B. Konditi., Yamamoto and Emura, Magnetic Properties of bent amorphous ribbons, Elsevier studies in applied Electromagnetics in materials, Elsevier publishers, B.V., pp197 -206, 1992. http://www.tottori.jpn
- Saito.A., D.B. Konditi, Yamomoto and Emura, Large stress Effects on Magnetic properties of Amorphous Ribbons, Elsevier studies in applied Electromagnetics in materials, Elsevier publishers, B.V., pp. 221- 228, 1992. http://www.tottori.jpn
- 1. Solomon T. Girma, Dominic B.O. Konditi and Edward N. Ndungu, Real Time Traffic Balancing in Cellular Network by Multi-Criteria Handoff Algorithm using Fuzzy Logic, Inter.Jour.of Emerging Technology & Advanced Engineering, ISSN 2250-2459, Vol. 4, Issue 4, April, 2014. http://Inter.Jour.of Emerging Technology & Advanced Engineering
- The Effects of a Human Hand on a Wireless Mouse Antenna http://www.Innovative Systems Design and Engineering
- EFFICIENCY DYNAMICS OF WIRELESS MOUSE ANTENNA IN FLUENCED BY POSITION OF USER’S INDEX FINGER http://www.O-IJTPE ISSUE 23 VOL17 No.2
CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
Name Project Title Period
Vasant Dharmadhikary (PhD Supervision)Analysis of Microstrip-Patch Antennas incorporating Arbitrarily-Shaped Apertures2004-2012
Nicodemus Abungu Odero (PhD Thesis), Hybrid Moment Method/Finite Element Formulation for Radiation Problems Through inhomogeneously fil2002 - 2006
Rop Victor Kimutai (MSc SupervisioParameter Optimization in Design of a Rectangular Microstrip Patch Antenna Using Adaptive Neuro-Fuzz2009-2012
George Musumba Nyaory (MSc Supervision)Cavity-Backed Slot Antenna Array (CBSAA) Analysis and Design using Alternate Direction Implicit-Fin2009-2012
Solomon Teshome Girma (MSc Supervision), Real Time Traffic Balancing in Cellular Network by Multi-Criteria Handoff Algorithm using Fuzzy Lo2012-2014
Elijah Olukohe Otieno (MSc Supervision)Channel Equalization using Self-Organizing Maps2012-2014
Muiga Naftaly Rugara (MSc Supervision)mpact of Spatial Diversity Techniques in Combating Interference and Multipath Fading on Satellite Pe2009-2012
Stanley Kibet Kitur (MSc Supervision)Design and Fabrication of Microstrip Antennas coupled with Arbitrarily-shaped Apertures, 2009- 2013
Boniface Kimani Chomba (MSc Supervision) Effects of Indoor and Outdoor – built sites on Wireless Signal Propagation2009-2011
Josiah K. Makiche (MSc Supervision)A hybrid Formulation for EMC/EMI Problems of Metallic Enclosures with AperturesAugust 2008-November, 2009
Wesley BorA Tunable Semiconductor Laser for Undergraduate ExperimentsAugust 2007-Nov 2009
Philip Kibet Lang’at Formulation of Radiation Characteristics of an Aperture of Arbitrary shape coupling the Microstrip PAugust 2005 –January 2007
Frankline Muriuki Manene (MSc Supervision)Design and Construction of Rectangular Microstrip AntennasAugust 2005 – December 2006
Kipyegon Edwin Koech (MSc Supervision)Design and Construction of a microstrip-patch antenna array with regular-shaped apertures based on FAugust 2005 – December, 2006
Omae Malack Oteri Microwave Characterization of Soil Moisture and Surface RoughnessAugust 2005 – December 2006
COURSES TAUGHT
Course Name Brief Description Period
Electromagnetics I & II-Electrostatics, Magnetostatics; Coulomb's, Gauss's laws and Stoke's theorem, Biot-Savaart Laws, Electric, Magnetic fields, Maxwell's Equations, Helmholtz's Wave Equations, Uniform Plane waves, Normal incidence, Oblique incidence, Parallel-plate waveguides.!992 - 2014
Antenna Theory & Design- Fundamental concepts about antennas as radiating elements - Analysis and design parameters pertaining to aperture, horns, lens and reflector antennas, - Smart antennas, beam steering, nulling and direction finding. - Antennas for wireless communications and related applications; millimeter wave antennas and related materials. - Design project on antennas and arrays2001 - TO-DATE
Advanced Antenna Systems and Radiowave Propagation- Introduction and Antenna Fundamentals . - Phased Array Antennas. - Adaptive antennas and phased arrays for radar and communications. - Propagation Fundamentals – - Plane Earth Models. - Fixed link propagation models. -2009 - TO-DATE
Microwave EngineeringRF/microwave analysis methods and design techniques. Scattering parameters are defined and used to characterize devices and system behavior. Passive and active devices commonly utilized in microwave subsystems are analyzed and studied. Design procedures are presented along with methods to evaluate device performance1994 - TO-DATE
Microwave EngineeringAn introduction to microwave engineering • Transmission lines as circuit elements • Smith chart analysis methods • Impedance transforming and matching circuits • Line and waveguide structures and associated components • Power waves and the network scattering matrix • Passive devices • Two-port network signal transmission • Active devices 1994 - TO-DATE
Wireless CommunicationsCourse description includes but not limited: channel and system models; fading and diversity; resource management and power control; multiple-antenna and MIMO systems; space-time codes and decoding algorithms; multiple-access techniques and multiuser detection; broadcast codes and precoding; cellular and ad-hoc network topologies; OFDM and ultrawideband systems; and architectural issues.2010 - TO-DATE
Transmission Lines and Waveguides- Transmission line theory: Uniform transmission line. Transmission line parameters. Input and transfer impedance of a line. SWR. Reflection coefficient. Power and impedance measurements. Open and shortcircuited lines.Single-stub and double-stub matching. The Smith chart. Guided waves: Waves between parallel plates. TE and TM waves. TEM waves , phase and group velocities. Waveguides: Rectangular guides. Circular guides. Waveguide discontinuities.1994 - TO-DATE
Electric Circuits and Networsks 2-port networks. Composite networks. Network synthesis. Realizability conditions on networks.Polynomials and rational functions useful in approximations.1992 - TO-DATE
Digital Electronics- Logic families and their characteristics - Evaluation of IC families - TTL - Characteristics of TTL gates - Basic TTL gate - Open and unused inputs - Wire-ANDing and open collector gates - Three-state devices - Strobed gates, expandable gates, and expanders - AND-OR-INVERT gates - The EXCLUSIVE-OR / NOR gate. Parity checking. Comparison circuits. Parity checking and generation . More sophisticated error-correcting routines. Multiplexers and demultiplexers Multiplexers. 2001 - TO-DATE
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
Member, IEEE (USA)
Founder Member, Kenya Society of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Associate Member, Institution of Engineers of Kenya
Member, Scientific Board of Internationl Journal on Technical & Physical Problems of EngineeringJTPE
Member, Advisory Board of International Journal on Technical & Physical Problems of Engineering (IJTPE)
Associate Editor, International Journal on Measurement Technologies and Instrumentation Engineering (IJMTIE)
Associate Editor, International Journal on Measurement Technologies and Instrumentation Engineering (IJMTIE)
ANY OTHER EXTRA INFORMATION
Reviewer
- Taylor and Francis Press Journals and Books, CRC Press – www.crcpress.com
-  Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology, JAGST (Kenya)
- RadioScience Journal, USA, radioscience@agu.org

External Examination
- University of Kwa-Zulu, Natal, Postgraduate Theses
- Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology (MMUST)

- Moi University, Eldoret
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