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Computer Scientist, Artificial Intelligent Internet of Things (AIoT), & Fullstack Software Engineer

As a dedicated and innovative Computer Scientist, my journey in the tech world has been driven by a passion for understanding the intricacies of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). Merging these two fields, I've ventured into the realm of AIoT, where I develop solutions that leverage the power of AI to enhance IoT applications. My expertise in full-stack development allows me to create comprehensive and user-friendly applications from the ground up.

  • Birthday: 25 November 1996
  • Website: www.derrickml.com
  • Phone: +256 774 546556
  • City: Kampala, Uganda

My professional journey is a blend of academic rigor and hands-on project experience. I thrive on challenges and constantly seek to integrate the latest technological advancements into my work. Whether it's developing smart IoT solutions or crafting dynamic web applications, I aim to bridge the gap between technical complexity and user-friendly interfaces. My goal is to continue innovating in the field of AIoT, making technology more accessible and efficient for everyone.


HTML 100%
CSS 90%
JavaScript 87%
NodeJS 89%
PHP 75%
WordPress/CMS 85%
C/C++ 85
Arduino 100%
RaspBerry Pi 80%




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Derrick Locha Mayiku

With a BSc in Computer Science from Makerere University and currently pursuing a Master's, Derrick Mayiku specializes in complete software lifecycle management. He is a Full Stack Developer at Crownzcom Ltd and has career highlights including IT support at the National Renewable Energy Platform (NREP) at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development of Uganda, and leading the AgriOT Team from Makere University Kampala at the East Africa NextGen-Innovation UN-World Food Program in Denmark 🇩🇰.


Master of Computer Application in Computer Science & IT

2022 - 2024 (Ongoing) | CGPA - 9.0/10

JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), India

Derrick is currently pursuing his Master's degree, enhancing his extensive knowledge and skills in computer science and information technology.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Hons.)

2017 - 2021 | CGPA 3.57/5.00

Makerere University, Uganda

Derrick completed his undergraduate studies at Makerere University, laying a strong foundation in computer science.


Certificate Course in Software Engineering

03/2022 - 03/2023

ALX Software Engineering

Completed a 12 Month program specializing in Back End Development, focusing on modern software engineering principles and practices.

Certificate Course in Statistical Data Analysis

03/2017 - 04/2017

Kyambogo University (Faculty of Science) & Hitech Systems Training School

Successfully completed a course covering statistical analysis tools: SPSS, Epidata, Stata, EViews, enhancing data analysis capabilities.


UN-World Food Program NextGen-Innovation Finalists

2021 - 2022

World Food Program East Africa Bureau - Nairobi, Kenya | SkyLab Foodlab, Technical University of Denmark

Achieved finalist status in a competitive and prestigious East African innovation program.

Recognized for leading the AgriOT team in developing innovative solutions for sustainable food production.

Hult Prize Regional Finalists


Hult Prize Foundation - Nairobi, Kenya

Emerged as the second-runners up representing Makerere University, under the theme Food for Good.

Hult Prize OnCampus Competition Winners


Hult Prize Foundation - Makerere University Kampala

Emerged as the winning team at the Makerere University on-campus competition under the theme Food for Good.

Professional Experience

Full Stack Developer

2023 - Present

Crownzcom Ltd

    • Designing and implementing server-side architecture and APIs.
    • Developing and integrating databases for data storage and retrieval.
    • Implementing security measures for software protection.
    • Optimizing back-end performance and scalability.
    • Creating user-friendly website layouts and applications.
    • Implementing responsive design for cross-device compatibility.
    • Collaborating on website creation from concept to deployment.
    • Creating interactive animations and educational content.

IT/System Support Administrator

2021 - Present

National Renewable Energy Platform (NREP), Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development, Uganda

  • Troubleshoot technical issues, manage network security, and deploy software updates.
  • Manage IT equipment inventory and software licenses for resource optimization.
  • Update and maintain the organization website, ensuring optimal user experience.
  • Implement website security measures and analyze traffic for user engagement strategies.
  • Manage social media channels and organize online webinars for knowledge sharing.

Team Lead - AgriOT Team

2019 - Hibernation

UN-World Food Program NextGen-Innovation

  • Led AgriOT, a top-performing team, developing an IoT greenhouse system.
  • Excelled in project management, innovation, and team collaboration in an international bootcamp.
  • Championed cross-functional teamwork, fostering professional growth and technological advancements.

Student Intern

05/2019 - 08/2019

Parliament of the Republic of Uganda

  • Supported the ICT Department in the functioning of computer hardware and software.
  • Contributed to department reorganization and received commendations for service quality.
  • Demonstrated resilience and commitment, enhancing department performance effectiveness.
  • Introduced and implemented training plans for staff and interns.


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Kampala, Uganda

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