Gilbert Mwangi holds a degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from Egerton University, Kenya. He is finalizing MSc. in Electrical Engineering at Jomo Kenyatta University, Kenya. His masters research is with TAHMO, investigating the possibilities of detecting and tracking lightning strikes using low cost consumer electronics. He has worked for a power company as design engineer and as tutor at Mount Kenya University. Currently he is responsible for the installation and maintenance of TAHMO and Earth Networks weather stations in East Africa.