Dr Bitek Titus Watmon – (PhD, MSc BEng (Hons) MIET AMIMechE IAENG -Member)

Head of Department / Senior Lecturer of Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Profile: Dr Titus Bitek Watmon is a Senior Lecturer in Manufacturing Systems Engineering: He holds a PhD in Mechanical & Manufacturing engineering. He Studied BEng (Hons) in Manufacturing Systems Engineering at UEL-UK and MSc in Advanced Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Brunel University (UK).  He first worked in manufacturing industries for fifteen years in the UK before going into lecturing at Kyambogo University in 2004.  He is actively involved in consultancy services with many industries in Uganda and other organisations including NCHE as a programme reviewer, IUCEA as an assessor and NCST.

 Professional Membership:

  • Full Member Institution of Engineers & Technology (MIET) the United Kingdom
  • Associate Member Institution of Mechanical Engineers (AMIMechE) the United Kingdom
  • IAENGMember (No: 104807) International Association of Engineers
  • Editor: International Journal of Managing Information Technology (ISSN: 0975-5586 online and 0975-5926 Print) (https://www.airccse.org/journal/ijmit.html)

Link: Research and Publications

Dr Catherine Wandera – Senior Lecturer


Dr Catherine Wandera graduated with a Doctor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland, in 2010; her area of specialization is manufacturing and she has done extensive research in Laser Materials Processing. Dr Wandera has published a number of papers in reputable peer-refereed journals in the manufacturing discipline and also in a reputable international conference in Science, Technology and Engineering. Dr Wandera has experience and expertise in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) manufacturing having done extensive research in Laser Materials Processing and also worked in the production floor of HT Laser Oy, a high-tech equipment manufacturer in Finland. Her research interest is in the areas of optimization of manufacturing systems and processes for quality, productivity and energy efficiency, developments in production technologies, materials engineering, and product and process design. She is also passionate about mentorship of students in research with a focus on applied research and general careers guidance.

Contact Details: Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyambogo University, P. O. Box 1 Kambogo, Kampala, Uganda, Email: catherinewandera@kyu.ac.ug; cathywandera@gmail.com

Link: Research and Publications

Dr Kizito Paul Mubiru

Senior Lecturer in Industrial Engineering

Dr Kizito Paul Mubiru is an Industrial Engineer by profession. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from University of San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A; a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Uganda Martyrs University and a Doctor of Philosophy from Makerere University, Kampala. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering at Kyambogo University; teaching a variety of courses in the Industrial Engineering program. This includes Operations Research, Production Planning and Control, Manufacturing Systems, Operations Strategy, Sales and Marketing Management. Dr Kizito had vast industrial experience of over ten years before he joined academia and has published over 25 research articles. He is a full member of the Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE) and Operations Research Society of East Africa. (ORSEA).

Contact Details: email: kizito.mubiru@yahoo.com  Phone: +256 0782 321387,

Individual Research Interests:

Dr Kizito’s research interests focus on mathematical modelling and optimization in solving industry and service problems using operations research tools. Specifically, application of Markov decision processes, dynamic programming, stochastic processes, multi-criteria optimization and linear programming.

Link: Research and Publications

Kangwagye Samuel

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

 Profile:  Samuel holds a master of science degree from the Pusan National University of South Korea.  He graduated from Kyambogo University in 2011 Bachelor of Vocational Studies.  He also has a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ndejje University-Uganda.  Kangwagye is Currently pursuing PhD degree in Robotics Engineering at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology.

Research Areas: Guidance, navigation and control systems design with applications to autonomous (land, water, air) vehicles, surgical robots, automobiles, ships, aircraft, spacecraft, and plant/factory automation systems.

Position in Kyambogo University: Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering.

Contact Details: Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Kyambogo University, Uganda. Tel: +256700102068, email: ksamuel27@gmail.com

Courses of Speciality: Industrial and Mobile Robotics, Metrology and Instrumentation, Manufacturing Systems design, Engineering Mathematics.

Link: Research and Publications

Dr. Saeed Abdallah Baghoth

Lecturer of Environmental Engineering

Profile: Saeed Abdallah Baghoth graduated from Makerere University with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil) with honours in 1989. He obtained an MSc. degree in Sanitary Engineering with distinction from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education.  The Netherlands, in 2004.  He graduated with a PhD in drinking water treatment from UNESCO-IHE Institute for the Water Education/ Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, in 2012. 

He has over 23 years of experience in planning, design, implementation, operation and maintenance of municipal infrastructure and semi-urban and rural water supply and sanitation facilities.  Dr. Saeed Abdallah has been lecturing environmental engineering courses in the Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering at Kyambogo University since 2016.

Undergraduate Courses:
Bachelor of Environmental Engineering & Management:

  • TEEM 2104, Environmental Quality Management
  • TEEM 3203, Environmental Engineering Design
  • TEEM 3101, Sanitation and Drainage
  • TEEM 4205, Solid Waste Management
  • TEEM 4102, Environmental Climate Change
  • TEEM 4107, Health and Environment
  • TEEM 4202, Wastewater Treatment

Postgraduate Programme Courses in Master of Advanced Manufacturing Systems Engineering

  • MMS 8202, Occupational Health and Safety

Contact Details: Cell Phone:  Mob: 0700197880 Email:  sbaghoth@yahoo.co.uk

Research Interest
Dr Saeed Research interests are in Water quality and treatment, sustainable water supply and sanitation in developing countries.

Link: Research and Publications