Prof. Fred Paul Mark Jjunju, PhD

Prof. Fred Paul Mark Jjunju, PhD

Principal, Bugolobi Campus

Professor Jjunju is the Dean Graduate School and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Systems and Technology at Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU).

Professor Jjunju is a professor of Computer Science at UTAMU and a Fellow of the UK higher Academy, active member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the IEEE and IET with 10+ years' experience of Software engineering, AI-IoT and chemical sensor design, instrumentation and application to environmental monitoring and personal hygiene; with a BSc in IT from Makerere University, MSc in Electrical Engineering (Analytical Instrumentation) from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology; PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Liverpool. His research intrests include; Software Engineering, Virtual/Immersive Reality, Artificial intelligence (Machine Learning and Deep learning theory); Data analytics and Big Data, Bioinformatics (Mass Spectrometry biomarker analysis), Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Computing (Google cloud, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure platforms), Cyber Security, Sensors and Actuators, and In-situ Mass Spectrometry for in field analysis.

  1. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Li, Anyin, Roqan. Iman and Cooks, R. G; Hydrocarbon Analysis using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization”, J. Mass Spectrom. 345–347, 80-88 (2013).
  2. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Maher S, Li A, Syed SU, Smith B, Heeren RM, Taylor S, Cooks RG; Hand-Held Portable Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Ion Source for in Situ Analysis of Nitroaromatic Explosives Analytical Chemistry 2015 Sep 9; 87(19):10047-55.
  3. Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Li, A., Jjunju P. M. Fred and Cooks. R. G; “Peptide Cross-Linking at Ambient Surfaces by Reactions of Nanosprayed Molecular Cations”, Chem. Int. Ed., 51: 9417–9421 (2012).
  4. Jjunju P. M. Fred, K.Badu-Tawiah, Anyin Li, Iman. Roqan and R. Graham. Cooks; Hydrocarbon Analysis by Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization”, Prepr.Pap.-Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Energy Fuels Chem. 2012, 57(2).
  5. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Li, Anyin, Roqan. Iman and Cooks. R. G; In-situ Analysis of Corrosion Inhibitors using a Portable Mass Spectrometer with Paper Spray Ionization”, RCS Analyst, 2013, 138, 3740-3748.
  6. Li, Anyin, Jjunju P. M. Fred and Cooks. R. G, Nucleophilic Addition of Nitrogen to Aryl Cations: Mimicking Titan Chemistry, J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. (2013) 24(11), 1745-1754.
  7. Maher, Jjunju P. M. Fred, I. S. Young, B. Brkić and S. Taylor; Membrane inlet mass spectrometry for in situ environmental monitoring, Spectrosc. Europe 26, (2), pp. 6-8 (2014).
  8. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Maher, A. Li, H. C. Hsub, P. Wei, S. Taylor and R. G. Cooks; Ambient analysis of nitrogen compounds in petroleum oil using desorption atmospheric pressure chemical ionization”, Prepr. Pap.- Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Energy Fuels. 59, (2), pp. 753-755 (2014).
  9. Jjunju P. M. Fred, S. Maher, A. Li, A. Badu, S. Taylor and R. G. Cooks; Analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons using desorption atmospheric pressure chemical ionization coupled to a portable mass spectrometerAm. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 26, 271-280 (2015).
  10. Maher, Jjunju P. M. Fred, and S. Taylor; Colloquium: 100 years of mass spectrometry: Perspectives and future trends Review. Modern. Physics. 87, 113-135 (2015).
  11. Sarfaraz, Maher, Simon, Eijkel. Gert; Jjunju P. M. Fred, Taylor. Stephen, Heeren. Ron; "A Direct Ion Imaging Approach for the Investigation of Ion Dynamics in Multipole Ion Guides”, Analytical Chemistry 2015, 87.7: 3714-3720.
  12. Smith, Ray T, Jjunju P. M. Fred, and Simon Maher. "Evaluation of Electron Beam Deflections across a Solenoid Using Weber-Ritz and Maxwell-Lorentz Electrodynamics." Progress In Electromagnetics Research 151 (2015): 83-93.
  13. Jjunju P. M. Fred, S. Maher, S. U. Syed, R. M. A. Heeren, S. Taylor and Badu-Tawiah, A. K; Screening and Quantification of Aliphatic Primary Alkyl Corrosion Inhibitor Amines in Water Samples by Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry, Analytical Chemistry 2016 88 (2), 1391-1400.
  14. Damon, Deidre D., Yosef S. Maher, Mengzhen Yin, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Iain S. Young, Stephen Taylor, Simon Maher, and Abraham Badu-Tawiah. "2D Wax-printed paper substrates with extended solvent supply capabilities allow enhanced ion signal in paper spray ionization." Analyst 141, no. 12 (2016): 3866-3873. DOI: 10.1039/C6AN00168H.
  15. Maher, Jjunju P. M. Fred, S. Maher, S. U. Syed, R. M. A. Heeren, S. Taylor and Badu-Tawiah, A. K, Direct Analysis and Quantification of Metaldehyde in Water using Reactive Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry”, Nature Scientific reports, vol. 6, pp.35643, 2016, DOI: 10.1038/srep35643.
  16. Smith, Ray T., Jjunju P. M. Fred, Iain S. Young, Stephen Taylor, and Simon Maher. "A physical model for low-frequency electromagnetic induction in the near field based on direct interaction between transmitter and receiver electrons." In R. Soc. A, vol. 472, no. 2191, p. 20160338. The Royal Society, 2016.
  17. Smith B.L, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Taylor, S, Young. I.S and Maher, S, "Development of a portable, low cost, plasma ionization source coupled to a mass spectrometer for surface analysis", In SENSORS, 2016 IEEE (pp. 1- 3), DOI: 1109/ICSENS.2016.7808673.
  18. Maher Simon, B, Smith. B, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Stephen Taylor, and Iain S. Young. "Portable fluorescent sensing array for monitoring heavy metals in water." In SENSORS, 2016 IEEE, pp. 1-3, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/ICSENS.2016.7808690.
  19. Smith, B. L., Smith, N. A., Jjunju P. M. Fred, Young, I. S., Vossebeld, J., Casse, G., Stephen Taylor, and S. (2017). 50-Channel charge integrating faraday detector for characterization of ambient ions.” In 2017 IEEE SENSORS (pp. 1-3). IEEE.
  20. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Giannoukos, S., Marshall, A., & Taylor, S. (2019). In-Situ Analysis of Essential Fragrant Oils Using a Portable Mass Spectrometer. International journal of analytical chemistry, Vol 2019, Article ID: 1780190 pg 11, 
  21. Cooks, Robert Graham, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Anyin Li, and Iman S. Roqan. "Methods of analyzing crude " U.S. Patent 10,197,547, issued February 5, 2019.
  22. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Deidre E. Damon, David Romero-Perez, Iain S. Young, Ryan J. Ward, Alan Marshall, Simon Maher, Abraham K. Badu-Tawiah; Analysis of Non-Conjugated Steroids in Water using Paper Spray Mass Spectrometry; Nature Scientific Reports, Accepted May 2020.
  23. Ward, Ryan Joseph, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Elias J. Griffith, Sophie M. Wuerger, and Alan Marshall. "Artificial Odour-Vision Syneasthesia via Olfactory Sensory Argumentation." IEEE Sensors Journal 21, no. 5 (2020): 6784-6792.
  24. Lucky, Godswill, Jjunju P. M. Fred, and Alan Marshall. "A Lightweight Decision-Tree Algorithm for detecting DDoS flooding attacks." In 2020 IEEE 20th International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security Companion (QRS-C), pp. 382-389. IEEE, 2020.
  25. Sebastian John, Elias Griffith, David Swapp, Simon Julier, Iheanyi Caleb Irondi, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Ryan Ward, Alan Marshall, and Anthony Steed. "Consensus Based Networking of Distributed Virtual Environments." IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2021).
  26. Friston, Friston, Sebastian, Elias Griffith, David Swapp, Caleb Lrondi, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Ryan Ward, Alan Marshall, and Anthony "Quality of Service Impact on Edge Physics Simulations for VR.IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 27, no. 5 (2021): 2691-2701.
  27. Marrinan, Thomas, and Michael E. Papka. "Real-Time Omnidirectional Stereo Rendering: Generating 360° Surround-View Panoramic Images for Comfortable Immersive Viewing." IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 27, no. 5 (2021): 2587-2596.
  28. Ward, J., Jjunju P. M. Fred, Kabenge, I., Wanyenze, R., Griffith, E. J., Banadda, N., Taylor, S., & Marshall, A. (2021). FluNet: An AI-Enabled Influenza-like Warning System. IEEE Sensors Journal.
  29. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Ryan Ward, Elias Griffith, A. Marshall, “Wearable Portable Olfactory Display for Immersive Reality” (Under Review, IEEE Sensors) 2021.
  30. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Li, Anyin, Roqan Iman and Cooks, R. G., “Hydrocarbon Analysis using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization”, 60th American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, Vancouver, Canada (June 2012).
  31. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Badu-Tawiah, K., Li, Anyin, Roqan Iman and Cooks, R. G., “Hydrocarbon Analysis using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization”, 244th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (August 2012).
  32. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Badu-Tawiah, K., Li, Anyin, Roqan Iman and Cooks, R. G., “Hydrocarbon Analysis using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization”, 19th International Mass Spectrometry Conference (IMSC), Kyoto, Japan(September 15 - 21 2012).
  33. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Li, Anyin, Roqan Iman and Cooks, R. G., “Hydrocarbon Analysis using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization”, 3rd Asian and Oceanic Mass Spectrometry Conference (AOMSC-3), Kyoto, Japan (September 2012).
  34. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Li, Anyin, Roqan Iman and Cooks, R. G., “Hydrocarbon Analysis using Desorption Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization”, IET/IOP annual meeting University of Liverpool, UK (February 20 2012).
  35. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Li, Anyin, Roqan Iman and Cooks, R. G., “Analysis of Corrsoion Inhibitors using a Portable Mass spectrometer with Paper Spray Ionization”, 6Ith American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, Minneapolis Minnesota, USA (June 9-13 2013).
  36. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Badu-Tawiah, A. K., Li, Anyin, Roqan Iman and Cooks, R. G., “Analysis non-basic nitrogen compounds in petroleum oil using desorption atmospheric pressure chemical ionization”, 245th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Indianapolis, USA (September, 2013).
  37. Li, Anyin, Jjunju P. M. Fred, and Cooks, R. G, “Nucleophilic Addition of Nitrogen to Aryl Cations: Mimicking Titan Chemistry”, 6Ith American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, Minneapolis Minnesota, USA. (June 9-13 2013).
  38. Jjunju P. M. Fred, S. Maher, A. Li, H. C. Hsu, P. Wei, S. Taylor and R. G. Cooks, “Ambient analysis of nitrogen compounds in petroleum oil using desorption atmospheric pressure chemical ionization”, RSC Chemistry in the Oil Industry XIII Symposium, Manchester, UK (November 2013).
  39. Anyin, Jjunju P. M. Fred, S. Taylor and R. G. Cooks, “In-situ analysis of oil matrices using paper spray ionization and portable mass spectrometer: toward chemical analysis in the oil field of corrosion inhibitors and so on”, RSC Chemistry in the Oil Industry XIII Symposium, Manchester, UK (November 2013).
  40. Maher, Jjunju P. M. Fred. M, S. U. Syed and S. Taylor, “Performance of a quadrupole gas analyzer operating in stability zones 1 and 3”, VS4: 4th Vacuum Symposium UK, Coventry UK (October 2013).
  41. Anyin Li, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Eric Boone, Robert Shellie, Michael Wleklinski, Kerri A. Pratt, R. Graham Cooks, Paper Spray Ionization under Harsh Environment and Gas Phase Ion Molecule Reaction under Titan Simulate Environment, 9th HEMS Workshop 15–18, St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA ( September 2013).
  42. J. Antony Joseph, S. Maher, Jjunju P. M. Fred, S. U. Syed, I. S. Young, R. Heeren and S. Taylor, Ion transmission factors affecting sensitivity for a miniature QMS, The 34th BMSS Annual Meeting, Cheshire, UK (April 2014).
  43. J. Antony Joseph, S. U. Syed, S. Maher, Jjunju P. M. Fred, R. Heeren and S. Taylor, Quadrupole mass filter design and performance for operation in stability zone 1, NVMS 50th Anniversary Congress in Rolduc, Netherlands (April 2014).
  44. Simon Maher; Sarfaraz U. A. Syed; John R.Gibson, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Barry L. Smith; David Taylor; Iain S. Young; Ron M. A. Heeren; and Stephen Taylor; Dog, New Tricks: Enhanced Quadrupole Performance by Addition of a Magnetic Field, 63rd American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, America’s Center, Louis, Missouri (May 2015).
  45. Simon Maher, Barry L. Smith, Mariya A. Juno, Jjunju P. M. Fred, Behnam Bastani, Lei Su, Urszula Salaj- Kosla, Liam Lewis, Jean-Michel Mortz, Dag Hammer, Gyda Cristophersen, Pat O’Leary, Allan MacMaster, Stephen Taylor, Iain S. Young; Making Sense of Water Quality: A Portable MS-UV Sensing Platform for Real- Time Monitoring in Aquaculture, 63rd American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, America's Center, Louis, Missouri (May 2015).
  46. Mariya J. Antony Joseph; Simon Maher; Jjunju P. M. Fred, S. U. A. H. Syed; John R. Gibson; Iain S. Young; Ron M. A. Heeren; Stephen Taylor; Every Ion Counts: Optimization of the Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer for Improved Ion Transmission and Flat-Top Peaks", 63rd American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, America's Center, Louis, Missouri (May 2015).
  47. U.A.H Syed; Gert B. Eijkel; Simon Maher; Jjunju P. M. Fred, Hans R. Poolman; Stephen Taylor; Ron M.A. Heeren; "There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom: a Micro-Pixelated Position Sensitive Detector for Performance Improvement of a QMS Instrument", 63rd American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, America's Center, St. Louis, Missouri (May 2015).
  48. Jjunju P. M. Fred, S. Maher, A. Li, M. J. Lynch, B. Smith, S. U. Syed, R. M. A. Heeren, S. Taylor and R. Graham Cooks; "Handheld Portable DAPCI Ion Source for in-situ Analysis of Nitroaromatic Explosives" BMSS Annual Conference (14-17 September 2015) Birmingham
  49. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Maher, Stephen Taylor and R. G. Cooks; “Handheld and Portable DAPCI source for Point and Shoot Applications: Towards Onsite In-Situ Explosives Analysis” 64th American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, (June 5-9 2016) San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  50. Simon Maher; Simon Maskell; Sarfaraz Syed; Jjunju P. M. Fred, Stephen Taylor; “Finding the Peaks: Performance Enhancement of Portable MS using a Bayesian Approach” 64th American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, (June 5-9 2016), San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  51. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Giannoukos, D. T. McGuiness, A. Marshall, V. Selis, J. Smith, S. Maher, S. Taylor, “Scent Transmission over the Internet using Mass Spectrometry” 65th ASMS Conference (June 4-8, 2017) Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
  52. Giannoukos, D. T. McGuiness, Jjunju P. M. Fred, S. Giannoukos, D. T. McGuiness, A. Marshall, V. Selis;
  53. Smith, S. Maher, S. Taylor, “Investigating mass spectrometric communication approaches for odor transmission over data networks” 65th ASMS Conference (June 4-8, 2017) Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  54. Jjunju P. M. Fred, Stamatios G. A. Marshall, “In-situ Analysis of Food Flavors using Portable Mass Spectrometry”, 66th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, June 3 - 7, 2018 San Diego, California, USA.