Guest Lecture: Simon Peter Miyingo (KIIRA Motors) on Autonomous Driving

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Guest Lecture: Simon Peter Miyingo (KIIRA Motors) on Autonomous Driving


Simon Peter Miyingo, Information Systems Manager at Kiira Motors Corporation, was the esteemed guest speaker at the Graduate Seminar of the EMoS programme on Wednesday, 8 December 2021. He talked about “The Opportunities and Challenges of Developing Autonomous Vehicle Technology in East Africa”.

Roughly once a month CENIT@EA welcomes an expert for a guest lecture during the Graduate Seminar of the Master Programme in Embedded and Mobile Systems. The experts can come from all different kinds of backgrounds: academia, industry, public sector or anything else. The topics of the lecture are likewise intended to cover a broad field. The guest lectures regularly trigger lively discussions and inspire.

About Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC)

Kiira Motors Corporation is a State Enterprise established to champion value addition in the nascent Motor Vehicle Industry in Uganda through Technology Transfer, Contract Manufacturing and Supply Chain Localization. This strategic intervention is poised to contribute to the industrialization agenda envisaged to aid the transformation of Uganda into an upper middle-income economy by 2040. Kiira Motors Corporation is developing long-term technology partnership(s) to build core capabilities to Develop, Make, and Sell motor vehicles and components in Africa on a Mission to build a better Uganda through Automotive Technology.