Josphert N. Kimatu
Prof. Josphert Ngui Kimatu is an associate professor in the School of Sciences and Computing, Department of Life Science, South Eastern Kenya University. He has a Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Epigenetics from Northeast Normal University (NENU), Changchun City, China, and an MPhil in Forestry Pathology and a bachelor’s degree in Botany and Zoology, both from Moi University, Kenya. He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from Maseno University, Kenya. Dr. Kimatu was trained in post-harvest management in maize, legumes, and rice via a four-module certificate course at Stellenbosch University, South Africa; Sydney University, Australia; and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He also has a certificate in molecular diagnostics from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Dr. Kimatu obtained a training certificate in integrated pest management and pesticide safety (IPM) from Soybean Innovation Lab in 2020 and a training certificate on COVID-19 from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.