Ivan Muhumuza

Ivan Muhumuza
Senior Biomedical Laboratory Technician

Ivan Muhumuza is a Biomedical Engineer by Profession and a Senior Biomedical Laboratory Technician  in the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology. He is very passionate about Frugal innovation with a focus on Technology and development healthcare solutions for low- and Middle-income countries. He is also currently involved various research projects most notably, the development of infant size low field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system, which is suitable for applications in low resource countries for diagnosis of some ailments such as hydrocephalus.


  • Biomedical Workshop Practice

Research Interests

  • Medical Imaging – Magnetic Resonance Imaging systems
  • Healthcare technology Management
  • Oxygen therapy equipment and supply  systems
  • Phototherapy
  • Artificial Intelligence and machine learning

Academic Qualifications:

  • BSc. Biomedical Engineering (Makerere University, 2018)

Professional Membership:

  • IEEE


  • SEER research project funding of US$2,875 for for a research project titled “Designing a Medium Pressure Oxygen supply system” that won a – September 2021 to August 2022.
  • NIISP Grant  for Smart MedTech Management System (SMMS) project worth $28,169 – 2018
  • NIISP Grant for the Photokabada Project worth $10,704 – 2018
  • CAMTech CAP grant for Photokabada Project worth $7000 – 2018


Tel: +256701204296

Email: imuhumuza@must.ac.ug , ivanmuhumuza305@gmail.com