Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba
Prof. Venansius BaryamureebaChairperson, Board of Directors

Professor Venansius Baryamureeba is a Professor of Computer Science and Chancellor of Ibanda University. He served as the 1st (Founding) Vice Chancellor of Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU) from September 2012 to September 2015 and as the 14th Vice Chancellor of Makerere University from November 2009 to August 2012.

He served as Dean of the Faculty of Computing and IT and Director of the Institute of Computer Science at Makerere University from 2001 to 2010. He also served as Chairperson of the Inter University Council of East Africa, Chairperson of COMESA Innovation Council, Chairperson of Uganda Vice Chancellors' Forum, Chairperson of the Research and Education Network of Uganda, and has been Chairperson and/or member of several boards/ councils. He has won several national and international awards and recognitions.

Journals

  1. Venansius Baryamureeba, Wilfred Karukuza Nahamya (2014). The Role of TVET in Building Regional Economies, International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Vol. 22 No. 1, pp 7-15. ISSN: 1075-2455.
  2. Washington Okori, Joseph Obua, and Venansius Baryamureeba (2010). Logit Analysis of Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Famine in Uganda. Journal of Disaster Research, Vol.5, No.2 pp. 208-215, 2010 
  3. Okori W., Obua J., and V. Baryamureeba (2009). Famine Disaster Causes and Management Based on Local Community’s Perception in Northern Uganda, Research Journal of Social Sciences, 4, 21 -32.
  4. R. Wesonga, J.P. Jehopio and V. Baryamureeba (2008). Stochastic Optimisation Model for Agricultural Production in Africa using Remote Sensing Technology. Makerere University Research Journal (MURJ), Vol. 003(1), pp. 81 – 87.
  5. Kitoogo F., Baryamureeba V. and G. De Pauw (2008). Towards Domain Independent Named Entity Recognition. International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol.2, No.2, pp. 84-95.
  6. Wakabi-Waiswa P., and V. Baryamureeba (2008). Extraction of Interesting Association Rules Using Genetic Algorithms, International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol.2, No.1, pp. 26-33.
  7. Baryamureeba V. and T. Steihaug, (2007). On the Properties of Preconditioners for Robust Linear Regression, International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol.1, No.2, pp. 50-66,
  8. Kitoogo F. E. and Baryamureeba (2007). Meta-Knowledge as an Engine in Classifier Combination, International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol.1, No.2, pp.74-86.
  9. Baryamureeba V., (2007). ICT as an Engine for Uganda’s Economic Growth: The Role of and Opportunities for Makerere University, International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol.1, No.1, pp. 47-57.
  10. Wanyama T. and V. Baryamureeba (2007). The Role of Academia in Fostering Private Sector Competitiveness in ICT Development, International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol.1, No.1, pp. 58-67.
  11. Kitoogo F. E.  and V. Baryamureeba (2007). A Methodology for Feature Selection in Named Entity Recognition, International Journal of Computing and ICT Research, Vol.1, No.1, pp. 18-26.
  12. Baryamureeba V. and F. Tushabe, (2006). The Enhanced Digital Investigation Process Model, Asian Journal of Information Technology 5(7): pp. 790-794.
  13. Baryamureeba V. and Ngubiri J. (2006). On Improvement of the Volcano Search and Optimization Strategy, Dongarra, K. Madsen, and J. Wasniewski (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), LNCS 3732, pp.839-846.
  14. Baryamureeba V. and T. Steihaug, (2006). On the Convergence of an Inexact Primal Dual Interior Point Method for Linear Programming, I. Lirkov, S. Margenov, and J. Wasniewski (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), LNCS 3743, pp.629-637.
  15. Lowu F. and Baryamureeba V. (2006). On Efficient Distribution of Data in Multicast Networks: QoS in Scalable Networks, I. Lirkov, S. Margenov, and J. Wasniewski (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), LNCS 3743, pp. 518—525.
  16. Tushabe F. and Baryamureeba, (2005). Cyber Crime in Uganda: Myth or Reality? Transactions on Engineering, Computing and Technology V8, ISSN 1305-5313.
  17. Samson Okwakol Ariko and Venansius Baryamureeba. (2005). On Internet Access Technology Specification Model. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Issue 8, page 61 – 65.
  18. Baryamureeba V. (2004). Solution of Robust Linear Regression Problems by Krylov Subspace Methods, Lirkov et al. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), LNCS 2907, pp. 67-75.
  19. Baryamureeba V, (2002). Solution of Large-Scale Weighted Least Squares problems, Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications, Vol. 9, pp. 93—106.
  20. Baryamureeba V. (2001). The Impact of Equal-Weighting of Both Low-Confidence and High-Confidence Observations on Robust Linear Regression Computation, BIT Numerical Mathematics, Issue 41, No. 5, pp.847—855.
  21. Baryamureeba V. (2001). On Solving Large-Scale Weighted Least Squares Problems, I. Lirkov, J. Wasniewski and P. Yalamov (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), LNCS 1988, pp.59-67.
  22. Baryamureeba V, Steihaug T. and Y. Zhang (1999). Application of a Class of Preconditioners to Large Scale Linear Programming Problems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), LNCS 1685, pp. 1044 -1048.
  23. Baryamureeba V. and T. Steihaug, (1999). Computational Issues for a New Class of Preconditioners, Michael Griebel, Svetozar Margenov, Plamen Yalamov (Eds.), Large-Scale Scientific Computations of Engineering and Environmental Problems II, In Series Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 73, pp. 128--135, Vieweg.
  24. Baryamureeba and T. Steihaug, (1999). On a Class of Preconditioners for Interior Point Methods, Nordic Section of the Mathematical Programming Society, Opuscula 49, ISSN 1400--5468.

B:   Book Chapters

  1. Habinka A., Sol H.G., and Baryamureeba V., (2009). “Knowledge Management for Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries – Uganda: A Studio Based Approach”, Conference proceedings of European Conference on Intellectual Capital: INHollanda University of Applied Sciences, Haarlem, the Netherlands: April 28–29, 2009, ISBN: 987-1-906638-30-6CD, pp.246 – 253.
  2. Habinka A., Sol H.G., and Baryamureeba V., (2009).  “Approaches towards Effective Knowledge Management for Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries - Uganda” IST-Africa 2009 Conference Proceedings, IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2009, ISBN: 978-1-905824-11-3.
  3. Baryamureeba V. (2008). ICT-enabled Services: A Critical Analysis of the Opportunities and Challenges in Uganda. Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research Vol. 4, Janet Aisbett, Greg Gibbon, Anthony J. Rodrigues, Joseph Kizza Migga, Ravi Nath, Gerald R Renardel (Eds.), Strengthening the Role of ICT in Development. ISBN 978-9970-02-871-2, pp. 215-235.
  4. Wakabi P., Baryamureeba V., and K. Sarukesi (2008). Mining Generalized Association Rules Using Genetic Algorithms. Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research Vol. 4, Janet Aisbett, Greg Gibbon, Anthony J. Rodrigues, Joseph Kizza Migga, Ravi Nath, Gerald R Renardel (Eds.), Strengthening the Role of ICT in Development. ISBN 978-9970-02-871-2, pp.59-69.
  5. Tushabe F., Jehopio P, Baryamureeba V, Bagyenda P, and C. Ogwang, (2008). The Status of Software Usability in Uganda.  Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research Vol. 4; Janet Aisbett, Greg Gibbon, Anthony J. Rodrigues, Joseph Kizza Migga, Ravi Nath, Gerald R Renardel (Eds.), Strengthening the Role of ICT in Development. ISBN 978-9970-02-871-2, pp. 1-11.
  6. Lowu F. X. and V. Baryamureeba (2008). Delay-Optimized Path in Peer-to-Peer Networks. Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research ISBN 978-9970-02-871-2, Vol. 4, pp. 312-320.
  7. Wakabi-Waiswa P. P. and V. Baryamureeba, (2007). Extraction of Interesting Association Rules Using Genetic Algorithms, Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research Vol. 3; Joseph Kizza Migga Janet, Aisbett Janet, Katherine Getao, Victor W Mbarika, Dilip Patel, Anthony J. Rodrigues (Eds.), Strengthening the Role of ICT in Development. ISBN 978-9970-02-730-9, pp. 101-110.
  8. Baryamureeba V., (2006). On Solving Large-Scale Linear Systems Arising from Interior Point Methods for Linear Programming, Joseph Kizza, Janet Aisbett, Andrew Vince, and Tom Wanyama (Eds.), Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research: Advances in Systems Modelling and ICT Applications, ISBN 13:978-9970-02-604-3; ISBN 10:9970-02-604-6, Vol. 2, pp. 50-64.
  9. Angeyo J. S., Baryamureeba V., and P. Jehopio, (2006). A Dynamic Framework for the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in the Cyberspace, D. Williams and V. Baryamureeba (Eds.), Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research: Measuring Computing Research Excellence and Vitality, ISBN 13:978-9970-02-592-3; ISBN 10:9970-02-592-9, Vol. 1, pp. 230-247.
  10. Ddembe W. and V. Baryamureeba, (2006). An Investigation of Heads of Computing Departments in Higher Education Institutions, D. Williams and V. Baryamureeba (Eds.), Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research: Measuring Computing Research Excellence and Vitality, ISBN 13:978-9970-02-592-3; ISBN 10:9970-02-592-9, Vol. 1, pp. 3-11.
  11. Baryamureeba V. and W. Ddembe, (2006). The Doctoral Programme in Computing at Makerere University: Lessons Learned and Future Improvements, D Williams and V. Baryamureeba (Eds.), Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research: Measuring Computing Research Excellence and Vitality, ISBN 13:978-9970-02-592-3; ISBN 10:9970-02-592-9, Vol. 1, pp. 26-35.
  12. Baryamureeba V and W. Ddembe, (2006). Inter-departmental Staff Transfers in a Multidisciplinary Research Environment: Towards Transfer Criteria for Academic Staff at Universities in Developing Countries, D Williams and V Baryamureeba (Eds.), Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research: Measuring Computing Research Excellence and Vitality, ISBN 13:978-9970-02-592-3; ISBN 10:9970-02-592-9, Vol. 1, pp. 36-43.