Prof. Kiplang’at has over twenty-five (25) years of experience in University Administration, Academics and research. He was formerly the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration, Planning and Infrastructure) at the Technical University of Kenya (2013-2018). Prior to joining the Technical University of Kenya, Prof. Kiplang’at was the Director of Moi University, Nairobi campus (2006-2013) where he provided strategic leadership as the academic and administrative head of the Campus. During his tenure, the student enrolment rose from the initial 138 students in the year 2006 to over 5,500 students in 2013.  In addition, he has held the positions of Head of Department, Practical Attachment Coordinator, Hostel Warden, among others.  Before joining the academia, Prof. Kiplang’at worked at Egerton University and the University of Nairobi libraries.