EC2023: Call for Papers

We are happy to announce the 5th International Engineering Conference 2023 hosted by the Faculty of Engineering in the University of Nairobi (UoN) under the theme

THEME: Harnessing Research in Engineering for Resilience and Sustainability.

Conference Purpose

The Engineering Conference 2023 provides an international forum for reporting progress and recent developments in research activities in the universities and industries. EC2023 aims to achieve the following

  1. Propel research output towards promoting community resilience and in various sectors of the economy.
  1. Bring together researchers, innovators, industry, entrepreneurs and students both local and international in the fields of Engineering to share knowledge and experiences on topics that are timely and reflect the latest scientific advances in the areas covering the following sub-themes:

Conference Sub-themes

  1. Harnessing Engineering Research for sustainability in Biological Production Systems including:  Agricultural food processing and structures, value addition, Irrigation, water resources and environmental management and control, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Energy systems. 
  1. Harnessing Research in Geospatial Engineering and Space Technology including: Cadastral Systems and Land Management, Land Cover and Land Use Change, Agriculture and Food Security, Blue Economy and Biodiversity Conservation, Innovations and Data.
  1. Harnessing Research in Civil Engineering.
  2. Harnessing Research in Mechanical, Manufacturing and Mechatronic Engineering for industrialization and sustainable development systems including: Recycling and repurposing of Materials, Alloys Development and Optimization, Materials modelling, Machine structures & Optimization, and Structural analysis, Automotive structure Modelling, Robotics and Intelligence, Emerging Manufacturing technologies, Modelling and Simulation of Renewable Energy Systems, Pollution and Combustion, Energy Conversion Systems, Flow Processes Optimization, Solar Thermal Systems, Heat Exchangers, Mining Processes and Equipment Optimization
  1. Harnessing Research in Electrical, Electronic and   Information Engineering and Nuclear Science.

Author Guidelines

Paper Submission Guidelines

Paper Title………………..

Author(s), Affiliation, email address

The paper needs to be structured as follows:

  • Introduction: this section should have 1-2 sentences that introduces the subject matter being addressed in the paper
  • Research Problem/Purpose: State the purpose of the study or paper to be submitted containing 1-2 sentences.
  • Rationale: this section should contain 1-3 sentences that clearly indicate the issue of interest/scientific question of the study and its importance, theoretical, conceptual, policy and institutional frameworks points can also be declared here.
  • Methodology/Methods/Research Approach: this section should contain sufficient information to be able to understand the research design, sampling design the analytical techniques and the statistical techniques applied/used in the study.
  • Results/Findings and Originality: this section should address key/main finding supported by empirical/objective data to answer the scientific question(s).
  • Conclusions or recommendations: this section should provide only conclusions of the study directly supported by the results. The recommendations should also be drawn from the conclusions, avoiding speculation and over generalization.
  • Reference List

Other Guidelines:

  1. The paper should be in English Language
  2. The paper should not exceed SIX (6) pages including abstract title and authors details

Relevant references (6-20)


Abstract Submission Deadline25th August 2023.
Review of abstracts15th July – 30th August 2023
Notification of Abstract acceptance23rd July – 31st August 23.
Full paper submission31st August – 30th September 2023
Paper acceptance notification deadline15th October, 2023
Registration for presenters1st September – 13th October 2023
Papers ready for publication deadline15th October, 2023
Conference dates26th – 27th October, 2023

Paper Registration Competition

To encourage more UoN students and researchers to present their valuable research results in EC2023, the committee will endeavour to sponsor the first 20 papers that will be submitted and accepted through

Registration Fees (2 days)

Undergraduate students                     Ksh. 500
Postgraduate StudentsKsh 1,000
Other participants                               Ksh. 2500
International participants                    Ksh 10,000      USD 100
Exhibitors                                           Ksh 20,000      USD 200

We look forward to seeing you in Engineering Conference 2023 to deliberate on development opportunities out of our research activities.

For more information, contact

Dr. John P.O Obiero, EC2023 Committee Chair & Co-ordinator, Environmental, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering.


Prof. J.B.K. Kiema (Co-ordinator, Geospatial Engineering)


Prof. Siphila W. Mumenya (Coordinator, Civil Engineering)


Dr. Reuben M. Kivindu (Co-ordinator, Mechanical Engineering)


Dr. Davies Segera (Co-ordinator, Electrical Engineering)


Mr. Michael Mangala (Coordinator, Nuclear Science)