About Us

Technology is revolutionizing how and what we develop and how we live, providing us with copious new opportunities that are only limited by how far we can stretch the limits of technology. In this regard, The Kisii University School of Information Science and Technology is focussing on technology education, research, and innovation in providing both scientific and practical solutions to some of the challenges facing society. The school is made up of a faculty that is focused on transformative results that drive the intellectual and economic vitality of the community, nation, and world.

With today’s evolving technology landscape, we are at the forefront of a number of social challenges that can only be met through multidisciplinary teamwork. Our goal is to prepare our students to lead this wave of change by focusing on information science and technology skills, creativity, and the practical understanding needed to develop impactful solutions. We are engaged in the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge across a wide range of areas in media and communication, information technology, information science, and computer science – from new media in information and communication through to technologies that are revolutionizing our worlds such as machine learning and blockchain. Our interdisciplinary research –which is organized under the information science, computing sciences, and media and communications departments –  includes:

  • Network Engineering
  • Social Networks
  • Information Technology for Development
  • Human-Centered Design
  • Information Security
  • E-System (AgriTech, FinTech, eHealth, eLearning, eCulture)
  • Distributed Systems, Ledger and Blockchain
  • IoT, Data Science and Knowledge Mining
  • Information Science (archives and record management)
  • Information ethics
  • New media for information management
  • Digital Libraries and Multimedia Librarianship

At Kisii University School of Information Sciences and Technology, you will receive a world-class education while building lifelong friendships with peers, our faculty, and staff.

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