I am currently the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Kampala.
I am the former Acting Principal, College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), Makerere University.I have also acted on several occasions as DVC (AA) of Makerere University.
Prior to that, I was the Dean of Faculty of Technology (2002-2009) and Head of the Department of Architecture from its inception in 1989 to 2002. I have chaired several University committees, including the University Research, Administrative and Financial Reforms Committee.
I have supervised several Masters and PhD students. I have presented numerous papers at local and international conferences and published several articles in internationally reviewed journals and books.
I have also been author to a number of research reports. Dr. Nawangwe is currently external Examiner at Nairobi University, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and Oslo School of Architecture.