A 3-Day International Conference focusing on our University’s commitment to Research and Innovation for Sustainable Development.


Meru University of Science and Technology is thrilled to host the Inaugural Research and Innovation conference from Tuesday, 28th to Thursday 30th June 2022. MUSTIC is a hybrid conference converging researchers, innovators, students and key public sector organizations with the knowledge, skills and expertise related to research and innovation. 6 countries united with one goal: to grow together through education.

The MUST family appreciates the Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker, Amb. Simon Nabukwesi for officially opening the conference on Wednesday, 29th June 2022 at the newly constructed Engineering Complex amphitheater. The Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research, commended MUST Council and Management for internationalization of the University.


Amb. Nabukwesi encouraged all participants to make strides in research and innovation citing them as critical areas that impact the world social-economically. `

The MUST family is deeply grateful to our partners, National Research Fund, The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Authority and the Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC, (KenGen) for investing in our vision to create a platform designed to empower researchers and innovators for years to come. Our University is keen to partner with public sector organizations in order to offer the relevant support necessary for research and innovation best practices.

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The MUST Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Romanus Odhiambo applauded the Keynote Speakers for their commitment, time and valuable knowledge. He also appreciated the sponsors, “I take this opportunity on behalf of the MUST family to say, Thank You. We offer our deepest gratitude for the immense support accorded to us as we make our first steps into establishing a platform designed to empower our researchers and innovators across the globe. Your contribution is the backing we require to maintain a firm foundation anchoring our researchers and innovators as they come up with the solutions we need. Thank you for investing in a better tomorrow and believing in our vision to be a center of Excellence in Research and Innovation.”

The conference covers a variety of topics including:

  • Food Safety, Security & Agribusiness.
  • ICTs including Big Data, Artificial Intelligence & Mathematical applications.
  • Minerals, Mining, Materials Engineering & Design.
  • Climate Change, sustainable Blue & Green economy
  • Health interventions for sustainable development amidst global crises’
  • Social science Research in the Innovation Ecosystem.
  • Innovative pedagogies in STEM/STEAM Education amidst global crises’
  • Business, management and finance.
  • Public policy and governance.

The University’s evolution extends well beyond physical change. Our focus on improving the way that we operate and work with others has helped us to form valuable partnerships and is creating new opportunities for our students, the businesses and other organizations we work with and our research partners.


Laying great emphasis on incubating new ideas and technologies within our Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center is a mission we are invested in as a council.

Meru University of Science and Technology will run this as an annual event. We look forward to receiving your abstracts and developing ideas to collaborate for the event; let’s share the knowledge we generate and make our world a better place.

In case you missed it, head over to our University YouTube channel to follow the conference:



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