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‘Leveraging Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development’


The 5th DeKUT International Conference on Science, Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship (STI&E) was held on 13th – 15th November, 2019 at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT) Main Campus in Nyeri. The theme of the conference was ‘Leveraging Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development’. Conference sub themes were;

  1. Engineering Technologies and Innovations for Industrialization.
  2. Business Management and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development.
  3. Basic and Applied Sciences for Advancement of Research and Innovations.
  4. Innovative Agricultural Sciences and Technologies for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security.
  5. Water, Energy, GIS and Remote Sensing, Environment, and Climate Change.
  6. Health Sciences and Community Development.
  7. Information and Communication Technology for Development.
  8. Tourism, Wildlife and Hospitality Management.
  9. Policy, Culture and Governance for Sustainable Development
  10. Security Trends and Innovations.
  11. Trends in Technical Education and Training.
  12. African Development and Harnessing Traditional Knowledge
  13. Data Science
    The conference provided researchers from local and international institutions, a forum to discuss and share ideas on latest innovations and research outputs that address local and global challenges and those that improve the quality of life for the people and inform the decision-making process in matters of development by government and businesses. International delegates came from countries such as Germany, Japan, and Uganda.

Selected papers will be published in the Journal of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology for Development. This journal has a reputation of high international standards and a reference in engineering, applied sciences and development. We continue to seek collaboration with the largest number of authors and institutions, to assist us in maintaining our reputation.
The conference organizing committee would like to thank all the key note speakers, authors and exhibitors for their great effort to make this outstanding conference come true. We are hopeful that you enjoyed the conference. We look forward to seeing you again during the 6th DeKUT International Conference on STI&E to be held on 11th – 13th November, 2020.