Mr. Josiah Oyalo

Designation: Tutorial Fellow
Email: josiah.oyalo@dkut.ac.ke
School/Institute: Institute of Food Bioresources Technology
Department: Human Nutrition

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
MSc. Human Nutrition Universiteit Gent, Belgium 2016 – 2018
BSc. Food Science & Nutrition Moi University, Kenya 2007 – 2011

Areas of Expertise

  • Human Nutrition
  • Applied Food Science

Publications
Peer reviewed journal publications

  • Mugalavai, Violet, K, Oyalo J, Ayua Emmanuel, Onkware, Augustino, O. (2019); Measuring Consumer Interest in Sorghum Composite Flours in Western Kenya; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 9(7) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.07.2019.p9149
  • Mugalavai, V. K., Onkware, A., Omutimba, H., & Oyalo, J. (2019). Exploiting the Nutritional Profile and Consumer Behavior on Choice and Utilization of Selected Sorghum Varieties in Western Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research, 8(7), 368–374. https://doi.org/10.21275/ART20199415.

Papers presented in Conferences, Seminars and Workshops Conferences Attended

  • Annual Belgian Nutrition Society Conference: Theme: Carbohydrates and artificial sweeteners in Human nutrition – May 2017.

Awards, Scholarships and Recognitions

  • VLIR_UOS Master’s Scholarship for Developing Countries-Belgium; 2016-2018.
  • VLIR_UOS fellowship for a short training in Humanitarian Food Science & Technology – September 2015.

Research Interests

  • Nutritional value addition of neglected and underutilised cereals species.

Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Kenya nutritionist and Dieticians Institute (KNDI)