Kennedy Ronoh, Ph.D.

Kennedy Ronoh, Ph.D.

Dr. Kennedy Ronoh is currently a Lecturer at the School of Computing and Engineering Sciences, Strathmore University. Previously, he was a Lecturer and Research Team Leader at the Department of Communication and Computer Networks at Technical University of Kenya. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of Nairobi (Kenya), an MSc. in Wireless Networks and Electronics from Linkoping University (Sweden) and BSc. in Computer Engineering (Moi University, Kenya). Dr. Ronoh also serves an expert instructor for a number of courses for a number of courses including Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (an Internet Routing Security course), Encryption, Building Wireless Community Networks, and Designing and Deploying Computer Networks. His current research interests include Dynamic Spectrum Access, TV White Spaces, WiFi6, Metaheuristic Algorithms, Digital Divide, Community Networks, Internet of Things.  Ronoh is a member of IEEE.

He has won grants related to improvement of connectivity in Kenya. These include grants from ITU (“Covid-19 Recovery: Rebuilding Digital Inclusion for the Rural Counties of Kenya”) and FCDO/DSA (“Enhancing Broadband Connectivity through Dynamic Spectrum Access”). Dr. Ronoh has been instrumental in the country studies on TV White Spaces and was part of the team that carried out the validation exercise and site surveys in the establishment of the Kenyan regulatory framework for TV White Spaces under a project known as “Development and Validation of TV White Spaces Regulatory Framework for Spectrum Sharing for Fixed Broadband Services in the UHF Band as a Demonstration of Dynamic Spectrum Access methods in Rural Kenya”. 

Ronoh has published a over 10 articles in peer reviewed journals and IEEE conferences.   He is a reviewer for some Scopus indexed journals and has previously been a programme committee member and reviewer of the IEEE AFRICON.

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