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Eng. Felix Twinomucunguzi successfully defended his Ph.D Thesis

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Eng. Felix Twinomucunguzi successfully defended his Ph.D Thesis titled, A social –Technical Hazard Analysis of Emerging Organic Contaminants in Peri- urban Shallow Ground Water in Uganda.

The decision made by the Doctoral was announced by the Assoc. Prof. Dorothy Okello, the Dean School of Engineering who chaired the Ph.D Defence session held at the CEDAT Conference room yesterday.  She congratulated the student and extended her appreciation to the team of examiners that supported the processes leading to the successful defence.

The team of examiners comprised of the opponent Dr. Martin Kalibbala, from the Training and Capacity Development Department, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, the panellists comprised Prof. J.B Kirabira from Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Robinson Odong from the Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences in CONAS, Dr. Herbert Kalibbala, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Dr Wasswa John from Chemistry Department

Also in attendance were his supervisors namely Prof. Frank Kansiime, from the Department of Environmental Management in CAES and Dr. Robinah Kulabako , from the department of Civil and Environmental Management. Click here for more details

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A Successful Ph.D. Defense by Vianney Andrew Yiga

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The CEDAT community is proud to share our congratulations to Vianney Andrew Yiga following his successful Ph.D. defense that happened yesterday Monday 3rd October 2022 at the College of Engineering, Design, Art, and Technology (CEDAT).

His Thesis was titled; Thermal Stability of Fiber- Reinforced Polylactic Acid Composites for Flameretarded Applications.

The candidate was supervised by Eng. Dr. Michael Lubwama and Eng. Dr. Peter W. Olupot both from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, at CEDAT.

Dr. John Wasswa, Department of Chemistry, College of Natural Sciences (CONAS), Makerere University was the opponent that interrogated the candidate to enable a clear understanding of the study.

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Integration of Building Information Modelling (BIM) into Construction Education; A stake holder engagement held.

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The Construction and Economics Department at the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) is undertaking a study to explore the possibilities of mainstreaming Building Information Modelling (BIM) into the curricula.

A study supported by the Government of Uganda through the Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund (MaKRIF) is conducted by a team led by Dr. Pamela Achieng, lecturer in the Department of Construction Economics and Management at CEDAT.  The Research team is comprised of Ms. Wesonga Rachael, Mr.  Semanda Julius, Mr. Odongkara Billy Brian, Mr. Tom Mukasa and the Departmental Head, Dr. Nathan Kibwami.

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MTSIFA gets into partnership with the University of Bergen

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The Margaret Trowel School of Industrial and Art (MTSIFA) in the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) Makerere University has entered into a partnership with the University of Bergen (UIB), Faculty of Art, Music and Design to work towards internalizing and nurturing local indigenous knowledge.

The project will contribute to a multidisciplinary internationalization of higher education between global south and north with art, design, music, involving the two universities and independent enterprises linked to these disciplines.

Teams from the two Universities met at the College of Engineering to further discuss the implementation details and paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Principal, Dr. Venny Nakazibwe.

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