Eng. Dirk Van Merode EU Techno-Lab Project Coordinator explaining to Muni University Officials how some of the Electrical Machines Work at the Techno-Lab as University Vice Chancellor Prof. Dranjoa looks on.
A Techno-Lab has been commissioned at Muni University to support
Electrical Engineering Courses. The lab was constructed at 214 Million
Shillings with support from European Union under the Applied
Curricula in Technology for the East Africa-ACTEA project.
beneficiary of the project is Mbarara University of Science and Technology
while other universities are in Tanzania.
the commissioning of the Lab on Friday, Engineer Dirk Van Merode, the
European Union Techno-Lab Project Coordinator said the Laboratory should be
able to help in the development of Industries within the West Nile region and
He said that
technology students trained in the Laboratory will be able to showcase the
outcome of their skills.
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Weere, the Coordinator for Techno-Lab Africa said a relevant Curricular has
also been developed for the new Technology Laboratory and linkages to
Industries are being established in addition to re-training the Staff and
providing Software updates.
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Yves Masset Vice-Chancellor
Artesis Plaitjn University and Head of the EU Delegation for the Techno Lab
Project explained that the materials used in the Techno Laboratory are state of
the art and have over 20 years’ validity and urged the University to ensure the
sustainability of the facility.
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Christine Dranjoa Vice-Chancellor Muni University commended the European Union Delegation
for considering Muni University for the Techno-Lab construction.
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The Laboratory is the first of its kind in the region and is
expected to serve the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC and South Sudan as well.