School of Computing and Information Technologies - The Technical University of Kenya

Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology (FAST)

School of Computing and Information Technologies

About The School

The School of Computing and Information technologies is housed in the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology. The school administrative offices are in Block D at the TU-K main campus . The school is the focal point of computing and IT at the TU-K with obligations to offer teaching and examination not only in the academic programmes administered in SCIT’s departments but also to service computing related course units in other faculties of Engineering, Social Sciences, and Applied Sciences.


  • To be a top-rated School of Computing and Information Technology

Mission / Mandate

  • To provide computing-related Education and Training with a strong emphasis on technical skills development from a strong theoretical underpinning through research and innovation


  • Computer Science and Technology
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Computational Sciences and Engineering

Other than the three departments, the school of computing has several active research groups that pursue specific concentrations in the form of research as follows

  • Computational engineering sciences group
  • Applied computing research group
  • Web programming (Front end, Backend, UI/UX, Data Visualization)
  • Mobile Applications Development group
  • Artificial intelligence (Robotics) group
  • Sensors group (with interests in pervasive technologies, wearable devices )
  • ICT for Development research group
  • Electronics research
  • Enterprise / Business Information Systems
  • Information Security
  • Telecommunications and Networking research