Division of Planning Research and Innovation

PROF. CHARLES MUTAI
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Planning, Research and Innovation PROF. CHARLES MUTAI

DIVISION OF PLANNING RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH.

The Division of Planning, Research, Innovation and community outreach is headed by a Deputy Vice Chancellor, who has the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for direction, organization and administration of Planning, Research and Innovation programmes
  • Initiating, coordinating, implementation and monitoring of the strategic plan.
  •  Providing innovative and creative leadership in the areas of planning, research and innovation
  •  Coordinating workshops and seminars for outreach programmes on technology transfer
  •  Promoting knowledge and skills dissemination to meet the needs of the University, Community and Industry
  •  Mobilizing and soliciting financial support for Research and Community Extension programmes
  • Advising senate on the status of the development of research, extension and innovation programmes inconformity to national and international standards and legally recognized professional bodies; and
  • Creating and maintaining collaboration and linkages locally and internationally for research and innovation programmes

Directorates (10) & Units (3) in the Division: