Mr. Eric C. Kathurima

Designation: Tutorial Fellow
School/Institute: Institute of Geomatics, GIS and Remote Sensing (IGGReS)
Department: Geomatics and Geospatial Information Systems

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
MSc. Geothermal Energy TechnologyDedan Kimathi University of Technology2020
BSc. Geomatics EngineeringJomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology2013

Areas of Expertise

  • Geomatics: land surveying & engineering surveying
  • GIS Analysis, DBMS & RS
  • Geothermal Energy Research

Work Experience

  • Jan 2013 – To Date: Dedan Kimathi University of Technology.
  • Social Responsibilities

    • Chairman H & H Welfare Group.
    • Community services: tree planting, children welfare, participation in public engagements.


    • Kathurima, C. Eric. 2019. Using Landsat-8 data in preliminary exploration for geothermal resources. IJSRET

    Other Academic and Professional Achievements

    • HavardX – Certificate in Computer Science, and Computer Science for Python Programming – Online 2022.
    • UC Davis (Coursera) – Certificate course in GIS Specialization – Online 2019.

    Research Interests

    • DBMS, GIS Analysis, Green energy especially geothermal

    Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

    • Member of Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK)

    Any other talent that could contribute to the University agenda

    • Playing Football
    • Swimming and training