Our Academic Staff


Mr Henry kalisti

  • assistant lecturer

  • +255716290994
  • kanry2@gmail.com

Mr Henry kalisti in summary

About me
I am an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering College of Information and Communication Technologies (CoICT), University of Dar es Salaam. I joined UDSM as a Tutorial Assistant in 2010 and subsequently became an Assistant Lecturer in 2013. I have an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden (2013), and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Dar es Salaam (2009).

My main areas of research, teaching and consultancy are Software Engineering and Information Systems. Specifically, my research interest covers the following areas: Requirement engineering, agile development process (Scrum), analysis and design of Information Systems.  I am keen on the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and interoperability of Information Systems, particularly in the context of developing countries. Since 2013, I have consulted widely in the area of Information, including implementation of DHIS2 projects in the Health, Social Welfare, and Agricultural Sector in Tanzania. 

Teaching Responisbilities
My teaching at UDSM has been mainly in Database Systems and Information Systems, particularly the following courses: 

  1. IS 263 – Database Concepts
  2. IS 264 – Principles of Database Systems
  3. IS 283 – Web Services and Technologies
  4. IS 236 - Structured Systems Analysis and Design
  5. IS 271 – Computer Networks
  6. CS 241 – Computer Networking I

Research and Consultancy Projects

  • UDSM - DHIS2 Project which focuses on designing and implementing digital health solutions for the Ministry of Health in Tanzania and other stakeholders in the healthsector. - Ongoing 

Contacts Information
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Dar es Salaam
CoICT Kijitonyama Campus
Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road, P.O. Box 33335
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
E-mail: hkalisti@udsm.ac.tz, kanry2@gmail.com
Mobile: +255 (0) 716 290994

Office Location: CoICT Block B, Room# 108