Frank Ssemakula

frank.ssemakula@mak.ac.ug, semakulafrank@gmail.com
+256-706-761865 or +256-773-500569
Industrial Training Coordinator, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Office Number: 3011

Frank Ssemakula

Assistant Lecturer

Areas of Research Interest: Mobile Communications, Computer networks, Signal Processing, Machine Learning, E-waste management.

Brief Biography

Currently pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering at Makerere University. He holds a master’s degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering from Technological University Dublin, Ireland, a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Makerere University, and  a diploma in Telecommunication Engineering plus a certificate in Information Technology from the Uganda Institute of Information and Communication Technology Nakawa. He also received a certificate in Cisco Enterprise Networking from UTL Technologies Ltd in Bengaluru, India. Frank has additional certifications in MikroTik networking, including MTCNA and MTCWE. He is currently serving as a member of the school management committee for St. Kizito Mugigi Kyamuliibwa Primary School in Kalungu District, and St. Anthony Kayunga Senior Secondary School in Masaka District. He is an energetic, responsible, and reliable engineer and educator. He enjoys teaching, mentoring, and supporting engineering students, as well as conducting research independently. He has demonstrated strong leadership skills in both professional and academic settings. Frank works effectively both independently and as part of a team. He is a highly skilled telecommunications and ICT professional with strong technical expertise and excellent interpersonal skills.

Education Background

  • Currently pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering at Makerere University
  • Master's degree in Electronic and Communication Engineering from Technological University Dublin, Ireland
  • Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Makerere University

Other key skills training (Certification)

  • MTCNA, MTCWE, CCNA, CCNP

Courses Taught

  • Mobile Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Broadband and Advanced Communication Technologies

Research project history

  • RESULTS2, REDR, MAKDECON, ART-GRID, NetLabs!UG and CFIT projects.

Conferences/workshops papers presented

  • "Computer Vision and Deep Learning in Insects for Food and Feed Production: A Review"
  • "A Low-Cost Internet of Things Cloud-Based Solution for the Intelligent Rearing of the Black Soldier Fly."

Publications Citations