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 and Head
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Eng. Prof. N.H. Mvungi: BSc in Electrical Engineering (1978) of the University Dare es Salaam; MSc in Electronics Control Engineering (1980) of Salford University, U.K.; PhD (1989) of Leeds University, U.K. Industrial attacment Phillips Center for Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands Feb. 1992 to Feb. 1993. ILO Consultant on Solar Energy Systems Onersol Solar Energy Research Centre in Niamey June-July 1991. Adjunct professor of Egarton University, Kenya. Collaborate with Swedish Institutions since 1998. An academician and consultant at University of Dar es Salaam since 1978. He worked September 2008 to June 2012 at the University Dodoma in Tanzania as the founding Principal of the College of Informatics and Virtual Education and then Principal of College of ICT of the University of Dar es Salaam untill retirement. He received a 2010 IBM Faculty Award. He is involved in regulatory bodies of TCRA and ERB in conduscting studies and in issues related to operationa and regulations. Prof. Mvungi has published widely in conferences, in journal and other media including studies and survey reports. He is a registered consulting engineer. He is a member of Institution of Engineers Tanzania (IET), International Commission on Atmospheric Electricity (ICAE), Associate Member – STS e-member GLOSAS/USA
- Prof. Nerey H. Mvungi
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Dr. Joel S. Mtebe received B.Sc. Computer Science and Statistics from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2002 and Master of eLearning from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia in 2004. He received his PhD in Interactive Technology/Human Computer Interaction from the University of Tampere in Finland.
He is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the University of Dar es Salaam.Dr Mtebe has supervised a number of Masters, and PhD students and he has examined a number of Masters and PhD thesis and dissertations. He is coordinating an eLearning Research Group with more than 20 masters and 8 PhD studentsHe has published more than 25 scientific articles in international journals and presented in several conferences in Tanzania and outside. His research interest include information system implementation, OER, MOOCs, Cloud computing, usability, Learning management systems, Mobile learning etc.
- Dr. Joel S. Mtebe
- Senior Lecturer
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