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Project Staff

Shakilah Nagujja – Leader for E-supervision Platform Development

 Shakilah Nagujja is currently the Manager of the MUBS eLearning Centre and a Lecturer in the Department of Business Administration. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technology and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Business Administration at Nelson Mandela university.

She has over 5 years of experience in management and leadership. She has spearheaded change in MUBS through introduction and management of online learning. Her research interests are in ICTs, elearning, telemedicine among others and has worked on various projects since 2015.  She has expertise in ICTs and elearning development. She has been part of establishing income generating activities and incubators in 4 public universities. She has also been part of the team training young social entrepreneurs from 15 English speaking African countries and supporting them to run successful social enterprises

Charles Olupot – Co-leader for MobileApp Development

Charles Olupot is an Information and Communications Technologist with over 10years of experience in ICT Management, Administration and ICT Skills Development. He is a Lecturer in the Department of Information Systems, Director of ICT Centre, and a mentorat the Entrepreneurship Innovation and Incubation Centre, Makerere University Business School. His current research interests include scalability of digital innovations in Agriculture and digital entrepreneurship. Other interests include ICT4D, ICT Project Management,Monitoring and Evaluation and e-Customer Relationship Management.Charles holds Masters in Information Systems (Msc.IS), a Post Graduate Diploma in ICT, a Post Graduate Certificate in Evaluation, Bachelor of Business Computing

Sheila Kesiime – ICT-4MRPQ Project Task Manager

Sheila is a Senior Human Resource Administrator at Makerere University Business School where she has served for over 10 years. Having gone through the challenges of the analogue Masters research supervision while pursuing the MBA (Project Management) she is enthusiastic about the implementation of the ICT-4MRPQ Project. As the Project Task Manager, Sheila is a good judge of skills, efficient task allocator and Planner. She has ensured the smooth running of the Project activities through staff motivation, planning, managing and tracking the team’s tasks.

Moses Ntaro – MUST Team Member, PhD Student

Ntaro Moses is Public Health Scientist and an Assistant Lecturer. Currently, he is a PhD fellow at the School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University. He has competences in issues pertaining to Primary Health Care (PHC) with a bias in water sanitation and hygiene. More so, he has extensive experience in operational research related to Health Service Delivery in Rural Communities. He also has an experience of over 8 years in teaching community engagement and environmental health to health professional students in the faculty of
medicine. He is passionate about the E-supervision innovation under


Dr. Norah Mulira – NCHE Team Member

Dr. Nora Mulira is a Systems Analyst , academic , researcher and consultant with professional expertise and extensive experience in the applied side of ICT (ICT4D) especially in the areas of telecommunication and financial regulation, policy and reform strategies, ICT enterprise resource planning, development and management. Notable projects from
academia, consultancy and research in the areas of Systems Development and ICT Policy Analysis in the public and private sectors include: Leading the World Bank /(InfoDev Initiative for the Development of Uganda’s Information Infrastructure Agenda (DIIAUP), that developed the foundation of Uganda’s ICT policy framework; Africa Telecomm sector
performance review and policy reforms under Research ICT Africa (RIA) and the Higher Education Management Information Systems Audits and
Strategic reforms in Africa and South American universities, with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency ( Sida/SAREC). Her work on national and organisational digital strategies ,ICT policy analysis and reform in ICT for Development (ICT4D)has been published
widely in international journals, and books. She also serves on several boards in that expert capacity in the areas of telecom and Finance regulation, health and education

Dr. Godfrey Omoda-Onyait – NCHE Team Member

Dr. Godfrey Omoda-Onyait is a professional teacher with vast experience in curriculum development and review and the use of ICT in teaching, learning and assessment. He is currently working with National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) as a Senior Higher Education Officer in the Department of Programme Accreditation. He worked as a lecturer in Busitema University (BU), Faculty of Computer Studies. He previously served as Head of Professional Groupings (Dean) ICT in Cavendish University Uganda. He has participated in the development of benchmarks for Information Technology and Computer Science with Inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA), IT and Computer Science programme benchmarking workshops, programme assessment and inspection of universities. His research interests include: curriculum development and review; use of ICT to enhance teaching, learning and assessment; personalizing learning in E-learning systems, Mobile learning, and the use of real-time feedback to enhance engagement, motivation and focus in E-learning. His work has been published.

Martin Iremaut Osikei – NCHE Team Member

Trained Economist/statistician with more than 15 years experience in higher education regulation. I have successfully defended PhD in Economics UDSM awaiting graduation, and holder of Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Management Studies in Monitoring and Evaluation, PGD in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, PGD in Computer Science and Graduate Diploma of CIPS, UK. I am engaged in monitoring higher education on key performance indicator as guided by the quality assurance framework.

Cosmas Muhumuza – NCHE Team Member

Mr. Cosmas Muhumuza is a Higher Education Officer, Research and Innovation at National Council for Higher Education. I am an editorial manager of The Uganda Higher Education Review: Journal of National Council for Higher Education. My research interests lie in the areas of Big data analysis, statistical, biomathematics and stochastic Analysis

Denis Kikonyogo – UCCSRI – Project Field Operations Coordinator

Denis is experienced in coordination of project field activities. He has served this role on all UCCSRI projects, and complimented his skills by supporting CapSEM, an Erasmus+ project, and on AGRI-QUEST, and Netherlands NWO-WOTRO funded project.

Viola Nabaasa – Assistant Project Administrator

She is working as the Office Assistant in the office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Administration) at Mbarara University of Science and Technology. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Microfinance. Has worked in the banking sector for 7 years.  Viola is self-driven, flexible enough and committed to her work. She pledges the smooth running of this project.

Prof. Dr. Christine Moser – Communications and Publications coordinator

Christine Moser is an Associate Professor of Organization Theory at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Her research is organized around three major themes: corporate social responsibility (CSR), knowledge flows in social networks, and the role of technology in social interaction. Empirically studying CSR implementation, Christine has published about how food waste is organized in Dutch supermarkets. In line with this, she is interested in the topic of micro-CSR and how the materiality of food shapes organizational processes. Such processes depend on knowledge sharing and meaning networks, which is a second major research interest.

Maureen Basuuta – Project Member, PhD Student

Maureen Basuuta is a Lecturer of Economics at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) and currently pursuing a PhD in Economics at the University of Fort Hare, South Africa. She has worked on different research projects and is currently a Principal Investigator of a project titled “Community Based Health Insurance; An Alternative to Health Care Financing in Uganda,” which is a research project under the Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund (RIF). As a PhD student experiencing several supervision challenges, she is optimistic about the implementation of the ICT-4MRPQ project and see how it can address supervision challenges through the usage of ICT. Her PhD student experience brings on board core experiences that will be helpful in addressing supervision inconsistencies.

Dr. Imelda Kemeza – MUST Team Member

Imelda is a member of the MUST- Team that is compliant to implement the EU ICT -4MRPQ project co-funded by the European Union. She is an experienced Educational Psychologist with over 17 years of teaching,training, research and supervising postgraduate students in higher institutions of learning. Imelda draws on interactions with other supervisors for collective efforts to effect and heed to reliable student research and supervision assessment processes through E-Supervision, Mobile App., and Virtual meeting that would lead to relevant research outputs, satisfactory research guidance/ mentoring and enhanced research capacity.

Dr. Deborah Natumanya – MUST Team Member

Dr. Deborah has worked as a lecturer in the computer science department at Mbarara University of Science and Technology for the past eight years.
Deborah’s research focuses on the development and implementation of information systems, computer algorithms, and technological applications for bettering electronic learning. Dr. Deborah is glad to be a part of the ICT-4MRPQ project where she can broaden and share her existing experience with electronic examination framework with free handwriting which was the core of her PhD thesis.

Aliguma Winfred – MUST Team Member

Ms. Aliguma Winfred is a Principal Personal Secretary in the office of the
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration) at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST). She joined MUST in June 1997. Winfred holds a Master’s Degree in Local Governance and Planning, a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and a Diploma in Secretarial Studies. She is focused, result-oriented, has multitasking skills and committed to her work. During her career development, she has attended and participated at several workshops and short courses locally and abroad. As the Project Administrator, she looks forward to the successful implementation of the ICT-4MRPQ Project.

Dr. Karidewa Nyeinga – Makerere University Team Member

Karidewa is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Physics, Makerere University. He completed his PhD from Makerere in 2012 and MSc degree in Physics from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU), Trondheim-Norway in 2005. Currently he is working with a network of researchers from 5 African universities, and NTNU on energy. The network is developing small scale solar thermal energy storage systems for off-grid cooking solutions. Prototypes have been developed and undergoing laboratory testing. The system is expected to drastically reduce the use of woodfuel for cooking in schools.

Dr Denis Okello (PhD) – Makerere University Team Member

Denis Okello is a Senior Lecturer and the current Head of Physics Department, Makerere University. He is actively involved in research on solar thermal energy storage. He has supervised many graduate students to completion (3 PhD and 7 Masters). Currently, he is supervising 4 PhD and 3 MSc students. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals.
He is the coordinator of the Materials and Solar Energy Project (UGA 01) project funded by ISP, Sweden and Co-PI of the Energy Technology Network (ENET) funded by NORAD, Norway through NORHED II Projects.

Joan Nakajigo – Makerere Univesity Team Member

Joan Nakajigo is an assistant lecturer in the Department of Geology and Petroleum Studies, College of Natural Science at Makerere University. She is currently pursuing her PhD in petroleum geophysics, particularly rock physics. Her PhD is undertaken in collaboration with Makerere University and the University of Bergen, Norway. Her research interests are in reservoir geophysics. She has worked as a hydrogeologist with the Ministry of Water and Environment for over 5 years.