Title/Qualifications: Dr.
: Department of Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics
Contact Address
: P.O. Box 43844-00100
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Tel: +254208710901-19 Ext: 57139
: Lecturer
Research focus:
The biochemistry of food processing
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  • PhD in Bioscience Engineering: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (2005-2010)
  • Msc  in Food Technology: Universiteit Ghent/ Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (2003-2005)
  • Bsc in Food science and Postharvest Technology: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.


Conference Presentations
Munyaka, A.W., Oey, I., Verlinde, P., Van Loey, A., Hendrickx, M. (2009). Acidification, matrix disruption and blanching influence the stability and profile of vitamins in vegetables. Poster presentation at the EFFoST conference on New Challenges in Food Preservation, 11-13 November 2009, Budapest, Hungary.

News and Events

35th and 36th Graduation Ceremonies

The School has also realized an increase in the number of graduands of Master of Science candidates. During the 35th and 36th graduation ceremonies, a total of 13 candidates graduated.

35th Graduation Ceremony

The School of Applied Human Sciences graduated three (3) PhD candidates during the 35th Graduation Ceremony held on 20th December, 2013, and another four (4) during the 36th Graduation Ceremony.

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