Ongoing Research & Projects

SOME OF ON GOING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AT DIT

 

Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/01

Research Title:  Use of Mycorrhizal Fungi to improve regeneration of trees.

Objective: To enhance forests conservation programmes

Project Duration: 12 months

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Dr. Ezekiel Amri


Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/04

Research Title: Protein expression patterns in aquatic plants as a tool to asses water quality in Marine environment

Objective: To develop a tool or bioindicator for monitoring water quality in aquatic environment

Project Duration: 12 months

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Dr. Mamboya F.A

Other Collaborators Outside DIT/Partners: Dr.Ester Mvungi, Botany Department, University of Dar es Salaam


Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/03

Research Title:al4Africa: Teaming-Up for exploiting e-infrastructures, potential to boost RTDI in Africa

Objective: To boost research, technological development and innovation in Africa

Project Duration: 12 months

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Dr. Amos Nungu

Other Collaborators Outside DIT/Partners:Sigma Orionis, France LEADER, Brunel University, UK, The UbuntuNet Alliance, Malawi, KTH Royal Institute of Technolog, Sweden, Consorzio COMETA, Italy, Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT), Tanzania

Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KST), Rwanda, West and Central African Research and Education Network – WACREN, Ghana – an affiliated partner.


Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/04

Research Title:Sustainable water supply and management

Objective: To enable local community to be supplied with water and good management of water resources

Project Duration: 36months

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Dr. Salha Kassim

Other Collaborators Outside DIT/Partners: --


Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/08

Research Title:Drug Management Applications

Objective: To develop drug management tool to facilitate drug supply and management in health centers.

Project Duration: 5 months

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Dr. Amos Nungu

Other Collaborators Outside DIT/Partners: MUHAS Kigali. Health Institute KHI)Rwanda- Makerere University – Uganda, LEADER

 


Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/07

Research Title: Community Health Portal

Objective:The project aim at creating a comprehensive and equal access to health services in Tanzania, with Bunda and Serengeti Districts as pilots.

Project Duration: 18 months

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Dr. Amos Nungu

Other Collaborators Outside DIT/Partners: MUHAS Kigali. Health Institute KHI)Rwanda- Makerere University – Uganda, LEADER


Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/09

Research Title:Developing a Living Lab (LL) framework for co-creation of innovation between SA and Tanzania

Objective:To support STI and ICT capacity-building initiatives for mass diffusion of ICTs and related services, as key enablers for poverty reduction, economic groth, social development and regional integration’.

Project Duration: 24 months

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Dr. Amos Nungu

Other Collaborators Outside DIT/Partners:Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT), Tanzania- LEADER, State University of Zanzibar - SUZA, CSIR Meraka Institute - LEADER

Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/10

Research Title: Deployment of wireless monitoring sensor in aquaculture systems

Objective:To develop a reliable and real time tool for monitoring water quality in aquaculture systems

Project Duration: 12 months

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Mr. Daudi Simbeye

Other Collaborators Outside DIT/Partners:--

 

Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/11

Research Title: Establishing the African clean Energy Research Alliance ( ACERA)

Objective:To build African Technical expertise on design, construction and maintenance of clean energy technologies.

Project Duration: --

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Dr. Consalva Joseph Msigwa

Other Collaborators Outside DIT/Partners:Three applicants, Uganda, Congo and Ghana. All will work together with researchers from UK.


Project Registration Number: DIT/RP/RGP/11

Research Title: Assessing the pesticidal and medicinal potency of Tanzanian indigenous mushroom

Objective:To determine the bioactivity of different indigenous mushroom in medicinal and pest control.

Project Duration: 24 months

DIT researcher(s) INVOLVED/contact person: Dr. Leonia Henry

Other Collaborators Outside DIT/Partners:Prof. Mgoyela (V-MUHAS), Dr. Sempombe J (MUHAS), Dr. Sungwa F. (UDSM), Dr Mihale M (OUT).