James Mithamo Muthike

Designation: Senior Tutor
Institute: Institute of Technical and Professional Studies (ITPS).
Email: muthikejm@gmail.com
Co-ordinator Building Technology

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
Msc in Construction Engineering and Management  JKUAT  Ongoing
 Bachelor of Education (Technology Education)  Moi University  2007
 Diploma in Technical Education  Kenya Technical Teachers College  1995

Research Interests
Matters related to building technology as a profession and more specifically on building materials.

Areas of Expertise
Building technology.

Publications
Published a research article entitled, ‘ An analysis of timber quality and strength as a construction material in Kirinyaga County(Kenya)’ in American international journal of research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics(AIJRSTEM). Available online at http://www.iasir.net.

Papers presented in conferences,seminars and workshops
Presented a conference paper entitled, ‘Determination of the extent of usage of timber as a construction material in Kirinyaga County(Kenya)’ at the sustainable research and innovation(SRI) conference held at JKUAT between 7th and 9th of May 2014.

Awards,Scholarships and Recognitions
Awarded a scholarship by DeKUT to study Msc in construction engineering and management in the year 2011.

Research
a) Has completed research on the, ‘Assessment of the extent of usage and quality of timber as a building material in Kirinyaga County’. The findings have been submitted at the board of post graduate studies (BPS) of JKUAT and currently am waiting to defend the work.

Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

In the process of registering with the institute of construction project managers of Kenya (ICPMK).