Dr Samson Kiware
Senior Postdoctoral Researcher
Samson Kiware is a principal research scientist at Ifakara Health Institute, a member of Pan Africa Mosquito Control Association, adjunct professor at the Nelson Mandela Institute of Technology and a member of malaria modelling consortium. He has a BA in computer science and mathematics from Carthage College, WI and both a MSc in Computer Science & a Ph.D. in Computational Sciences from Marquette University, WI, USA. Samson’s research interests are in developing bioinformatics system and mathematical models to improve understanding of malaria transmission, control, and elimination. Also, he has been involved in machine learning projects on the identification of key mosquito parameters specifically on estimating the age of malaria vectors. He has mentored and supervised MSc and PhD students working on infectious diseases data management and modelling related projects. He has published several articles in international peer reviewed journals. Samson has experience conducting and supervising field based experiments related to diverse malaria vector studies.