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academic administrator , Engineering educator

Peter Nicolas Materu, Tanzanian electrical engineering educator, academic administrator. Registered engineer, Tanzania. Fulbright scholarship Fulbright Foundation, 1985. Fellow The Institution of Engineering and Technology; member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ).

Background

Materu, Peter Nicolas was born on February 24, 1954 in Moshi, Tanzania. Son of Nicolas Lucas and Constansia (Nahom) Materu.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 1978. Master of Science in Engineering, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, England, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute University, 1989.

Career

Assistant lecturer, U. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1980-1983; lecturer, U. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1983-1988; senior lecturer, U. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1988-1992; associate professor, U. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1992-1997; professor, director postgraduate studies, U. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, since 1997. Board directors Tanzania Engineering and Manufacturing Development Organisation, Contractors Registration. Project engineer General Motors, Dayton, Ohio, 1989-1991.

Board chairman National Radiation Comm., Tanzania, since 1992. Member University Council. Member R & D commission on industrial and energy research Tanzania Common for Science and Technology.

Achievements

  • Registered engineer, Tanzania.

Membership

Fellow The Institution of Engineering and Technology. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: basketball, badminton, gardening. Fax: 255-51-410023. E-mail: dpgs@admin.udsm.ac.tz.

Connections

Married Mary Goretti Shayo, June 19, 1982. Children: Faith, Daniel.

father:
Nicolas Lucas Materu

mother:
Constansia (Nahom) Materu

spouse:
Mary Goretti Shayo

child:
Daniel Materu

child:
Faith Materu