Proff Gudu. Secretary

Work Experience:
Prof. Samuel Gudu is a world renowned scientist and a full Professor of Genetics and Plant Breeding, having risen through the ranks from Graduate Assistantship to Professor. He earned his PhD degree (Plant Genetics & Molecular Biology) from University of Guelph, B.Sc. Hons. (Agriculture) and M.Sc. (Genetics & Plant Breeding) from University of Nairobi. He has over thirty years experience in university administration part of which, as Vice-Chancellor Rongo University; Principal- Rongo University College; Deputy Vice Chancellor, Director of Research and Acting Dean of Moi University.Prof. Gudu has won several international competitive research grants which have been used to construct laboratory, purchase equipment, train staff and undertake research. He has published widely in Journals, technical reports, Chapters in books and presented papers in Scientific Conferences. Further, he has been Lead scientist and Co-scientist in regional and international research consortia of universities in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Brazil, USA, Sweden, China and Kenya.Prof. Gudu was honored and awarded: Elder of Burning Spears; research leadership by American Bibliographic Institute; technical expertise in review of scientific research proposals by ASARECA. He is a member of American Society of Plant Biologists and International Association of Plant and Soil Interaction at Low pH.He has held the following positions over his University Career:

    • VC, Rongo University
    • Principal, Rongo University College
    • Ag. VC, Moi University on Several occasions
    • DVC, Planning & Development, Moi University for 10 years
    • Ag. Principal Chepkoilel Campus for 1 year
    • Director of Research Moi
    • Ag. Dean Faculty of Sciences at Moi University
    • HoD, Botany, Moi University.


  • Ph.D, Genetics & Biotechnology – Guelph, Canada
  • MSc. Genetics & Plant Breeding – University of Nairobi
  • BSc. Agriculture (Hons) – University of Nairobi
  • A-Levels
  • O-Levels