Dr. Kikwai has been the coordinator of Machakos University Income Generating Units since October 2021. He holds a PhD in Geometry (Pure Mathematics) from Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (Italy), M. Sc (Pure Mathematics) and B. Sc Mathematics from the University of Nairobi. He joined Machakos University in December 2018 and has been a lecturer at the department of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Sciences at the School of Pure and Applied Sciences.

Academically, Dr. Kikwai has research interest in Algebra, Geometry and Number Theory. Further, he has interest cryptography and specifically in applications software development. Privately, Dr. Kikwai has over 10 years as a senior software developer and previously worked for HealthData Systems and ImediaAfrica as a lead consultant in applications development.