Areas of Expertise
Dr. Joseph Orero
Dean of FIT

He was appointed the Dean, Faculty of Information Technology with effect from 1st January 2014. Before this appointment as Dean, he was the Associate Dean Faculty of Information Technology, Strathmore University.  In addition, Dr. Joseph Onderi Orero is also a Lecturer, Faculty of Information Technology, Strathmore University.

Dr. Joseph Orero received his PhD in Computer Science, specialising in artificial Intelligence from the University of Pierre & Marie Curie, France under the French Government Scholarship Award.

Joseph Orero graduated with a First Class Honours in Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and holds a Master of Science in Information Technology Management.  He is an alumni of Man’gu High School.

His current research interests revolve around intelligent systems and Machine Learning, in particular Fuzzy Logic and their application in AFFECTIVE COMPUTING (machine emotional Intelligence).

He is active in the research on Machine Emotional Intelligence. The most recent, he presented a paper at the International Conference on Physiological Computing Systems in the special session on Recognition of Affect Signals from physiological data for Social Robots.  Then, he participated in this year’s DAAD Science Tour entitled ‘Artificial Intelligence and Visual/Multimodal Computing’ held on 19th to 25th of January 2014 in Germany.  He is currently writing a book on “Machine Emotional Intelligence: Theory and applications”.   

Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200