Professor Mwamburi holds a PhD in Plant Pathology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) and Postdoc research fellowship with the University of Gottingen, (Germany). Her research Interests: Plant pathology, Biological control, Invertebrate pathology, Waste Management and Waste water use and management. She has several Awards including Equity and Merit Australian Government Scholarship, Commonwealth Scholarship, British Council Fellowship, Organization for Women in Science in the Developing World Fellowship, TWAS – DFG fellowship, National Council for Science Technology and Innovation fellowship, American Society for Microbiology Leadership Award for International Educators to her credit. Professor Mwamburi is involved in several multidisciplinary research projects and have supervised a number postgraduate students. She is a reviewer for National Research Fund and many international journals and is an external examiner for several universities.