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Title: Dr
Name: Innocent J. Lugendo
College/School/Division: College Of Natural And Applied Sciences
Role: Senior Lecturer and Manager Central Science Workshop of the University of Dar es Salaam
Current Summarised CV:


Dr Innocent J. Lugendo is a Senior Lecturer of Physics, a Researcher and Consultant in the fields of Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Technology. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Science and Education (BSc Education) and a Master Degree in Physics (MSc Physics) both obtained at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. He also holds a PhD in Physics obtained from Korea University in Seoul, South Korea.

Dr Lugendo currently serves as the Academic at the Department of Physics and is also a Manager of the Central Science Workshop both at the University of Dar es Salaam where he has been a faculty member since September 2009.

In academics, Dr Lugendo teaches various courses at undergraduate and post graduate levels. These include Mathematical Methods of Physics, Nuclear Physics, Radiation Protection, Dosimetry, Nuclear safety and Security. His research interests lie within Nuclear Technologies such as Radiation Detectors, Nuclear Analytical Techniques, Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy.

Since 2017, Dr Lugendo has been supervising various PhD and MSc research projects and has published scientific articles in many high-impact journals and conferences. Currently, he is participating in an International Collaboration that is developing a new “Small Animal PET Imaging Scanner”.

Dr. Lugendo is a leader of the Nuclear Physics Research Group at the University of Dar es Salaam. He is also leading a special program for encouraging young boys and girls to learn Physics and other STEM subjects.  He participates in many Nuclear Physics related programs within Tanzania and abroad. For instance, he is the IAEA contact person for the International Nuclear Security Education Network (INSEN) at UDSM. He is also committed to teaching about Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Technology and Nuclear Security to anyone who is interested.


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