TU-K appoints the first Vice-Chancellor

Biodiesel ProductionFollowing the advertisement of the position of the Vice-Chancellor and the interviews as per the Charter, Prof. Jacob T. Kaimenyi, Cabinet Secretary for Education appointed Prof. Francis Aduol the first Vice-Chancellor of the Technical University of Kenya.

Prior to his appointment, Prof. Aduol served as the University’s VC in acting capacity following the award of the charter by the then President Hon. Mwai Kibaki. Prof. Aduol was appointed the first Principal of the Kenya Polytechnic University College in October 2008. He holds a B.Sc. Engineering degree in Surveying and Photogrammetry, MA in Economics and M.Sc. degree in Surveying both from the University of Nairobi, and Dr.-Ing. in Geodesy from the University of Stuttgart in Germany.

Prof. Aduol has had an illustrious career as an academic and in university administration. He is a full Professor of Surveying of the University of Nairobi. He has served previously at the University of Nairobi as Chairman of Department of Surveying; Dean, Faculty of Engineering; and Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering.

He is a member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya and a Licensed Surveyor in Kenya.