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Agnes Freda Namulindwa Lumala is the Director Academic Affairs, the Academic Registrar, and Secretary to University Senate at Kampala International University (KIU). In this position, she helps to manage the academic registry of the university and the interpretation and implementation of the academic policy. She is a Computer Scientist with a background in Statistics and Data Science. She has got over 10 years’ experience as a university trainer in building and the proper use of quality computer systems. She has carried out research on service-oriented systems, and published results in renowned journals, plus has excelled at managing bank office operations.
Prior to this, she worked as the Deputy Director Academic Affairs- Examination at KIU, where she managed the central examination unit of the university, oversaw planning and execution of all examinations in the four colleges and the three schools of the university, and participated in the processing and analysing of the academic results. She also worked as a freelance computer scientist from 2014 to 2017 where she helped develop course materials; particularly discrete Mathematics with Computer Science applications. She was also an Assistant Lecturer at Makerere University from 2005 to 2014, where she trained undergraduates and post graduates on how to build computer systems, contributed in starting the Bachelor in Software Engineering as part of the group which designed the curriculum course, and also contributed to the first curriculum review for the MSc in Data Communication and Software Engineering. From 2003 to 2005, Agnes was an IT Consultant working with ICT Consults Ltd where she conducted an IT infrastructure needs assessment that was funded by NUFFIC Netherlands. She has also worked as the Manager Foreign Services, Banking Officer, and Backup Systems Administrator with Standard Chartered Bank Uganda between 2006 and 2008, where she managed all foreign exchange back office operations for the branch. From 1999 to 2000, she worked as the Data Officer and Visiting Statistician for Uganda Electoral Commission and THETA where she did data entry and analysis.
Agnes holds a Master of Science in Computer Science (Computer Information Systems) and a Bachelors of Statistics in Statistical Computing from Makerere University. She has authored a number of articles and published in various reputable journals. She has also carried out research on a Thesis titled ‘A Knowledge-based System for Antenatal Care: A Case of an e-infrastructural developing community, and a Dissertation: Drug Records Management System’.