DR SIMEON SAGANA KANANI


POSITION
CURRENT DESIGNATION: SENIOR LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: skanani@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)ENGINEERING MANAGEMENTCALIFORNIA COAST UNIVERSITY, SANTA ANNA (UNITED STATES)2002
MASTERS OF ARTS (MA)GEOGRAPHY REMOTE SENSINGUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA (UNITED STATES)1981
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)SURVEYING AND PHOTOGRAMMETRYUNIVERITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)1983
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC)SURVEYING AND PHOTOGRAMMETRYUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)1974
DIPLOMA IN TECHNOLOGY OF EDUCATION (DIP. TECH.ED)DEFENSE AIRCRAFTS AND WEAPONS SYSTEMSROYAL AIR FORCE COLLEGE, CRANWELL (UNITED KINGDOM)1975
SHORT COURSE/ TRAININGREMOTE SENSING AIR DEFENSE INTELLIGENCEROYAL AIR FORCE, WYTON (UNITED KINGDOM)1975
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
2014 - PRESENTSENIOR LECTURERTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
1995 - 2014MANAGING DIRECTORCOMPUTER MAPPING SERVICES LTD (KENYA)
2006 - 2011LEAD CONSULTANT, STRATEGIC PLANNING AND GOVERNANCEUNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (UNDP) (SOUTH SUDAN)
2004 - 2006PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTIONUSAID-SUDAN PEACE FUND (SUDAN)
1995 - 2001ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTORUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA STUDIES IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (UNITED STATES)
1990 - 2001MANAGING DIRECTORTECHNICAL STUDY TOURS LTD (KENYA)
1983 - 1990COORDINATOR OF PROGRAMMES/PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO DIRECTOR GENERALINTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN AGROFORESTRY (KENYA)
1981 - 1983SENIOR ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION OFFICERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT SECRETARIAT (NOW NEMA) (KENYA)
1974 - 1978TECHNICAL OFFFICER - CAPTAINKENYA DEFENSE FORCES - KENYA AIR FORCE (KENYA)
GENERAL STATEMENT ON RESEARCH AREA(S)
Application of Geospatial Technologies/Earth Observation (Remote Sensing, Geographic Information System and Global Positioning) to natural resources mapping, planning and monitoring. Land use land cover change detection and conversion studies, environmental dynamics and impacts modelling. Monitoring of potential international trans-boundary resources conflicts. .

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