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Prof. Makame Mbarawa
Hon'ble Minister for Communication Science and Technology,

Professor Makame Mbarawa was born in Pemba and holds a MSc Marine Engineering degree (Astrakhan State Technical University, Astrakhan- Russia, 1992) and a PhD from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (1999). He then joined Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

He was promoted to the position of Associate Professor in October 2005 and finally to that of Full Professor and head of department of Mechanical Engineering in July 2009. Professor Mbarawa's research interests are combustion of gaseous fuels, flue gas desulphurization, filtration combustion in porous media, soot formation in laminar diffusion flames, alternative fuels and renewable energy resources and biomass combustion.

Over the years, Prof. Mbarawa has published 45 articles in local and international journals and presented 36 scientific papers in various local and International conferences.

Prof. Mbarawa's political career began in 2007, when he was elected a Member of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM). During the last general election he vied for the Mkanyageni constituency Parliamentary seat on Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) ticket but lost.

However on 17 November 2010, Prof. Mbarawa was nominated by His Excellency President Dr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete as a Member of Parliament and on the 25 November 2010 he was appointed Minister for Communication, Science and Technology. Furthermore in April 2011, he was elected a member of the Central Committee (CC) of Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM).

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