Dr. David Ssevviiri hands over office to Dr. Godwin Kakuba as new Head of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics changed leadership at a ceremony held on the 5th March 2020; Dr. David Ssevviiri handed over the instruments of office to Dr. Godwin Kakuba. Dr. Ssevviiri was initially appointed acting head on the 17th September, 2015 and substantively appointed on the 1st December 2015 for a term of 4 years that officially ended on the 30th November 2019.

The handover ceremony was witnessed by the Human Resources Officer of the College of Natural Sciences, Mr. Godfrey Makubuya, staff from the Department of Mathematics and other administrative staff from the college.

In his remarks, Dr. Ssevviiri expressed his appreciation to staff of Department of Mathematics for the opportunity to lead them and the support during his term of service. He also thanked the College leadership (Principal, Deputy Principal and Deans) for the positive environment accorded to him while in office.

He highlighted the milestones realised by the department during his term including completion of PhD by several staff; promotions; curriculum review of programmes; various collaborations/partnerships like the SIDA bi-lateral programme that has allowed training of 21 PhD students; new facilities and infrastructure (computer laboratory, generator, refurbished rooms) among others.

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