The Engineering Board of Kenya is within UoN’s College of Architecture and Engineering (CAE) for accreditation of its Bio-systems Engineering Course.
The course that was previously known as Agriculture Engineering and has now been renamed will help sort out issues of food scarcity and food production in the Country.
Prof. Henry Mutoro, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, speaking on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, prof. peter Mbithi, welcomed the accreditation exercise.
Prof. Peter Ngau, Principal, CAE, said that the College has in the recent past gone through accreditation process and is committed to providing quality education.
The accreditation process ensures that discipline and professionalism are adhered to.The inspection of the facilities follows the curriculum review of the Bachelor of Science Bio-Systems Engineering program by the school, which needs to go through the accreditation process.
The teaching and learning facilities like the University of Nairobi Towers and the engineering labs that will be used by the Engineering students will be inspected and finally a report on the accreditation process will be shared with the University management.
The college has been challenged to admit more students to take up this course.
Present during the exercise was Prof. Jackson Mbuthia, Dean, School of Engineering and former University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Francis Gichaga, who was part of the Engineering Board among others.