Name: Dr. Ronald Ssengendo
Designation: Lecturer
Department: Geomatics & Land Management
Research Interests: Geoid Modelling, Height systems and GNSS/levelling, Responsible Land Administration, FFP & Pro-poor Land Registration systems
Courses Taught: Land Law for Surveyors, Physical Geodesy, Advanced Satellite Positioning, Space Geodesy, GNSS & Mobile GIS, Advanced Geovisualization & Map Projections
E-mail:  rssengendo@cedat.mak.ac.ug
r.ssengendo@yahoo.com
Telephone Number: +256784614675

Professional Qualifications

2010-2015 Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden PhD (Geodesy & Geoinformatics with specialisation in Geodesy) Title of thesis: “A height datum for Uganda based on a gravimetric quasigeoid model and GNSS/levelling”
2008-2009 The University of Nottingham; MSc Engineering Surveying & Geodesy (With Distinction)
August 2004 Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping; Certificate Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)
1999-2003 Makerere University; BSc. Surveying (First Class Honours)
1997-1998 Old Kampala S.S.S; Uganda, Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)
1993-1996 Old Kampala S.S.S; Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)                                                   

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTIONS

  • President of the Institution of Surveyors of Uganda (2018-2021)
  • Registered Surveyor of Uganda (RSU)
  • Fellow of the Institution of Surveyors of Uganda (FISU)

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

  • Ssengendo, R., Sjöberg, L.E, Gidudu, A., 2015, A new height datum for Uganda. Presented at the 3rd Advances in Geomatics Research Conference, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 6-7 August, 2015.
  • Ssengendo, R., Sjöberg, L.E, Gidudu, A., 2015, The Uganda Gravimetric Geoid Model 2014 computed by the KTH Method. Journal of Geodetic Science, 2015, 5: 35-46.
  • Ssengendo, R., Sjöberg, L.E, Gidudu, A., 2015, Computation of the Gravimetric Quasigeoid Model over Uganda using the KTH Method. Proceedings of the FIG Working Week 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria, 17-21 May, 2015.
  • Ssengendo, R., 2012, Young surveyor’s vision for the future of the surveying Profession. First FIG Young Surveyors Conference, Knowing to create the Future Rome, Italy, 4-5 May 2012.
  • Ssengendo, R., Sjöberg, L.E, Gidudu, A., 2011, Evaluation of EGM08 in    Uganda:    Preliminary results. 1st Advances in Geomatics Research Conference, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, August, 2011.
  • Ssengendo, R., Sjöberg, L.E, Gidudu, A.,2011, Geoid Determination in Uganda: Current Status. Advances in Engineering and Technology Conference, Entebbe Uganda, February, 2011.
  • Ssengendo, R., 2009, Code Multipath effects at BIGF CGPS stations, MSc Dissertation, The University of Nottingham, September, 2009.
Ronald Ssengendo