Aquatic


        Dr. Charles Lugomela

CURRICULUM VITAE
Dr Charles Lugomela

CONTACT ADDRESS:
c/o Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries\r\nUniversity of Dar es Salaam
P.O. Box 35064 Dar es Salaam - Tanzania
Tel. Office: +255-022-2410462
Tel. Mobile: +255-784-230023 or +255-655-230023
Fax: +255-022-2410480
E-mail:lugomela@uccmail.co.tz
Alternative e-mail: charles.lugomela@yahoo.com

SPECIALIZATION: Marine Biologist


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
1)Certificate of Primary Education, Kitongo Primary School, Nzega, 1981.

2)Ordinary Certificate of Secondary Education, Tabora Boys Sec. School, 1985.

3) Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education, Tabora Boys Sec. School, 1988.

4) B.Sc. (Hons.), Zoology & Marine Biology, University of Dar-es-Salaam, 1993.

5)M.Sc. (Marine Biology), University of Dar Es Salaam, 1996.

6)Ph.D.(Plant Physiology), Botany Department, Stockholm University, 2002.

TRAINING WORKSHOPS AND SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES ATTENDED
1) SAREC - Regional course in computer-assisted monitoring of photosynthesis\r\nthrough the use of the Light - pipette held at the Department of Botany,University of Dar-es-salaam - Tanzania, 8th to 16th September 1994.

2)SAREC - Regional course in algal physiology (Part 1) held at the Institute of\r\nMarine Sciences, Zanzibar - Tanzania, 19th to 23rd September 1994.

3) EEC Regional workshop on Inter-linkage between Coastal Ecosystems, held in\r\nMombasa - Kenya, October 1994.

4) SAREC - Regional course in Algal Physiology, cultivation and Nitrogen and Carbon Metabolism (Part 2: Research methods) held at Kunduchi Marine Biological Station, Dar-es-Salaam, 7th to 16th June 1995.

5) Symposium on the Biology of Microalgae, Macroalgae and Seagrasses in the Western Indian Ocean held at the University of Mauritius, December, 3rd - 10th,1995.

6) IOC/SAREC/DANIDA Training course on the Taxonomy and Biology of Harmful Marine Microalgae held at the University of Mauritius, 5 - 14 February,1996.

7) SAREC regional training course on phytoplankton and bacterioplankton production held at the Institute of marine sciences, Zanzibar, March 1996.

8) Workshop on utilization of coastal resources in Bagamoyo district, held in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, 18th - 20th December 1997.

9) IOC workshop on Harmful Algal Bloom in the Western Indian Ocean, held at the Institute of Marine Sciences, Zanzibar, 8th - 13th February, 1999.

10) Sida/SAREC Regional Course on Biology of Marine Phytoplankton and Cyanobacteria, 18th � 23rd March, 1999, Zanzibar, Tanzania.

11) Sida regional workshop on scientific data presentation and publication. Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar Es Salaam, 12th � 16th April 1999.

12) Norfa training course on Biological Nitrogen Fixation, 11th � 22nd June 2000.Department of Biology, University of Helsink, Helsink, Finland.

13) European Science Foundation (ESF) training course on Cyanobacterial symbioses, 27th August � 3rd September, 2000. Ballvaughan, Co Clare, Ireland.

14) Regional Symposium in Marine Botany in the Western Indian Ocean, 12- 16th December, 2000, Maputo, Mozambique.

15) International Seaweed Symposium, 29th January � 2nd February 2001, Capetown,South Africa.

16) 2nd WIOMSA Scientific Symposium, 22nd �26th October 2001, Dar es Salaam,Tanzania.

17) IOC training workshop on Hamful Algal Blooms in the West African Region, 28th October � 2nd November 2001, Accra, Ghana.

18) European Union (EU) workshop on molecular biology of cyanobacteria, June 9 �12, 2002, Stockholm, Sweden.

19) European Science Foundation (ESF) final Symposium on cyanobacterial nitrogen\r\nfixation: From molecules to ecological systems. Tomar, Portugal � September 25\r\n� 28, 2002.

20) University of Dar es Salaam, Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) Course on Effective Teaching Methods in Higher Learning Institutions, 28th October � 1st November 2002, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

21) Workshop to develop a distance learning course to provide training in the collection, analysis and use of information in fisheries management, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, 3rd � 6th February, 2003.

22) 3RD WIOMSA Scientific Symposium on Advances in Marine Science in Eastern Africa: Mult/trans-disciplinary Research for Improved Management of Resources.Maputo, Mozambique, 15 �18 October 2003.

\r\n23) Training Course on Integration of ICT in Teaching and Learning in Higher\r\nLearning Institutions at the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE), University of Dar es Salaam, 8th to 12 March 2004.

24) IOC-DANIDA Training Course on the Taxonomy of Harmful Microalgae, 19 �31 July 2004 at the IOC Science and communication Center on Harmful Algae,University of Copenhagen, Denmark.\r\n3

25) 4th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium on Advances in Marine Science in Eastern Africa: 29 Aug - 3 Sept 2005 in Grand Baie in Mauritius.

26) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) advanced leadership training workshops for heads of marine related institutions. 29th October � 2nd November, 2005. Maputo, Mozambique.27) 2nd Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) advanced leadership training workshops for heads of marine related institutions. 25 - 29th October,2006. Zanzibar, Tanzania.

\r\n28) Training workshop on research supervision skills for University of Dar es Salaamacademic staff. 6th � 9th August, 2007. University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

29) 5th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium on Advances in Marine Science in Eastern Africa: 22 - 26 October 2007 in Durban, South Africa.

30) 6th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium on Advances in Marine Science in Eastern Africa: 24 - 29 August 2009 in St. Dennis, La Reunion.

31) IFS/WIOMSA Training workshop on Science outreach: reflections and tools for\r\ncommunication of research results. Zanzibar Beach Resort, 6 � 10th December 2010.

32) 7th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium on Advances in Marine Science in Eastern Africa: 24 - 29 October 2011 in Mombasa, Kenya

\r\nEMPLOYMENT HISTORY
1) Assistant Lecturer, Department of Zoology and Marine Biology, 1997 � 2002.

2) Lecturer, Department of Zoology and Marine Biology, 2002.

3) Lecturer, Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, 2003 - 2006.

4) Senior Lecturer and Head of Department, Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries, 2006 � to date.

\r\nADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS
1) Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Aquatic Sciences and Technology, from 2003 to 2009; responsible with managing of all academic affairs in the faculty e.g.selection, admission and registering students, moderation of examinations and compilations of examination results and representing the Faculty to Senate Undergraduate Studies Committee meetings.

2) Board member, Faculty of Aquatic Sciences and Technology, from 2003 to 2009;responsible with planning and development of strategies, policies and functions of the Faculty.

3) Chairman, Faculty Higher Degrees Research and Publication Committee (FAST),from 2003 to 2009, responsible with administration of research and postgraduate study affairs in the faculty, e.g. selection, admission and registering postgraduate students, oversee postgraduate research proposals and postgraduate student�s progress as well as to represent the faculty to School of Graduate Studies meetings.

\r\n4) Board member, School of Graduate Studies, University of Dar es Salaam, from\r\n2006 to 2009; responsible with planning and development of strategies, policies\r\nand functions of the School.

5) Country Coordinator � Western Indian Ocean Marine Sciences Association (WIOMSA), from 2006 to date; responsible with coordination of the association activities in the country, e.g. forwarding WIOMSA information and Newsletters,registrationsof new members and overseeing WIOMSA funded projects in the country.

6) Country Coordinator for Capacity Building and Training in the Agulhas and Somali Current Large Marine Ecosystem (ASCLME) Project. From 2008 to date. Responsible for coordination of all matters related to capacity building and training (e.g., development of the ASCLME Training Plan for Tanzania) under the auspices of ASCLME project.

7)Board member, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam,December from 2010 to date; responsible with planning and development of\r\nstrategies, policies and functions of the Institute.

8) Board member, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam, December from 2010 to date; responsible with planning and development of strategies, policies and functions of the College.

9) Head of the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries, University of Dar es Salaam, From December 2010 to date

.PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION
1)Member, Western Indian Ocean Marine Sciences Association (WIOMSA).

2)Member, University of Dar es Salaam Academic Staff Association (UDASA).

AWARDS AND RESEARCH GRANTS ACQUIRED/COORDINATED
1) Prof. James Raphael Mainoya Memorial Prize worth Tsh. 2500, donated by the Faculty of Science, University of Dar Es Salaam, for being best second year student in Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology during the 1991/1992 academic year.

2) Biology Prize worth Tsh. 500, donated by Amboni Group LTD for being best second year student in Zoology during the 1991/1992 academic year.

3)Biostatistics Prize worth a scientific calculator, donated by Dr. Wagner for being best second year student in Biostatistics during the 1991/1992 academic year.

4)Sida/SAREC Scholarship for M.Sc. studies, Institute of Marine Sciences,Zanzibar, University of Dar es Salaam, 1994 � 1996, completed by writing a thesis and published one article in proceedings of a scientific meeting.

5) IOC (UNESCO) research grant worth US$ 2000: Survey of potentially harmful microalgae in coastal waters of Zanzibar. July 1998 � June 1999, completed and\r\nco-authored a practical guide based on the work.

6) Sida/SAREC Scholarship for Ph.D. studies, Botany Department, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1997 � 2002, completed by producing a dissertation with five articles published in international Journals.

7) Sida/SAREC�Faculty of Science, UDSM, core support funds, worth US$ 3000:The autecology of the toxic dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus toxicus Adachi et Fukuyo (Dinophyceae) in coastal areas of Tanzania. January 2003 � December 2003, completed by producing a report and publishing one article.

8) MARG-1 Grant, WIOMSA, worth US$ 6000: Diversity and spatial-temporal variation of potentially toxic dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae) in central coastal areas of Tanzania. July 2003 � June 2004, completed by producing a report and publishing one article.

9)Research Programme on Sustainable Use of Dryland Biodiversity (RPSUD) grant,worth US$ 20000 to study Cyanobacteria composition, distribution and toxin production in Momela Lakes, Arusha, Tanzania. Supported one M.Sc. candidate who has already completed, Research is ongoing until December 2007.

10) Research funds for the Peri-urban mangrove forests as filters and potential ytoremediators of domestic sewage in East Africa project (PUMPSEA) worth\r\nUS$151300. Supported 6 M.Sc. candidates who have already completed one ongoing\r\nPhD candidate and several research scientists. Research ongoing until February 2008 with a number of expected papers to be published.

11) MARG-1 Grant, WIOMSA, worth US$ 6000: Ecological studies of the potentially toxic diatoms, genus Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) in the near shore waters of\r\nDar es Salaam, Tanzania. Completed, June 2009.

12) MASMA Research Grant, WIOMSA, worth US$ 200,000: Distribution of pathogenic Vibrio cholerae strains in aquatic environments in coastal areas of East Africa: Implication to cholera outbreaks and control. On-going to April 2011.

CONSULTANCY WORK
1) Investigations into Mass Mortalities of Lesser Flamingos in Lake Manyara and Lake Big Momela, Arusha. Consultancy work for Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA), 2004.

2) EIA monitoring of the water quality, plankton status and intertidal macrofauna and flora in an area demarcated for Alphakrust shrimp farming project in Jimbo,Mafia, Tanzania. Consultancy work for the shrimp-farming project monitoring team secretariat.

3) imnological study of the soda lakes of northern Tanzania; one year after the\r\n2004 mass mortality of Lesser Flamingos. Consultancy work for Tanzania\r\nNational Parks (TANAPA), 2005.

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
\r\n1) Lugomela, C. and Semesi A.K. (1996). Spatial and temporal variations of\r\nphytoplankton in Zanzibar near shore waters. In: Current Trends in Marine\r\nBotanical Research in the East African Region. Mats, B., A.K. Semesi, M.\r\nPedersen and Bergman, B. (Eds), Published by Sida Marine Science Program,\r\nDepartment for Research Cooperation, SAREC p. 235-251.

2) Lugomela, C., Julius, A., Mruke, M.S., Mgaya, Y.D. and Semesi, A.K. (1999).Current status of phytoplankton studies in Tanzania coastal waters. In: Howell,K.M. and emesi, A.K. (Eds.) Coastal resources of Bagamoyo district, Tanzania.

3) ugomela, C., Bergman, B. and Waterbury, J. (2001). Cyanobacterial diversity\r\nand nitrogen fixation in coastal areas around Zanzibar, Tanzania. Algological\r\nStudies 103: 95-116.

4) Lugomela, C., Wallberg, P. and Nielsen, T.G. (2001). Plankton composition and cycling of carbon during the rainy season in a tropical coastal ecosystem,Zanzibar, Tanzania. Journal of Plankton Research 23: 1121-1136.

5) Semesi, A.K., Mgaya,Y., Muruke, M., Francis, J., Julius, A., Lugomela, C.,Mtolera, M., Kuguru, B., Kivia, D., Lilungulu, J., Magege, D., Mposo, A.,Kaijunga, D., Mwinoki, N., Msumi, G. and Kalangahe, B. (2001). Coastal resources of Bagamoyo District, Tanzania. In: Richmond, M.D. and Francis, J.(Eds.) Marine Science Development in Tanzania and Eastern Africa. Proceedings of the 20th Anniversary Conference on Advances in Marine Science in Tanzania.28 June � 1 July 1999, Zanzibar, Tanzania. IMS/WIOMSA, p. 517-533.

6) Kyewalyanga, M. and Lugomela, C. (2001). Existence of potentially harmful microalgae in coastal waters around Zanzibar: A need for a monitoring Program? In: Richmond, M.D. and Francis, J. (Eds.) Marine Science Development in\r\nTanzania and Eastern Africa. Proceedings of the 20th Anniversary Conference on\r\nAdvances in Marine Science in Tanzania. 28 June � 1 July 1999, Zanzibar,\r\nTanzania. IMS/WIOMSA, p. 319-328.

7) Hansen, G., Turquet, J., Quod, J.P. Ten-Hage, Lugomela, C., Kyewalyanga, M., Hurbungs, M., Wawiye, P., Ogongo, B., Tunje, S. and Rakotoarinjanahary, H.(2001). Potentially harmful microalgae of the western Indian Ocean � a guide based on a preliminary survey, IOC manual and Guides No. 41.Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

8) Lugomela, C., Lyimo, T.J., Bryceson, I., Semesi, A. and Bergman, B. (2002). Trichodesmium in coastal waters of Tanzania: diversity, seasonality, nitrogen and carbon fixation. Hydrobiologia 477: 1-1.

\r\n9) Lugomela, C. and Bergman, B. (2002). Biological N2-fixation on mangrove pneumatophores: preliminary observations and perspectives. Ambio 31: 612-613.

10) Lundgren, P., Bauer, K., Lugomela, C., S�derb�ck, E. and Bergman, B. (2003).Re-evaluation of the nitrogen fixation behavior in the marine non-heterocystous cyanobacterium Lyngbya majuscula. Journal of Phycology 39: 310-314.

11) El-Shehawy, R., Lugomela, C., Ernest, A. and Bergman, B. (2003). Diurnal expression of hetR and diazocyte development in the filamentous nonheterocystous cyanobacterium Trichodesmium spp. Microbiology 149: 1139-1146.

12) Machiwa, J.F., Lugomela, C. and Muzuka, A.N.N. (2004). Phytoplankton and Nutrients studies in Magu Bay, Lake Victoria (Tanzania) following the 2001 principal rain season. Tanzania Journal of Science, 30: 33-42.

13) Lugomela, C., S�derback, E. and Bjork, M. (2005). Photosynthesis rates in\r\ncyanobacteria dominated sub-tidal biofilms near Zanzibar, Tanzania. Estuarine,\r\nCostal and Shelf Science, 63: 439-446.

14) Muzuka, A.N.N., Machiwa, J.F., and Lugomela, C. (2005). Recent trends in accumulation rate, elemental and isotopic composition of organic matter in the Magu Bay, Lake Victoria. Tanzania Journal of Science 31(1): 23-34.

15) Lugomela, C., Pratap H.B and Mgaya, Y.D. (2006). Cyanobacteria blooms - a\r\npossible cause of mass mortality of Lesser Flamingos in Lake Manyara and Lake\r\nBig Momela, Tanzania. Harmful Algae. 5: 534-541.

16) Lugomela, C. (2006). The autecology of the toxic dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus\r\ntoxicus Adachi et Fukuyo (Dinophyceae) in central coastal areas of Tanzania.\r\nWestern Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science. 5: 213-221.

17) Lyimo, T.J., Mvungi, E.F., Lugomela, C., and Bjork, M. (2006). Seagrass\r\nbiomass and productivity in seaweed and non-seaweed farming areas in the east\r\ncoast of Zanzibar. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science. 5: 141-152.\r\n7

18) Lyimo, T.J. and Lugomela, C. (2006). Nitrogen fixation in the littoral areas near Dar-es-Salaam, Tanga and Mafia, Tanzania. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science. 5: 133-140.

19) Lugomela, C. (2007). Noctiluca scintillans (Dinophyceae) in central coastal\r\nwaters of Tanzania: a new phytoplankton record in the area. Western Indian\r\nOcean Journal of Marine Science. 6: 117-124.

20) Kaaya, L.T., Lugomela, C., and Mgaya, Y.D. (2007). Spatial and temporal\r\nvariations in phytoplankton species composition, abundance, biomass and\r\nproductivity in the selected Momela Lakes, Arusha, Tanzania. Discovery and\r\nInnovations. 19: 25- 31.

21) Bauer, K., D�ez, B., Lugomela, C., Sepp�ll�, S., Borg, A.J. and Bergman, B. (2008). Variability in benthic diazotrophy and cyanobacterial diversity in a tropical intertidal lagoon. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 63: 205-221.

22) Mamboya F., Lugomela, C., Mvungi, E., Hamisi, M., Kamukuru, A.T. and Lyimo, T.J. (2009) Seagrass � sea urchin interaction in shallow littoral zones of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 19: 19 � 26.

\r\n23) Shayo, D., Lugomela, C. and Machiwa, J.F. Influence of land use pattern on some limnological characteristics of the south-eastern part of Lake Victoria. (2011) Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management. 14(3): 246-251.

24) Daudi, L.N., Lugomela, C., Uku, J.N. and De Troch, M. Effect of nutrient enrichment on seagrass associated meiofauna in Tanzania. Marine Environmental Research (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2012.09.005.

\r\n25) Lugomela, C. (2012). The Mangrove Ecosystem of Chwaka Bay. In: de la Torre- Castro, M. and Lyimo, T.J. (eds.) People, Nature and Research in Chwaka Bay,Unguja, Zanzibar. Pg 69 � 87. ISBN 978-9987-9559-1-6.\r\n26) Mwakalobo, S.L., Namkinga, L., Lyimo, T.J., Lugomela, C.

(2013). Assessment of Faecal Bacteria Contamination in Selected Coastal Waters of Tanzania. In press: Journal of Biology and Life Sciences. Vol. 4 No. 2.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS AND TECHNICAL REPORTS PRODUCED
1) Lugomela, C. and Lyimo, T.J. (1994). Phytoplankton in the mangrove and\r\nseagrass ecosystems of Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar. A report submitted to the EEC\r\nProject on Interlinkage between Coastal Ecosystems, Mombasa, Kenya, October\r\n1994.

2) Lugomela, C. (1996). Studies on Phytoplankton in the Near Shore Waters of Zanzibar. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Dar es Salaam. 148 pp.

3) Lugomela, C. and Kyewalyanga, M. (1999). Survey of Potentially Harmful Microalgae in Zanzibar Coastal waters. A report submitted to IOC (contract No.SC � 298.078.8). 15 pp.

4) Lugomela, C. (2000). The diversity of cyanobacteria in Zanzibar coastal areas\r\nand their role in nitrogen and carbon fixation. Licentiate Thesis, Botany\r\nDepartment, Stockholm University. 38 pp.

5) Lugomela, C. (2002). Cyanobacterial diversity and productivity in coastal areas\r\nof Zanzibar, Tanzania. PhD Dissertation, Stockholm University, ISBN 91-72-65-\r\n447-3. 41 pp.8

6) Machiwa, J.F., Muzuka, A.N.N., Dubi, A.M., Ndaro, S.G.M. and Lugomela, C.(2003). Sedimentation studies at the Simiyu River Mouth (Magu Bay, Speke Gulf), Lake Victoria, Tanzania. A project report submitted to the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project, Vice Presidents Office, The United republic\r\nof Tanzania. 97 pp.

7) Lugomela, C., Pratap, H.B. and Mgaya, Y.D. (2004). Investigations into Mass Mortalities of Lesser Flamingos in Lake Manyara and Lake Big Momela, Arusha.\r\nA report submitted to Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA). 31 pp.

\r\n8) Mgaya, Y.D., Machiwa, J.F., Lugomela, C., Lyimo, T., Joseph, C., Muzuka, A.,Shaghude, Y., Mvungi, A., Mapunda, B. and Mwanuzi, F.L. (2004).\r\nEnvironmental studies of Mtoni mangrove ecosystem, Dar es Salaam. Final report\r\nsubmitted to the Faculty of Science, University of Dar es Salaam.

\r\n9) Lugomela, C. (2004). The autecology of the toxic dinoflagellate gambierdiscus\r\ntoxicus adachi et fukuyo (dinophyceae) in central coastal areas of Tanzania. A\r\nproject report submitted to the Faculty of Science, University of Dar es salaam. 15pp.

10) Lugomela, C., and Mgaya, Y.D. (2004). Baseline study on the water quality,plankton status and intertidal macrofauna and flora in an area demarcated for Alphakrust shrimp farming project in Jimbo, Mafia, Tanzania. A report submitted to shrimp farming project monitoring team secretariat.

11) Lugomela, C. (2005). Diversity and Spatial-Temporal Variations of Potentially Toxic Dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae) in Central Coastal Areas of Tanzania. A Project Report Submitted to the Western Indian Ocean Marine Sciences Association (WIOMSA). 42 pp.

\r\n12) Lugomela, C., and Mgaya, Y.D. (2005). Second study on the water quality,plankton status and inter-tidal macrofauna and flora in an area demarcated for Alphakrust shrimp farming project in Jimbo, Mafia, Tanzania. A report submitted to shrimp farming project monitoring team secretariat.

13) Lugomela, C., Pratap, H.B., Lyimo, T.J. and Mgaya, Y.D. (2005). Limnological study of the soda lakes of northern Tanzania; one year after the 2004 mass mortality of Lesser Flamingos. A report submitted to Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA).

14) Lugomela, C., and Mgaya, Y.D. (2005). Third study on the water quality,plankton status and inter-tidal macrofauna and flora in an area demarcated for Alphakrust shrimp farming project in Jimbo, Mafia, Tanzania. A report submitted to shrimp farming project monitoring team secretariat. 29 pp.

15) Lugomela, C., and Mgaya, Y.D. (2006). Fourth study on the water quality,plankton status and inter-tidal macrofauna and flora in an area demarcated for Alphakrust shrimp farming project in Jimbo, Mafia, Tanzania. A report submitted to shrimp farming project monitoring team secretariat. 30 pp.

16) Lugomela, C., and Mgaya, Y.D. (2007). Fifth study on the water quality,plankton status and inter-tidal macrofauna and flora in an area demarcated for\r\nAlphakrust shrimp farming project in Jimbo, Mafia, Tanzania. A report submitted\r\nto shrimp farming project monitoring team secretariat. 34 pp.

\r\n17) Lugomela, C., and Mgaya, Y.D. (2007). Sixth study on the water quality,plankton status and inter-tidal macrofauna and flora in an area demarcated for

Alphakrust shrimp farming project in Jimbo, Mafia, Tanzania. A report submitted to shrimp farming project monitoring team secretariat. 26 pp.

18) Lugomela, C. and Lyimo, T.J. (2008). Ecological study of the toxic dinoflagellate Dinophysis species (Dinophyceae) in the near shore waters of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A Project report submitted to the Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam. 17 pp.

19) Lugomela, C. (2011). Ecological study of the potentially toxic diatom genus Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) in the near shore waters of Dar es salaam,Tanzania. Final report for Marg-1 research grant submitted to the western Indian Ocean Marine Sciences Association (WIOMSA).

\r\nUNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SUPERVISION
1) Simtoe, Ambakisye (2002). Spatial variations in phytoplankton biomass and\r\nbiodiversity in coastal waters of Dar es Salaam. 3rd year undergraduate project,\r\nUniversity of Dar es Salaam. 29 pp.

2) Mairi, Julius P. (2003). Nitrogen fixation in mangrove and seagrass ecosystems in\r\ncentral coastal areas of Tanzania. 3rd year undergraduate project report, University\r\nof Dar es Salaam. 26 pp.

3) Mutatina, Alieth (2003) Zooplankton biomass and species composition in the near\r\nshore waters of Dar es Salaam. 3rd year undergraduate project report, University\r\nof Dar es Salaam. 13 pp.

4) Massawe, Aurelia (2003). Phytoplankton Biomass and species composition in the\r\nnear shore waters of Dar es Salaam. 3rd year undergraduate project report,\r\nUniversity of Dar es Salaam. 19 pp.

5) Ngaiza, Joseph S. (2007). Abundance and diversity of potentially harmful\r\ndinoflagellates in Dar es Salaam costal waters. 3rd year undergraduate project\r\nreport, University of Dar es Salaam. 44 pp.

6) Chande, Muhaji (2007). Comparison study of nutrient levels between polluted and\r\nunpolluted coastal waters of Dar es Salaam. 3rd year undergraduate project,\r\nUniversity of Dar es Salaam. 3rd year undergraduate project report, University of\r\nDar es Salaam. 23 pp.

7) Salumu, Said (2007). Study of the abundance of zooplankton in relation to\r\nphytoplankton biomass at the UDSM sewage treatment ponds. 3rd year\r\nundergraduate project report, University of Dar es Salaam. 17 pp.

8) Mathew, Silas (2007). Factors influencing the abundance of phytoplankton\r\nbiomass in the UDSM sewage treatment ponds. 3rd year undergraduate project\r\nreport, University of Dar es Salaam. 15 pp.

9) Mpatama, Francis L. (2007). The distribution of the green algae (Chlorophyta) in\r\nrelation to substratum along the coast of Da es Salaam. 3rd year undergraduate\r\nproject report, University of Dar es Salaam. 13 pp.

10) Petro, Richard (2010). Spatial distribution of phytoplankton composition and\r\nbiomass in relation to environmental parameters at Mzinga Creek, Dar es Salaam.\r\n3rd year undergraduate project report, University of Dar es Salaam. 10 pp.\r\n11) Salome, D. Shayo, (2007). Nutrients and phytoplankton dynamics in selected sites\r\nof riparian Mwanza, Lake Victoria. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Dar es Salaam.\r\n185 pp.\r\n10

12) Lulu, T. Kaaya, (2007). Phytoplankton diversity and productivity with emphasis\r\non the bloom dynamics of the potentially toxic cyanobacterium Arthrospira\r\nfusiformis. MSc. Thesis, University of Dar es Salaam, 73 pp.

\r\n13) Samani, M. Patrice (2007). Impact of sewage pollution on cyanobacterial\r\ndiversity, nitrogen fixation and microalgal biomass in selected mangrove\r\necosystems of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. M.Sc. Dissertation, University of Dar es\r\nSalaam. 65 pp.

14) Semili, Pazi - Phytoplankton production and nitrogen fixation in relation to\r\nphysical chemical factors in southern Lake Victoria. On-going PhD research,\r\nUniversity of Dar es Salaam. (On-going PhD research, University of Dar es\r\nSalaam).

15) Ramadhani, Juma (2011) Comparison of the level of destruction and the rate of\r\nregeneration of mangrove plants in Mtoni-Kijichi Estuary. 3rd year undergraduate\r\nproject report, University of Dar es Salaam. 18 pp.

16) Uchungu, Mgongo (2012). Bioassessment of Kizinga and Mzinga Streams using\r\naquatic macroinvertebrates. 3rd year undergraduate project report, University of\r\nDar es Salaam. 32 pp.

17) Baraka, Kawawa (2012). Effect of pollution on growth characteristics of seagrass,\r\nCymodocea rotundata in the near shore waters of Dar es Salaam. 3rd year\r\nundergraduate project report, University of Dar es Salaam. 17 pp.

18) Samangu, Kalebu (2012). Comparison of the Growth characteristics of the\r\nseagrass Thalassia Hemprichii along the coast of Dar es Salaam. 3rd year\r\nundergraduate project report, University of Dar es Salaam. 18 pp.

19) Proscovia, Clemence (2012). The abundance and diversity of sea urchins at Ocean\r\nRoad in relation to physic-chemical parameters

20) Michael, Angelina (2012). Spatial and Temporal distribution of Plankton in\r\nselected estuaries of Tanzania. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Dar es Salaam.

21) Kihwele, Emilian - Spatial and temporal variability of the lesser flamingos in relation to limnological parameters in Lake Manyara (Submitted for examination\r\nM.Sc. research, University of Dar es Salaam).

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
1) Sports: Swimming, recreational diving and Jogging.

2) Personal interests: Reading new papers, watching TV and listening to music.3) Special skills: Advanced open water diving (PADI) certificate.

  
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