Student Projects
Academic Year: 2015/2016
Student Names Project Title Project Supervisor Degree Programme Project Status
SHERLYNE NYABOE O. AN ASSESSMENT OF RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBOURHOOD SATISFACTION: A CASE OF BAHATI ESTATE, EASTLANDS, NAIROBI, KENYA Dr. Munyua Mwaura A. B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
DENNIS WAKABA AN ASSESSMENT OF THE QUALITY OF OPEN SPACES IN KOMAROCK ESTATE, NAIROBI, KENYA DR. MUNYUA MWAURA B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUTISYA, ELIZABETH MUTULI AN ASSESSMENT OF URBAN DECAY IN RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBOURHOODS: A CASE STUDY OF JERUSALEM ESTATE, EASTLANDS, NAIROBI Dr. Munyua Mwaura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
BARAKE BOSIBORI AN INVESTIGATION INTO FACTORS INFLUENCING URBANIZATION AND LAND USE CHANGE PROCESS IN PERI-URBAN CENTRES: A CASE OF NDUMBUINI CENTRE MR. ZACHARIAH MALECHE B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
STEPHEN W. NGA’NG’A AN INVESTIGATION ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BUS-STOPS AND TRAFFIC CONGESTION ALONG JUJA ROAD, NAIROBI DR. SAMWEL OBIERO B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MWAI NDEGWA BERNARD ASSESSING THE PROVISION OF INFRASTRUCTURE IN HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBOURHOODS. A CASE STUDY OF EMBAKASI PIPELINE ESTATE IN NAIROBI KENYA. Mr. Evans Mairura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
AKUBA ERIC Assessment of Recreational facilities provision in Nairobi’s Lucky Summer Estate Mrs. H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
Kevin Ainea ODHIAMBO ASSESSMENT OF SANITATION CHALLENGES IN SLUM SETTLEMENT IN OBUNGA, KISUMU CITY, KENYA Professor R.A. Obudho B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
WAREGA FREDRICK ONYANGO ASSESSMENT OF TERROR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND MITIGATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI, MAIN CAMPUS. DR. ROMANUS OPIYO B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
WAREGA FREDRICK Assessment of terror disaster preparedness and mitigation in University’s of Nairobi Main Dr. Romanus Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
PETER TWIGG GATHIRA NJUGUNA AVAILABILITY OF TRUCK PARKING FACILITIES IN KENYA: A CASE STUDY OF MLOLONGO TOWN MR. JAMES MURIMI B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
EMILY M. MUGO CHALLENGES OF LANDUSE CHANGE and SETTLEMENT GROWTH ON LAKE NAIVASHA RIPARIAN RESERVE Dr. Musyimi Mbathi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUGO EMILY Challenges of Natural Environment Degradation to the Surrounding Land Uses (A Case study of Kihoto Estate-Lake Naivasha). Dr.M. Mbathi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
NELSON GICHUI MUNYAGA CHALLENGES OF SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL IN GACHORORO VILLAGE JUJA, KIAMBU COUNTY Prof: Ngugi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
CYRUS GITHINJI CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE UTILIZATION OF MALEWA RIVER SYSTEM FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES; A CASE STUDY OF THE STRETCH CUTTING ACROSS NDEMI SUB LOCATION, NYANDARUA COUNTY. Dr. Karanja Mwangi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
GITHINJI CYRUS Conflict Resolution in the Utilization of Malewa River Water Supply in Nyandarua County Dr. I.K. Mwangi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
OIRA RODGERS Effects of Flooding on Ngong Town’s Development Dr. Fridah. Mugo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
WAKABA DENNIS Effects of Compact Development on urban Open Spaces: Case of Nairobi’s Komarock Estate Dr. A. Mwaura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
KIPCHIRCHIR COLLINS Effects of Densification on Drainage: The Case of Umoja I Dr. A. Mwaura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
WAHOME JOSEPH Effects of Human Settlement on Wetlands: A Case study of Limuru’s Kwa Bera Dam Mrs. H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
WAHOME JOSEPH EFFECTS OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS ACTIVITIES ON WETLANDS; A CASE STUDY OF MANGUO WETLAND AND ADJACENT HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Helen Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MWANGI FREDRICK GACHAGUA EFFECTS OF INFORMAL/FORMAL ACTIVITIES ON EFFECTIVE TRAFFIC FLOW ALONG KARATINA – NYERI HIGHWAY Prof. S.Akatch B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MWAURA.K. OWEN EFFECTS OF THE SOUTHERN BYPASS ON LOCAL TRAFFIC FLOW IN KIKUYU TOWN. DR. SAMWEL OBIERO B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
Kiptoo Ruth Jerop EFFECTS OF TRANSPORT SYSTEM IN URBAN AREAS, CASE OF NAIROBI CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT DR: SAMUEL OBIERO B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
OMANGI SHERLYNE Evaluation of Residential Development Potential for Low Income Neighbourhoods: Case of Bahati Estate Dr. A. Mwaura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
THUO ISSA GACHANJA EXAMINING PLANNING CHALLENGES THAT AFFECT THE PROVISION AND UTILIZATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES IN MWIKI Mr. Z. Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
BRYAN NJERU IKANG’U EXAMINING THE IMPACTOF SECONDARY COMMERCIAL CENTRES ON CITY RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBOURHOODS - CASE STUDY OF YAYA CENTRE, NAIROBI MR Mairura Omwenga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
HIUHU EDWIN GICHUHI EXAMINING THE PLANNING IMPLICATIONS OF LOCATING PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLE TERMINI NEXT TO MARKET IN THE KANGEMI AREA DR. SAMWEL OBIERO B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING)
BETT STANLEY Impact of Double-Intake in Higher Education Institutions of Learning on the Housing Market: A Case Study of the University of Nairobi Upper Kabete Campus Dr. Fridah Mugo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
BARAKE BOSIBORI Impact of Infrastructural Development on Land Use Changes: A Case of Ruaka Town Mr. Zachariah Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
OCHIENG TEDDY Impact of Land Uses on Insecurity in Dandora Phase IV Estate Dr. Romanus Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
OCHIENG TEDDY ODONGO IMPACT OF LAND USES ON INSECURITY: A CASE STUDY OF DANDORA PHASE FOUR Dr. Romanus Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
ONJIKO KEVIN Impact of Solid Waste Disposal on the Riparian Reserve Cutting Across Pipeline-Donholm Bridge Dr. F. Mugo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
KIBET DANIEL Impacts of Thika Highway on Urban Sprawl Dr. I.K. Mwangi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
AMBOYE DARIUS MUHALI IMPLICATION OF INFORMAL URBAN SETTLEMENT ON CRIME CASE STUDY OF DAGORETTI NORTH SECTION OF GATINA-WARUKU DR. Romanus Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
NJAU DIANA Implications of Development Control on the Character of Residential Neighbourhoods Dr.M. Mbathi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
NJEBIU VICTOR Implications of Embu Stadium Location in the CBD to the Surrounding Land uses** Mrs. H. Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
AMBOYE DARIUS Implications of Informal Settlement on Insecurity in Nairobi’s Kawangware Area 56*** Dr. Romanus Opiyo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
WARUIRU MARK NYAMU IMPLICATIONS OF LOW RISE RESIDENTIAL HOUSING TYPOLOGY ON PROVISION OF HOUSING, INFRUSTRUCTURE AND COMMUNITY SERVICES A CASE STUDY OF KING`ONG`O ESTATE, ESTATE, NYERI DR. M. NGAYU B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
NDEGWA PENINAH WANJIRU IMPLICATIONS OF STREET UPGRADING ON ACCESS AND USE OF STREET SPACES IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENT, A CASE OF SILANGA IN KIBERA Mr. Karisa Charles Dadu B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUTHOKA MARK Implications of Urban Growth on Kitengela Infrastructure Mr. Zachariah Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
NGUNYANGI ESTHER WANGUI IMPROVEMENT OF SANITATION PROVISION IN HILTON- LONDON ESTATE, NAKURU COUNTY. Dr. Margret Ngayu B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUIRURI ERIC NDUTHU LIQUID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN RURAL TOWNSHIPS, A CASE OF HURUMA ESTATE, OL KALOU TOWN Mr. J.M.MURIMI B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
KIBET D NAIBEI MAIN CHALLENGES OF URBAN SPRAWL ALONG THIKA SUPER HIGHWAY:CASE STUDY OF EXIT 10 TO EXIT 12 DR. Karanja Mwangi B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MOHAMUD ABDIMALIK MOHAMMED PLANNING CHALLENGES FACING INFORMAL SMALL SCALE ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN NAIROBI, CASE OF NGARA WEST MARKET Mr. C. Osengo B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUGE C. JEPKOSGEI PLANNING CHALLENGES FACING PROVISION OF PRE-PRIMARY AND PRIMARY EDUCATION FACILITIES. (Case study: Tena Estate, Embakasi West Nairobi.) Mr. Osengo. Charles B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
MUTISYA ELIZABETH Planning Implications of Growth and Expansion of Old Estates in Nairobi: A case Study of Jerusalem estate. Dr. A. Mwaura B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
BIOR ABIJOK DAVID PLANNING IMPLICATIONS OF LAND USE DEVELOPMENT ON SECURITY IN BONDENI ESTATE, NAKURU COUNTY, KENYA. Prof. Obudho B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
THUO ISSA Planning Implications on Public Health: Case of Mwiki *** Mr. Zachariah Maleche B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing
LENJO ANDREW Potential of Juja City Mall on the Growth of Juja Prof. S. Akatch B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) ongoing