Mayanja Andrew currently serves as the Head of Innovation at African STEM Education Initiative (ASEI-Uganda). His work involves managing and maintaining the innovation process inside the organization through originating and identifying new innovative ideas, models and technologies while also learning from other industries to find ways of applying and deploying these ideas to address challenges in different sectors.
Andrew underwent holistic internship trainings at Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) and Kakonde tea factory engaging in additive and subtractive manufacturing, machine operation (lathing and milling machinery, drill pressers, tractors), welding and food processing, while at UIRI he developed a maintenance and work scheduling model to cub breakdowns and ensure efficient machine operation.
Throughout the years Andrew has accumulated strong knowledge in 2D and 3D engineering modeling software, video and graphic editing software, hardware and software programming languages.
Andrew obtained his bachelor’s degree in Bio-systems engineering from Gulu university focusing on developing sustainable ecofriendly technologies in water, energy, agriculture, and waste management. While there he received a bronze award in the Global Efficiency for Access Design Challenge 2020-2021 along with his team members from Gulu University for their solar powered point of use water disinfection technology.