Eng. Prof. Muumbo holds a Doctorate Degree in Materials Engineering from Nagoya University (Japan), a MSc in Advanced Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management from the University of Bradford (UK) and a Bachelor of Technology (B. TECH – Hons.) in Production Technology from Moi University (Eldoret – Kenya).


He has over 34 years of teaching and research experience, particularly in Materials science/engineering, Energy, Engineering design practice, Additive/Subtractive manufacturing, Foundry engineering, Production planning and control, among others. He is a Mechanical engineer by profession, a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and a mentor with both the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) and the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK). He has actively participated in organizing IEK-sponsored functions and events, including the annual IEK-EBK International Conferences/conventions in addition to participating in initiatives that promote collaboration between Academia and Industry, particularly towards the realization of the fourth industrial revolution and a green future.  He has served as a judge in the KenGen’s annual G2G Global Innovation Seminar and is currently a member of the HOPE worldwide Kenya Board of Directors.


Prof. Muumbo has extensively trained industry professionals on; continuous improvement, research techniques, technical report writing, failure mode and effect analysis, lean manufacturing/administration, change management and total quality management, among other short courses.