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Winfred Mueni Mulwa

Country of origin: Kenya Currently in: Kenya, EGERTON General field of specialization: Physics
Early Career Fellowship
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Academic Background


2017 Doctorate Physics
2013 Master Physics
2008 Undergraduate Social and Economic Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Density Functional Theory investigation of possible Fe2 P-type materials for near-room temperature refrigeration

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
In cooling technology, magnetic refrigeration which depends on magnetocaloric effect is commonly used in refrigerators to achieve exceptionally low temperatures. Magnetic refrigeration has a higher cooling efficiency, low energy consumption, more compact and environmentally friendly when compared with vapor-compression refrigeration. Magnetic refrigeration does not rely on the uses of harmful and ozone-depleting coolant gases.

Workshop and Conference Attended

9th - 13th October 2017 Trieste ITALY. Career Development Workshop for Women in Physics, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
27th-31st April 2017 SOUTH AFRICA 7th South African Conference on Photonic Materials in Amanzi Game reserve-SOUTH AFRICA.
4th July -8th July 2016 SOUTH AFRICA The 61st annual conference of the SA Institute of Physics at University of Cape Town

Presentation given

22 Oct 2018 to 2 Nov 2018
A MENTOR in the 5th African School on 'Electronic Structure Methods and Applications' (ASESMA)
Event: Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU) - ETHIOPIA
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded

Early Career Fellowship awarded 2019

OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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