School of Pure and Applied Sciences


About SPAS
Welcome to the School of Pure and Applied Sciences. Here we house five (5) Departments; the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (DBB), Biological Sciences (DBS), Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Sciences, and Physics. We offer courses at the diploma, undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels of studies across the different fields and departments housed within the school. In addition, we host services to the School of Education, School of Health and Human Sciences, School of Agriculture and Agribusiness among others. 

In line with the University’s Strategic Plan, the national sustainable development goals and the push towards finding homegrown solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, global warming, technology advances among others, we continue to develop and implement courses aimed at providing a foundation towards developing skills in these areas. These include studies in bioinformatics and immunology, marine sciences and oceanography, biotechnology, conservation biology, Energy and Environment technology and telecommunication and Information technology among others. 


Prof James Kahindi 
Prof Christestom Mlewa
Prof Chenje Mwachiro

Dr Bernerd Fulanda 
Dr Cheryl Andisi 
Dr Simon Muriu 
Dr Simon Masha 
Dr Faiz Shee 
Dr Sammy Wambua 
Dr David Mburu 
Dr Rose Kigathi 
Dr Virginia Gichuru 
Dr Joseph Mwafaida
Dr. Joel Barasa

Technical Staff

Samuel Kahindi
John Njoroge
George Owiti

PU Contacts

  • Address: P.O Box 195-80108Kilifi County , Kenya.
  • Phone: +254 725 91 61 45/ +254 776 36 89 46