Dr. Honest C. Kimaro is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Information Systems. He completed his Bachelor degree in Computer Science at the University of Dar es Salaam in 1998, Master of Science in Technical Informatics at Technical University of Deft in the Netherlands in 2001 and PhD in Information Systems at the University of Oslo in 2006. He was appointed as the Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering under the College of ICT in 2015 after having served as the Coordinator for Postgraduate Studies for 8 years. Dr. Kimaro has been coordinating the project on development and implementation of sustainable information systems in Tanzania using DHIS2 and open source technologies jointly with the University of Oslo, Tanzania Ministries of Health and community development, Gender, Elderly and Children & Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries, and other multiple stakeholders. The DHIS2 project that has been running over the past 14 years has continuously increased in scope and focus overtime and is based the key pillars: capacity building, research, and innovation. The project serves as the key research platform for postgraduate students in information systems generally and specifically for health informatics that was jointly established at UDSM in 2007 jointly with the University of Oslo through NORAD funding. The project has produced more than 40 dissertations and a large number of journal and scientific conference publications.
Dr. Kimaro teaches courses in Systems Design and Innovation, Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Databases, knowledge management, and Monitoring & Evaluation and supervises a number of postgraduate and undergraduate students. His main research areas of interest are design and implementation of integrated and sustainable information systems & architectures. Dr. Kimaro is the current Head of Computer Science and Engineering at UDSM
- Dr. Honest C. Kimaro
- Senior Lecturer
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- Prof. Joel S. Mtebe
- Associate Professor
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