Staff Members

Rodney Lubega

Rodney Lubega; B.Sc, M.Sc, is a researcher, professional engineer and assistant lecturer in the fields of Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) and Reservoir Simulation.   ·       Assistant Lecturer, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Jan 2020 - Present. Petroleum Engineering and Environmental Management Department. o   Senior instrumentation and calibration engineer, National Water and Sewerage Corporation July 2019 – October 2018 Static Plant Headquarters ·       Assistant Lecturer, Kyambogo University September 2016 – October 2018. Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department. ·       Cementing Laboratory Supervisor, Halliburton Inc, Albetine Graben Region in western Uganda. June 2010 – June 2015

Felix Atuhaire

  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering
  • Faculty Coordinator Engineering labs
Education Background
  • Felix has a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from UCT, South Africa and holds a first-class Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from MUST, Uganda.
  • Biomechanics
  • Engineering mechanics
  • Digital communication systems
  • Engineering mathematics
Research interests
  • Machine learning and Deep learning for health technologies, Biomechanics, Medical imaging, Geometric and statistical modelling, Medical image processing and analysis, 3D image reconstruction, Health technology management.
Academic Qualifications
  • MSc in Biomedical Engineering candidate (Cape Town, 2020)
  • BSc in Computer Engineering (Mbarara, 2016)
Short Courses
  • Probabilistic morphable model fitting (Cape Town, 2018)
  • Statistical shape modelling (Cape Town, 2018)
  • Machine learning summer school (Stellenbosch, 2019)

Martin Galiwango

  • Assistant lecturer, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Examination Coordinator
Research Interests (part of the Energy Research Group):
  • mHealth applications
  • Embedded systems
Academic Qualifications:
  • BSc. Computer Engineering (Mbarara, 2013)
Short Courses:
  • 4G broadband LTE
  • Android programming (Udacity)
  • Linux (Linux Foundation)
Professional Membership:
  • IEEE
Contact information
  • Email:

Penlope Yaguma

Background: Ms. Yaguma is an Electrical Engineer who has complemented her formal training with successful professional experience in a variety of roles: most notably, as a competent researcher in the initial stages of the ‘Bioenergy for Sustainable Energy Access in Africa’ project funded by the UK's Department for International Development; as a responsible R&D Engineer at Green Bio Energy Limited, a social enterprise that specializes in the production of bioenergy systems; and as a graduate electrical engineer who assisted with the development and roll out of Uganda’s first utility-billing software application at National Water and Sewerage Corporation. Teaching:
  • Digital Electronics
  • Logic Circuits
  • Analog Electronics
Research Interests (part of the Energy Research Group):
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Energy Policy, Politics, and Economics
  • Climate Change in the Global South (particularly adaptation and mitigation strategies for sub-Saharan Africa)
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy and Society
Academic Qualifications:
  • MSc. Sustainable Energy Systems (Edinburgh, 2016)
  • BSc. Electrical and Computer Engineering (Cape Town, 2013)
Short Courses:
  • Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience in sub-Saharan Africa (Edinburgh, 2016)
  • Global Citizenship, Service and Social Justice (Cape Town, 2012)
  • Urban Emissions in Uganda's Cities - drivers, vulnerabilities, knowledge gaps (2018) - under review
Professional Membership:
  • IEEE


    BIOGRAPHY Fredrick is a fully funded Fulbright grantee pursuing a Master's degree in BioEngineering at Georgia Institute of Technology in Georgia, Atlanta USA under the Fulbright foreign student program. He is a Teaching staff at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) with interests in medical device innovations and bioengineering research. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree of science in Biomedical Engineering from Makerere University in 2018 with second class upper honors. Fredrick draws his inspiration from past experiences working with different health facilities in fields of medical equipment management (repairs and servicing), research and innovation, teaching and mentor ship programs with great passion to impact healthy livelihood in low resource setting. He has participated in global forums: seminars, workshops and design competitions in which he executed diligently and got awarded certificates/prizes for outstanding performance(s). Most importantly, he is a team player and has contributed significantly to the growth and development of the biomedical engineering department at MUST.   NAME: BULONDO FREDRICK BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER   DESIGNATION Teaching Staff Biomedical Engineering Department Faculty of Applied Science and Technology Mbarara University of Science and Technology   INTERESTS Medical Technology innovations Bioengineering research Biomaterials Bioinstrumentation   FOR GOD AND MY COUNTRY