Research

HPI Alumni

Landry Pacome Ambassa

Landry Pacome Ambassa

Member: 2014-2017
Supervisor: Anne Kayem, Christoph Meinel
Dissertation: Electronic Voting system based on elliptic curves cryptography for mobile devices
Joan Byamugisha

Joan Byamugisha

Current: IBM Research
Member: 2015-2018
Supervisor: Maria Keet, Brian de Renzi
Dissertation: A Text-to-Speech Sythesis system for Runyakitara
Josiah Chavula

Josiah Chavula

Current: UCT School of IT
Member: 2014-2017. 
Supervisor: Hussein Suleman, Antoine Bagula, Melissa Densmore
Dissertation: Improving the Pan-African Research and Education Networks through Interconnectivity, Peering and Traffic Engineering    
Christoph Chepken

Christoph Chepken

Current: University of Nairobi
Member: 2010-2012
Supervisor: Gary Marsden, Edwin Blake
Dissertation:  Telecommuting in the develping world: a case of the day-labour market
Silvian Gitau

Silvian Gitau

Member: 2009-2011
Supervisor: Gary Marsden, Jonathan Donner
Dissertation: Designing Ummeli: A Case for Mediated Design, A participatory Approach to Designing  Interactive Systems for Semi-Literate Users
Haji Ali Haji

Haji Ali Haji

Member: 2013-2016
Supervisor: Hussein Suleman, Ulrike Rivett
Dissertation: Mobile GIS: UtilizingMobile GIS Technology for Monitoring and Remanding the Patients with Tuberculosis
Ntwa Katule

Ntwa Katule

Member: 2011-2014
Supervisor: Melissa Densmore, Ulrike Rivett, Gary Marsden
Dissertation: An ICT Platform to Support Behavioural Changes for Patients with Chronic Diseases in the Context of Developing World. A Case of Type 2 Diabetes
Richard Maliwatu

Richard Maliwatu

Member: 2015-2018
Supervisor: David Johnson, Melissa Densmore
Dissertation: Networking without a Network: Infrastructureless Mobile Communication
Anesu Marufu

Anesu Marufu

Member: 2015-2018
Supervisor: Tommie Meyer, Anne Kayem
Dissertation: Circumventing Malware in Real-Time Technology Resource Constrained Environments
Muthoni Masinde

Muthoni Masinde

Member: 2010-2012
Supervisor: Antoine Bagula, Nzioka Muthama
Dissertation: ITIKI:Bridge between African Indigenous Knowledge and Modern Science on Drought Prediction
Chao Mbogho

Chao Mbogho

Member: 2012-2014
Supervisor: Hussein Suleman, Edwin Blake
​​​​​​​Dissertation: Investigating mobile-based strategies to support learning of computer programming beyond the classroom in higher education: Case of Kenya and South Africa
Christine Wanjiru Mburu

Christine Wanjiru Mburu

Member: 2017-2020
Supervisor:
Melissa Densmore
Dissertation: Using Technology To Support
Mothers Of Premature Infants
Mvurya Mgala

Mvurya Mgala

Member: 2013-2015
Supervisor: Audrey Mbogho, Elijah I. Omwenga, Hussein Suleman
Dissertation: A Decision Support System Analysis of Discrepancy trends. A Study of Primary education examination performance in Kenya
Maletsabisa Molapo

Maletsabisa Molapo

Current: IBM Research
Member: 2016-2018
Supervisor: Melissa Densmore
Dissertation: Toward health education Networks in Rural Lesotho
Yamiko Joseph Msosa

Yamiko Joseph Msosa

Member: 2014-2017
Supervisor: Audrey Mbogho, Maria Keet
Dissertation: Clinical practice guideline, protocol and process of care language and execution framework for low resource settings: A case for Malawi
Raymond Mugwanya

Raymond Mugwanya

Member: 2009-2012
Supervisor: Gary Marsden, John Traxler
Dissertation: Software Support for Podcasting Mobile Lecture Content for Education in Sub-Saharan African Universities
Sinini Ncube

Sinini Ncube

Member: 2013-2016
Supervisor: Gary Marsden, Hussein Suleman
Dissertation: Mobile Applications for Rural Development – Integrated mobile application for promoting community based educational services for small scale businesses in poverty stricken areas
Lighton Phiri

Lighton Phiri

Member: 2014-2017
Supervisor: Hussein Suleman, Christoph Meinel
Dissertation: An ICT Intervention to Improve the Effectiveness of Teaching Processes in the Primary School System
Amreesh Phokeer

Amreesh Phokeer

Member: 2016-2016
Supervisor:
David Johnson
Dissertation: Improving content delivery in low-resource networks: a case study of the African Internet Ecosystem
 
Aderonke Sakpere

Aderonke Sakpere

Member: 2013-2016
Supervisor: Anne Kayem
Dissertation: On Detecting Fraudulent Activity in Large Anonymized Crime Report Datasets
Fiona Ssozi

Fiona Ssozi

Member: 2014-2017
Supervisor: Edwin Blake, Ulrike Rivett
Dissertation: Using Aerial Imagery and GIS for Rural population estimation and Visualization to Determine Equitable rural resource access and distribution
Richie Ssembatya

Richard Ssembatya

Member: 2011-2014
Supervisor: Anne Kayem, Gary Marsden
​​​​​​​Dissertation: Designing an architecture for secure sharing of personal health records - A case of developing countries
Grace Ssekakubo

Grace Ssekakubo

Member: 2011-2014
Supervisor: Gary Marsden, Hussein Suleman
Dissertation: Usability and e-Learning in Developing Countries
Augustine Takyi

Augustine Takyi

Member: 2017-2017
Supervisor:
Melissa Densmore, David Johnson
Dissertation: Heuristic Detection Algorithm for Malicious Secondary Users in Dynamic Spectrum Access(DSA) Network
Natasha Zlobinsky

Natasha Zlobinsky

Member: 2019-2020
Supervisor:
David Johnson
​​​​​​​Disseration: Improving parameter tuning decisions in a hybrid TVWS-WiFi wireless mesh network
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