June Madete

June Madete

June Madete is an engineer, researcher and senior lecturer at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya.June seeks to develop biomedical engineering within Kenya through knowledge and skill transfer with students, lecturers and scientists across various sets of expertise.

She is the Coordinator of the African Biomedical Engineering Consortium which aims to educate students and staff on Biomedical engineering using summer schools and innovation competitions across Africa. One of Dr. Madete’s specialties is biomechanics and looking at the body as a machine, a topic she became immersed in when she worked as a research associate following graduation. Since then she has trained students, teachers, lecturers at Cardiff University, Egerton University (Kenya), Kenyatta University (Kenya), and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology. She has been a mentor to numerous students in Engineering for the last 10 years and continues to mentor at the Chandaria Business and Incubation Center.

Dr. Madete received her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Medical Engineering and her PhD in in Biomechanics, motion capture, imaging studies and patient data collection.