Research Grants and Awards


Dec 2018; I am the Principal Investigator of a 1-year research grant (worth 23,700 GBP) from UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) for a project entitled “IMAgINe: ICT-enabled Multi-sector-based Approach to weather Information"


May 2014; I won a travel grant to participate in the School on Applications of Open Spectrum and White spaces Technologies held at ICTP, Trieste, Italy.


Nov 2013 - 2020; I am the Principal Investigator of a 7-year research grant (worth 18M NoK) from NORAD for a project entitled “WIMEA-ICT: improving Weather Information Management in East Africa for effective service provision through the application of suitable ICTs”

Nov 2013; I was on the research team of a 5-year research grant (worth 6M NoK) from NORAD for a project entitled “HI-TRAIN: Health Informatics Training in East Africa”

July 2013; I won a travel grant to participate in the 1st African Internet Governance School held in Durban, South Africa.


Dec 2012; My research team won a NORAD seed grant (worth 300K NoK) entitled "Improving East Africa's Weather Information Management through the Application of Suitable ICTs".

Nov 2012; I won an Internet Society Fellowship to participate in the 85th Internet Engineering Taskforce Meeting that took place in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Sept 2012; I won a United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA)/ International Astronautical Federation (IAF) award to present at the 22nd UN/IAF Workshop on “Space Technologies Applied to the Needs of Humanity” in Naples, Italy.

Aug 2012; I won a Google conference award to present at the African Conference of Software Engineering and Applied Computing (ACSEAC) 2012 in Gabarone, Botswana.

May 2012; I was on the research team that won a research grant from the Swedish Programme for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER) undertaking a study “Field test of the AGLARBRI Drug Management Application.”

Graduate Students Research Supervision

Under Supervision

Mary Nsabagwa … “Towards A Robust Wireless Sensor Network-Based Automatic Weather Station

Ruth Mbabazi-Mutebi ... “Application Of Persuasive Technology In Reducing Electricity Theft: A Case Of Electricity Theft In Kampala, Uganda”

On going

Bernard Muwonge, PhD. “ A Cross-layer Algorithm for Improved Power Efficiency in Cognitive Radio Wireless Sensor Networks”

Masabo Emmanuel, PhD. “An Integrated Feature Extraction Approach for Detecting Polymorphic Malware Using Machine Learning”

Kondela Emmanuel, PhD. "towards reliable delivery of weather data from remote autonomous weather stations to the internet"

Doreen Tuheirwe, PhD. “Domain Engineering for Weather Information Services”

Mary Nsabagwa, PhD. “Routing with Data Aggregation in Duty Cycled Ultra-Low Power Wireless Sensor Networks”

Ruth Mbabazi Mutebi, PhD. “Consumer-Centric Energy Informatics System for dealing with Electricity Theft in Kampala, Uganda”


2019; Susan Serumaga, MSc. DCSE “Incremental Delaunay Triangulation Coverage Hole Detection and Healing Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Networks ”.

2018; Deborah Namata, MSc. DCSE, “A User Centric Mobile Broad Band Monitoring Tool”.

2016; Agona Samuel, MSc. DCSE

2016; ISABIRYE Gerald, MSc. DCSE

2015; Micheal Tusingwire, MSc. DCSE

2015; Collins Mwesigwa, MSc. DCSE

2015; Johnson Mpeirwe, MSc. DCSE

2015; AGOI Geoffrey, MSc. DCSE

2012; Fote Kamanyi Antonia, MSc. DCSE

2012; MILE Anthony Muli, MSc. DCSE

2011; Maxwell Omwenga, MSc. DCSE

2011; Bongomin Charles Anyek, MSc. DCSE

2010; Alex Mwebaze Akatujuna , MSc. DCSE

2009; Bernard Muwonge Ssajabbi, MSc. DCSE

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