Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe

Arch. Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe is the current Vice Chancellor of Makerere University. He assumed office in September 2017. Prof. Nawangwe holds a PhD in Architecture from the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture (KNUCA). He also holds a number of certificates in Management.
Prior to his appointment as Vice Chancellor, Prof. Nawangwe served as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration) from 2013 to 2017, Ag. Principal of the College of Engineering, Design,
Art and Technology (2011-2013), Dean of the Faculty of Technology (2002-2011) and Head of the Department of Architecture from its inception (1989 -2002), all at Makerere University.
Prof. Nawangwe has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has served as external examiner at several universities within and outside Africa. He has chaired boards of
several national, regional and international boards of professional organisations and currently chairs the Board of the Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA) and the Resilient Africa Network (RAN).
Prof. Nawangwe is a Registered Professional Architect, and has worked widely as a consulting Architect in Uganda and beyond. His research interests are in Vernacular Architecture and
Informal Settlements.