Student Projects
Academic Year: 2014/2015
Student Names Project Title Project Supervisor Degree Programme Project Status
Nyongesa Felician Wanjala Water and Sanitation Provision Challenges in Kayole Estate Prof. G. Ngugi and Mrs Hellen Nzainga B.A (URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING) completed
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