Let the memory of Prof. Mkilaha be with us forever
  • 59 years old
  • Born on July 21, 1956 in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.
  • Passed away on June 24, 2016 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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.

Posted by DennisAmos Mwalongo on 21st July 2018
62th Anniversary of Prof. Iddi S.N.Mkilaha's Birth. RIP Prof. Mkilaha
Posted by Simon Mdoe on 27th June 2018
Posted by Leonid Nkuba on 24th June 2018
You will always be remembered Prof. R.I.P
Posted by Simon Mdoe on 24th June 2017
Your memory will live on in our hearts forever. No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why. May you find comfort in the hands of angels. Now we feel how valuable were you
Posted 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.
Posted by Salah Bouyoucef on 16th August 2016
R.I.P Mkilaha Condoleances to his family Salah
Posted by Jamshed Zaidi on 16th August 2016
Condolences with his family. May his soul rest in eternal peace
Posted 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.
Posted 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.
Posted 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
Posted by Rose Reuben on 28th June 2016
May his good soul rest in peace.
Posted 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
Posted by Khalid Twaakyondo on 26th June 2016
May his soul R.I.P
Posted 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.
Posted by Mathew Renny on 26th June 2016
May his Soul rest in peace.
Posted by Mathew Renny on 26th June 2016
May his Soul rest in peace.
Posted by Nestory Cosmas on 26th June 2016
Rest in peace Prof. Iddi Mkilaha.
Posted 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
Posted by Leonid Nkuba on 25th June 2016
R.I P Prof. Idd Mkilaha
Posted by Willson Kitara on 25th June 2016
May ..... His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace
Posted 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.
Posted 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
Posted by Remigius Kawala on 25th June 2016
RIP. May God grant him a peaceful eternal life.
Posted by Eng Bright Njau on 25th June 2016
RIP my Lecturer Prof Mkilaha, you will be remembered forever
Posted by Haryson Nyobuya on 25th June 2016
Rest in Peace. Prof. Forever you will be remembered
Posted by Mathias Halinga on 25th June 2016
Rest in piece Prof. Mkilaha
Posted by Fikiri Pascal on 25th June 2016
May his Soul R.I.P,, forever remembered
Posted by MIRZA K on 25th June 2016
Innallillah Wainaillaih Raajiun

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