If you are looking for a place to explode your boundaries of computing knowledge and celebrate fundamental discoveries and practical applications alike, Kibabii University School of Computing and Informatics (SCAI) is the place to be as a student at all levels or even as faculty. The world-class faculty is the foundation of SCAI constituting of Professors, Associate Professors and Senior lecturers all the way to well skilled technologists who are international leaders in their respective fields to guide teaching, training, research, discovery of new knowledge as well as dissemination of the same.
Kibabii University’s flagship programme, Information Technology is housed in the School of Computing and Informatics. The School boasts of being the Centre of Excellence in ICT and Engineering in the Lake Region Bloc counties in Kenya. It is a host to the Master of Science in Information Technology programme scholarship for students from other East African countries being awarded full scholarships by the Inter University Council of East Africa and German Development Bank. It is important to note that Kibabii University is among the very few universities in Kenya accredited by the Commission for University Education to offer the Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology. Other programmes mounted by the SCAI are inclusive of Master of Science in Digital Forensics, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a number of Diploma and Certificate programmes in computing fields. The school will very soon be launching the Bachelor of Science in Knowledge Management and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science.
Besides being well staffed with top notch scholars, SCAI has complex facilities that are inclusive of the Digital Forensics Laboratory the only of its kind to be found in Learning Institutions in Kenya and the region, Mobile Computing Laboratory, Modern Video Conferencing Laboratory and a Postmodern Data Centre. The school has a mission “to satisfy client’s needs for Computing through innovative and quality training, research and dissemination of findings for sustainable development”. Therefore, students’ experience is enhanced by having hands on work and interaction with the industry, innovations and rigorous workshop training. Kibabii University’s SCAI is the nation’s premier University in the field of Information Technology where one has an opportunity to interact with world-renowned scholars and adjunct lecturers from the Industry. The School has had a fruitful relationship with the industry that has provided places for its students to have hands on experience during the training period. In lieu of this the School has partnered with the HUAWEI (a HUAWEI Academy), International Business Machines (IBM), CISCO and ORACLE, Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), GOOGLE and National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) to ensure that students gain good ground in professional courses to enable meet the market demands more easily.
It is our responsibility and challenge at SCAI to always take on first-class teaching and research as our responsibility and we actively promote exchanges and collaborations with colleagues at home and abroad to achieve the vision and mission of the School and University providing opportunities for an international hub for research and collaboration. SCAI and Kibabii University at large invites researchers, scholars and students who share our vision to join us and they can be sure we shall achieve their personal goals together with us as we attain our vision. The Kibabii University computing graduands get easily and readily absorbed by the market locally and internationally.
Prof. Franklin Wabwoba
Professor of Information technology and
Dean, School of Computing and Informatics