Dr. Bartholomew Kuria Thiong’o

Designation:Lecturer , IGGReS
Institute’s Examination Coordinator
Email: kuria.thiongo@dkut.ac.ke

Research Interests

  • Geomatics
  • Remote Sensing and GIS application in agriculture

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
PhD.Natural Sciences Ruhr University, Bochum 2018
Master of Science (MSc) Geomatic Engineering (GEO ENGINE) Stuttgart University, Stuttgart, Germany 2011
Bachelor of Science (BSc) GeomaticEngineering Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Thika, Kenya 2008

Professional Bodies Membership
– Graduate member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK)


List of peer reviewed journal papers

  • Thiong’o, K., Pasternak, R., Kleusberg, A., Thonfeld, F., & Menz, G. (2015). Separability of Dominant Crop Cultures in Southern Germany Using TerraSAR-X. Advances in Remote Sensing Volume 4, No 2. doi: 10.4236/ars.2015.42009
  • Kirimi,F., Thiong’o, K., Gabiri, G., Diekkrüger, B., & Thonfeld, F. (2018). Assessing seasonal land cover dynamics in the tropical Kilombero floodplain of East Africa. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing Volume 12, No 2. doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.12.026027

List of peer reviewed conference papers

  • Catherine M. Njore, Charles Mwangi Kimari, Kuria Thiong’o (2019). Initiative aiming to introduce children to maps in Kenya. Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association, 2, 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.5194/ica-proc-2-93-2019

Conference proceedings

  • Thiong’o, K., Kleusberg, A., Pasternak, R., (2014) Differentiation of Dominant Crop Cultures in Southern Germany Using TerraSAR-X Data. STI conference, DeKUT.
  • Thiong’o, K., Kirimi, F., Juergens, C., Kuria, D., Wanjohi, S., Mubea, K., (2017) Using radar images for analysis of small and large scale crop production in Endebess sub county. RCMRD International Conference.