|Dr. Ssemaluulu Paul Mukasa
Faculty of Science
I am a scholar of information systems with several decadesí professional and technical experience. My current research interests include the assessment and effective development and deployment of information systems in developing countries. My doctoral dissertation identified issues that, if addressed, can help improve the design and operational success of IS projects in developing countries. Currently I teach business information technology and decision sciences at Makerere Universityís School of Computing and Informatics Technology.
My engineering and IT career spans more than 35 years and work on projects including installation of microwave systems for Entebbe airport in Kampala, setting up LANs and installing intelligent terminals (and later PCs) at the airport for several international airlines, setting up the first fiber optic network for greater Kampala with an international team of engineers from Fujitsu (Japan); planning the first Entebbe-Kampala fiber-optic network; installation, testing and commissioning of the new NEAX digital switch; added hardware and networking capacity to enhance computer teaching at Makerere University Business School; and implemented the Makerere Campus Wide Area Networking Project connecting Makerere University to Kabanyolo University, Makerere University Business School, and Mulago Hospital Pathology Department.