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Faculty Dean

Dr. Amir Kombo Mwinyi

PhD in Computer and Embedded System Eng. - 2017 (UPM)

MSc. in Information System Eng. - 2008 (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)

Bsc. in Computer Science - 2003 (IUIU in Uganda)

Email : deanfoe@zanvarsity.ac.tz

Dean's Welcome Note


As Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Zanzibar University, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our Faculty which is home to an outstanding community of students, faculty and staff. I invite you to look through the web pages of our Academic Departments and Project Center to learn more about the wide range of majors and minors we offer and the impactful projects by our faculty, researchers and students, which underpins our passion for ‘engineering with a purpose.

The Faculty of Engineering is currently home to over 50 undergraduate students. Our faculty and researchers are at the forefront of creating new knowledge that is integral to societal sustainability. Our thematic research in Energy, Water, Environment, and Healthcare is underpinned by our fundamental strength in advanced materials, manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence and information and communications technologies.

Our students, throughout their academic journey, are driven by the curiosity to engineer holistic solutions through team work and they exhibit tremendous creativity in freshman design, innovation and entrepreneurship, and capstone projects.
At the FoE, through the creation and dissemination of knowledge and the strong engagement with industry and stakeholders, we are a catalyst for economic development in the Zanzibar, the Tanzania, and the wider world.

Background Information

FoE is a faculty of engineering which belongs to Zanzibar University which is a private University in Zanzibar which endeavours to promote discovery and application of knowledge, the acquisition of skills and the development of intellect through numerous cooperative engagements with other academic institutions.

FoE was established in the academic year 2012/2013 with only 14 students. Before restructuring FoE had two departments namely: department of Computer Engineering and department of Telecommunication Engineering. Now FoE has more than 50 students in both departments. Currently, after the restructuring the FoE has introduced two new departments namely: Department of Engineering and Computing, and Department of Informatics.


To achieve excellence in Electronics and Communication engineering and Informatics through quality education, research and project contributing to the emerging technologies and innovation to serve industry and society.


  • To enhance the teaching-learning process by implementing innovative practices to create globally competent engineers.
  • To strengthen research culture providing sustainable solutions in the domain of Communication, Signal Processing and VLSI for the benefit to industry
  • To inculcate professional ethics, values and entrepreneurial attitude addressing needs of industry and society.
  • Pushing the boundaries of knowledge, nurturing aspiring leaders and fostering strategic partnership with industries.


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