mkilaha
Prof. Iddi Suleiman Nyangarika MKILAHA
  • 59 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 21, 1956
  • Place of birth:
    Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
  • 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.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by ivan Salati on 24th August 2016

"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."

This tribute was added by Jamshed Zaidi on 16th August 2016

"Condolences with his family. May his soul rest in eternal peace"

This tribute was added by Salah Bouyoucef on 16th August 2016

"R.I.P Mkilaha

Condoleances to his family

Salah"

This tribute was added by Godfrey Nang'oma on 25th July 2016

"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."

This tribute was added by Dr. Simon Marandu on 3rd July 2016

"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."

This tribute was added by Harriet Kisembo Nalongo on 29th June 2016

"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

President USOFARI"

This tribute was added by mashambo washington on 28th June 2016

"•“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"

This tribute was added by Rose Reuben on 28th June 2016

"May his good soul rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Dennis Twaakyondo on 26th June 2016

"Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed. My most heartfelt condolences. RIP Prof. Mkilaha"

This tribute was added by Nestory Cosmas on 26th June 2016

"Rest in peace Prof. Iddi  Mkilaha."

This tribute was added by Mathew Renny on 26th June 2016

"May his Soul rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Mathew Renny on 26th June 2016

"May his Soul rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Eng. Aisha Ulenge on 26th June 2016

"Pole kwa familia, ndugu ,jamaa ,marafiki na Taifa kwa ujumla. Hakika sisi ni wa Mungu na kwake tutarejea. Apumzike kwa Amani Prof.Mkilaha."

This tribute was added by Khalid Twaakyondo on 26th June 2016

"May his soul R.I.P"

This tribute was added by MIRZA K on 25th June 2016

"Innallillah Wainaillaih Raajiun"

This tribute was added by Fikiri Pascal on 25th June 2016

"May his Soul R.I.P,, forever remembered"

This tribute was added by Mathias Halinga on 25th June 2016

"Rest in piece Prof. Mkilaha"

This tribute was added by Haryson Nyobuya on 25th June 2016

"Rest in Peace. Prof. Forever you will be remembered"

This tribute was added by Eng bright Njau on 25th June 2016

"RIP my Lecturer Prof Mkilaha, you will be remembered forever"

This tribute was added by Remigius Kawala on 25th June 2016

"RIP. May God grant him a peaceful eternal life."

This tribute was added by Pamela Mutabazi on 25th June 2016

"The Nation has lost one of the greatest professor and you will forever be remembered  ...may you RIP Prof I.Mkilaha"

This tribute was added by Abdalah Kileo on 25th June 2016

"Innallillah Wainaillaih Raajiun,.Mungu ailaze mahala pema roho yako Prof Iddi Mkilaha,Utakumbukwa kwa mengi mema uliyoifanyia jamii."

This tribute was added by Willson Kitara on 25th June 2016

"May ..... His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace"

This tribute was added by Leonid Nkuba on 25th June 2016

"R.I P Prof. Idd Mkilaha"


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