Curriculum Vitae in Brief:
Prof. Mwakio Tole is a Professor of Environmental Geochemistry in the Department of Environmental Sciences, Pwani University. He is also the Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Administration, Finance and Planniong. He has a PhD and MS in Geochemistry and Mineralogy from the Pennsylvania State University (1982); and a BSc in Geology and Chemistry (1 st Class Honours) from the University of Nairobi. He been lecturing and conducting research since 1976; and has held administrative positions (Chairman of Department; Dean of School; Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor; Deputy Principal) in several universities in Kenya. In administration he pioneered the setting up of structures for Graduate Studies at Moi University as the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies; oversaw the successful training of Masters and PhD students in the Capacity Building Component of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (Phase 1); oversaw the development of the Strategic Plans for Kenyatta University and Pwani University; oversaw the setting up of structures in Procurement, Finance, Human Resources, and Estates/Development at Pwani University. He has held a number of honorary positions as member of Boards of Professional and Governmental organizations. His research interests include water and geothermal energy resources; waste disposal; Environmental Impact Assessment; and marine resources. He has attended and presented scientific papers at over 100 learned conferences and workshops, and published more than 50 papers in refereed journals.