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Dr. Safiki Ainomugisha, Green Nanotechnology, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Makerere UniversityThis link is disabled, Uganda


Dr. Safiki Ainomugisha is actively involved in academia and research in the field of construction management. With a background in civil engineering and building economics, he combines teaching experience with a passion for sustainable construction solutions. His research contributions include multiple peer-reviewed publications and successful project executions aimed at enhancing the environmental sustainability of construction practices in Uganda and beyond.

Professional Profile:


PhD in Construction Management (Ongoing)

  • Makerere University, Uganda
  • Field of Study: Construction Materials

Masters in Civil Engineering

  • Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Indonesia
  • Completed: November 2016
  • Field of Study: Construction Management (Sustainable Construction)

Bachelor of Science in Building Economics

  • Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda
  • Completed: December 2011

🏢 Professional Experience:

Dr. Safiki Ainomugisha has amassed a diverse professional experience that spans both academia and industry. Currently serving as an Assistant Lecturer at Makerere University’s Department of Construction Economics and Management since August 2021, he is actively involved in teaching undergraduate courses focused on construction and quantity surveying. Prior to this role, Dr. Ainomugisha held positions as a Part-time Lecturer at Kyambogo University’s Department of Lands and Architectural Studies from August 2017 to 2021, where he imparted knowledge on subjects related to lands and architectural studies.

His academic career also includes a tenure as a Lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering in the International University of East Africa from August 2018 to 2022, where he delivered lectures on various civil engineering topics. Beyond academia, Dr. Ainomugisha gained extensive industry experience as a Quantity Surveyor at Uhudi Engineering Company Ltd. from August 2012 to 2018, focusing on quantity surveying tasks for construction projects. He also served briefly as a Quantity Surveyor at Multiplex Uganda Ltd. in 2012, further enriching his professional background in the construction sector.

Research Interest:

Dr. Ainomugisha’s research primarily focuses on sustainable construction practices and the development of eco-friendly construction materials. His current research involves the utilization of agricultural waste materials such as sugarcane bagasse and rice husks to produce supplementary cementitious materials. He has successfully executed projects exploring eco-cement production and the feasibility of nano sugarcane bagasse ash in cement-based materials.

Top Noted Publication:

Cost implications of building design plans: a literature review analysis

  • Authors: A. Safiki, M. Solikin, M.N. Sahid
  • Journal: Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
  • Year: 2015
  • Citation: 10

Application of green agro-based nanoparticles in cement-based construction materials: A systematic review

  • Authors: S. Ainomugisha, M. Matovu, M. Manga
  • Journal: Journal of Building Engineering
  • Year: 2024
  • Citation: 5

Blending Lime with Sugarcane Bagasse Ash for Stabilizing Expansive Clay Soils in Subgrade

  • Authors: Z. Teddy, B. Annette, S. Ainomugisha
  • Journal: Journal of Engineering & Technological Sciences
  • Year: 2021
  • Volume: 53
  • Issue: 5
  • Citation: 5

Analysing Cost Implications Of Building Design Variables As Areas Of Modelling To Achieve Value For Money A Study on Selected Buildings in Surakarta and Surrounding Areas

  • Authors: A. Safiki, M. Solikin, I.H.M.N. Sahid
  • Journal: Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta
  • Year: 2016
  • Citation: 1

Influence mechanisms of silica nanoparticles’ property enhancement in cementitious materials and their green synthesis: A critical review

  • Authors: S. Ainomugisha, M.J. Matovu, M. Manga
  • Journal: Case Studies in Construction Materials
  • Year: 2024
  • Article ID: e03372


Safiki Ainomugisha | Green Nanotechnology | Best Researcher Award

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