Publications

Reports

  1. “Amplifier Linearisation Techniques”, Internal Report, Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, March 1987.

Theses

  1. “Low Level Multiplexing in Cellular Radio Systems”, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, Sept. 1988

  2. “Low Level Multiplexing in Narrowband Cellular Radio”, Mini-thesis, Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, December 1986.

  3. “Effects of Dielectric Loading on the Propagation Characteristics of Circular Waveguides”, Master’s degree thesis, University of New Brunswick, Canada, February 1979.

  4. “Simulation of a Uniformly Distributed Line”, Bachelor’s degree project report, Makerere University, Uganda, March 1975.

Publications and International Conferences

  1. Kivunike, N. F., Ekenberg L., Danielson, M., and Tusubira, F. F. (2009). Investigating universal access from a human development perspective; in IADIS International Conference 2009 ICT, Society Human Beings proceedings, Algarve, Portugal ISBN: 978-972-8924-82-9.

  2. Kivunike, N. F., Ekenberg L., Danielson, M., and Tusubira, F. F. (2009). Investigating Perception of the Role of ICT towards the Quality of Life of People in Rural Communities in Uganda; in IFIP WG9.4 2009 Conference proceedings, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (A modified version has been invited for a special issue of the Journal of IT for Development on ICT and the Millennium Development Goals)

  3. Kivunike, N. F., Ekenberg L., Danielson, M., and Tusubira, F. F. (2009). Examining Contextual Factors that Influence ICT Adoption in Rural Communities in Uganda; in IST Africa 2009 Conference Proceedings, Kampala, Uganda ISBN: 978-1-905824-11-3 Tusubira, F. F., “Creating the Human and Infrastructure Research and Education Networks in Africa”, Proc TNC-2009, ISBN 978-90-77559-19-2. June 2009.

  4. Tusubira, F. F., Ndiwalana, A., and Kitamirike, D., contributing authors as Knowledge Consulting to “Governance out of a Box: ICT4State-Building – African Experiences and Opportunities”, Edited by Suvi Tuominen and Stephen Lyabandi, Crisis Management Initiative. ISBN 978-952-99793-8-7. Oct 2009.

  5. Kahiigi, K. E., Danielson, M., Hansson, H., Ekenberg L., and Tusubira, F. F. (2009). Criticism of E-learning Adoption and use in Developing Country Contexts. In IADIS International Conference e-Learning 2009, Algarve, Portugal.

  6. Kahiigi, K. E., Danielson, M., Hansson, H., Ekenberg L., and Tusubira, F. F. (2009). An Empirical Investigation of Students’ Perceptions of E-learning in Uganda. In IST-Africa 2009 Conference Proceedings, Kampala, Uganda. F F Tusubira tusu@kcl.co.ug www.fftusubira.com CV Version December 2008 Page 10 of 17

  7. Kivunike, N. F., Ekenberg L., Danielson, M., and Tusubira, F. F. (2008). Rural Communities in Developing Countries: An Explorative Review of the Contribution of ICT on Quality of Life. In IADIS International Conference ICT, Society and Human Beings 2008 proceedings, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  8. Tusubira F F, Mulira K Nora, Kahiigi E K, Kivunike N F, “Transforming Institutions Through Information and Communication technology – The Makerere University Experience”, Published by the Directorate for ICT Support, Makerere University, ISBN 9970-863-03-7, November 2008

  9. Kahiigi K. E., Ekenberg L., Hansson H., Tusubira F. F., and Danielson,M “An Explorative Study of E-learning in Developing Countries: A Case of the Uganda Education System”. IADIS Multi Conference on ComputerScience and Information Systems, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2008.

  10. Kahiigi K. E., Ekenberg L., Hansson H., Tusubira F. F., and Danielson M.,“Exploring the e-Learning State of Art”. The Electronic Journal of e-Learning Volume 6 Issue 2, pp77 - 88, available online at www.ejel.org, 2008.

  11. Kivunike N F, Ekenberg L, Danielson M, Tusubira F F (2008) Using a Multi- Criteria Tool for Selecting ICT Development Initiatives, IST-Africa 2008 Conference Proceedings, Conference, Windhoek Namibia, 7th - 9th May 2008, ISBN: 978-1-905824-07-6

  12. Kivunike N F, Ekenberg L, Danielson M, Tusubira F F (2007) Measuring the Information Society: An Explorative Study of Existing Tools. In proceedings of ECIME - The European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation, Montpellier, France, 20th - 21st September 2007

  13. Tusubira, F.F and Ndiwalana, A. “University-Industry Linkages for Development: The Case of Uganda.” (2006). (Research commissioned by the World Bank). Ndiwalana, A., and Tusubira, F.F. “ICT in Small Businesses: How can Academic Networks be more relevant?” Proc. of the 4th International Workshop on Open Access, 12-14 December 2006, Stockholm, Sweden.

  14. Tusubira, F. F. and Ndiwalana, A: Contributions on Uganda in “Towards An African e-Index: SME e-Access and Usage in 14 African Countries.” Edited by C Stork and S Esselaar, 2006. ISBN 10 0 620 37593 0

  15. Tusubira F F, Contribution on “Uganda’s Approach to Universal Access to Telecommunications” in “Liberalisation and Universal Access to Basic Services– Telecommunications, Water and Sanitation, Financial Services, and Electricity”. OECD Trade Policy Studies, 2006. ISBN 92-64-02867-6.

  16. Ndiwalana, A., Esselaar, S., Tusubira, F.F., and Stork, C. (2006). “Information and Communication Technologies in Small and Medium Enterprises: Findings from Uganda.” Proc. of the 2nd Annual International Conference On Sustainable ICT Capacity in Developing Countries (SREC06), 6th-9th August 2006, Kampala, Uganda.

  17. Tusubira F. F., Contributing Author to “From the Digital Divide to Digital Opportunities: Measuring Infostates for Development”, Ed George Sciadas. Published by Claude-Yves Charron, ISBN 2-922651-05-3, 2005.

  18. Tusubira F. F. and Kaggwa, I: Chapter on Uganda in “Towards an African e- Index: Household and Individual ICT Access and Usage across 10 African countries”, Edited by A Gillwald, 2005. ISBN 0 620 35400 3.

  19. F F Tusubira “INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY: The Emumbwa of The Knowledge Society or The Rebirth of Ignorance” F F Tusubira tusu@kcl.co.ug www.fftusubira.com CV

Version December 2009

  1. F F Tusubira “We Build For The Future: Access, Knowledge And Human Development” paper or Powerpoint Presentation Presented at the Public Services @ Nobel Week, 8 - 12 December 2005, Stockholm, Sweden.

  2. F F Tusubira “Policies and Laws that direct the ICT Sector in Uganda – A Critique” Presented at the World Telecommunications Day Symposium 17th May 2005, Kampala

  3. F F Tusubira “Integrating ICT in the University functions: The achievements, challenges and new directions” Presented at the Visit of SIDA Research Board to Makerere University 5th –9th February, 2005

  4. F F Tusubira “Taking Development to the People in Africa” Keynote Address, Annual Techie Event, 6 – 8 October 2004, Port Elizabeth Polytechnic, South Africa.

  5. F F Tusubira and N Mulira “Integration of ICT in organisations: Challenges and best practice recommendations based on the experience of Makerere University and other organizations” Presented to Conference on “Universities: Taking a leading role in ICT enabled human development”, 6 – 8 September 2004, Kampala, Uganda.

  6. F F Tusubira “Rural Communications Development – A Tutorial Paper Based on the Uganda Case” Invited Presentation, International Seminar on ICT Policy Reform and Rural Communications Infrastructure, August 23 – September 1, 2004, Fujisawa and Tokyo, Japan (Organised by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the JICA)

  7. F F Tusubira “Information and Communication Technology In Institutional Management”, Uganda National Council for Higher Education Capacity Training Workshop, 26 – 30 July 2004, Nile Resort, Jinja

  8. F F Tusubira “The Future of Telecommunications and Its Regulation Capacity Building Challenges” Invited Presentation, Keeping Abreast with the Best NetTel@Africa Conference 28 - 29 July 2004, UNISA, Pretoria.

  9. F F Tusubira “The Future of Telecommunications and Its Regulation” Invited Presentation, Western Conference of Public Service Commissioners, 13 – 16 June 2004, Anchorage, Alaska.

  10. F F Tusubira “ICTs for Poverty Reduction: Where, When and How? Making a difference”, Invited Presentation at Workshop on “ICTs for Poverty Reduction: When, Where and How?”, Harvard University, 19 – 20 September 2003, Organised by IDRC and Presided over by Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen and Michael Spence.

  11. F F Tusubira, “The Role of Science in the Information Society: Operating at the 8th and 9th OSI Layers to Promote the Spread of the Internet in Africa”, Invited Paper, World Summit on the Information Society, WSIS 2003, RSIS Summit Event, 8 – 9 Dec 2003, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland.

  12. F F Tusubira and A Kyeyune, “Modeling and Model Verification for Raininduced Attenuation on a Line-of-sight link at Ku-band”, International Conference on Antennas and Propagation, ICAP 2003, 31st March – 3rd April 2003, University of Exeter, UK (IEE Conference Publication No 491).

  13. F F Tusubira, “Uganda’s Rural Communications Development Policy and The National ICT Policy Formulation Process and Output”, Invited presentation at the conference on Networking Africa’s Future, 13 – 16 April 2003, Kwa Maritane Game Lodge, North West Province, South Africa, organised by IDRC.

  14. F. F. Tusubira, “Challenges of Scientific Re-Awakening in the Developing Countries: Action Agenda for the World Summit on the Information Society”, F F Tusubira tusu@kcl.co.ug www.fftusubira.com CV

  15. Version December 2008 Page 12 of 17 presented to WSIS PrepCom 2, Geneva, on the invitation of the International Council for Science (ICSU) (Feb 2003).

  16. F. F. Tusubira, “Supporting Universities ICT Developments: The Makerere University Experience”, Invited Presentation to the CODESIRIA General Assembly, 8 – 12 December 2002.

  17. F. F. Tusubira, “Industrialisation: Retracing the Path to Economic Failure?” Invited Paper, Makerere University Business Conference, 5 – 6 December 2002.

  18. F. F. Tusubira, “Falling Upwards: The need for New Strategies in Bridging an Expanding Gap” Invited Presentation to the International Development Research Corporation, Canada, at the Open Programme Meeting, 18 – 20 June 2002.

  19. Shirley Mary M, Tusubira F F, Gebreab F, Haggarty L, “Telecommunications Reform in Uganda”, World Bank Development Research Group, Policy Research Working Paper 2864, June 2002.

  20. F. F. Tusubira et al, “ICT Implementation Strategies and Challenges for Enterprises in Africa”, ITU Africa Telecomm 2001, 12 –16 November 2001, Johannesburg, South Africa

  21. F. F. Tusubira, “Bridging the Digital Divide in Least Developed Countries”, Bay Bytes 2nd Rural Technology Forum, 23 –25 Sept 2001, Terra Nova Park Lodge, Port Blandford, Newfoundland (Invited Paper)Paper also presented on invitation to Wireless Vision, A Global Congress on Marconi’s Legacy, St John’s, Newfoundland

  22. F.F.Tusubira and A. Kyeyune,“What is Information and Communication Technology?”, ICT Awareness workshop, 6 – 7 July 2001, University Library, Makerere University

  23. F. F. Tusubira et al, “Information and Communications Technology as a tool for Modernisation”, UIPE, 6th National Technology Conference, 3rd - 4th May 2001, Uganda International Conference Center

  24. F.F.Tusubira, “Strategy of the Uganda Communications Commission in the Face of Changing Technology”, Makerere University Business School, Annual International Management Conference, 6-7 December, 2000, Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel, Entebbe

  25. F.F.Tusubira, “Mathematics in Communication: Introduction to Coding”, A Public Lecture to the Uganda Mathematics Society F.F.Tusubira, “Regulation in the Converging Data and Voice Market”, EA Telecomm 2000, 24-26 February 2000, Nairobi, Kenya (Invited Paper)

  26. F. F. Tusubira, J. S. T. Kagoro, A. Kyeyune, “Testing and Application of Rainfall Models in Attenuation Prediction Modeling” ICEET ‘99: International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Technology. 6th - 8th September 1999, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

  27. F. F. Tusubira, J. S. T. Kagoro, A. Kyeyune, “Derivation and Validation of Rain Intensity Statistics for Modeling and Attenuation Prediction”: International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Technology. 6th - 8th September 1999, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

  28. F. F. Tusubira, “Telecommunications Regulation and Technology: Opportunities and Challenges”, Proc. 3rd African Regional Workshop on Communications (ARWOC3), 26 - 29 July 1999, Lusaka, Zambia.

  29. F. F. Tusubira and A. Kyeyune, “Rainfall Regime and Attenuation Prediction for Line of Sight and Satellite Links at Ku-Band”, Proc. 3rd African Regional Workshop on Communications (ARWOC3), 26 - 29 July 1999, Lusaka, Zambia. F F Tusubira tusu@kcl.co.ug www.fftusubira.com CV Version December 2008 Page 13 of 17

  30. F. F. Tusubira, “Radiation and Antennas” (Tutorial paper) Proc. Second African Regional Workshops on Communications (ARWOC2), 23-28 August 1998, Kampala, Uganda.

  31. F. F. Tusubira, “Communications: Getting the Message Across”, Proc. Second African Regional Workshop on Communications (ARWOC2), 23-28 August 1998, Kampala, Uganda.

  32. F. F. Tusubira, “Radio Interference: Causes and its Mitigation”, Proc. Second African Regional Workshop on Communications (ARWOC2), 23 - 28 August 1998, Kampala, Uganda.

  33. Proceedings of the Second African Regional Workshop on Communications (ARWOC2), Edited by F. F. Tusubira, September 1998. ISBN-90-74249-20-5.

  34. F. F. Tusubira, G. Bryant, K. Holleboom, H. Mgombelo, “The African Telecom Research Project: A Vehicle for Knowledge Transfer”, Proc. Africa Telecom 98, 4 - 8 April 1998, Johannesburg.

  35. F. F. Tusubira, “Microwave Communication”, First African Regional Workshop on Communications, 1 - 5th September 1997, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

  36. F. F. Tusubira, “Antennas”, First African Regional Workshop on Communications, 1 - 5th September 1997, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. “Reverse Conversion Loss of Class A Amplifiers”, East African Journal of Engineering, Vol.1, No.2, Sept. 1994 (co-authored with R. D. Stewart).

  37. “Low Income Housing”, Presented at Housing Workshop - 93, Uganda International Conference Centre, Kampala, 4 August 1993 (Conference Proceedings. pp 181-187) (Invited paper).

  38. “Towards Nationwide Telecommunication Systems in Developing countries”, UIPE Journal, Vol.2, No. 2, June 1993 (co-authored with S.G. Bakabweyaka).

  39. “Energy Options in Uganda”, presented at the 1st pan-African Women Engineers, Technicians and Scientist Conference, PAWETS-1, Uganda International Conference Centre, Kampala, 7 - 10 December 1992. (Invited paper)

  40. “The UMA Trade Fair: Are we on the Correct Route?”, UIPE Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, Dec. 1992

  41. “Laboratory Instruction in Electrical Engineering”, Inter University Council for East Africa, Electrical Engineering Subject Meeting, Hotel Triangle, Jinja, Uganda, 8-10 April 1991

  42. “The Establishment of a Center for Innovation, Research and Development”, Conference on application and Innovation of Technology in Africa, Sheraton Kampala Hotel, Uganda, 17-21 Sept 1990 (Conference Proceedings pp.101-110)

  43. “Feed-forward Linearisation of 950 MHz Amplifiers”, IEE Proceedings, Vol. 135, Pt H, No. 5, Oct 1988, p. 347-350. (Co-authored with R. D. Stewart)

  44. “Predistortion Linearisation of Amplifiers for UHF Mobile Radio”, 18th European Microwave Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 12-15 Sept 1988. (Coauthored with R. D. Stewart).

Research Supervision

Not itemized here, but currently supervising 4 PhD Students(Nora Mulira, Florence Kivunike, Evelyn Kahiigi, Ali Ndiwalana) on sandwich programmes, registered in The Netherlands and Sweden. Have supervised students in Electrical Engineering at the Master of Engineering (5) and Master of Science in Engineering (2) levels; Faculty of computing and Information Technology, Master in Computer Science (5)

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Workshops, Major Technical Conferences and Short Courses attended

  1. World Summit on the Information Society, Geneva, December 2003

  2. Workshop on “ICTs for Poverty Reduction: When, Where and How?”, Harvard University, 19 – 20 September 2003, Presided over by Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen and Michael Spence.

  3. Networking Africa’s Future, 13 – 16 April 2003, Kwa Maritane Game Lodge, North West Province, South Africa.

  4. ITU Africa Telecomm 2001, 12 – 16 November 2001, Johannesburg, South Africa

  5. Wireless Vision 2001, 26 – 28 September 2001, St John’s, Newfoundland

  6. Bay Bytes 2 nd Rural Technology Forum, 23 – 25 September 2001, Port Blandford, Newfoundland

  7. WRC 2000: World Radiocommunication Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 8 May - 2 June 2000

  8. EA Telecomm 2000, 24-26 February 2000, Nairobi Kenya

  9. Executive Development Programme in Customer Relations, 12-14 November 1999, Entebbe, Uganda (Run for Uganda Communications Commission by Makerere University Business School).

  10. Seminar on Partnerships and Rural Telecommunications Development, organised by International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), 3-5 November 1999, Kampala, Uganda (As Conference Chair).

  11. Policy and Regulatory Summit of the ITU Telecom ‘99, 9-15 October 1999, Geneva, Switzerland.

  12. ACACIA Ministerial Meeting, 22-23 September 1999, Maputo, Mozambique (Focusing on Rural Internet Connectivity; IDRC funding).

  13. International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Technology (ICEET ‘99) 6-7 September 1999, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. (Author)

  14. Third African Regional Workshop on Communications (ARWOC3), 25 - 30 July, 1999, Lusaka, Zambia. (Author)

  15. Afritel ‘99, 10 - 12 February 1999, Cape Town, South Africa.

  16. Utility Regulation Training Course, Entebbe, Uganda, 15-17 December 1998 (Run by Adam Smith Institute for PERD and Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development).

  17. Plenipot ‘98: Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunications Union, 12 th October - 7 th November 1998. Minneapolis, U.S.A.

  18. Regulator’s Training Workshop for the Uganda Communications Commission, 18 - 25 th September 1998, Ranch on the Lake: Conducted by Booz-Allen and Hamilton.

  19. FIDIC ‘98: Annual Conference of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers, 6-9 September 1998, Edmonton, Canada.

  20. Second African Regional Workshop on Communications, 23 rd - 28 th August 1998, Kampala, Uganda. (Author)

  21. African Telecom ‘98, 4 - 8 April 1998, Johannesburg, South Africa (Author).

  22. Workshop on the Development of a National Strategy for the Implementation of the Acacia Program in Uganda, 8-10 December 1997, Kampala International Conference Centre, Uganda.

  23. UNDP/ECA Regional Seminar on the Internet, 13-15 October 1997, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  24. First African Regional Workshop on Microwave Communications, 1-5 September 1997, Dar-es- Salaam, Tanzania. (Author)

  25. Executive Development Programme in Project Planning and Management, 20-23 August 1997, Jinja, Uganda (Run for Technology Consults Ltd. by Faculty of Commerce, Makerere University).

  26. Africon ‘96 (IEEE Regional Conference), 24-27 September 1996, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

  27. Launching of Networking of African Researchers, Pretoria, 26-28 March 1996.

  28. Engineering to Survive: Global Solutions for Sustainable Development, London, 18-21 March 1996 (Commonwealth Engineering Council Conference).

  29. Africa Telecom ‘94, Cairo, Egypt, 24-29 April 1994.

  30. Management Development Programme: Focus on Management for Young Executives; Faculty of Commerce, Makerere University, 8 - 26 March 1993.

  31. Electrical Engineering Education in East Africa; Hotel Triangle, Jinja, Uganda, 8 - 10 April, 1991.

  32. Management and Leadership in East African Universities; Hotel 77, Arusha, Tanzania, 3 - 7 September 1990.

  33. 18th European Microwave Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 12 - 15 September 1988 (Author).