PROF FRANCIS KIMANI GATHERI


POSITION
CURRENT DESIGNATION: PROFESSOR AND EXECUTIVE DEAN
OFFICE EMAIL: fgatheri@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)COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AND HEAT TRANSFERUNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES (AUSTRALIA)1994
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AND HEAT TRANSFERUNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES (KENYA)1994
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)APPLIED MATHEMATICSKENYATTA UNIVERSITY (KENYA)1989
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED)MATHEMATICS,COMPUTER, AND EDUCATION KENYATTA UNIVERSITRY (KENYA)1987
CERTIFICATEMATHEMATICS, PHYSICS AND EDUATIONKENYA SCIENCE TEACHERS COLLEGE (KENYA)1983
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
SEPTEMBER 1989 - JANUARY 1990ASSISTANT LECTUREREGERTON UNIVERSITY- NJORO (KENYA)
1994 - 2010SENIOR LECTURERKENYATTA UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1990 - 1994PART-TIME TUTOR UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES (AUSTRALIA)
GENERAL STATEMENT ON RESEARCH AREA(S)
Numerical Simulation of Turbulent flows, Mathematical modelling of MhD flows and Brain tumour growth using ADM
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- BUOYANCY DRIVEN NATURAL CONVECTION HEAT TRANSFER IN AN ENCLOSURE
SUBMITTED 2008 FOR PUBLICATION BY EAJPS.
- THE USE OF MESH GENERATION FUNCTIONS FOR THE SOLUTIONS OF NATURAL CONVENTION PROBLEMS
EAST AFRICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES VOL.6 (1):21-31, 2005
- VARIABLE FALSE TRANSIENT FOR THE SOLUTION OF COUPLEDELLIPTIC EQUATIONS
EAST AFRICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES VOL.6(2):107-116 2005
- BUOYANCY DRIVEN FREE- CONVECTION TURBULENT HEAT TRANSFER IN AN ENCLOSURE.
SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION 2007 BY JAGST-JKUAT.
- NUMERICAL STUDY OF FREE CONVECTION TURBULENT HEAT TRANSFER IN AN ENCLOSURE
ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT VOLUME/ISSUE 45/15-16, PP. 2571-2582,2004
- NATURAL CONVECTION IN AN ENCLOSURE WITH LOCALIZED HEATING AND COOLING: A NUMERICAL STUDY
HEAT TRANSFER 1994, G.F. HEWITT (ED)VOL.2,PP 361-3661 1994. (PAPER AVAILABLE AT
http://De vahl davis pubs 1994)
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DEVELOPING A NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF VASCULAR BRAIN TUMOR GROWTH USING 2-DIMENSIONALPARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION

http://www.ikpress.org/abstract/5015#.Vmf5_uKmQjA
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DEVELOPING A NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF VASCULAR BRAIN TUMOR GROWTH USING 1-DIMENSIONALPARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATION

http://www.ikpress.org/abstract/5030#.Vmf5luKmQjA
CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
Name Project Title Period
PHD THESIS - KINYANJUI MATHEW : MHD FLOWS WITH HALL AND ION-SLIP CURRENTS , JKUAT1999
PHD THESIS- SIGEY,J. KIBETNUMERICAL STUDY OF FREE CONVENCTION IN ENCLOSURES 2005
MSC THESIS -RUTO NELSON KIPKOECHCANOIDS EQUATIONS1996
MSC THESIS- NJOROGE GEORGE KARIUKINUMERICAL SIMULATION OF NATURAL CONVENCTION IN AN ENCLOSURE1997
MS THESIS - SIGEY J. KIBET TURBULENT NATURAL CONVENCTION IN AN ENCLOSURE1999
MSC THESIS- THOYA PATRICK KITSAO LAMINAR CONVENCTION IN A RECTANGULAR CAVITY2002
MSC THESIS -KENNEDY OTIENOTURBULENT NATURAL CONVENCTION FLOWS2004
MSC THESIS - BETH MENGE KEMBONUMERICAL STUDY OF BUOYANCY DRIVEN TURBULENT NATURAL CONVENCTION IN AN ENCLOSURE2004
MS THESIS - MWANGI ELIAS GITAUTURBULENT NATURAL CONVENCTION IN AN ENCLOSURE WITH LOCALIZED HEATING AND COOLING2005
MSC THESIS - NDOLO HUDSON MUSYOKINUMERICAL COMPUTATION OF TURBULENT CONVENCTION WITH LOCALIZED HEATING AND COOLING2005
MSC THESIS- MUTUKU WINFRED NDUKUUNSTEADY FLOW OF HYDROMAGNETIC FLUID PAST ANIFORMLY INFINITE VERTICAL POROUS PLATE2006
MSC THESIS- NDANO ROSE W.THE MEHOD OF VARIABLE FALSE TRANSIENT FACTORS FOR THE SOLUTION OF NATURAL CONVENCTION PROBLEMS 2006
MSC THESIS- NJOROGE HANNAH I. NJOKI TWO DIMENSIONAL BUOYANCY DRIVEN TURBULENT NATURAL CONVENCTION IN A SQUARE ENCLOSURE 2008
MSC THESIS- KIPNGENO JOELTURBULENT NATURAL CONVENCTION WITH LOCALIZED HEATING AND COOLING ON OPPOSITE VERTICAL WALLS OF AN EN2008
Ph.D Thesis-Kennedy AwourTurbulent Natural Convection in a enclosure: Numerical study of different k-epsilion models 2012
Ph.D Thesis- Paul Maina WanjauNumerical Simulation of Vascular Brain Tumour Growth Using Adomian Decomposition Method2016
PhD-Thesis Kimunguyi JosephThree Dimensional Turbulent Natural Convection using the PISO algorithm and k-w-sst Model2016
Msc-Thesis- Ndungu MainaNatural Convection in an enclosure2014
Msc-Data Communication: Mutua simonA Wireless Sensor Network Medical tool for Monitoring Heart related Ailment2015

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