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  1. Riungu N.J. Enhanced biogas production with concomitant pathogen inactivation during anaerobic stabilization of UDDT-F. PhD research, Unesco-Ihe, Delft. (Submitted)
  2. Esther M. Momanyi. Enhancing sludge hygienisation in anaerobic digestion of UDDT faeces, MSc Supervision. July 2015, UNESCO-IHE, Delft
  3. Riungu J.N. 2009. Investigating removal of natural organic matter and pesticides from water by Ultrafiltration (UF) and nanofiltration (NF) membranes. (MSc research) JKUAT/ Lappeenranta University of Technology- Finland
  4. Riungu N.J., Principal Investigator. Paradigm shift in faecal sludge management in Kenya for environmental management and food security. Newton-utafiti Fund
  5. W. Mirara, Processing VIP latrine faecal sludge using a bench scale mid infrared machine, MSc research, 2017
  6. Kigira Francis, Modelling the impact of land use/ land cover changes on hydrology on Thika River catchment using Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), 2008, JKUAT
  7. Kiigira Francis, Modelling water quality of Nyangores catchment using Water erosion practices project (WEPP) and soil and water assessment tool (SWAT)
  8. Welma Nyabuto, Dynamic Voltage Stability Analysis on Shore to Ship Power Connected System. MSc research
  9. Mwende Rosemary Matheka: Optimization Of Organic Waste Protein Using Black Soldier Fly Larvae..MSc research…ongoing.
  10. Fiona Prema Otieno: A study of the effects of facts devices in renewable energy grid-connected systems to improve voltages stability, MSc research, Ongoing
  11. G.N, B. Skills and competency gaps analysis of motor mechanics in the informal sector: A case study for Meru township in Kenya, PhD research..ongoing.
  12. G.N, Asiago. B. Design and performance test of a solar powered drier for BSF larvae – on going
  13. Rukaria M. Joel: Development and analysis of a biogas-solar hybrid system to power a helical rotor water pump. MSc research, ongoing.
S/No. Awards:
1. Practical applicability award of PhD Research, ‘Sani-bio reactor setup’-Enhanced biogas production with concomitant pathogen inactivation during anaerobic stabilization of UDDT-F in a two stage bioreactor at UNESCO-IHE, Institute for Water Education, Netherlands.
2. Agricultural Society of Kenya, Meru: Best research and innovation award, June 2018
S/No. WORKSHOPS/TRAININGS
1. Riungu N. J. Training workshop on maintenance of infrastructure for developing countries 26-28 March 2018. Malaysia
2. Riungu N.J. 2018. Training workshop on maintenance of infrastructure for developing countries, Malaysia between
3. Riungu J.N. 2010. Helminth egg analysis. Asian Institute of technology
4. Riungu J.N. 2010. Decentralized sanitation- an overview of the challenges related to inadequate sanitation in developing countries and an overview of potential technical solutions. Design and implementation of smaller decentralized wastewater treatment systems, natural and source separating systems. Norwegian University of life sciences, 31st May-26th June 2010. Norway
5. Riungu J.N. 2010. Membrane processing for water Treatment-Water treatment by Membrane filtration. Lappeenranta University of Technology
6. Riungu J.N. Advanced course in waste water treatment Technologies. August 3- 13, 2009. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology organized by JKUAT and Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland) and sponsored by CIMO-NSS Project.
7. Riungu J.N. 2010. Helminth egg analysis. Asian Institute of technology

ON-GOING RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  • 2020-2022; Co-PI-Permeable Roadside Infrastructure for Road Drainage, Sewage and Stormwater Treatment: Conceptual Studies, Road Map, and Team Building. Collaboration between MUST and UC Davis Global Affairs-March 2021-March 2022. 10,000K USD
  • 2020- Co-PI-Pull to Citywise Inclusive Sanitation: Demand Creation Approach for Container_Based Sanitation (CBS) Products; Shortlisted for Newton Prize; Co-PI in a collaboration between Meru University of Science and Technology/Aston University, UK
  • January 2020-December 2023-Re-Thinking off Grid Sanitation-Co-PI- Collaboration between Cranfield University, University of Oregon, University of Western Cape, State University of Haiti, Bangor University, University of Leeds, Catholic University of Peru and New York University KES 211,782,261/=.
  • 2019-2022, PI: Transfer of IHE-Delft Based Sanitation Programs- Collaboration between IHE, Delft, MUST, JKUAT and UoE: Enhancing capacity building in non-sewered sanitation: 511,000 US Dollars
  • January 2020-December 2023 – S Mirara, Re-Thinking off Grid Sanitation-member – Collaboration between Cranfield University, University of Oregon, University of Western Cape, State University of Haiti, Bangor University, University of Leeds, Catholic University of Peru and New York University KES 211,782,261/=.
  • 2019-2022, S Mirara; team member Transfer of IHE-Delft Based Sanitation Programs- Collaboration between IHE, Delft, MUST, JKUAT and UoE: Enhancing capacity building in non-sewered sanitation: 511,000 US Dollars
  • 2021 – Onderi, 7th call Internal grant: Effect of Aloe Vera Mucilage on the Performance of Self-Consolidating Concrete.
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