Former Makerere vice-chancellor to run for Ibanda Municipality MP seat
Prof. Baryamureeba, who run against President Museveni in the 2016 polls has also indicated he will be joining the ruling NRM party:
He was born in Kasharara Village, Kagongo Parish, Ibanda District, in the Western Region of Uganda. He holds a Bachelor of Science in mathematics, obtained in 1994 from Makerere University.
He also holds a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy, both in computer science and both from Bergen University in Norway, awarded in 1996 and in 2000, respectively.
Beginning in 1998 until 2000, he worked as a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics at Makerere University.
He was a senior lecturer in the Institute of Computer Science at Makerere University, from 2001 until 2006 (which was transformed into the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Computing and IT (FCI)).
He then became an associate professor, and, in November 2006, he was made a professor, continuing to teach until August 2012 at FCI. From October 2005 until June 2010, he served as the dean of FCI.
From November 2009 until August 2012, he was vice chancellor of Makerere University.
At Uganda Technology and Management University, he has served since September 2012 as the vice-chancellor and as a professor of computer science in the School of Computing and Engineering.