Hi, I'm Doreen Mlote

Civil Engineer

Innovation Designer

Structural Engineer

Web developer



Graphic Designer

About Me

A Quick Bio

Doreen Steven Mlote is a 27 yrs old Tanzanian female Civil Engineer. She graduated, with high honours, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Turkey and she is currently a Master of Engineering (Innovation by Design) student at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

At SUTD, she is working on two projects; a Self home designing platform (Hukaya) and Reinforcement of Timber beams with Carbon fibers, the latter being her main Research (thesis) project. Ms. Mlote envisions using design to solve uncovered problems as well as motivating other African youth to follow their dreams and take part in being the change they want to see. Hukaya was among the Top 100 selected startups for Startup Istanbul 2020. Also in April 2018, the Ministry of Education of Tanzania acknowledged and mentioned Ms. Mlote as one of the outstanding female students for her exceptional performance in Advanced Mathematics in the National Examination.

Apart from her professional career, she has expertise in web development and graphic designing. She also enjoys photography, playing piano and singing during her free time. Please visit her YouTube (Doreen Mlote) and Subscribe :)

Resume (PDF)

Project Summary (PDF)
Structural Design
Web Development
Solidworks Simulations
Computer Aided Design - CAD
Innovation Design
App Development
My Services

Areas of Expertise

Structural Design

Expert in designing, planning and overseeing the construction of new buildings, roads, bridges and other infrastructures, or alterations and extensions to existing properties. Skilled in preparing reports, designs and drawings as well as making calculations about loads and stresses.

Site Engineering

Skilled in monitoring and inspecting work undertaken by contractors, providing technical advice, selecting appropriate construction materials and providing technical advice.

Construction Management

Skilled in monitoring project timeline and its implementation including achievements and milestones throughout the project.

Web Development

I'm skilled in web development for company or personal websites and other static and dynamic websites using Html5, CSS, JS, NodeJs, PhP and React.

Graphic Designing

I'm an expert in full stack graphic designing of business mockups, advertisements, logos, book covers, photo editing and UI designs.

Public Speaking

I have experience in public speaking throughout my career. I was able to conduct various events as the Master of Ceremony, and also conducted various presentations infront of large crowd.


Years of Experience


Projects Done


Satisfied Partners


Awards & Honors


2013 - now

Part-time Freelancer

Part time freelancer and the Founder of Hukaya(2019).


Intern at Arusha Technical College

Worked on the materials laboratory. Tested construction materials and monitored their suitability for use in construction. Worked with soil, bitumen, aggregates and cement.


Intern at GMP Engineers

Worked in GMP design offices, focusing on structural drawings and simulations of structural designs of various projects.

2015 and 2017

Intern at Tanzania Building Agency(TBA)

Site supervision and provision of technical advice. Worked as an intern during the construction of the Magufuli Hostels of University of Dar es Salaam in 2015, and the Magomeni residential flats in 2017 under Tanzanian Building Agency.

Nov 2014 - Mar 2015

Tally Operator - St. Joseph College, Tanzania

Was responsible for management of all students' payment transactions via Tally Software.


Sept 2019 - now

MEng, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Master in Engineering (Research) based in Innovation by Design. Thesis Project: Sustainable construction of residential buildings by using Carbon-fiber reinforced Timber beams.

2015 - 2019

BSc. Civil Engineering, Istanbul Technical University(ITU)

Graduated with High Honors from ITU. With extensive experience, knowledge and practice.

Dec 2012 - March 2013

International Computer Driving Licence, Dar es Salaam Computing Center

Completed International Computer Driving Licence(ICDL) from the Dar es Salaam Computing Center Posta branch.


PCM, Feza Girls' High School

Majored in Physics, Chemistry and Advanced Mathematics. Scored A on Advanced Mathematics from both A-level and O-level NECTA exams.


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