Dr. Festus Kelonye Beru

Name: Dr. Festus Kelonye Beru

Contact details:

E-mail: fberu@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
University of Eldoret, Kenya, 2006-2014PhD-Environmental Planning
York University, Canada, 1989-1991Master of Environmental Sciences
Kenyatta University, Kenya, 1981-1982Bachelor of Education-Science

Field of Specialization

  • Environmental Chemistry

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member of the Kenya AIDS Network of Education for post Primary Institutions (KANEPPI)
  • Member of the Wetland Education Association

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
2015-PresentKibabii University, Bungoma, KenyaCOD-BESLecturer
  • Teaching and Lecturing
  • Active research
  • Research supervision
2005-2015Eldoret Polytechnic ,KenyaPrincipalSenior Principal Lecturer
  • Teaching and Lecturing
  • Active research
  • Moi University,Kenya
  • Sangalo Institute,Kenya
  • COD-Biological Sciences
  • Principal
  • Part Time Lecturer
  • Senior principal Lecturer
  • Teaching and Lecturing
1988-2001Eldoret PolytechnicPrincipalLecturer and COD-Chemical Technology
  • Lecturing and Teaching

Professional Research Interest

  • Environmental chemistry

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)


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Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

  • Foundation Chemistry, Book 1-4 for Secondary Schools-core author
  • Teachers Guides for Secondary Chemistry, Book 1 – 4-core author

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Juma S.G;Kelonye F.B,Makokha J.W.,(2019). Single Particle Lagrangian Simulation of Pollutants Over Webuye Town of Bungoma County,Kenya. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management.Accepted
  2. Juma S.G;Kelonye F.B,(2018). Projected rainfall and temperature changes over Bungoma county in western Kenya by the year 2050 based precis modeling system. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management.vol 9(5). 625–640
  3. Contextualized Science Teaching and Student Performance: The case of a Kenyan Girls Science Class in International journal of Engineering Education vol. 33. No 3, pp 1-7, 2017.
  4. Transformations in Kenyan science teachers’ Locus of control: The influence of contextualised science and emancipated student learning. Journal of science teacher education JSTE. D. Anderson., S. Nashon., E. Namazzi., P. Okemwa., P. Ombogo., S. Ooko., and F. Beru. Feb. 2015 Vol 26. pp.599-617.
  5. Spatial distribution and consumption patterns of Woodfuel in Sabatia Division, Kenya; Journal of technology and socio-economic development, Vol. 1 No.1 September 2011