Mr. Duncan Maina Kimwatu

Designation: Assistant Lecturer, IGGReS
Tel : 0701326034
Email: duncan.kimwatu@dkut.ac.ke

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
PhD in Geomatics and Geospatial Information Science Dedan Kimathi University of TechnologyOngoing
MSc. in GIS and Remote SensingJKUAT2014
BSc. in Geomatics Engineering and Geospatial Information SystemsJKUAT 2012

Research Interests

  • Environmental modelling
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Hydrological modelling
  • Geostatistics
  • Engineering Surveying

Professional Qualifications

  • Graduate Member (GMISK): Institution of Surveyors of Kenya

Publications

  • Kimwatu D.M and Ndiritu M.G (2016), “Application of GIS and Remote Sensing technologies in Solid Waste Management.” A case Study of A case study of Nyahururu municipality, (published by IJSR, Paper ID NOV162476 published in Volume 5, Issue 4, April 2016,): 342-349.
  • Kimwatu D.M and Odera P.A (2015), “Use of GIS technology in the implementation of Alcoholic Drinks control Act.” A case Study of A case study of Karima, Othaya Kenya (Published by IJSR, Paper ID SUB157910 published in Volume 4, Issue 8, August 2015,): 2058-2058
  • Kimwatu D.M and Odera P.A (2014), “Application of Geospatial Technology in Curbing Non-Revenue Water.” A case Study of Murang’a Municipality (Published by IJSR, Paper ID SEP14191 published in Volume 3, Issue 9, September 2014):734-741.

Research Areas

  • Impacts of climate change on arid and semi-arid land (on going)
  • Impacts of climate change on water balance dynamics (ongoing)
  • Solid waste Management using GIS and Remote Sensing (Completed)
  • Application of GIS in the Implementation of Alcoholic Drinks Control Act (completed)
  • Using of GIS in Non-revenue water and Asset Management (completed)

Areas of Expertise

  • Land Surveying
  • Engineering Surveying
  • Geoinformatics
  • Remote Sensing
  • Navigation systems and applications
  • Satellite positioning and Mobile GIS
  • Photogrammetry
  • Environmental modelling