Maureen Kahiu

Maureen Kahiu

  • M.S. Candidate, Agronomy
  • Advisor: Dr. John Kaminski
11 Tyson
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802


  • MS Agronomy:Jan 2020-present, The Pennsylvania State University
  • BS Environmental Horticulture and Landscaping Technology: 2012-2016,Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Maureen Kahiu is a Masters student from Nairobi, Kenya. Her main interest is in turf grass pathology.

She acquired her undergraduate degree at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja-Kenya. She has previously worked in the golf course industry as an intern, assistant and eventually a golf course superintendent at Vet Lab Sports' Club. Additionally, she is an R&A level two certified golf rules official. 

Professional Background

Graduate Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University Jan2020-Present

Golf Course Superintendent, Vet Lab Sports' Club, Nairobi 2018 and 2019

Assistant golf course superintendent, Vet Lab Sports' Club, Nairobi-2017

Researcher, Muthaiga Golf Club Fall 2015 to Spring2016

Golf course intern-Summer 2015

Landscaping intern at Homes and Natures, Nairobi, Summer 2014