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Austine Amukayia Mulama

amulama.jpgPhD Student

Institute of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Albert-Ludwig-University of Freiburg
Hermann-Herder-Str. 3
79104 Freiburg, Germany

 

PERSONAL DETAILS

DOB: 29th April, 1984
NATIONALITY: Kenyan
PROFESSION: Teaching
EMAIL ADDRESS: mulamaustine@gmail.com
austine.mulama@jupiter.uni-freiburg.de
MOBILE PHONE NO.: +4917636323119, +254723016868




EDUCATION BACKGROUND

• 1998-Kenya Certificate of Primary Education: 82/84 points

• 2002-Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education: B+

• 2008-Bachelor of Education (Science) at Maseno University-Kenya: First  Class Honors

• 2014-Master of Science in Physics at Maseno University-Kenya: Credit
  Topic: Optical Properties of Se100-xBix Thin Films Deposited on Glass Substrates by Flash Evaporation Method
   at Maseno University-Kenya.
  Supervisors: Prof. Julius M. Mwabora (University of Nairobi) & Prof. Andrew O. Oduor (Maseno University)

• Since September, 2015- Ph.D. Student (Sandwich Program)-Maseno University-University of Freiburg
  Topic: Rheological Properties of Some Semi-crystalline Polymer Thin Films via Dewetting
   at University of Freiburg
  Supervisors: Prof. Andrew O. Oduor (Maseno University) & Prof. Dr. Günter Reiter (University of Freiburg)


SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS


• 2010-Maseno University Postgraduate Scholarship to pursue master of science in Physics

• 2012-Research grant by Government of Kenya to investigate properties of doped selenium thin films

• 2014-Maseno University Tutorial Fellowship to pursue Ph.D. studies-100 % tuition fee waiver

• 2015-Research grant by Government of Kenya to investigate threshold switching properties of Ge-Se-Sb-Te thin films for phase change memory applications

• 2017-DAAD Scholarship under Bi-nationally supervised Ph.D. studies in rheological properties of semi-crystalline polymer thin films via dewetting


RESEARCH INTEREST


Condensed Matter Physics: Properties of Materials (both bulk and thin film), Chalcogenide Glasses, Thin Film Solar Cell Materials, Characterization of Polymer Thin Films and Acoustics


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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• Maseno University: http://maseno.ac.ke

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