The Power and Energy Research Group (PERG) in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Kyambogo University is involved in sustainable energy research, smart grids and power systems.
We are an innovative research group with the aim to address energy challenges in Uganda and the world at large through technology.
FORTUS UNUM: Clustering mini-grid networks to widen energy access and enhance utility network resilience”. This research brings together collaborations between researchers and research users that have an interest in sustainable energy systems, resilient networks and energy access.
The project partners are the University of Southampton, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Institute of Energy Study and Research, Nairobi, Rural Electrification Authority (REA), Kenya and Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Uganda. The project is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and will go on up to April 2021.
The details can be found here //gow.epsrc.ukri.org/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/R030391/1
- DrSendegeya Al-mas
- James Katende
The Wireless Communication Research Group (WCRG) in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Kyambogo University focuses on research activities related to the design, simulation and implementation of wireless systems.
Horizontal and Vertical Handover in Optical wireless communication for 5G Heterogeneous Networks. This research is being carried out in partnership with Northumbria University Optical Communication Research Group.
- Dr Excellence Favor
- Niwareeba Roland
- Birabwa Denise
Professor Zabih (Fary) Ghassemlooy presenting on optical wireless communication during the Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC18)
The Biomedical Applications Research Group (BARG) in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Kyambogo University focuses on the development of biomedical engineering devices and applications.
So far, BARG has designed and implemented the Smart Walking Stick, wireless Electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor using a smartphone and an Ultra-Violet Light Water Distiller. These solutions were presented at The 6th East African Healthcare Engineering Regional Conference and Exhibition (EARC 2018) in November 2018.
The research group is supported by the Amalthea Trust Foundation.
- Niwareeba Roland
- Babirye Susan
- Tumwine Martin
- Mr. IjotreNobert