List of Innovation Incubation Seminar

S/No Date Title Name and affiliation of presenters Sub taskforce Resources
1 07-Aug-20 Exploring possible areas of collaboration between MJIIT and JKUAT in the fields of ICT, Engineering, Agriculture, and Health Dr. Fitri Yakub (IoT), MJIIT ICCATS

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Mohd Fauzi Bin Othman (Fuzzy System), MJIIT Project in Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Agachai Sumalee (Smart City), KMITL
Prof. Dr. Kobkaew Manomaipiboon (Smart City) Mahidol University) 
Dr. Natt Leelawat (Renewable Energy)
Nuwong Chollacoop, Ph.D. (Kob) (Renewable Energy), MTEC
2 21-Aug-20 The situation of the potato industry in Kenya: Challenges and opportunities Mr. Wachira Kaguongo, Director National Potato Council of Kenya
Email: npck@npck.org
ICB

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3 04-Sep-20 Pathway to Development of Health Products in Public Research Institution: the KEMRI experience  Dr. James  Kimotho, Molecular Biologist, Head of Innovation & Technology Transfer  Division, KEMRI, Email: JHkimotho@kemri.org iCMoB

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4 11-Sep-20 Exploring possible areas of collaboration between AUN/SEED-Net and JKUAT in the fields of ICT, Engineering, Agriculture, and Health Prof. Dr. Supavadee Aramvith, Head Multimedia Data Analytics and Processing Research Unit, Chalalongkorn University
Dr. Nuwong Cholacoop, renewable Energy Research Team Leader, MTEC Thailand
Prof. Dr. Natt Leelawat, Director, Risk and disaster management program, Chulolongkorn University
ICCATS 

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5 18-Sep-20 Mechanizing Kenya’s Agriculture in a Climate-
Smart and Sustainable Way: The Entry of Youthful Entrepreneurs
Dr. Pascal Kaumbutho, PhD, CEng MIAgrE, Chairman & Managing Director- Agrimech Africa LTD IPIC

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6 25-Sep-20 Exploiting Chemical Ecology for Food and Nutrition Security in Africa Prof. Baldwyn Torto, ICIPE, Ecologist/Entomologist/btorto@icipe.org iCMoB

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7 09-Oct-20 ‘Tools versus procedure – what is more important in securing the enterprise.’ Joseph Mathenge CISSP, GCFW, CISM, ITIL(v3), Chief Operating officer at Serianu Limited ICCATS

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8 16-Oct-20 Past, Present and Future: Innovation and Uncertainty Mr. James Thuita Mbaaro, General Manager, Kenya Airports Parking Services (KAPS) Lab, Kenya. IPIC

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9 30-Oct.2020 Exploring possible areas of collaboration between Nagasaki University and JKUAT in the fields of Health, Fisheries and Environmental Sciences Prof. Satoshi Kaneko, Project coordinator, Nagasaki University-Kenya net project, professor of epidemiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine iCMoB

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Prof. Atsushi Hagiwara, Dean, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental Sciences, Nagasaki University
10 4-Dec.2020 Innovative nematodes, pest and disease management practices in potato production Dr. Daigo Aiuchi, Entomologist/aigo@obihiro.ac.jp, Obihiro University ICB

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Impact of soil fertility in improving potato  productivity Prof. Masayuki Tani, Professor Soil Science Email:masatani@obihiro.ac.jp, Obihiro University 
11 11-Dec-20 Salient Issues In Geothermal Development In Kenya Mr. Paul Ngugi Regional Manager for Geothermal Development Company (GDC) Central Rift Region. IPIC

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Brief overview of the SATREPS Project Prof. Yasuhiro Fujimitsu ,Laboratory of Geothermics, Department of Earth Resources Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
High Precision Micro-gravity Survey in the SATREPS Project   Associate Prof. Jun Nishijima Laboratory of Geothermics, Department of Earth Resources Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
Seismic-Derived Structures in the Geothermal Fields Dr. Chanmaly Chhun, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Earth Resources Engineering, Kyushu University. 
Prevention and Management of Silica Scale Associate Prof. Kotaro Yonezu, Department of Earth Resources Engineering, Geology Laboratory.
Direct use and  Social acceptance of Geothermal Energy Associate Prof. Tatsuya Wakeyama Associate Professor at Kyushu University Platform of Inter/Transdisciplinary Energy Research,Dr. Saeid Jalilinasrabady, Associate Professor  Earth Resources Engineering, Energy Laboratory Kyushu University
12 15-Feb-21 Food Biochemistry and Functional Complex Lipids in Colon Inflammation-related Disorder Dr. Ephantus Nguma (PhD), Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary, Japan ICB

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Application of Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Rapid Prediction of Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Common Beans (Phaseolus Vulgaris) Ms. Elizabeth Wafula (PhD Student) JKUAT(Kenya) and KU Leuven(Belgium) Joint PhD
13 05-Mar-21 University Industry Collaboration: Student Career Mentorship and Coaching  Mr. Paul Ouma, BA (Hons), MBA. Adj. Faculty: Leadership & Entrepreneurship Strathmore University Business School Managing Director: Western Avocado Farms (Westavo) Founder/Director: Institute for Family Business (IFFB) ICB

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14 19-Mar-21 Dynamics of Aquaculture Development in Kenya: Research and Innovation Potential Dr. Mirera Oersted David,Assistant Director, Mariculture Research and Development, KMFRI  iCMoB

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15 01-Apr-21 From PDCA to QPMI for true innovation Prof. Kimura, Kyto University  IPIC

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The seeds of innovations in geotechnical engineering: research works in Geomechanics Laboratory, Kyoto University Prof. Y. Miyazaki, Kyoto University 
16 07-Apr-21 About Kenya Space Agency Mr.  Charles Mwangi, Kenya Space Agency IPIC

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Overview of JKUAT Nanosatellite Project Sackey Freshia and her team, JKUAT 
Brief Journey towards Space Engineering Dr. Gladys Ngetich, Ms. Regina Apodaca M., Dr. Javier Stober, MIT Space enabled Lab
Sustainability in Space and on Earth: Research Initiatives of the Space Enabled Research Group Prof Danielle Wood, MIT Space Enabled Lab
17 16-Apr-21 Leveraging Reliable and Timely Financial Markets Data for Academic Research  Mr. Joseph Gichuru, Nairobi Securities Exchange- ICCATS 

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18 30-Apr-21 Current trends in Crop Breeding- Theory and Practice Dr. Christopher Ojiewo, Principal, Scientist & Project Coordinator-TL-III & Theme Leader, Seed System, ICRSAT ICB

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19 28-May-21 Human Computer Interaction (HCI)- For Societal Impact Dr. Jacki O’Neil, Microsoft Africa Research Istitute (MARI) ICCATS

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20 11-Jun-21 Factors Enabling Cybercrime in the Region Nelson Juma Nasongo, CISCO, I & M Bank ICCATS

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21 25-Jun-21 Universal Corporation Limited- Insight into Pharmaceutical Product Development from a Local Manufacturer  Paul Dhanani, MD, Meer Dhanani, Business Developer Manager, Ezekiel K. Kilimo, Manufacturing and Science Technology Executive Universal Cooperation Ltd. iCMoB

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22 09-Jul-21 A Practitioners Perspective on Energy Efficiency in Kenya Commercial and Industrial Sectors Mr. Robert Bichange Munga, Director Energy Intelligence Africa Ltd IPIC

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23 06-Aug-21 Introduction of research activities in the Virus Lab Haruko Ogawa, D.V.M., Ph.D. Professor and Department Chair, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine iCMoB

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Introduction of Ph.D. research work: Development of highly sensitive, specific and rapid diagnostic kits for detection of selected subtypes of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIVs) James Komu Ph.D. student, Veterinary Sciences, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine. Tutorial Fellow, Medical Laboratory Sciences department, JKUAT
Research on application of virucidal substances to novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) control measures Yohei Takeda, D.V.M., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Research Center for Global Agromedicine & Department of Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
24 20-Aug-21 Ethics in Design Dr. Kagonya Awori, Senior Applied Scientist, MARI ICCATS

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