Samuel Wafula Barasa

Name: Dr. Samuel Wafula Barasa

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Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Kibabii University, 2019Doctor of Philosophy in IT
KCA University, Kenya, 2011-2013Masters of Science in Data Communications
Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology (MMUST), Kenya, 2003-2007Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Field of Specialization

  • Computer Networks

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • The Computer Society of Kenya, Member Number: 121348
  • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), Member Number: 4550545

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties

Professional Research Interest

  • Computer Networks
  • Network Security
  • Data mining
  • Optimization Techniques

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)
2016PhD Researcher
  • To collect data from ISPs running both IPv4 and IPv6 networks
  • To simulate the adopted scenarios by the ISPs using OPNET modeler Simulator
  • Develop a model and tool for optimization from IPv4 to IPv6 networks
Optimized Transition Output from IPv4 to IPv6 NetworksKsh. 600,000.00


YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)
2015Deputy Lead Consultant
  • Identify available resources in Bungoma County both natural and artificial.
  • Identify potential investment opportunities that match with the natural and artificial resources available in the county
  • Determine the cost of each investment.
  • Identify suitable location for each investment i.e. market, infrastructure etc
Resource Mapping of Bungoma County, KenyaKsh. 2, 800,000.00
January 4th – 26th 2016IT Lead Consultant
  • Set up of MANI Project Office Server
  • LAN set up and configuration
  • Installation and Configuration of Accounting System for multiple (2) users access
  • Report on HRIOs computer status
  • Set up of shared folder drive for MANI Project staff and grant of access permission to all MANI Project staff
  • Support/Facilitate staff Data backup to the server for all existing data
Maternal and new-born health improvement (MANI) KenyaKsh. 300,000.00
April 1st 2016 – June 30th 2017IT Support Consultant
  • To provide IT Support to Mani Project office
Maternal and new-born health improvement (Mani) KenyaKsh. 420,000.00

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters


Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Barasa, S., Mbugua, S., & Karume, S. (2018). Map of the Various Configuration Attributes from IPv4 to IPv6 Networks for Dual Stack, 6to4 Tunnelling and NAT Modelling Designs in OPNET Modeller, International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing (IJCSMC), Vol. 7, Issue 7, ISSN: 2320–088X, pp. 32 – 44, Paper Link:
  2. Barasa, S., Kimia, J., & Motochi, V. (2017). Exploring emerging technologies and their impact to information management and organization growth, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology, (IJARCET), ISSN: 2278 – 1323, Vol. 6, Issue 7, pp. 1109 – 1112,
  3. Barasa, S., Barasa, P., & Motochi, V. (2017). Trends in Green Computing Paradigms towards Environment, Eco Friendly Technology and Future Sustainable Kenya International Journal for Research & Development in Technology (IJRDT) ISSN: 2349-3585, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 381 – 387,
  4. Motochi, V., Barasa, S., Owoche, P., & Wabwoba, F. (2017). The Role of Virtualization towards Green Computing and Environmental Sustainability, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology (IJARCET), Vol. 6, Issue 6, ISSN: 2278 – 1323, pp. 851 – 858,
  5. Barasa, S. & Motochi, V. (2017). Implementation and Performance Evaluation of 6to4 Manual Tunneling and Dual Stack IPv4/IPv6 Network Simulation Model for GNS3 and JPerf, International Journal of Research in Information Technology (IJRIT), Vol. 1, Issue 2, 2001 – 5569, pp. 21 – 36, Paper Link:
  6. Barasa, S., Mbugua, S., & Karume, S. (2017). A survey of Transition Mechanisms and Models for Transiting from IPv4 to IPv6 Networks, International Journal of Research in Information Technology (IJRIT), Vol. 1, Issue 2, ISSN: 2001 – 5569, pp. 1 – 20, Paper Link:
  7. Barasa, S., Barasa, P., Motochi, V., & Wabwoba, F. (2016). Global Information Technology Infrastructure in Addressing the Borderless Problem of Overpopulation, Journal of Computer (JoC), ISSN: 2518 – 6205, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 7 – 19,
  8. Etene, Y. & Barasa, S. (2018). Integration of Social Media Technologies for Teaching and Learning in Kenyan Schools, International Journal of Research in Information Technology (IJRIT), Vol. 2, Issue 1, ISSN: 2001 – 5569, pp. 1 – 7