Hon Prof Gabriel Katana


Hon Prof Gabriel Katana is a Professor of Physics at Pwani University. He is an Educationist having started in 1979 as a Secondary School Teacher certificate (S1), at Bura Girls High school and then to Kenya High School and St. Johns Girls School. In 1987 he joined Kenyatta University as a Lecturer in Physics rising from the position of Tutorial Fellow to Full Professor of Physics in 2015. In March 2018 he was appointed County Executive Committee Member in charge of Education and ICT in the County Government of Kilifi

He is a holder of a Doctorate Degree in Polymer Physics from the University of Mainz- Germany. Prior to his current appointment, he was the County Executive Committee Member for Education and ICT.


1990 – 1994

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics,

Mainz University, GERMANY

1984 – 1987

Master of Science in Physics,

University of Nairobi

1979 - 1983

Bachelor of Education (science), Physics (Major) and Mathematics,

University of Nairobi

1969 – 1972

East African Certificate School Certificate (Division Two)

Kizurini Primary School

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