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Oct
04

H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to be the Guest of honor for the Grand Finale of Makerere University Main Celebration of Mak@100

Makerere University Main Celebration of Mak@100 The Guest of honor for the Grand Finale of our centennial celebrations will be H.E @KagutaMuseveni, the President of the Republic of Uganda. The President will deliver a centennial speech. Opening its doors to 14 day students in 1922, Makerere University has grown to become one of the most […]

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Oct
04

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe Announces Shs. 1.5 billion RIF to Commercialize Research and Innovations

Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe Announces Shs. 1.5 billion RIF to Commercialize Research and Innovations The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on 30th September announced an shs. 1.5Bn from Research and Innovation Fund to market and commercialize University Research. Prof. Nawangwe was presiding over the Open Day, Public Lecture, and Alumni Dinner organized by […]

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Oct
04

Mak-CoCIS recognizes Prof. Baryamureeba as the Grandfather of Computing and ICT

Makerere University College of Computing and Information Technology on 30th September 2022 honored Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba as the father of Computing and Information Communication Technology (COCIS). Prof. Baryamureeba was honored in his absence during the Open Day, Public Lecture, and Alumni Dinner organized by the College of Computing and Information Sciences as part of the […]

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Oct
03

Mak-CoCIS Software Engineering Students Innovate Device for the Blind

Using Computer Vision and Sonification (CVAS system), a group of Makerere university students undertaking a Bachelor of Science in Software engineering has developed a Mobile Application to assist the visually impaired navigate the environment The student team supervised by Dr. Mary Nsabagwa comprising Sempiira Isaac, Nabunje Diana Lubega, Dali Hillary, and Bakabulindi Marvin was on […]

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Sep
13

The First Smart Classroom and Robotics Technology for teaching in Uganda launched at Makerere University  

  Makerere University has launched the first Smart Classroom Facility in Uganda worth over $100,000 USD. The facility accommodating 50 computers will be used for recording, broadcasting, and automation in the classroom including monitoring the examination, quizzes, and any other form of assessment. The University has also received and assembled a technological Robot (UBTECH Robot) […]

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Sep
04

Mak-CoCIS Sets up the “Smart Classroom facility”, worth over $50,000

Makerere University College of Computing and Information Sciences (COCIS) has installed the Smart Classroom facility worth over $ 50,000 US dollars. The mini launch and demonstration will be conducted on Friday 9th September 2022. The facility accommodating 50 computers will be used for recording, broadcasting, and automation in the classroom including monitoring the examination, quizzes, […]

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Apr
12

Mak QuickTest App wins the Huawei Continental ICT Competitions

A team of Makerere University second year students of B.Sc. Software Engineering have won the first prize for the Huawei African Information and Computer Technology (ICT) competition 2021-2022. The Huawei ICT competition is an annual international competition and communication platform for university students and higher education institutions within the Huawei ICT Academy program aimed at […]

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Mar
10

MAK CoCIS PhD Student Develops Technique for Minimizing Geometrical Errors while Updating Geospatial Databases.

Spatial data capture is becoming easier due to reduction in cost and technologies thus attracting many players at different times for the same location who often use different methods, instruments and data storage structures. These datasets can be integrated through direct merging however, it creates geometrical errors in form of slivers and danglings emanating from […]

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