Dr. Rehema Ndeda


Dr. Rehema Ndeda is a Mechatronic Engineer, working as a lecturer at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology. She has over 10 years’ experience in teaching and research in her area of specialization. She holds a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Botswana and a M.Sc. in Mechatronic Engineering from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. She is involved in several multi-disciplinary projects in plastic waste recycling, computational analysis and microstructures. She has several publications and has supervised student research projects, both as postgraduate and undergraduate level. Dr. Ndeda has also been involved in curriculum development, gender mainstreaming activities as well as conference organization within the university. She is the current managing editor for the Journal of Sustainable Research in Engineering and reviews manuscripts for several scientific journals. She is a graduate member of the Engineers Board of Kenya and the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. She serves as a board member in African Women in Science and Engineering and volunteers as a mentor for several other organizations. In 2018, she was recognized as one of the Top 40 under 40 women by Business Daily for her mentorship activities.

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