Office of the DVC-Academics Affairs


According to the University and other Tertiary institutions’ Act 2001 as amended. The office of  DVC-AA is mandated to have responsibility over the Academic affairs of the University and in  the absence of the Vice-Chancellor, DVC-AA performs the functions of Vice-Chancellor in addition to performing such other functions that may be delegated to him or her by the Vice Chancellor or assigned by the University Council. This office also ensures University’s performance in terms of the quality indicators set by the National Council for Higher Education and the Ministry of Education 

Associate Professor Samuel Baker Kucel is the Current Deputy Vice Chancellor in Charge of Academic Affairs at Busitema University. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Energetics) from the University of Udine (2002, Italy), a Masters of Engineering Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New South Wales (1998, Sydney, Australia) and a Bachelors degree (1 st Class Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from Makerere University (1995, Kampala, Uganda).Samuel Baker Kucel has vast experience in University Lecturing/Teaching (at both Graduate and Undergraduate levels), Research, Administration, Academic Supervision/Mentorship, Outreach, External Examination, Peer Review and in Writing/Formulating new Academic Programmes. He lectured at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Art Design and Technology, Makerere University for over 19 years (rising from the rank of Assistant Lecturer to Senior Lecturer), where he taught various Mechanical Engineering and Energy

Associate Professor. Samuel Baker Kucel
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