Prof. Tonny J. Oyana

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Prof. Tonny Oyana is the Principal, College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS), Makerere University. He holds a PhD in Geography with a concentration in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) from the State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo.

He has previously served as Director of the Undergraduate Programs, Department of Geography and Environmental Resources, Southern Illinois University (SIU) and as the Director of Informatics for the Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity (iRISE) Community & Collaboration Core, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis both in the U.S.

His research interests are GIS and GIScience; visualization and cartography; spatial epidemiology; applying GIS techniques to the subfields of disease surveillance and monitoring, bioterrorism, and environmental health and exposure; spatial epidemiology; multivariate statistics; spatial statistics.