Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba, PhD
Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba, PhDNational Chairperson/Local Lead of the Africa IoT & AI Challenge 2021 in Uganda.

Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba is a professor of Computer Science. Presently, Professor Baryamureeba is the Chancellor of Ibanda University, chairman and Managing Director of UTAMURIC and also serves as the chairman of the Board of Directors of UTAMU. He holds several other responsibilities as the chairman of Uganda and Technical Examinations Board, Chairperson of Makerere University Business School Council, Chairperson of St. Augustine International University Council and Chair- person of Busitema University Appointments Board.

He served as the 1st (Founding) Vice Chancellor of Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU) from September 2012 to Septem- ber 2015 and as the 14th Vice Chancellor of Makerere University from November 2009 to August 2012.

He served as Dean of the Faculty of Computing and IT and Director of the Institute of Computer Science at Makerere University from 2001 to 2010. He also served as Chairperson of the Inter University Council of East Africa, Chairperson of COMESA Innovation Council, Chairperson of Uganda Vice Chancellors' Forum, Chairperson of the Research and Edu- cation Network of Uganda, and has been Chairperson and/or member of several boards/ councils. He has won several national and international awards and recognitions.

Prof. Baryamureeba holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of Bergen, Norway.

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