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Dr. Dina Machuve

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Dina Machuve is a lecturer and researcher at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha, Tanzania. Her research focuses on developing data-driven solutions in Agriculture. For her PhD dissertation she investigated the information logistics of small and medium size food processors. Currently, she is looking at developing a poultry diseases diagnostics tool using deep learning for small and medium scale poultry farmers in Tanzania. She is an Early Career Fellow of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD). She serves in the organizing committee of Data Science Africa (DSA), an organization that runs an annual data science and machine learning summer school and workshop in Africa.

She is also a member of a research group on Mechanism Design for Social Good (MD4SG). She completed her PhD in Information and Communication Science and Engineering from NM-AIST in 2016. She also has an MS in Electrical Engineering and BSc in Electrical Engineering.

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  • Mambile, C., Machuve D. and Moebs, S. User experience of a web-based platform for poultry market linkages in Tanzania. International Journal of Advanced Technology and Engineering Exploration, 5(49):495-503, 2018.
  • Wambura, W. M., Machuve, D., Nyaknen, P. (2017). Development of Discharge Letter Module onto a Hospital Information System. Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries, 11(2).
  • Monko, G. J., Kalegele, K., & Machuve, D. (2017). Web Services for Transform- ing e- Cultural Heritage Management in Tanzania. I.J. Information Technology and Computer Science, 12, 52-63
  • Betuel, S., Machuve, D., & Kalegele, K. (2017). An Experiment to Analyze Performance of Virtual Private Network Approach to Information Exchange between Health Facilities. Applied Medical Informatics, 39(1-2), 21-29.
  • Khalfan Ramadhani, Dina Machuve, Kennedy Jomanga. Identification and analysis of factors in management of banana fungal diseases: Case of Sigatoka (Mycosphaerella fi- jiensis. Mulder) and Fusarium (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (Foc) diseases in Arumeru District. J. Bio. Env. Sci. 11(1), 69-75, July 2017
  • D. Machuve, E. Mjema, L. Trojer, I. Zlotnikova, Conceptual Model of Informa- tion Logistics in Value Chain Analysis of Food Processing SMEs in Tanzania, Journal of Mathematical and Computational Science, Vol 5, No 4 (2015), 517- 537


  • Cesilia Mambile, “A Web Based Forum for Reliable Market Linkage between Poultry Farmers and Potential Buyers in Tanzania”
  • Geofrey Rweikiza, “Reducing Fragmentation in sharing of Information in E-medical Recording Systems: Case of Open MRS and Care2X”
  • Victor Mero, “Sanger Sequence Automatic Analysis Tool Development”
  • Lilian Mkonyi, “A Model for Early Identification of Tomato Plant Damages caused by Tuta Absoluta”
  • Sophia Sanga, “Development of an Early Detection Tool for Banana Diseases”
  • Asiimwe Patrick, “A Web-based Inventory, Mapping and Digitization of Ornamental Plants and Flowers”
  • Angelica Kayanda, “Data Visualization Tool for Student Dropouts in Tanzania”


  • Mathias Ombeni, “A Framework for Monitoring Quality of Fertilizer in Supply Chain in Tanzania”
  • Neema Mduma, “Data-driven Approach for Predicting Student Dropout in Secondary Schools”
  • Sarah Nyanjara, “Integrated Quality Measurement Framework for Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Services in Tanzania”
  • Sadiki Kusyama, “Development of Information Dissemination Framework for Fisheries Stakeholders in Tanzania”

Masters Alumni

  • Gloriana Monko, Development of an E-Cultural Heritage Portal for Improving Acquisition and Accessibility of Cultural Heritage Infromation: A Case study of Tanzania, 2017.
  • Khalfan Ramadhani, An Early Warning System for Enhancing Management of Banana Fungal Diseases: Case of Arumeru District, Arusha Region, 2017.
  • Siphael Betuel, Development of a VPN-based Approach for Improving Access to and Sharing of Patient’s Records across Health Facilities in Tanzania, 2017.
  • Wambura Wambura, Development of Discharge Letter Module onto Care2X Hospital Information System, 2017.

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