Team

 

Kennedy Wekesa

Water Engineer

Kennedy joined Upande in 2016 and holds an MSc. in Water Science and Engineering (Hydrology and water resources from UNESCO-IHE Delft, the Netherlands. He has more than 6 years’ experience in water supply and wastewater system designs including intensive hydrological analysis and modelling. His approach focuses on use of open source tools such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, QSWAT, WEAP for modelling climate change scenarios. His remote sensing skills include use of QGIS SCP plugin on Landsat, Sentinel, Modis products and old aerial photos for land-use and land-cover change detection especially for the Mara river basin for the period 1966-2016. Interests include Lingo language for water distribution optimization studies. His experiences include lecturing at the Kenya Water Institute (KEWI, Kitui Campus), designing at Ranes Enterprise and as a Design and Field engineer for UNSOA/AMISOM WASH project in Somalia (Mogadishu, Baidoa and Beletweyne). Kennedy is an advisor to the DFID Dreampipe II challenge Upande is undertaking with WaSHMIS at Nakuru Rural. 

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