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Name: DR. Kelvin Kabeti Omieno

Profile: Senior Lecturer | Dean (SCIT) - KAIMOSI FRIENDS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE KAFUCO)KAIMOSI, KENYA

Email: komieno@kafuco.ac.ke | komieno@kelvinomieno.com | kelvinkabeti@yahoo.com

Phone: +254-726-849197 | +254-734-849197 | +254-728-703999

Additional Skills
Programming 90%
C++ | SQL | HTML | C | PHP | Java | VB.NET | Prolog | C# | J2ME | JavaScript | XDK | Python
Database operation 85%
Microsoft Office Access | Oracle 8i
Statistical operation 88%
SPSS | STATA
Microsoft Office package 100%
Microsoft Word | Excel | Access
About me

Dr. Kelvin Kabeti Omieno is Founding and Current Dean, School of Computing and Information Technology (SCIT), Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) which is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) since February 2019. Dr. Omieno has acquired over six (6) years of hands-on administrative experience in higher management in Kenya. He has been a member of the University College Academic Board (UCAB) and MMUST Senate since Feb 2019 and August 2014 respectively. In 2014 he was appointed Chairman of Department of Computer Science, MMUST. In December 2016, Dr. Omieno was appointed Founding Dean, School of Computing and Informatics (in Acting Capacity), MMUST a position he held till January 2019. He is currently an Adjunct Senior Lecturer and Academic Leader of Masters in Business Information Systems at Technical University of Mombasa. Dr. Omieno has served as a chairman and member in several other academic and non-academic appointments.

Besides offering leadership at University Dr. Omieno has good experience in governance of Basic Education in the country. He is currently serving as Board member of Makunda Mixed Secondary School in Busia County (2019 to date) and Co-opted member of Board of management of St. Anne Bunyala Girls Secondary School (2019 to date) Busia County. He is currently a member of Board of Governors of Wanga Technical and Vocational College in Kakamega County (2019 to Date) and Chairperson Finance and Human Resource Sub Committee. Moreover, Dr Omieno is pre-qualified Resource Person with Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA) for 2019/20-2020/21 period and a Subject Matter Expert with KASNEB in the field of ICT and relates areas.

Dr. Omieno served as the representative of Academic Deans of KAFUCO in the University College Management Board (UCMB), and currently represents Deans and Directors of KAFUCO in Senate of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology.

Dr. Omieno is an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programs as demonstrated by the new programmes developed; over 30 publications in peer reviewed journals; supervising and mentoring PhD and Masters students and serving as academic head in the school. Dr. Omieno has also been involved in several Research grants both as Team Leader and as co-researcher.

Dr. Kelvin K. Omieno is a holder of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (First Class Honors) (2008) and Master of Science in Information Technology (2012) degrees from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology and Doctor of Philosophy in Business Information Systems (2017) from Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science & Technology, Kenya. Currently Dr. Omieno is pursuing Master of Business Administration (Corporate Management) at KCA University.

Dr. Omieno was employed by Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology upon graduation in 2009 as a Graduate Assistant and later promoted to Assistant Lecturer (2012), and Lecturer (2013). He later joined Kaimosi Friends University College as Senior Lecturer (2019). He has a cumulative 12 years of teaching and research experience at various institutions of higher learning including Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kaimosi Friends University College, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kibabii University amongst others. He is a professional member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the largest association of computing professionals globally and also a member of Internet Society.

Dr. Kelvin Kabeti Omieno is Founding and Current Dean, School of Computing and Information Technology (SCIT), Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) which is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) since February 2019. Dr. Omieno has acquired over six (6) years of hands-on administrative experience in higher management in Kenya. He has been a member of the University College Academic Board (UCAB) and MMUST Senate since Feb 2019 and August 2014 respectively. In 2014 he was appointed Chairman of Department of Computer Science, MMUST. In December 2016, Dr. Omieno was appointed Founding Dean, School of Computing and Informatics (in Acting Capacity), MMUST a position he held till January 2019. He is currently an Adjunct Senior Lecturer and Academic Leader of Masters in Business Information Systems at Technical University of Mombasa. Dr. Omieno has served as a chairman and member in several other academic and non-academic appointments.

Besides offering leadership at University Dr. Omieno has good experience in governance of Basic Education in the country. He is currently serving as Board member of Makunda Mixed Secondary School in Busia County (2019 to date) and Co-opted member of Board of management of St. Anne Bunyala Girls Secondary School (2019 to date) Busia County. He is currently a member of Board of Governors of Wanga Technical and Vocational College in Kakamega County (2019 to Date) and Chairperson Finance and Human Resource Sub Committee. Moreover, Dr Omieno is pre-qualified Resource Person with Kenya National Qualification Authority (KNQA) for 2019/20-2020/21 period and a Subject Matter Expert with KASNEB in the field of ICT and relates areas.

Dr. Omieno served as the representative of Academic Deans of KAFUCO in the University College Management Board (UCMB), and currently represents Deans and Directors of KAFUCO in Senate of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology.

Dr. Omieno is an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programs as demonstrated by the new programmes developed; over 30 publications in peer reviewed journals; supervising and mentoring PhD and Masters students and serving as academic head in the school. Dr. Omieno has also been involved in several Research grants both as Team Leader and as co-researcher.

Dr. Kelvin K. Omieno is a holder of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (First Class Honors) (2008) and Master of Science in Information Technology (2012) degrees from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology and Doctor of Philosophy in Business Information Systems (2017) from Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science & Technology, Kenya. Currently Dr. Omieno is pursuing Master of Business Administration (Corporate Management) at KCA University.

Dr. Omieno was employed by Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology upon graduation in 2009 as a Graduate Assistant and later promoted to Assistant Lecturer (2012), and Lecturer (2013). He later joined Kaimosi Friends University College as Senior Lecturer (2019). He has a cumulative 12 years of teaching and research experience at various institutions of higher learning including Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kaimosi Friends University College, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kibabii University amongst others. He is a professional member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the largest association of computing professionals globally and also a member of Internet Society.

Sumary

Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO).

Dr. Kelvin Kabeti Omieno is Founding and Current Dean, School of Computing and Information Technology (SCIT), Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) which is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) since February 2019. Dr. Omieno has acquired over six (6) years of hands-on administrative experience in higher management in Kenya. He has been a member of the University College Academic Board (UCAB) and MMUST Senate since Feb 2019 and August 2014 respectively. In 2014 he was appointed Chairman of Department of Computer Science, MMUST. In December 2016, Dr. Omieno was appointed Founding Dean, School of Computing and Informatics (in Acting Capacity), MMUST a position he held till January 2019. He is currently an Adjunct Senior Lecturer and Academic Leader of Masters in Business Information Systems at Technical University of Mombasa. Dr. Omieno has served as a chairman and member in several other academic and non-academic appointments.

Education

PhD in Business Information Systems.

2013/14 - 2016/17

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Kenya

Thesis Title: “Usability Maturity Assessment for Virtual Learning Systems in Kenya”. Supervisors: Dr. George Raburu, Dr. Pamela Raburu & Prof. Omollo Ongati.

MSc. in Information Technology.

2009/10 - 2011/12

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya.

Thesis Title: “A Framework to Measure Intranet Usage in Kenyan Public Universities”. Supervisors: Prof. Patrick J. Ogao & Mr. Simon M. Karume.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Corporate Management (Candidate).

2019/20 - To Date

Kenya College of Accountancy University, Kenya.

Proposal Title: “Evaluating the Impact of Innovation and Technology on Employee". Performance: A case of Kenyan University.

Bachelor of Science (Computer Science).

2004 - 2008

Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology, Kenya.

First Class Honors Specialization: “Software Engineering”.

High School {Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.

2002

Teremi High School.

6/8 Plain A’s and A- Aggregate Score.

COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT

Training on Occupational Safety and Health Awareness.

2020

KAFUCO

17th April, 2020

Workshop Training on Building a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence organized by MMUST and Victims of Terrorism Organization Kenya.

2018

Bishop Stam-Kenya.

5th-8th June 2018

Workshop on 3rd Annual mUzima Hackathon organized by Institute of Biomedical Informatics (IBMI).

2018

Moi University.

6th-8th June 2018

MoH and Universities Health Information Research Consultative Workshop Organized by Health IT Project .

2018

Homa Bay County.

12th – 13th March 2018

ISO 9001:2008 Standard and QMS Continual Improvement Training.

2016

Bishop Stamp.

Aug 29-30, 2016

Attended workshop on Deans, Directors, Coordinators and HODs Induction organized by MMUST University Management.

2015

Bishop Stamp.

28th April-29th April 2015

Leadership & Positions Held.

Dean.

Feb 2019 - to Date

School of Computing and Information Technology (SCIT), Kaimosi Friends University College.

  • Appointed by Principal.

Acting Deputy Principal (Academic and Student Affairs).

1st July 2019 - 19th July 2019

Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO).

  • Appointed by Principal.

Founding Dean.

Dec 2016 - Jan 2019

School of Computing and Informatics, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology.

  • Appointed by Vice-Chancellor.

Chairman.

Aug 2014 -Dec 2016

Department of Computer Science, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

  • Appointed by Vice-Chancellor.

LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEES SERVED.

Adjunct Senior Lecturer.

June 2021 To Date

School of Business, Technical University of Mombasa (TUM), Mombasa County.

  • Appointed by Vice Chancellor.

Academic Leader.

June 2021 To Date

Masters in Business Information Systems, School of Business, Technical University of Mombasa (TUM), Mombasa County.

  • Appointed by Vice Chancellor.

Board Member.

October 2019 To Date

Wanga Technical and Vocational College (Wanga TVC), Kakamega County .

  • Appointed by Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Education.

Chairman.

April 2021-To Date

Open Distance and e-Learning (ODeL) Board of KAFUCO

  • Appointed by Principal.

Appointed Subject Matter Expert .

October 2020-To March 2021

To Develop ICT-Related Curricula, Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examination Board (KASNEB)

  • Appointed by CEO, Kenya.

Appointed Pre-Qualified Resource Person .

2019/20-2020/21

Kenya National Qualification Authority

  • by Director General/CEO, Kenya.

Member.

January 2021-To Date

Internal Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) Negotiation Committee of KAFUCO

  • Appointed by Principal.

Member.

November 2020-To Date

Corporate Communications Committee of KAFUCO

  • Appointed by Principal.

Member.

August 2020-To Date

Library Advisory Committee of KAFUCO

  • Appointed by Principal.

Member.

August 2020-To Date

Ad-Hoc committee for Anti-Plagiarism of KAFUCO

  • Appointed by Principal.
23
Years of Experience
Dr Kelvin Kabeti Omieno