Jotham Ivan Sempewo
Lecturer, Makerere University, Uganda


Jotham Ivan Sempewo is a Lecturer in the department of civil and environmental engineering, College of Engineering, Design, Art & Technology of Makerere University, Kampala. His research, teaching, and consultancy focus on project management, training, and capacity development in Climate Change, Water Systems modeling, Hydrology and, Water Resources Management, Urban Infrastructure, Hydropower & Dams, and Asset Management. Jotham holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.) in civil engineering from the University of Birmingham, in the UK, and an MSc in Municipal Water and Infrastructure (from UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, the Netherlands.

He has recently worked as the Dean School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Kampala International University and as a Head of network modeling with the National Water and Sewerage Corporation. Jotham has also worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the School of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK, as a Research Fellow at the Patel School of Global Sustainability University of South Florida USA, and a Research Associate at Water Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC), Loughborough University, UK. He has been involved in many prestigious research projects all over the world, including the Netherlands, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom.

Jotham is a registered Engineer with the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers and the Engineers’ Registration Board of Uganda. He is also an Editorial Board member of the IWA Water Practice and Technology journal. Jotham’s vast experience in urban water infrastructure systems together with his recent research, consultancy, and publications in the area of urban water infrastructure has generated information targeted to address Asset management and modeling challenges particularly in middle- and low-income countries.