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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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Why are developments always ahead of planning? Makerere University and its partners to address Urban Expansion Planning

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Makerere University, together with the Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development and the Urban Authorities Association of Uganda (UAAU) are set to undertake an urban expansion planning drive that will result in better-planned cities and urban areas in Uganda.

A national workshop on Urban Extension Planning in Uganda financed by Cities Alliance was held on Wednesday 25th April 2024, in the CEDAT Conference Hall during which participants delved into the concept, the principles and importance of urban expansion, and its fundamental stages. They also explored the best practices for Urban Expansion Plan implementation and financial strategies.

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Engineers in Academia rallied to register with the Engineers Registration Board

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Makerere University Engineering staff who are not Registered Engineers have been urged to utilize the existing opportunity availed through a window specially created by the Engineering Registration Board (ERB) for  Engineers in the Academia.

The Engineering Registration Board has come out to enlist the registration of Engineers in academia, who even though impart knowledge and skills to the engineers, many of them are not themselves Registered Engineers

During an outreach visit to the College of Engineering, Design, Art, and Technology (CEDAT), Thursday 18th April 2024, a team from the Engineering Registration Board interacted with Makerere University staff in the engineering field drawn from the Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, and Software Engineering among others.

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The 2024 Poster Presentations by the Electrical & Computer Engineering students held successfully.

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Students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) under the Integrated Smart Systems group presented their research work and innovation projects on Wednesday 17th April 2024 at the college, with the best three of the projects and innovations awarded, and the rest of the players recognized.

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