Noble Banadda

Highest degree:



Makerere University


Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania)
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA)

Short Biography:

Noble Banadda, a KULeuven (Belgium) Alumnus with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (2006) under the supervision of Prof Jan Van Impe reachable on I also followed Post-doctoral studies in Chemical Engineering (2007) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) under the supervision of Prof. Charles Cooney reachable on Noble is Next Einstein Fellow (NEF) (; Fellow of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS); Adjunct Professor at Iowa State University (USA); Member of the Malabo Panel of Experts (; OR Tambo Research Chair at Makerere University; Recipient of Papal Pius XI Golden Medal 2018 ( ); candidate for extra-ordinary Professorship at Wageningen University Research (Netherlands) and a Visiting Research Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge (UK). Noble is a professor and Chair of the department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Makerere University (Uganda).

Noble Banadda has been a researcher for the last 21 years; 1999-2001 as MSc research Assistant at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium); 2001- 2006 as PhD Research Assistant at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium); 2007 as Post PhD at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA); 2008 -today as Lecturer and later as a professor at Makerere University (Uganda). Noble has an H-index of 26 as of March 5, 2020 and has (co-) published over 150 peer reviewed journal papers.

Research Interests:

  • Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Water and wastewater engineering


Phone: +256774046689
Address: Makerere University, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, P.O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
Personal research website:

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