The Department of Environment and Bio-systems Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Nairobi is undergoing an inspection process of facilities and teaching resources by The Engineering Board of Kenya.
The inspection has come about because of the curriculum review of the BSc. Bio-Systems Engineering program by the school, thus warranting the accreditation process.
Speaking during the accreditation exercise, Prof. Henry Mutoro, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs, who represented the Vice-Chancellor, welcomed the accreditation exercise by the Engineering Board of Kenya.
The accreditation process ensures that discipline and professionalism are adhered to. Engineers were also urged to look into safety when designing building structures and roads. Some of the other areas that will be reviewed during the accreditation process are the University of Nairobi towers which will be used by the engineering students and also the laboratories.
The final report on the accreditation process will be then presented to the University Management Board.
The exercise was attended by Prof. Jackson Mbuthia, Dean, School of Engineering Prof. Peter Ngau, the Principal, College of Architecture and Engineering and former University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Francis Gichaga among others.