Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

Prof. Mwakio P. Tole

Department of Environmental Sciences, Pwani University

Biography

Professor Mwakio P. Tole, Department of Environmental Sciences, Pwani University, Kenya. Email: m.tole@pu.ac.ke

Mwakio Tole is Professor of Environmental Geochemistry at the Department of Environmental Sciences at Pwani University in Kilifi, Kenya.

He served as the Founding Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration, Finance and Planning) of Pwani University (2013 – 2018); Deputy Principal (Administration and Finance) Pwani University (2009 – 2013); Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Kenyatta University (2008 – 2009); and has been Chair of Department and Dean of Schools at Moi University and Kenyatta University. His major area of research interest is pollution and energy studies.

Prof Tole has published widely and extensively on water, soil and air pollution, as well as on geothermal energy exploration and environmental impacts of geothermal energy exploitation. He has successfully supervised 44 Masters and 11 PhD students.