- 59 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 21, 1956
- Place of birth:
- Date of passing: Jun 24, 2016
- Place of passing:
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
|Let the memory of Prof. Mkilaha be with us forever|
Prof. Mkilaha, who was the director general of the Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC) and the chairman of the board of directors of the Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA), had a sudden death at his home in Dar es Salaam during the night of 24th June 2016. The funeral ceremony was held at his home, and his body was buried on Monday 27th June 2016 at the Kisutu cemetery in Dar es Salaam.
Prof. Mkilaha was also the chairman of a steering committee of the Kikuletwa Hydro-Electric Power Project initiated by the Arusha Technical College (ATC) through the financial and technical support of Norway.
Before his appointment to head the TAEC in 2009, Prof. Mkilaha has been working as a lecturer at the University of Dar es Salaam’s College of Engineering and Technology (COeT).
He also served on a number of expert panels and boards as well as represented the country at various international and regional levels such as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Prof. Mkilaha obtained his PhD degree in diesel engine emissions from Japan’s Toyohashi University of Technology in 1996. He had widely-published research papers and articles in both local and international journals in the areas of internal combustion engines, pollution and toxic metal control from combustion systems, and computer applications in engineering.
He has left behind a widow, a son, and two daughters and grandchildren.
May his soul rest in peace.
"My condolences to the family. I am sure he left a heritage of experience, work and dedication to all that had the opportunity of sharing moments with him."
"Condolences with his family. May his soul rest in eternal peace"
Condoleances to his family
"I am deeply shocked to hear that Prof Mkilaha is no more. You will always be remembered by your FOE (CoET) students as a caring, help ful and excellent mentor and professor. Rest In Peace Prof."
"Wishes are not horses.........".Your good deeds, patriotism and support for the upcoming engineers and researchers will never be forgotten. You will always be remembered by many of us who cherished your vision and dreams. May your good soul Rest In Peace Prof. Idd Seleman Nyangarika Mkilaha."
"On behalf The Uganda Society for advancement of Radiology and Imaging (USOFARI), condelences to all collegues in Tanzania and Family. May his sou rest in peace
"•“Grant but memory to us, and we lose nothing by death.” I deeply known Prof Mkilaha for a quiet long, he served me a great deal during my research and so to speak data collection. I will cherish your spirit for ever, R.I.P"
"May his good soul rest in peace."
"Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed. My most heartfelt condolences. RIP Prof. Mkilaha"
"Rest in peace Prof. Iddi Mkilaha."
"May his Soul rest in peace."
"May his Soul rest in peace."
"Pole kwa familia, ndugu ,jamaa ,marafiki na Taifa kwa ujumla. Hakika sisi ni wa Mungu na kwake tutarejea. Apumzike kwa Amani Prof.Mkilaha."
"May his soul R.I.P"
"Innallillah Wainaillaih Raajiun"
"May his Soul R.I.P,, forever remembered"
"Rest in piece Prof. Mkilaha"
"Rest in Peace. Prof. Forever you will be remembered"
"RIP my Lecturer Prof Mkilaha, you will be remembered forever"
"RIP. May God grant him a peaceful eternal life."
"The Nation has lost one of the greatest professor and you will forever be remembered ...may you RIP Prof I.Mkilaha"
"Innallillah Wainaillaih Raajiun,.Mungu ailaze mahala pema roho yako Prof Iddi Mkilaha,Utakumbukwa kwa mengi mema uliyoifanyia jamii."
"May ..... His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace"
"R.I P Prof. Idd Mkilaha"
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