Dr. Vincent Ssembatya

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Dr. Vincent Ssembatya is the Director, Quality Assurance Directorate (QAD), Makerere University. He holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Florida, USA December 2001. He has a Masters and Bachelors of Sciences from Makerere University.

He brings experience gained as Dean, Faculty of Science-Makerere University (2005 – 2009 and Head, Department of Science in Acting Capacity for the year 2003. He is been a member of Makerere University Senate and various committees of the senate and council (Examinations, Staff Development, Mature Age, Budgeting & Projects sub-committees). As Dean, he piloted a number of Quality Assurance flagship projects funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. He was member of the team that wrote the new University Strategic Plan in which he developed the resource allocation model.

Internationally, Dr. Ssembatya is member of the Governing Council of the African Network for Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI); He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Florida; A member of the Advisory Committee of the Eastern African Universities Mathematics Programme and a member of American Mathematical Society. He is part of the NEI (New Einstein Initiative) working with Prof. Neil Turok of the Perimeter Institute in Canada, to set up African Mathematical Institutes Networks (AMINET).