Amos Nungu

In the News

IHI, partners unveil new malaria control technology

Principal Investigator (PI) of the project, Dr. Ladslaus Mnyone, briefs the media on the sidelines of the dissemination meeting in Dar es Salaam today. PHOTO/JOSEPH MADATA (Dar es Salaam) Ifakara …

Ex-First Lady Salma Kikwete among MPs visiting IHI

Former First Lady Salma Kikwete with other members of the Bunge Committee on HIV/Aids Affairs and Drug Abuse when they visited Kilombero District Commissioner’s office to pay a courtesy call. …

Recent Projects

Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods

The Sustainable, Healthy, Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods is an exciting project in which IHI works with a consortium of partners from Asia and Africa to 1) develop capacity for improved …

Development of a new tool for malaria mosquito surveillance to improve vector control

Malaria transmission is influenced not only by vector abundance, but as well by demographic traits such as vector species and age structure, as these influence the intensity by which the …

Amos Nungu

Board Member

Dr. Amos Muhunda Nungu is the acting Director General of the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (Costech). His previous roles include being the Assistant Director in the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; and Head of India at the Tanzania Centre of Excellence in ICT at Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology.

Dr. Nungu initiated, managed and participated in many projects, including those under the European Union (FP7 & H2020), the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). He has been involved in various initiatives in Tanzania and abroad, worked with various local and international organizations. He has published widely as well as given talks in various forums.

He held various managerial and professional responsibilities, including serving as member in various boards and councils in the country such as Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, and Mbeya University of Science and Technology.

Dr. Nungu holds a PhD and MSc degrees in Information Technology (Communication Systems) from the Royal Institutes of Technology (KTH) – Sweden; and a BSc. in Computer Science from the University of Dar Es Salaam. #

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