Professor Livingstone Luboobi from the Mathematics Department was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award recently during the celebrations to mark the 50years anniversary of the University of East Africa. The award was in recognition of his many accomplishments in academia and leadership as an alumnus of the University of East Africa. His service includes: Vice Chancellor at Makerere University, Dean – Faculty of Science at Makerere University and Head of Mathematics Department. He has also served in various capacities in Africa and internationally.
Prof. Luboobi was recently appointed to serve on the Management Board of a project titled, ‘Mathematics Education and Working Relevance in East Africa’. The project is a joint programme between the University of Technology in Finland and institutions in Eastern Africa. It is supported by the Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument (HEI ICI) of Finland. HEI-ICI supports collaboration projects between higher education institutions in Finland and developing countries. The programme seeks to enhance higher education capacity in the developing world.
Congratulations to Prof. Luboobi!