Dean’s Message

Dean, School of Engineering and Technology
Prof. Christopher Maina Muriithi, PhD
Message from the Dean

Welcome to the School of Engineering and Technology, Murang’a University of Technology. In our school you will find a community of learners dedicated to addressing some of the world’s most complex engineering challenges—from climate change to economic instability. As dean, I have the privilege of leading this School, a place where curiosity, compassion, and intellect combine to create breakthroughs that help us live better lives.

The School was started as one of the pioneer School of Murang’a University of Technology. SET is looking forward to being recognized internationally as a center of excellence in Engineering and Technology and hopes to endeavor to build engineering capacity for national development and wealth creation through training of highly skilled workforce in engineering, Technology, research, consultancy and extension services are given working towards achieving vision 2030. High-impact research at the undergraduate and graduate levels aims to equip students with advanced skills and expertise that put them in a highly competitive position in the market.

I am extremely proud of the learners, leaders, and thinkers who make up the School of Engineering and Technology. And I am honored to be part of a team of people who are not just about making technology happen, but making technology better thereby impacting the community.

The school aims:

  • To provide quality Engineering and Technology education that inculcates creativity and innovation for economic growth.
  • To develop and review Engineering, Technology and Technological Education syllabi in line with market demands.
  • To continuously improve the quality of Teaching and Learning through curriculum implementation procedures.
  • To attract, mentor, retain and motivate high caliber academic and professional staff.
  • To maximize the School’s capacity to admit, retain undergraduate and graduate students.
The School is constituted of Two main departments:

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

The Department Offers following Programmes

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Master of Technology in Mechanical Engineering
Master of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechatronics Engineering {To start as from (2022)}
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering {To start as from (2022)}

Department of Engineering Technology

Our department host the following diploma programmes;

1. Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (MUT)
2. Diploma in Civil Engineering (MUT)
3. Diploma in Building Technicians Level 6 (TVET)
4. Diploma in Mechanical Production Level 6 (TVET)
5. Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Power Level 6 (TVET)
6. Diploma in Civil Engineering level 6 (TVET)

Murang’a University of Technology (MUT) offers a three years Diploma programme with six (6) semesters While TVET Diploma takes seven (7) terms.

The School has two viable routes to establish technical training Programmes:

  1. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (ELECTRICAL/ MECHANICAL/ CIVIL ETC)

          {Regulating Body: The Kenya Engineering Technology Registration Board}

“Engineering technology” means part of the engineering profession in which knowledge of applied mathematical and natural science gained by higher education, experience and practice is devoted to application of engineering principles and the implementation of technology education for the professional focusing primarily on analyzing, applying, implementing and improving existing technologies and is aimed at preparing graduates for the purpose of engineering technology practices closest to the product improvement.

  1. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING (ELECTRICAL/ MECHANICAL/ CIVIL ETC)

         {Regulating Body: The Engineers Board of Kenya}

“Engineer” means a person registered under this Act as a professional engineer or consulting engineer and who holds a valid license;

“Engineering” means the creative application of scientific principles to design or develop structures, machines, apparatus, or manufacturing processes, or works utilizing them singly or in combination or to construct or operate the same with full cognizance of their design or to forecast their behavior under specific operating conditions or aspects of intended functions, economics of operation and safety to life and property.

Dean, School of Engineering and Technology,

Prof. Christopher Maina Muriithi,

PhD, Electrical Engineering (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology), MSc & BSc (National Research University -Moscow Power Engineering Institute- Russia)

Graduate Engineer EBK, IEK; Professional Engineering Technologist, KETRB, IET; Member IEEE