Name: Mary M Karanja
Designation: Tutorial Fellow
Contact: +254 728 909 813
School/Institute: Geothermal Energy Training and Research Institute, (GeTRI)
Department: Department of Geology
Areas of Expertise
Geology, Applied Geophysics, Seismology
|Doctor of Geology (Seismology)||University of Nairobi with partial supervision from Uppsala University||2018 – present|
|Master of Science in Geology||University of Nairobi||2013 – 2016|
|Bachelor of Science in Geology||University of Nairobi||2009 – 2013|
- Part-time lecturer: South Eastern University, Kitui, Kenya 2017.
- Part-time lecturer:School of Petroleum Studies, Nairobi, Kenya 2017.
- PhD Research: University of Nairobi
Crust and upper mantle structure in Kenya from ambient noise
Other University and National Responsibilities
- 2017- present:Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Exam Coordinator, GeTRI.
- Member of CTBTO youth group
Conferences and Workshops
- 9th Nov- 27 Nov 2015: Seismology training facilitated by Institute of Geophysics, China Earthquake administration and University of Nairobi.
- 22 Jan- 22 Feb 2015: Seismology training, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
- 1st July- 15th July 2015: Participated in Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (HSPDP), Lake Magadi.
- April 29th – 30th 2014: Kenya water capacity building workshop facilitated by US Army Corps of Engineers, NAVFAC, United Nation African Command and University Of Nairobi.
- Sept 2010 –Dec 2010: Trained as a peer educator facilitated by I CHOOSE LIFE – AFRICA
Honours and Award
- 2014-2016: Masters Scholarship by International Science Program (ISP) through the international Program for Physical Sciences (IPPS)
- 10 Sept- 6 Oct: The International Training Courses on ‘Seismology and Seismic Hazard Assesment, Ghana
- June 20 – July 14, 2018: AfricaArray International Geophysics Field School, South Africa
- July 2013-Septeber 2013: Attachment at Meteoric Water Company
- June 2011-August 2011: Industrial Attachment at Kengen- Olkaria Geothermal plant.
- Programming: Python
- Applications: MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, OneNote), ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator