Vicent Mabirizi

Instruction Design Officer

Mabirizi Vicent is a multi-talented researcher with diversified skills in conducting scientific research and reporting findings. He is a good team player and believes in professionalism, integrity, and respect for all.

He has over five(5) years of experience in university teaching where he has been teaching programming courses like Object Oriented Programming(Java), Structured Programming(C), Scripting Languages, Mobile Application Development, Database Management Systems, Database Programming, and Web Design and Development in different universities like Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Bishop Barham University Collage and Kabale University.

Besides, he has vast experience in grant writing and as a result, he has managed to win a good number of grants from the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Ministry of ICT and National Guidance, Directorate of Research and Graduate Training of Mbarara University of Science and Technology and Directorate of Research and Publication of Kabale University in the previous five years.

His research interest is mainly rooted in the application of Artificial intelligence (AI) to solve human health-related problems. His recent studies are focused on improving accessibility to sickle cell disease screening services by developing machine learning and deep learning algorithms for detecting sickle cell disease.



PhD in Computing  – Student

Masters of Science in Health Information Technology (MSc. HIT), MUST – 2021

Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT), MUST – 2018

Instructional Design for Active Learning, Alison – 2023

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – 2020

Research Interests

Artificial intelligence (AI)



Mabirizi Vicent, Ampaire Ray Brooks and Muhoza B. Gloria . (2023) . Masked and unmasked face recognition model using deep learning techniques. A case of black race . Kabale University Interdisciplinary Research Journal (KURJ), [online] Volume 2(1), pp. 22 - 31. Available at:
Kawuma Simon, Mabirizi Vicent, Kyarisiima Addah, David Bamutura, Barnabas Atwiine, Deborah Nanjebe, Adolf Oyesigye Mukama . (2023) . Comparison of Deep Learning Techniques in Detection of Sickle Cell Disease . Artificial Intelligence and Applications, [online] Volume 1(1), pp. 1-8. Available at:
Muhoza B. Gloria, Ssemaluulu Paul Mukasa and Mabirizi Vicent . (2022) . A mobile based technology to improve male involvement in antenatal care . Kabale University Interdisciplinary Research Journal (KURJ), [online] Volume 1(4), pp. 79 - 86. Available at:
Mabirizi Vicent, Kawuma Simon, Safari Yonasi . (2022) . An algorithm to detect overlapping red blood cells for sickle cell disease diagnosis . IET Image Processing, [online] Volume 16(6), pp. 1669-1677. Available at:


Ms. Karungi Monica, Murangira Jones, Mabirizi Vicent June, 2023 → May, 2024
Dr. Businge Phelix Mbabazi, Musiime Aloysius, Tamale Michael, Mabirizi Vicent, Patricia Kyomugisha, Zziwa Derrick, Kakooza Aziizi June, 2022 → May, 2023
Mabirizi Vicent, Kawuma Simon, Kyarisiima Addah, David Bamutura, Barnabas Atwiine, Deborah Nanjebe, Adolf Oyesigye Mukama June, 2022 → May, 2023


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