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Projects and Future Prospects

Last updated Jul 20, 2016

Projects

Research and Development section of UMEC has made a number of successful projects to which the students play very significant roles. Some of these projects include:

  • Concrete Railway slippers that can enable a train attain a speed of 250km/hr and axel load of 25tonnes.   
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) that has flown to a satisfactory level of success.
  • A 25KW Wind Power Turbine now used to generate electricity to pump 2,000 liters per hour of safe water (Certified by National Water and Sewerage Corporation), to power computer laboratory and other sections of UMEC.
  • Maize Haulers.
  • Grinding Mills.
  • Water Purification and Packaging.

Future Prospects

  • Elevation of UMEC to University status.
  • Being a Center of Excellence for the EAC.
  • Collaboration with Luwero Industries Limited to engage on commercial production of Wind Power Turbines and Railway Slippers in an Industrial setting at an Industrial scale.
  • Modification of the UMEC UAV to meet international standards.