MESSAGE FROM THE FACULTY DEAN
Prof. Musa.B. Moya, PhD
Professor Musa B. Moya (Ph.D), is a Computing, Information Communication Technology and statistics Associate Professor at Makerere University Business School. A holder of Bsc.Statistics (Mak), PGDS (Mak), Master of Statistics –computing (Mak) and Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D in ICT. He is currently academic and administrative Dean, Faculty of Computing and Informatics, formerly Dean, Faculty of Computing and Management Science for 3 years, Deputy Dean, for 1 year Faculty of Computing and Management Science and pioneer Head of Business Computing Department at Makerere University Business School for 10 years. The faculty has over 100 academic staff with 8 administrative staff and student population of over 4000, annually graduating about 1100 on average. The faculty houses 3 departments with 6 programmes and over 200 course units taught at the University.
Professor Moya has externally examined at University of Nairobi School of Business 2012-2014, Kyambogo University to date, External examiner Kampala International University to date and ICT University Cameroon and USA to date.
He has vast experience of over 18 years in research, consulting in computer based information systems, design and analysis of surveys , data modelling and analysis , ICT4D, Operations research and statistics. He is the Country Representative and Uganda Chapter Chairman of the Operations Research Society of Eastern Africa (ORSEA).
He is a computing, design and analysis of surveys, data modelling and analysis, ICT, operations research and statistics consultant with various governmental and private agencies. Professor Moya has co-authored four books and over 41 international refereed publications. Supervised over 53 master’s degree students, advised over 45 Ph.D Candidates and 33 Ph.D already graduated.
A reviewer of manuscripts and papers in over 6 international refereed journals. Has participated in writing large grant proposals at Makerere University Business School in Uganda. One of the funded proposals under ADB, funded the construction and furnishing of new 3 floor two wings faculty of Computing 30 offices, 4 big computer laboratories with capacity of 1000 computers, video and audio conference rooms and 2 lecture theatres. Obtained 3Year Grant under NUSAF3 Baseline House hold survey grant 2017, impact evaluation at Midline household survery 2018, impact evaluation at end line household survey 2019 from all NUSAF3 8 subregions of Uganda. He has been Co-organiser of ICT4 Africa conferences since 2010 and ORSEA international conferences since 2004 to date. Attended over 30 international conferences.
Led team of faculty who have published over 250 publications in faculty of computing and management science since 2014.
Over 60 staff under my leadership as Dean have graduated with masters and six with PhDs.
Professor Moya , lectures systems analysis and design, system forensics, quantitative methods, data modelling and analysis, research methods, ICT, design and analysis of surveys and statistical methods at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels.
Welcome to the Faculty of Computing and Informatics . The Faculty is located on Nakawa Hill Plot 21A, Old Portbell Road. The Faculty has over 60 academic staff members spread across two teaching Departments namely: Applied Computing and Information Technology and Computer science and Engineering.
Currently the faculty total student population of one thousand two hundred (1200) students spread across the following programmes
- Bachelor of Business Computing (BBC)
- Bachelor of Office and Information Management (BOIM)
- Postgraduate Diploma in ICT Policy and Regulation
- Master of information Technology ( in collaboration with ICT University)
- PhD in ICT (in collaboration with ICT University)
The Faculty collaborates with ICT University, University of Dar-es-Salaam Business School, School of Business, University of Nairobi, University if eastern Finland, African Society of ICT, Operations Research Society of Eastern Africa.
Thanks and welcome to the faculty of computing and Informatics.