Converting plant waste to biofuel
About the department
Located in Western Kenya, Moi University is Kenya’s second-oldest public university.
The Department of Chemical & Process Engineering is Kenya’s only accredited chemical engineering program.
Impact on development
The department is developing an affordable way to convert biowaste from the region’s agriculture sector, into biofuel.
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About the institution
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Why Seeding Labs?
Equipment is needed to support additional research by faculty members and graduate students. Masters students in the department routinely take 5 years to complete a 2-year program due to lack of equipment, and the range of research topics with which they can successfully engage is limited.
Did you know?
Two other departments at Moi University received Instrumental Access shipments in 2017.