Designation: Lecturer
Contact: 0726859185
School: School of Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
PhD. in Mechanical Engineering Dedan Kimathi University of Technology ongoing (3rd year)
MSc. in Mechanical Engineering Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 2015
BSc. in Mechanical Engineering Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 2011

Professional Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
Graduate Engineer EBK 2011

Areas of Expertise

  • Thermofluids
  • Industrial hydraulics
  • Pneumatics and Nenewable energy (Wind turbines)

Work Experience

  • Nov 2021 – To date : Lecturer, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
  • Apr 2015 – Oct 2021 : Assistant Lecturer , Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
  • Oct 2014 – Mar 2015 : Tutorial Fellow , Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
  • Sep 2011- Oct 2014 : Teaching Assistant , Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
  • Mar 2011 – Aug 2011 : Site Supervison Engineer, Shabaha Engineering ltd
  • Jan 2011 – Mar 2011 : Trainee , Machakos Municipality
  • Jan 2008 – Apr 2008 : Trainee, Athi River Mining ltd
  • Jan 2009 – Apr 2009 : Trainee, Davis & Shirtliff ltd
  • Jan 2007 – Apr 2007 : Trainee, JKUAT Engineering Workshops

Other University and National Responsibilities

  • University of Siegen March 2019 – July 2019 – Trained on Design of Small Wind Turbines Guided undergraduate students in University of Siegen for laboratory paracticals for Fluid mechanics.

Social Responsibilities

  • Member of Board of Management – Kaumoni Boys High School (2022).
  • Chairman Board of Management – ABC Kyumu Intergrated Day and Boarding Secondary School (2006 – Current).
  • Chairman Board of Management – Kathamba Mixed and Day Secondary School (2006 – 2022).
  • Vicechairman of Sakai welfare Association.
  • Publications
    i) Books

    • S.K. musau and P.N. Kioni, Numerical Study of NOx Formation during combustion of syngas fuel ; Laminar counterflow syngas triple flames. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2015.

    ii) Peer Reviewed Journal Publications
    • Stephen K. Musau(September 2021) , Performance prediction method for HAWTs and its applications, AIMS Energy.
    • Performance assessment of local biomass powered cereal drier used by small-scale Kenyan farmers. Accepted in International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research. Published in May 2015 issue.
    • Madaraka F. Mwema, Kimayu S. Musau and Mburu J. Ngugi. (2012). Thermal Characterization of biomass powered cereal drier (Batch type). Submitted to 8th Annual International Conference, Moi University, Eldoret.
    • Madaraka F. Mwema, Kimayu S. Musau and Muyundo J Wanyonyi. (2013). Performance analysis on typical homemade biomass powered cereal drier. Abstract submitted to Kabarak University 2nd Annual International Scientific Conference.

    iii) Publications in conference proceedings
    • Stephen K. Musau, P. N. Kioni, A. Gitahi and S. K. Musau(2013). Effect of syngas Composition on NOx Formation in Counterflow Syngas/air Triple Flame. Presented in KSEEE-JSAEM 2013, International Engineering Conference.
    • J. M. Ngugi, P. N. Kioni, A. Gitahi and S.K. Musau (2013). Effect of pressure and equivalence ratio on Nitric oxide formation in methane/air, methanol/air and Methanol formate/air homogenous ignition. Presented in KSEEE-JSAEM 2013.

    Awards, Scholarships and Recognitions

    • Awarded as the third best innovator for water technologies in the country 2015 during Kenya water week- water harvesting and storage using advanced farm ponds.

    Other Academic and Professional Achievements

    • Trained on small wind turbines (design and manufacture )in the university of Siegen- German (March 2019 – July 2019).

    a) Ongoing research in PhD Mechanical Enginnering (Wind Turbines for low speed applications)

    Research Interests

    • Thermofluids
    • Combustion
    • Renewable Energy

    Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

    • Graduate Engineer – Engineers Board of Kenya