Dr. Githiri John Gitonga
Department of Physics
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Educational Background Doctor of Philosophy, (physics), Applied Geophysics specialization. Jomo-Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2009. Master of Science, (physics), Geophysics specialization, Kenyatta University, 1999. Bachelor of Education Science, Physics (major)/ Mathematics (minor), Kenyatta University, 2nd class Hons (upper-division), 1994. Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education, Subjects: -Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry & General paper, Thika High School, 3 Principal passes & 1 subsidiary pass, 1989. Kenya Certificate of Education (O-Level), Nyeri Technical Secondary School, Division I, 1987. Certificate of Primary Education (C.P.E). Heshima Road Primary School Nairobi, 30 points, 1983. Academic / Teaching Experience 1.) Jomo-Kenyatta University of Agriculture, Science & Technology. Head of Physics Department (Jan 2014- present) Senior Lecturer, Physics Dept (Nov 2013- present). Lecturer, Physics Dept, (Nov 2009- Nov 2013). Tutorial Fellow, Physics Dept (Nov 2003- Nov 2009). Departmental Examination Coordinator 2013. Departmental seminar coordinator 2010-2013. Postgraduate student advisor 2010-2013. Member of departmental board of post-graduate (DBPS) committee 2010-2013. Member of University’s joint management committee on collaborations.
Establishment of absolute gravity stations referenced to IGSN 71 datum levels at county levels
Githiri, J.G., Gravity and Magnetic survey of the greater Magadi area, Kenya. PhD Thesis abstract Geophysics; May-June, Vol. 75(3); p. z47-z49
Githiri, J.G., Stangl, R.L., Waithaka, J.W., and Okumu, J.: Gravity survey of Lake Magadi area. East African Journal of physical sciences, Vol. 6(1), 2005. p. 89-100.
Githiri, J.G., Stangl, R.L., Waithaka, J.W., and Dindi, E.W.: Ground magnetic Survey of Magadi geothermal field. East African Journal of physical sciences, Vol. 5(2), 2004. P.69-80.