Areas of Research Interest: Waste valorization, waste-water treatment systems, Energy, Nanotechnology, and nanomaterials.
Eng. Dr. Ronald Kayiwa is a registered professional engineer and a lecturer of Mechanical Engineering at Makerere University. He holds a B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, an M.Sc. Technology Innovation and Industrial Development and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Makerere University. He has 10 years of experience in research, teaching, and consultancy in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Ronald Kayiwa has been involved in various development programming projects funded by global agencies. Dr. Kayiwa has experience in Innovation management and nurturing with over 30 projects nurtured across East Africa from ideation to stand-alone companies following Human Centered Design approaches. He is actively involved in consultancies in the fields of Materials Engineering, Renewable energy, Industrial safety, wastewater treatment, Product development, process optimization, and Nanotechnology. He is the current chairperson for the Uganda National Bureau of Standards Technical Committee for Production and General Engineering.