Dr. Amos Muhunda Nungu is the Director General of the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH). Dr. Nungu has held various managerial and professional responsibilities including: The Assistant Director – Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation at Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; and Head of India – Tanzania Centre of Excellence in ICT at Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology. He has initiated, managed and participated in many projects, including those under the European Union (FP7 & H2020), the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD).
He has also saved as a Board member at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), and Mbeya University of Science and Technology (MUST). Dr. Nungu holds a PhD and MSc. degrees in Information Technology (Communication Systems) from the Royal Institutes of Technology (KTH) – Sweden; and a BSc. in Computer Science from University of Dar es Salaam.