Prof. Peter Jegrace Jehopio

Prof. Peter Jegrace Jehopio

Dean School of Technology, Computing and Engineering

Prof. Peter Jegrace Jehopio is the dean School of Computing & Engineering at Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU).

Prof. Jehopio holds PhD (Computing, Aristotle (Greece)); MEd (Mak (UG)), MSc (Software Techniques for Computer-aided Engineering, Cranfield (UK)), PGDE (Mak. (UG)), BSc (Dar (TZ)) and Postdoctoral Studies in Asian Institute of Technology (Malaysia/Thailand).

To date, publications to his name are three books and 33 articles in refereed journals.

His current research interest encompasses computer animation, cyber security, computing applications in development, educational technology, artificial intelligence, and management information systems.

He has held lecturing positions at the University of Glamorgan (UK); University of Abertay-Dundee (UK); Makerere University (UG), Kyambogo University (UG), KIU (UG), and Lira University (UG).

Postgraduate students that he has successfully supervised have been six (6) PhDs and 49 masters.

Aside from teaching, he worked full-time with United Nations as National Expert – Systems Analyst (FAO) and as Regional Coordinator for Electronic Records Management (WFP).

He has participated in international consultancies for the World Bank, Microsoft Corporation and the British Council.

Journals Articles (accessible online)
  1. Peter Jegrace Jehopio and Ronald Wesonga. (2017). Polytechnic Engineering Mathematics: Assessing its Relevance to the Productivity of Industries in Uganda. Jehopio and Wesonga: International Journal of STEM Education (2017). 4:16. DOI10.1186/s40594-017-0078-z.
  2. Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Ronald Wesonga and Douglas Andabati Candia. (2017). Effect of Information and Communication Technology-induced Multitasking on Academic Performance of University Students in Uganda. International Journal of Computer Applications Technology and Research. Volume 6–Issue 1, 23-31, 2017, ISSN:-2319–8656. DOI 10.7753/IJCATR0601.1005.
  3. Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Ronald Wesonga and Douglas Andabati Candia. (2017). Triggers of ICT Media Multitasking During Lecture Attendance: A Case Study of University Students in Uganda. International Journal for Research in Emerging Science and Technology, Volume-4, Issue-1, Jan-2017. E-ISSN: 2349-7610. pp 29-42. net/downloads/volume-4/issue-1/pid-ijrest-41201712.pdf.
  4. Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Ronald Wesonga and Douglas Andabati Candia. (2017). Internet Heavy usage and its Influence on Academic Achievement of University International Journal of Engineering Science and Computing. Volume 7 Issue No.3. pp 5756-5762.
  5. Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Ronald Wesonga and Douglas Andabati Candia. (2017). Effect of Online Social Networking Sites Usage on Academic Performance of University Students in Uganda. International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 8887). Volume 157 – No 5, January 2017. DOI 10.5120/ijca2017912711.
  6. Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Ronald Wesonga and Douglas Andabati Candia. (2017). A Model for Predicting Academic Success at Lower Primary School Level: The Significance of Nursery School Attendance. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research. www.alleducationjournal.com. Volume 2; Issue 3; May 2017; Page No. 25-32. ISSN: 2455-5746.
  7. Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Ronald Wesonga and Douglas Andabati Candia. (2017). Relative age effect on academic achievement of pupils at lower primary Level: Evidence from Uganda. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and www.allsubjectjournal.com. Volume 4; Issue 5; May 2017; Page No. 166-175. Online ISSN: 2349-4182, Print ISSN: 2349-5979.
  8. Frank Namugera, Ronald Wesonga and Peter Jegrace Jehopio. Text mining and determinants of sentiments: Twitter social media usage by traditional media houses in Uganda. (2019) 6:3. Journal of Computational Social Networks.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s40649-019-0063-4.
  9. Candia, D. A., Ashaba, C., Mukoki, J., Peter Jegrace Jehopio, & Kyasiimire, B. (2018). Non-School Factors Associated With School Dropouts In Uganda. People: International Journal of Social Sciences, 4(1).
  10. Douglas Andabati Candia, James Mukoki, Claire Ashaba, Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Brenda Kyasiimire. (2018). The Significance of Private Tutoring in Improving English Language Literacy: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach. Multidisciplinary Journal for Education, Social and Technological Sciences EISSN: 2341-2593. http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/muse.2018.9872.
  11. Douglas Andabati Candia and Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2017). Factors Influencing Insecticide Treated Net Utilization Among Women in Uganda. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research. ISSN: 2456-0421. Volume 2; Issue 3; May 2017; Page No. 55-60.
  12. Malinga Ramadhan B, Maiga Gilbert, Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Kareyo Margret. (2017). Determinants of Mobile Money Services Adoption by Traders in Uganda. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. Online ISSN: 2349-4182, Print ISSN: 2349-5979. Volume 4; Issue 8; August 2017; Page No. 189-20.
  13. Malinga Ramadhan B, Maiga Gilbert, Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2017). Validating Mobile Money Services Adoption Model for Trade Transactions in Uganda. The International Journal of Science & Technoledge (ISSN 2321 – 919X). Vol 5 Issue 10 October, 2017.
  14. Douglas Andabati Candia, Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Ronald Wesonga and Abraham Yeyo Owino. Influence of Mass Media on Contraceptive Use Among Women in International Journal of Academic Research and Development. Volume 2; Issue 4; July 2017; Page No. 514-521.
  15. Francis Bbosa, Ronald Wesonga and Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2016). Clinical malaria
    diagnosis: rule-based classification statistical prototype. Bbosa et al. SpringerPlus (2016) 5:939. DOI 10.1186/s40064-016-2628-0.
  16. Businge Phelix Mbabazi, Peter Jegrace Jehopio and JWF Muwanga–Zake. (2016). Assessing Intentional Human Insider Threat Mitigation in Ugandan Universities. Global Journal of Engineering Science and Researches. Vol. 3 No. 5: May 2016. pp 58-67. ISSN 2348 – 8034. DOI- 10.5281/zenodo.51579.
  17. Businge Phelix Mbabazi, Peter Jegrace Jehopio and JWF Muwanga–Zake. (2016).
    Unintentional human insider threats mitigation measures in universities in Uganda. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. Volume 3; Issue 5; May 2016; Page No. 59-66. Online ISSN: 2349-4182, Print ISSN: 2349-5979.
  18. Kimwise Alone, Gilbert Maiga, Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2016). A model for adoption of e-learning technologies: The perspective of Ugandan high education institutions (HEI). International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. allsubjectjournal.com. Volume 3; Issue 9; September 2016; Page No. 170-174. Online ISSN: 2349-4182, Print ISSN: 2349-5979.
  19. Kimwise Alone, Gilbert Maiga, Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2016). Factors for adoption of e-learning technologies in Ugandan high education institutions. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. www.allsubjectjournal.com. Volume 3; Issue 9; September 2016; Page No. 165-169. Online ISSN: 2349-4182, Print ISSN: 2349-5979.
  20. Ronald Wesonga, Abraham Owino, Agnes Ssekiboobo, Leonard Atuhaire and Peter Jegrace Jehopio (2015). Health and human rights: a statistical measurement framework using household survey data in Uganda. Wesonga et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights (2015) 15:11. http://dx.doi:10.1186/s12914-015-0049-8.
  21. Ronald Wesonga, Fabian Nabugoomu, Abraham Owino, Leonard Atuhaire, Agnes Ssekiboobo, Xavier Mugisha, James Ntozi, Tom Makumbi, Peter Jegrace Jehopio and Buruno (2015). On Statistical Definition of Free and Fair Election: Bivariate Normal
    Distribution Model. International Journal of Mathematical Research, 2014, 3(5): 49-62.
  22. Jennifer Somali Angeyo, Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Ahmed Ochama. (2014). Logistic
    Retrogression Model for Evaluating the Influence of Environmental Factors on
    Legislative Data. International Journal of Advanced Computer Research (ISSN (print): 2249-7277 ISSN (online): 2277-7970) Volume-4 Number-3 Issue-16 September-2014.
  23. Ronald Wesonga, Fabian Nabugoomu, Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Xavier Mugisha. (2013). Modelling Airport Efficiency with Distributions of the Inefficient Error Term: An Application of Time Series Data for Aircraft Departure Delay. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR) (2013) Volume 12, No 1, pp 115-123.
  24. Jennifer Somali Angeyo, Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2013). Exploiting Agent Technology
    Problem Solving Method to Model the Relationship between Legislative Drafting and Law-making Actors. ARPN Journal of Science and Technology. Vol. 3, No. 1, Jan 2013 ISSN 2225-7217.
  25. Richard Okelo Angole, Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Gilbert Maiga. (2013). Ontology Model:
    Towards bridging the gap between African traditional medicine and conventional International Journal of Knowledge-based and Intelligent Engineering Systems. Vol 17, No 1. pp 37-43. DOI 10.3233/KES-130263.
  26. Ronald Wesonga, Fabian Nabugoomub, Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2012). Parameterized framework for the analysis of probabilities of aircraft delay at an airport. Journal of Air Transport Management 23 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jairtraman.2012.02.001. _ 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
  27. John B. Asiimwe, Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Leonard K. Atuhaire, and Anthony K. Mbonye. (2011). Examining small area estimation techniques for public health intervention: Lessons from application to under-5 mortality data in Uganda. Journal of Public Health (2011). 32,1, 1–15. doi:10.1057/jphp.2010.46.
  28. Wesonga, Peter Jegrace 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.
  29. Jennifer Somali Angeyo and Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2010). An artificial neural network model for regulating legislative drafting practices in Uganda; 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. 51-67. mak.ac.ug/.../Jennifer%20Somali%20Angeyo_%20Dr%20%20Peter%20Jehopio
  30. Jennifer Somali Angeyo, Peter Jegrace Jehopio and Henry Michaels Onoria. (2010).
    Evaluating the Influence of Environmental factors on Legislative Data Using Support Vector Machine Techniques; Vol. VIII; 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. 247-261. academia.edu/.../Evaluating_the_Infl_uence_of_Environmental_factors_on_Le
  31. Florence Tushabe, Venansius Baryamureeba, Paul Bagyenda, Cyprian Ogwang and Peter Jegrace Jehopio, (2008). The Status of Software Usability in Uganda. Special Topics in Computing and ICT Research Vol. IV; 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.
  32. Ongaya Kizito, Peter Jegrace Jehopio and Elwin Koster. (2008). A Web-Based Spatial-
    Temporal Decision Support Tool For Humanitarian Support Distribution. ESRI
    Conference Presentation: UC2053. cartogis.org/docs/proceedings/2008/kizito.pdf.
  33. Angeyo J. S., Baryamureeba V., and Peter Jegrace 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. Fountain Publishers. ISBN 13:978-9970-02-592-3; ISBN 10:9970-02-592-9, Vol. 1, pp. 230-247. cit.mak.ac.ug/iccir/downloads/SREC05.pdf
Books Published (all accessible online)
  1. Ongaya Kizito and Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2012). Decision Support System: Web-Based Spatio Temporal Decision Support Tool for Humanitarian Support. LAP LAMBERT Academic ISBN 10: 3659179396 ISBN 13: 9783659179396. London, United Kingdom.
  2. Kyoratungye-Karemente Apolinaris, Peter Jegrace Jehopio. (2008). Dynamic Multi-media Information Provision for Promotion of Tourism. Thematic Proceedings of ATLAS Africa Conferences. Volume 5 - New avenues for tourism and wealth creation in Africa. ISBN: 978-90-75775-37-2.
  3. Towards an Ontology Model for African Traditional MedicineAuthors: Richard Okelo Angole, Peter Jegrace Jehopio, Gilbert Maiga, Godfrey Omoda-Onyait. (2012).
    Series: Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications.
    Ebook: Volume 243: Volume 243: Advances in Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information and Engineering Systems. DOI 10.3233/978-1-61499-105-2-386. Pages 386 – 395. IOS Press.