Dr. Ciira wa Maina’s Profile

Dr. Ciira wa Maina

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Job title: Lecturer and Acting Chair of the department


Responsibilities: I teach courses in signal processing and communication


Qualification: PhD (2011)

Membership: IEEE


Research interests:

1) Wireless communication applications for development

2) Statistical signal processing for speech applications

3) Data organisation and analysis for traditional systems of knowledge

4) Computational Biology


Major Publications:

1. C. wa Maina, A. Honkela, F. Matarese, K. Grote, H. G. Stunnenberg, G. Reid,
N. D. Lawrence, and M. Rattray,
“Inference of RNA Polymerase II Transcription
Dynamics from Chromatin Immunoprecipitation Time Course Data,”
Accepted for
publication in PLOS Computational Biology 2014 arXiv:1303.4926 [q-bio.QM]
2. Ciira wa Maina and John MacLaren Walsh. “Joint Speech Enhancement and
Speaker Identification
Using Approximate Bayesian Inference,” IEEE Transac
tions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing,
vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 5491 − 5510,
Aug. 2011.
3. J. M. Walsh, S. Weber, and C. wa Maina, “Optimal Rate Delay Tradeoffs and

Delay Mitigating Codes for Multipath Routed and Network Coded Networks,”

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 55, no. 12, pp. 1517 − 1529, Dec.


Contact details:


E-mail: cwamaina.dekut@gmail.com

Tel: +254(0)716196331

Twitter: @CwaMaina

Dedan Kimathi University of Technology,

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,

P.O. BOX 657-10100 Nyeri, Kenya
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