Prof. Wachira holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry, a Master of Science Degree in Chemistry and Bachelor of Education (Science) Degree, all from Kenyatta University. Prof. Wachira has a wide experience in University management having been a dean of various schools, Chairman and member to several University Committees. Further, he has deep research profile in Chemistry, especially in Cement and Concrete Research, soil chemistry, mineralogy and adsorption chemistry. He has published widely in scholarly journals. Prof. Wachira has founded several schools in the University of Embu; the School of Pure and Applied Sciences, School of Nursing and the School of Education & Social Sciences. He successfully pioneered the University of Embu to ISO 9001: 2008 certification being the University ISO Certification and Implementation Committee Chairman. He further has overseen the University develop new curricula in various fields.
In the Division of Academics, Research and Extension, we believe in provision of service to meeting and/or exceeding clients’ satisfaction, be they students, fellow staff, parents or other stakeholders. The division has a dynamic team of professors, lecturers and researchers with a large scope of expertise who are highly active in research, teaching, innovation and community service.
Prof. Jackson Wachira Muthengia
Registrar (Academics, Research and Extension)