Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe

Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe
Makerere University, Uganda
Dean, College of Engineering, Design, Art & Technology

Dr. Henry M. Alinaitwe is Principal of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology and Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Makerere University, Uganda. He has previously served as Deputy Principal of the same college, Dean of School of the Built Environment, and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Technology. Henry is a registered and practicing engineer in Uganda.

Henry has a PhD in Engineering from Lund University, Sweden; a Licentiate degree from Lund University, an MSc in Construction Management from Loughborough University, UK; a Master of Engineering Studies in Civil Engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia and a Bachelor of Science degree from Makerere University, Uganda. Henry’s education was truly international.

Henry’s research interests are mainly in the areas of construction materials, structures, and construction project management.

 

In addition to his academic experience, Henry has worked with Technology Consultants Ltd where he is currently the Chairman of the Board.


 

Henry Mwanaki Alinaitwe, Ph.D.
Makerere University
Dean, College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology

2008PhD in Engineering, Lund University, Sweden
2006Licentiate Degree in Engineering, Lund University, Sweden
1997Master of Science degree in Construction Management, Loughborough University, UK
1994Master of Engineering Studies degree in Structures, University of Sydney, Australia
1990Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) (Civil Engineering option), Makerere University, Uganda

 

Was awarded a Sida/SAREC scholarship to study PhD by split site at Lund University, Sweden and Makerere University, Uganda.
1996Was awarded a European Development Fund scholarship to study Masters in Construction Management at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.
1992Was awarded a scholarship by the Australian Government on the Merit Scheme to study at the University of Sydney.
1984Was awarded a state scholarship at the University and material prizes for being the best Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education candidate.
1983Was awarded a certificate for being the winner of the Uganda post secondary mathematics contest.
1978Was awarded a state scholarship to study Secondary School for being one of the best P7 candidates in the South West.

Publications

Selected articles published in refereed academic journals

  1. Alinaitwe, H., (2009) Prioritising Lean Construction Barriers in Uganda’s Construction Industry. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, ISSN 1823-6499, 14(1), 15 – 29.
  2. Alinaitwe, H., (2008) An Assessment of Client’s Performance in Having an Efficient Building Process in Uganda. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, ISSN 1392 – 3730, 14(2), 73 – 78.
  3. Alinaitwe, H. M., Mwakali, J. A. and Hanson, B. (2009) Organisational Effectiveness of Ugandan Building Firms as viewed by Craftsmen. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management ISSN 1392 – 3730, 13(3), 169 – 176.
  4. Alinaitwe, H. M., Widen, K. Mwakali, J. and Hansson B. (2007) Innovation Barriers and Enablers that affect Productivity in Uganda Building Industry. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, ISSN 1823-6499, 12(1), 59 – 76.
  5. Alinaitwe, H. M., Mwakali, J. A. and Hansson, B. (2007) Factors affecting the Productivity of Building Craftsmen – Studies of Uganda. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management ISSN 1392 – 3730, 13(3), 169 – 176.
  6. Alinaitwe, H. M., Mwakali, J. and Hansson, B. (2006) Assessment of degree of industrialisation in construction – a case of Uganda. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management ISSN 1392 – 3730, 12(3), 221 – 229.

Selected Books

J. A. Mwakali and H. M. Alinaitwe (editors) (2011) Advances in Engineering and Technology; Contribution of Scientific Research in Development. Kampala: Macmillan Uganda: ISBN 978-9970-214-00-7

Musinguzi, M., Bagampadde, U., Alinaitwe, H. M., et al (2007) How to get a quality PhD from Faculty of Technology, Makerere University. A handbook for research students. Faculty of Technology, Makerere University. ISBN 9970-812-05-8.

 

Selected articles in International Conference Proceedings

  1. Kakitahi, J. M., Landin, A. and Alinaitwe, H. M., (2011) An analysis of Rework in the Context of Whole Life Costing in Uganda’s Public Building Construction: A Review of Literature. In A. Gidudu, J. R. Otukei and M. Musinguzi eds) Advances in Geomatics Research: First Conference in Kampala/Uganda, 3 – 4th August 201, pp 32 – 43.
  2. Alinaitwe, H. M., (2011) Contractors’ Perspective on Critical Factors for Successful Implementation of Private Public Partnerships in Construction Projects in Uganda. In J. A. Mwakali and H. M. Alinaitwe (eds) Advances in Engineering and Technology, Contribution of Scientific Research in Development, pp 298 – 304. Kampala: Macmillan Uganda:
  3. Apolot, R., Alinaitwe, H. M. and Tindiwensi, D. (2011) An Investigation into the Causes of Delay and Cost Overrun in Uganda’s Public Sector Construction Projects. In J. A. Mwakali and H. M. Alinaitwe (eds) Advances in Engineering and Technology, Contribution of Scientific Research in Development, pp 305 – 311. Kampala: Macmillan Uganda:
  4. Kakitahi, J., Alinaitwe, H. M. and Tindiwensi, D. (2011) Towards development of a whole life costing based model for evaluation of building designs. In J. A. Mwakali and H M Alinaitwe (eds) Advances in Engineering and Technology, Contribution of Scientific Research in Development, pp 325 – 331. ISBN 978-9970-214-00-7. Kampala: Macmillan Uganda:
  5. Katende, J., Alinaitwe, H. M. and Tindiwensi, D.(2011) A Study into the Factors Hindering Development of the Construction Industry in Uganda. In J. A. Mwakali and H M Alinaitwe (eds) Advances in Engineering and Technology, Contribution of Scientific Research in Development, pp 332 – 338. ISBN 978-9970-214-00-7. Kampala: Macmillan Uganda:
  6. Ocen, S., Alinaitwe, H. M. and Tindiwensi, D.(2011) An Analysis of the Competitiveness of Local Construction Contractors in Uganda. In J. A. Mwakali and H M Alinaitwe (eds) Advances in Engineering and Technology, Contribution of Scientific Research in Development, pp 346 – 352. ISBN 978-9970-214-00-7. Kampala: Macmillan Uganda:
  7. Otim, G., Alinaitwe,H M.., Tindiwensi, D. and Kerali, A. (2011) The Causes and Impact of Uncompleted Buildings; Studies in Kampala City. In J. A. Mwakali and H M Alinaitwe (eds) Advances in Engineering and Technology, Contribution of Scientific Research in Development, pp 360 – 366. ISBN 978-9970-214-00-7. Kampala: Macmillan Uganda:
  8. Alinaitwe, H. M., Hansson, B., Landin, A., and Olander, S. (2008) Lean Production. Byggprocessen (In Swedish), Vol. 4, 22- 26.
  9. Alinaitwe, H. M., Mwakali, J. and Hansson, B. (2007) Analysis of accidents on building construction sites reported in Uganda during 2001 – 2005. In T. C. Haupt and R. Milford (eds.) Proceedings of CIB World building congress 2007. 14 – 18th May 2007, Cape Town. ISBN 1-920-01704-6. p 1208 – 1221.
  10. Alinaitwe, H. M., Mwakali, J. A. and Hansson, B. (2006) Efficiency of craftsmen on building sites – Studies in Uganda. In J. A. Mwakali and G. Tabani-Wani (eds.), Advances in Engineering and Technology, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology 16 – 19th July 2006, Entebbe, Uganda. Oxford: Elsevier, ISBN 0-080-45312-0, p 260 – 267.
  11. Alinaitwe, H. M., Widen, K., Mwakali, J. A. and Hansson, B. (2006) Building firm innovation Enablers and Barriers affecting Productivity. In J. A. Mwakali and G. Tabani-Wani (eds.), Advances in Engineering and Technology, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology 16 – 19 July 2006, Entebbe, Uganda. Oxford: Elsevier, ISBN 0-080-45312-0, p 268 – 276.
  12. Alinaitwe, H. M., Mwakali, J. and Hansson, B. (2005) Labour Productivity in the Building Industry. In K. Kahkhonen and M. Sexton (eds.), Understanding the Construction Business and Companies in the New Millennium. Proceedings of the CIB Symposium held on 13 – 16th June 2005. Helsinki: Technical Research Centre of Finland and Association of Finnish Civil Engineers. ISBN: 952 – 5004 – 62-7, p 210 – 220.