Refereed Journal papers & refereed conference proceedings


Mary Nsabagwa, Julianne Sansa Otim, Roseline Nyongarwizi Akol, Grace Ninsiima, Robert Mwesigye, Maximus Byamukama, Björn Pehrson, “Condition Monitoring for Wireless Sensor Network-Based Automatic Weather Stations”, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Internet of Things IoT 18(14): e4, DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-12-2018.156083

Mary Nsabagwa, Maximus Byamukama, Emmanuel Kondela, Julianne Sansa Otim, “Twards a Robust and affordable Automatic Weather Station”, Elsevier Journal of Development Engineering, Nov 2018,

M. Byamukama, B. Pehrson, M. Nsabagwa, R. Akol, G. Bakkabulindi and J. Sansa-Otim, “Powering Environment Monitoring Wireless Sensor Networks: A review of design and operational challenges in Eastern Africa” EAI Endorsed Transactions on Internet of Things, (2018) Issue 14

M. Byamukama, R. Akol, G. Bakkabulindi, B. Pehrson, R. Olsson and J. Sansa-Otim, "Energy storage options for environment monitoring Wireless Sensor Networks in rural Africa," 2018 IEEE 12th International Conference on Compatibility, Power Electronics and Power Engineering (CPE-POWERENG 2018), Doha, 2018, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.1109/CPE.2018.8372600

Nsabagwa, M., Muhumuza, J., Kasumba, R., Otim, J.S. and Akol, R., 2018, July. Minimal Idle-Listen Centralized Scheduling in TSCH Wireless Sensor Networks. In 2018 41st International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP) (pp. 1-5). IEEE.

Nsabagwa, Mary, Isaac Mugume, Robert Kasumba, Joshua Muhumuza, Steven Byarugaba, Eugene Tumwesigye, and Julianne Sansa Otim. "Condition Monitoring and Reporting Framework for Wireless Sensor Network-based Automatic Weather Stations." In 2018 IST-Africa Week Conference (IST-Africa), pp. Page-1. IEEE, 2018.

Doreen Tuheirwe-Mukasa, Magne Haveraaen, Julianne Sansa- Otim, Benjamin Kanagwa, Godfrey Rwamahe Mujuni, ”Assessing the Efficacy of ICT in Weather Forecast Information Dissemination in Uganda: Evidence from Farming Communities in Mbale and Rakai Districts ICERAP conference, to appear in Agricultural and Ecosystem resilience in Sub Saharan Africa book of the Climate Change Management book series

Mwesigwa Andrew, Mary Nsabagwa, Julianne Sansa Otim, Joshua Muhumuza, Jovan Muteesasira, Martha Nakuwanda, ”Experiences and Challenges of Integrating Weather Information in a single Repository: A case of building a Weather Data Repository for Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan”, ICERAP conference

Kaburu, D.M., Sansa-Otim, J., Mayanja, K. et al. “A usability based approach to designing continuous user biometric authentication system” Journal of Quality and User Experience (2018) 3: 8.


Emmanuel Masabo, Kyanda Swaib Kaawaase, Julianne Sansa-Otim & Damien Hanyurwimfura, “Integrated Feature Extraction Approach Towards Detection Of Polymorphic Malware In Executable Files”, International Journal Of Computer Science & Security (IJCSS) Volume 11, Issue 2, 2017

Mugume I, Waiswa D, Mesquita MDS, Reuder J, Basalirwa C, Bamutaze Y, Twinomuhangi R, Tumwine F, Sansa Otim J, Jacob Ngailo T and Ayesiga G, “Assessing the Performance of WRF Model in Simulating Rainfall over Western Uganda”, Journal of Climatology and Weather Forecasting, 2017


Maximus BYAMUKAMA, Mary NSABAGWA, Julianne SANSA-OTIM, “Leveraging Inter-Institutional Connectivity to Facilitate Weather Data Transmission from Automatic Weather Stations in Uganda”, Proceedings and Report of the 9th UbuntuNet Alliance Annual Conference, 2016 pp 9-16 ISSN 2223-7062

Bjorn Pehrson, Robert Olsson, Serdar Temiz , Julianne Sansa Otim , Mark T. Smith2 , Amos Nungu, Mohsen Chogolzadeh , Maximus Byamukama ,Emmanuel Kondela , Mary Nsabagwa ,Terrence Brown , Ben Khemis , Richard Okou , Joachim Reuder ”Challenges in the Life-cycle of Sensor Networks for Automation and Densification of Environment Monitoring in Rural Africa”, Presented at 2016 UNESCO Chair Conference on Technologies for Development: From Innovation to Social Impact on 2-4 May 2016, EPFL, Lausanne, Swizerland.

Nsabagwa, Mary, Maximus Byamukama, Julianne Sansa Otim, and Richard Okou "Network densification strategies for Automatic Weather Stations: Challenges and opportunities for Uganda." In 2016 IST-Africa Conference in Durban, South Africa in May 2016, indexed in IEEXPLORE pp. 1-8. IEEE, 2016

Dennis M.Kaburu, Julianne Sansa -Otim, Tony Bulega " A model for e-assessment authentication in distance learning." Proceedings of the 2016 JKUAT Scientific,Technological and Industrialisation Conference, pp.100-110, No (1) November 2016


Julianne Sansa Otim, Celestino OBUA, Grace KAMULEGEYA, Alex MWOTIL, Perez MATSIKO, “Field Testing a Drug Management Application at Ugandan Health Facilities”, SPRINGER LNICST 147, pp. 127-133, 2015, ISBN: 978-3-319-16885-2 (Print) 978-3-319-16886-9 (Online).

Ruth Mbabazi Mutebi, Julianne Sansa Otim, Richard Okou, Ben Sebitosi, “Electricity theft in Kampala and potential ICT solutions”, SPRINGER LNICST 147, pp. 198-206, 2015, ISBN: 978-3-319-16885-2 (Print) 978-3-319-16886-9 (Online).


Ruth M. Mbabazi, Ben Sebitosi, Julianne Sansa-Otim and Richard Okou, “Uganda’s Energy Sector: Challenges and Opportunities”, IEEE10th Industrial and Commercial Use of Energy Conference, 19-21 August 2013, Capetown, South Africa.

Julianne Sansa-Otim, Philip Lutaaya, Tom Kamya, Stephen Mutaawe Lubega, “Analysis of Mobile Phone e-waste Management for Developing Countries: A Case of Uganda”, SPRINGER 2013 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST) 119, pp. 174-183, 2013, ISBN 978-3-642-41177-9.

Julianne S. Sansa-Otim and Anthony Mile, “IPv4 to IPv6 Transition Strategies for Enterprise Networks in Developing Countries”, SPRINGER 2013 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST) 119, pp. 94-104, 2013, ISBN 978-3-642-41177-9.


Julianne SANSA OTIM and Milton WAISSWA, “On Improvement of the Weather Information Management in Uganda,” Proceedings of the 5th UbuntuNet Alliance annual conference pp 9- 14, November 2012, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, ISSN 2223-7062

Maxwell O. Momanyi, Julianne S. Sansa-Otim and Agnes F.N. Lumala, “Robust Mobile Cloud Services Through Offline Support, ” IEEE. African Conference of Software Engineering and Applied Computing (ACSEAC), 24 - 26 September 2012, Gabarone, Botswana, ISBN 978-0-7695-4909-5/12.

Benjamin Kanagwa, Josephine Nabukenya, Agnes Rwashana Semwanga and Julianne Sansa Otim, “A Model for Facilitating Uganda to a Preferred BPO Destination in the Region, ”Proc. International Conference on Computing & ICT Research (ICCIR 2012), August 2012, Kampala, Uganda, ISBN 978-9970-25-128-5

Fote Kamanyi Antonia, John Ngubiri and Julianne Sansa Otim, “Performance of the Energy Aware Routing protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Nodes, ” Proc. 11th International Conference on Wireless Networks (ICWN’12), July 16-19, 2012, USA. ISBN: 1-60132-221-6

Peter Kahiigi, Eunice Kariuki, Victor Kyalo, Muthoni Masinde, Donart Ngarambe, Amos Nungu, Julianne Sansa-Otim and Bj¨orn Pehrson, “African Great Lakes Rural Broadband Research Infrastructure, ” Proc. IST-Africa 2012 Conference. May 2012, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Received the Best paper Award. ISBN: 978-1-905824-34-2

S. Agona, J. Sansa-Otim “Readiness of Uganda for Analog to Digital Migration by December, 2012, ” International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol. 5, Special Issue, pp.69 - 79, 2011, ISSN 1818-1139 (PRINT), ISSN 1996-1065 (ONLINE)


H. Kabuye, R. Aye and J. Sansa-Otim “Efficient spectrum utilization for future wireless mesh networks over WIFI and WIMAX in developing countries, ” Proc. National Conference on Communications (NCC 2011), September 2011, Kampala, Uganda, ISBN:978 9 970 167 057

J. A. Bogere, J. Sansa-Otim and R. Sseguya “The Feasibility of National Roaming in Highly Competitive Mobile Markets: A Case Study of Uganda, ” Proc. International Conference on Computing & ICT Research (ICCIR 2011), August 2011, Kampala, Uganda, ISBN: 978-9970-25-128-5


J. Sansa-Otim, I. A. Rai and J.M. van der Hulst. “F-TCP: A Delay-based Protocol with Fair Co-existence,” Proc. International Conference on Networks (ICN 2010), April 2010, Les Menuires, France, ISBN:978-0-7695-3979-9


J. Sansa, A. Szomoru and J.M. van der Hulst. “An Evaluation Study of Data Transport Protocols for e-VLBI,” Internation Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol. 1, No. 1,pp.68 - 75, 2007, ISSN 1818-1139 (PRINT), ISSN 1996-1065 (ONLINE)


J. Sansa, A. Szomoru, and J.M. van der Hulst. “On Network Measurement and Monitoring of end-to-end paths used for e-VLBI,” In: Advances in Systems Modeling and ICT Applications (J. Kizza, J. Aisbett, A. Vince and T. Wanyama, eds.), Chapter 11, pp 140-153, Fountain Publishers, Uganda, 2006, ISBN: 13: 978-9970-02-604-3