:  admissions@daystar.ac.ke : +254 709 972 000   |  + 254 716 170 313
4 Publications

Mr. Anthony Wambua

Master of Computer Science

Title and Responsibilities

Deputy Director – Quality Assurance Directorate - Daystar University.  

Lecturer, Department of Computer Science 

School of Science Engineering and Health - Daystar University 

Teaching, guiding, and evaluating undergraduate students as well as conducting research.

ODeL Board Member – Daystar University

Member of ICT Committee – Daystar University


I have been a Computer Science lecturer in and outside the Kenya in institutions of higher learning since 2012.

In leadership and administration, I held position such as Ag. Head of Computer Science Department at Daystar University and Director of the  Directorate of eLearning at the same institution.

I currently serve as the Deputy Director of Quality Assurance in addition to lecturing in the Department of Computing at Daystar University.

I currently serve in the ICT Committee and ODeL Board at Daystar University.

I actively consult with several local companies on Software Development, IT implementation and IT strategy for Business.

I am amassed skills in software development for business, deployment, and management of eLearning systems for institutions, problem solving and entrepreneurship.

I am a member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Member No. 2725977 

To serve and give back to the community, I am a vice-chairman Board of Management at Mulandi Primary School in Machakos County.

Projects and Industrial Linkages 

-Overseeing the initial stages of a Daystar University memo app done by Computer Science students  

-Developed a mobile phone software solution for Africa118 (till Jan 2016) 

-Developed mobile phone software solution for East Africa Merchants Limited (till Aug 2015) 

Academic Qualifications

  • Master of Computer Science 2011 Barathiar University Undo Algorithms in a Peer to Peer Collaborative Editing Environment
  • Bachelor of Computer Application 2009 Periyar University

Publications (4 Publications)


  • Wambua, A. W. (2022). eLearning Assessments, Issues, Mitigation Strategies, and the Future. In S. Fazzin (Eds.), EdTech Economy and the Transformation of Education (pp. 21-35). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-8904-5.ch002

  • Omambia, A., Maake, B., & Wambua, A. (2022). Water Quality Monitoring Using IoT & Machine Learning. Paper presented at the IST-Africa 2022 Conference Proceedings[Online]. http://www.ist-africa.org/Conference2022/default.asp

  • Wambua, A., & Maake, B. (2022). Characterizing Software Quality Assurance Practices in Kenya. International Journal of Software Engineering and Computer Systems, 8(1), 22-28.

  • Gitonga, M. O., & Wambua, A. W. (September 2020). Effectiveness of eLearning During the Lockdown Period-Kenya Case Study. In M. N. Amutabi & L. Hamasi (Eds.), Politics and Sustainable Development in Africa (pp. 311-323). Nairobi, Kenya: Center for Democracy, Research and Development (CEDRED). 

Paper Presentation

  • Wambua, A., & Maake, B. (2021, 10-14 May 2021). Adopting Course Completion Tracking and Conditional Activities to Enhance Engagement in eLearning for University Students. Paper presented at the 2021 IST-Africa Conference (IST-Africa)  

  • Wambua, A., & Wamuyu, P. K. (2020, 18-22 May 2020). Role of Mobile Applications in Mitigating Challenges Faced by Informal Saving Groups. Paper presented at the 2020 IST-Africa Conference (ISTAfrica).


  • 2021 IST-Africa Conference (IST-Africa) (10-14 May 2021) Presented a paper on “Adopting Course Completion Tracking and Conditional Activities to Enhance Engagement in eLearning for University Students.”

  • 2020 IST-Africa Conference (IST-Africa) (18-22 May 2020)

  • Attended the 1st KAPU (Kenya Association of Private Universities) annual conference themed “Aligning Academia, Government & Industry (AGI): Roadmap for The Attainment of Vision 2030” held at Strathmore University on 21-22 May 2015 

Research Interests

Software Engineering and Technology, Enhanced Learning with a bias to mobile learning and Internet of Things.


Undergraduate students: Data structures & Algorithms, Mobile Application Development, Software Engineering, Entrepreneurship, and Internet of Things

Relevant Links

  1. ResearchGate: Anthony Wambua
  2. Google scholar: Anthony Wambua Wambua
  3. Linkedin Profile Anthony W.Wambua

No records fetched