Senior Lecturer and Head of Marine Technology and Innovation (MTI), Institute of Marine Sciences

PhD (Chemistry), 2001-2005,University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; MSc (Marine Environmental Chemistry),1991-1993, University of the Ryukyus , Japan; BSc (Ed) Chemistry and Biology), 1983-1989, University of Dar es salaam , Tanzania


OC 102: Chemical Oceanography I ;

TI 101: Marine Instrumentation;

OC 108: Chemical Oceanography II;

CR 202: Introduction to Marine Pollution and Control;

OC 209: Marine Product Sanitation and Product Control;

OC 213: Survival and Safety for Marine Scientists;

OC 299: Practical Training II;

MD 303: Introduction to Aquaculture;

MD 306: Fin fish, Shellfish and Holothurian Farming Technologies;

OC 399: Research Project;

OC 607: Chemical Oceanography;

OC 605: Marine Pollution and Control;


Research Interests: Pesticide science; Marine pollution; Water quality; Mariculture of finfish and shellfish; Climate Change; Emerging pollutants


  1. Innovation and commercialization of farmed seaweeds (Eucheuma denticulatum), shells and pearl products through improvements, packaging, Intellectual Property protection and marketing.
  2. Blue Growth Initiative through Farming of Silver Pompano (Trachinotus blochii) and Rabbit Fish (Siganus sutor) for Food Security and Improved Livelihood in East Africa (BLUEGRASI)
  3. Assessment of stocking density of sea-cucumber in pens in the sub-tidal waters of Kiwani Bay, Bweleo, Zanzibar, Tanzania.