DR. GEORGE KIMATHI

 

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Title Senior Lecturer | H.o.D
Office Department of Science and Engineering
Ext/Phone 480
Email gkimathi@daystar.ac.ke

 

Education

  • 2009 -2013:
    PhD – Applied Mathematics - University of Nairobi; Thesis Title: Mutual Inhibition, Competition and Periodicity in a Two Species Chemostat-like Environment; (Conferred on 23rd August, 2013) 

  • 2009 – 2010: 
    Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice; York St. John University, United Kingdom

  • 1999 – 2001: 
    Master of Science in Applied Mathematics University of Nairobi Project Title: Solution of Magnetohydrodynamic Flow Problem Using Laplace Transforms 

  • 1996 – 1999 
    Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (Summa cum Laude) University of Eastern Africa, Baraton

 

Current Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Kimathi G. E., Wasike, A. A. & Pokhariyal, G. P. (2013). Mutual Inhibition in a Chemostat-like System, American Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 2 No 1 pp. 19 - 29.

  2. Kimathi G. E., Wasike, A. A. & Pokhariyal, G. P. (2012). Global Asymptotic Behaviour of aquatic vegetation in a periodical mediated system, International J. of Modern Engineering Research, Vol. 2 No 5 pp. 3248 – 3256.

  3. Kimathi, G. E., Wasike, A. A., & Pokhariyal, G. P. (2012). Mutual Inhibition, competition, and Periodicity in a 2-Species Chemostat-like System, International J. of Applied Mathematics and computing, Vol. 4 No 1 pp. 77 – 86.

  4. Kimathi, G. E. & Singh, C. B. (2009). Steady Liquid Flow between Two Parallel Infinite Plates with Pressure Gradient Influenced by Transverse Magnetic Field, International J. of BioChemiPhysics, Vol. 17, No. 1.

  5. Kimathi, G. E. (2013). Mutual Inhibition, Competition and Periodicity in a two-species Chemostat-like System, PhD Thesis, University of Nairobi.

  6. Curriculum for Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science for Daystar University – Submitted to Commission for Higher Education in March, 2009.

  7. Curriculum for Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Daystar University – Approved by Commission for Higher Education in 2012.

  8. Kimathi, G. (2001). Solution of Magnetohydrodynamic Flow Problem Using Laplace Transforms, MSc Project, University of Nairobi

 

 

Professional Membership

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (UK)
  • Member of Mathematics Association of Kenya

 

 

Research Activities

  • 2009 – 2013               Mutual Inhibition, competition and Periodicity in a 2-Species Chemostat-like System

  • 2009 – 2010               Retention and Attenuation Capacities of Selected Wetlands for both Halogenated and non-halogenated Hydrocarbons: Modelling and Speciation.

  • 2009 – 2010               Effects of Student Centered Learning Approach on Student Attitude to Mathematics – A Case Study of Daystar University (Mombasa Campus)

  • 2008 – 2011               Mutual Inhibition, competition, and Periodicity in a 2-Species Chemostat-like System

  • 2005 – 2006               Effect of Birth Order, Family Size, and Age on Academic Performance

  • 2000 – 2001               Solution of Magnetohydrodynamic Flow Problem Using Laplace Transforms

 

Research Interest

  • Ecological and Biological Mathematics – Competition between Species
  • Risk Theory
  • Differential equations
  • Dynamical systems
  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Fluid Dynamics – Fluid Flow between Plates

 

Seminars & Awards

 

  • 2013 Data Analysis using Stata Workshop 2012 AuthorAID/IFS Workshop on Scientific Writing – African Academy of Sciences.
  • 2012 Seminar on Mainstreaming Drug/Substance Abuse into the University Curriculum
  • 2010    Seminar on Customer Service Skills
  • 2009 Seminar on Risk Management
  • 2009 Summer School on Abstract Algebra
  • 2006 Wireless Broadband East Africa Conference
  • 2006 Presented a paper to Baraton University General Assembly. Title:- Effect of Birth Order, Family Size, and Age on Academic Performance.
  • 2005 Workshop on Improving University Teaching and Learning
  • 2005 Content development Workshop
  • 2004 Research Symposium on Challenges of Universities in   Development
  • 2004 Co-content Development Workshop
  • 2002 Kenya Educational Network on E-learning

 

Awards

  • PhD Research Grant – National Council of Science and Technology (2010)
  • PhD Scholarship Award – African Mathematics Millennium Science Initiative – (2009)
  • DAAD Scholarship to Pursue Msc in Applied Mathematics (1999)
  • UEAB Research Grant to study Effect of Birth Order, Family Size, and Age on Academic Performance -  (2005)
  • Highest GPA Award, 1999 Senior Class
  • Highest GPA Award, 1998 Junior Class
  • Highest GPA Award, 1997 Sophomore Class
  • Deans List 1999
  • Honours List 1999
  • Deans List 1998
  • Honours List 1998
  • Deans List 1997
  • Honours List 1997