I will write for you Technical Reports, SEO, SEM, Ghost Articles, Great Resumes & Cover Letters, etc., and design/develop your products that are of superior quality and specific to their purposes and audience. I write documents that are very clear and precise in terms of voice (active) and language (appropriateness), and design products based on cutting-edge information and technology. I will deploy my varied skillsets, including deep research, prototype design, facility with technology, ability to write clearly, talent to illustrate ideas graphically, patience in problem identification and solving, and openness to consult subject matter experts, to deliver technically savvy reports. My writing will be guided by the established technical and academic writing techniques, namely, the definition of the matter, description, classification, analysis, causation, comparison, contrast, and interpretation. I will use comfortably align to the various reference styles that you will want me to use, including APA, Harvard, etc. I will carefully conform to the truth and facts relating to the subject matter you want me to write about, including the proper coverage of the topic, appropriate detail, and use of the subject-appropriate language in expressing meanings. My writing and product development pursuits cut across such themes as energy, law, business management, entrepreneurship, safety and security, public health, planning, the built environment, physics, physical sciences, renewable energy, corporate governance, etc.
My services are categorized within the following domains: -
o Business Plans & Investor/Sales Pitch Deck Presentations
o Business Proposals, Grant Writing, Feasibility Studies & Company Profiles
o Contents, Articles & Ghost Writing/Ebooks
o Market Research & Marketing Plan
o Research & Business Analysis (SPSS, Eviews, Ratios, Financial statements)
o Proofreading, Editing & Paraphrasing
o Copywriting, Book Writing, and Ghostwriting
o Product Design/Formulation
o Resume Writing
o Cover Letter Writing
Hire me to benefit from my superior experience in writings and product design/development.
Raphael has worked with me in an awesome manner. He has delivered exceptional resumes, cover letters, a press release, technical content, and amazing blog articles, besides providing side support to me. He works independently, is focused, delivers work within set deadlines, and cherishes productive relationships while working on tasks. I recommend his services to you!
He did a lot of work for me. He is really very professional at his work. Delivered on time and it was a pleasure to work with him. That's how I like it > fast and professional. In future I will hire him again if I get any opportunity. Thank you very much!
• Facilitating learning and participates in curriculum review.
• Mentoring, coaching, and evaluation of learners.
• Collaboration in research on emerging issues and trends in renewable energy technologies & in product design/formulation.
African PRIDE Centre
Jan 2006 - Present
• Leadership on strategy design, monitoring and evaluation, & review assignments.
• Research/feasibility studies & product design/formulation.
• Analysis of research findings and the preparation of reports.
• Presentations to employees and/or clients.
• Develops and/or reviews and/or supports the development and/or review of reports and codes of practice.
• Mentoring and coaching members of staff.
Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife, Kenya
Aug 2016 - Feb 2021 (4 years, 6 months)
• Development of concept papers and high-level briefs on the National Tourism Blueprint 2030 & Kenya’s tourism policy and legislative framework.
• Literature and development of the Concept Papers
• Developed working documents for workshops and conferences
• Rapporteured at workshops and conferences
• Wrote, edited, and proofread technical reports and policy documents
• Developed position papers and content for high-level presentations.
Ph.D in Physics & Materials Science
Maseno University, Kenya 2013 - 2020
M.Sc. in Physics
University of Nairobi, Kenya 2010 - 2012
B.Sc. in Physics
University of Nairobi, Kenya 1991 - 1996
The 1st Young Scientist MSSESA Conference on Material Science & Solar Cell Technology
Material Science & Solar Energy Network for Eastern and Southern Africa (MSSESA)
This certificate was awarded after attending and actively participating in the 1st Young Scientist MSSESA Conference on Material Science and Solar Cell Technology.
Nuclear Advocacy & Communication
AYGN & KYGN
This certificate was awarded after successful completion of a training in nuclear advocacy and communication.
Windows 10 Applications & Web Applications and Services
Venture Computer College
This certificate was awarded after successful completion of a training course on 10 Windows Applications & Web Applications and Services
Dark J-V Characterisation
Otakwa, R.V.M., Simiyu, J., Waita, S.M. and Mwabora, J.M., (2012). Dark J-V characterization of a dye-sensitized module. IJPP, 3, 1&2, 165-168.
Solar Cell Product Design
Otakwa, R.V.M., Simiyu, J., Waita, S.M. and Mwabora, J.M., (2012). Application of dye-sensitized solar cell technology in the tropics: Effects of radiation intensity and temperature on DSSC performance. IJARER, 1, 2(4),17-25
Dye-sensitised & Amorphous Silicon Technologies
Otakwa, R.V.M., Simiyu, J. and Mwabora, J.M., (2013). Dye-sensitized and amorphous silicon photovoltaic (PV) devices’ outdoor performance: A comparatives study. IJETAE, 3, 7, 532-538
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Otakwa, R. (2017). Dye sensitized technology in Kenya. Saarbrucken, Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (ISBN 978-620-2-00738-2).
Net Zero Energy Buildings
Current Alternative Energy
Raphael Venson Makokha Otakwa, Herick Othieno, Awange Joseph Lagat, Andrew Odhiambo Oduor (2017). Technology options for the built environment in Kenya: Dye-sensitized and amorphous silicon photovoltaics for application in NZE buildings. Current Alternative Energy (CAE), 1, 1-10 10.2174/2405463102666170306162043.
Solar Energy to Mechanical Work
Advances in Applied Sciences
3) Raphael Venson Makokha Otakwa, Herick Othieno, Andrew Odhiambo Oduor, Awange Joseph Lagat (2017). Energy Source and Technology Options for Kenya: Towards Direct Conversion of Solar Energy to Mechanical Work. Advances in Applied Sciences, 2(4), 43-47.
Journal of Technological Innovations in Renewable Energy,
Otakwa, RVM, Othieno, H, Oduor, AO (2018). Effect of Reverse Bias on Dye-Sensitized Technology: Lessons for Application in PV-Integrated Textile Fabric Designs Useable in Wajir, Vihiga, Kitui, and Kajiado Counties in Kenya. Journal of Technological Innovations in Renewable Energy, 7, 42-54.
International Journal of Environment and Waste Management
Otakwa, RVM, Othieno, H, Oduor, AO (2021). Enhancing Climate Action at Grassroots Levels in Least Developed Countries: Unlocking Bio-Briquetting Opportunities for Communities in Wajir, Vihiga, Kitui, and Kajiado Counties in Kenya. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. DOI: 10.1504/IJEWM.2021.10032336.