Yonah Etene

Yonah Etene

Name: Yonah Etene

Contact details:

E-mail: yetene@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
University of Nairobi, Kenya, 2010-2014Masters of Science in Computer Science
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, 2005-2008Bachelor Science in Information Technology
Kenya Science Teachers College (KSTC)Diploma in Education Science

Field of Specialization

  • Information systems security and Audit

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Association of Computing Machineries (ACM)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
September 1993 – November 2009Kisoko Girls High School, Mudavadi Girls High School, KenyaSchool PrincipalHead of Physics
  • Head of Physics
November 2009- February 2013Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports- National Youth Service Engineering Institute Nairobi KenyaNYS- Engineering Institute PrincipalIndustrial Liaison Officer, Head of physical sciences
  • Teaching, setting exams, moderating, marking, placement of students on attachment, coordination of industrial attachment, advising trainees
    February 2013 – September 2015Transition Authority – Homabay County, KenyaCounty SecretaryInterim ICT Manager
    • Providing advisory ICT services to the County Government
    • System analysis and design, development and implementation of computerized information management systems in the County
    • Assisting in formulating and developing County information infrastructure

      Professional Research Interest

      • Cloud computing
      • Integration of Technology in Education
      • Information systems security and Audit
      • Computer forensic

      Research Experience and Funds Attracted

      YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
      2016PhD Researcher
      • To collect data on ICT technologies, Human Capacity for managing ICT resources
      • To simulate a cloud Computing environment for Sustainable Integration of ICT in Education in Primary Schools in Kenya
      Modelling Cloud Computing Environment for Sustainable Information Communication Technology Integration in Primary Schools400,000.00
      2015PhD StudentResearchA Model for Multimodal Biometric Security Systems in Private Organizations in Kenya460,000


      YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
      2015Lead Consultant
      • Identify the resources needed to network Homabay County Payroll office
      • Identify the cost of the project
      • Supervise the works
      • Support/facilitate staff use the existing infrastructure in their work
      Setting up Networking Infrastructure in the County Payroll office1.1M

      Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters


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

      1. Etene, Y., Owoche, P., & Oboko, R. (2016). A Multi-Agent System to support ICT based Distance Learning through Modeling of Learner Needs: The case of Bachelor of Education at the University of Nairobi. IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering (IOSR-JCE) e-ISSN: 2278-0661, p-ISSN: 2278-8727, Volume 18, Issue 5, Ver. IV, 26-31
      2. Yonah Etene & Samuel Barasa (2017). The Integration of Social Media Technologies for Teaching and Learning in Kenyan Schools. International Journal of Research in Information Technology, Volume 2, Issue 1, Jan 2018, Pg: 1-7 ISSN (Online): 2001-5569 UGC Approved Journal 1©Copyrights IJRIT, http://ijrit.net/papers/January2018/V21101.pdf