Mr. Lucas Ongondo Mogaka

Designation: Lecturer
Telephone No.: 0725597671
Email: lucas.mogaka@dkut.ac.ke
Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
PhD Electrical Engineering Pan Africa University of Science and Technology Institute Ongoing
Msc. Electrical Engineering Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 2017
BTech. Electrical and Communications Engineering Moi University 2010

Areas of Expertise

  • Power Systems
  • Renewable Energies

Work Experience

  • May 2019 – Up to Date: Lecturer, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department
  • June 2017 – April 2019: Assistant Lecturer, Technical University of Mombasa, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department
  • Jan. 2012 – June 2017: Teaching Assistant, Technical University of Mombasa, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department

Publications

  1. Peer Reviewed Journal Publications
    • Mogaka L. O., Nyakoe G.N. and Saulo M. J. “A Review on Loss of Mains and Islanding Detection in Microgrids with Multiple Renewable Energy Sources”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology. ISSN 0974-3154, Volume 12, Number 3 (2019), pp. 405-418
    • L. Mogaka, D.K. Murage, M.J. Saulo. “Power Optimization and Prioritization in an Island supplied by a rotating Machine Based Distributed Generator Using Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm”. International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015, pp. 15-21.
    • Lucas Ongondo Mogaka, D. K. Murage, Michael Juma Saulo. “Rotating Machines Based Islanding Detection Using Fuzzy Logic Method Analysis”. International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2015, pp. 311-316.
    • Lucas Ongondo Mogaka, D. K. Murage, Michael Juma Saulo. “Rotating Machine Based DG Islanding Detection Analysis Using Wavelet Transform”. International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2015, pp. 257-267.
    • S. Kariuki, V. Siyoi, L. Mogaka, M. J. Saulo, J. Maroko. “Thermal Analysis of a CSP-Biogas Hybrid Power Plant”. International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Special Issue: Electrical Power Systems Operation and Planning. Vol. 4, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 29-41.
    • S. Kariuki, V. Siyoi, L. Mogaka, M. J. Saulo, J. Maroko. “Electricity Generation from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)”. International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Special Issue: Electrical Power Systems Operation and Planning. Vol. 4, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 42-51.
  2. Publications in conference proceedings
    • L.O. Mogaka, G.N. Nyakoe, M.J. Saulo, “Modelling and simulation of a DFIG Renewable Energy Sources generation system for small grids” Proceedings of the sustainable research and innovation (SRI) conference 8-10 may, 2019, ISSN:2079-6226
    • Mogaka L. O., Nyakoe G.N. and Saulo M. J “Modelling and simulation of solar PV power generation system with loss of mains detection”, Proceedings of 1st Multidisciplinary Conference and Innovation Week, Technical University of Mombasa Main Campus, 1st -5th April, 2019
    • L. Mogaka, D. Murage, M. J. Saulo. “Synchronous and induction machine based distributed generation islanding detection: an overview”. Proceedings of the sustainable research and innovation (SRI) conference 6-8 may, 2015, pp. 158-162. ISSN:2079-6226
    • L. O. Mogaka, M.J Saulo, D. K. Murage. “Rotating Machine Based DG Islanding Detection Analysis Using Wavelet Transform”. The 10th JKUAT Scientific, Technological and Industrialisation Conference and Exhibitions. 12th -13th November 2015. ISSN: 2079-6226

Awards, Scholarships and Recognitions

  • Scholarship to study PhD in Electrical engineering by African Union at PAUSTI, JKUAT

Research Interests

  • Renewable energy sources and their integration to the grid Smart grids

Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

  • EBK: Graduate Engineer
  • IEK: Graduate Member
  • ERC: Licenced Electrician