Research Projects

COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. W. M. Mulwa

  1. Thermoelectric properties of 18-valence-electron Heusler Alloys : First principle approach. Funded by ASESMANET (Atomistic Simulations, Electronic Structure, Computational Material Science and Applications: The African Network): AMOUNT USD: 2,000.00 per visit - On Going
  2. High-throughput computational design and discovery of novel thermoelectric materials. Funded by University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign- USA: AMOUNT USD. 4,449.00 per visit - On Going
  3. Density Functional Theory investigation of possible Fe2 P-type materials for near-room temperature refrigeration: Funded by: Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD): AMOUNT = USD 49,900.00 - On Going
  4. Density Functional Theory investigation of possible materials for magnetic refrigeration by use of magnetocaloric effect: Funded by: KENYA EDUCATION NETWORK (KENET): AMOUNT = USD 15,000.00 - On Going
  5. Establishment of Physics computational laboratory (90 % done): Funded by: Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST): AMOUNT = 15 High performance computers - On Going
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