Mr. Waititu J Maina

Designation: Tutorial fellow, IGGReS
Tel : +254723632970
Email: julius.waititu@dkut.ac.ke

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
PhD in Geomatics and Geospatial Information ScienceDeKUTOngoing
MSc. Geo-InformaticsUniversity of Twente, Netherlands2012
BSc. Geospatial Engineering University of Nairobi2009

Research Interests

  • Geomatics
  • Photogrammetry and 3D modelling
  • Web based mapping and Cartographic Visualization
  • Agriculture (Food Security)

Professional Experience

Position Institution Year
Tutorial FellowDeKUTAug 2017 to Date
Assistant LecturerUniversity of Rwanda2013 – April 2017
Surveyor/GIS AnalystGeoday (K) Ltd2009 – 2010

Conferences/ Workshops Attended

  • Waititu, J. M., Gerke, M., & Goldbergs, G., (2012). Masters research project: Can low-cost or free of charge photogrammetric software and services contribute to professional 3D topographic mapping? (Unpublished)
  • Waititu, J. M., & Irankunda, M., (2015, November). Towards smart planning and management of electricity distribution to customers in Rwanda. Poster session presented at the International Conference on Geospatial Technologies for Sustainable Urban and Rural Development, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • 1st Surveyors Preparatory workshop On Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) In The East African Community Held on 17th – 18th February 2015, At Hilton Hotel, Nairobi Kenya

Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Graduate member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK)

Areas of Expertise

  • Surveying and Geomatics
  • Remote Sensing
  • Photogrammetry
  • GIS, Web based mapping and Cartographic Visualization