The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation and Enterprise is appointed by the Council in consultation with the Chancellor from among professors of the University.
 The function of this office includes:-
  • Research infrastructure, development and formulation of appropriate policies
  • Research Planning, coordination, administration, logistical support for research at all levels
  • Coordinating the sourcing of research funds
  • Protection of Intellectual Assets, commercialization, dissemination and publication
  • Strategic alliances with Government, industry, local and international research institutes
  • Management of Research Libraries and Archives
  • Research branding, setting standards, quality assurance/control and capacity building
  • Coordination of relevant seminars, consultancies, workshops, conferences and symposia
  • Research benchmarking exchange of scholars
  • Negotiation and management of Research contracts and consultancies
  • Internationalization of the University
  • Perform functions pertaining to Research, Production and Extensions
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation and Enterprise is also the chairman of the Research and Development Advisory Board which constitutes of the following committees:-
  • Intellectual Property Committee
  • Research Grants Committee
  • Research Publications Committee
  • Science Technology and Innovation Committee
  • Research-based Income Generating Committee
  • Research Quality Assurance Committee
  • CIPL Board
The DVCRIE contacts:
Office of the Associate Vice-Chancellor (Research, Innovation and Enterprise)
P.O. Box 30197 - 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 -20- 3313164
mobile: +254-(0)703126934