Gideon Kalumbu

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
Old Engineering Building, LG 26

Brief Career Summary

  • 2017-Present. Junior Lecturer, DCEE, NUST, Namibia
  • 2011-2016 Laboratory Technician, DCEE, NUST, Namibia


  • Master of Integrated Water Resource Management, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia (2015)
  • BSc. (Hons) Water Utilisation, University of Pretoria, SA (2009)
  • BSc. Natural Resources, University of Namibia, (2006)

Research Focus Areas

  • Water & Wastewater Treatment
  • Water Quality Management
  • Water Engineering
  • Climate Change in the Kuiseb and Cuvelai-Etosha Basins
  • Climate Adaptation in Arid Environments
  • Seawater Desalination

Courses Currently Teaching

  • WAE 110S - Water Engineering I
  • WAE320S - Water Engineering III

Selected Publications

  • Neliwa, G.& Kalumbu, G. Investigation of productivity and efficiency of a passive solar desalination technology for brackish water in Northern- Central Namibia. International Journal on Hydropower and dams,April 2019.
  • Kalumbu,G., Kgabi,N.,Rynders,C. The Impact of Industrial Effluent on River Quality: A case of Klein Windhoek River, Lambert Academic Publishing, 109 Pages, January 2017,  ISBN:978-3-330-03501-0
  • Kgabi, N., Uugwanga, M.,Iithindi., Knoeller, K., Atekwana, E., Wanke, H., Mathuthu, M., Kalumbu, G., Amwele, H., Uusizi. Isotopic composition and elemental concentration of water bodies in the Kuiseb and Cuvelai-Etosha basin, Namibia. January 2017
  • Njinga, R., Amwele, H., Kalumbu, G., Tshivhase, V., Motsei, L., & Kgabi N., Ingestion dose exposure to metal contaminants in Cow-Livers around Mafikeng metropolis in South Africa, Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, March 2017
  • Amwele H., Motsei L., Kalumbu G.,Kgabi N., Njingan R.,Tshivave V. Investigation of possible human exposure to metal concentration in vegetables. Journal of Toxicology & Environmental Health Science, Vol 9(7),pp66-76, July 2017
  • Amwele H.,Iithindi J., Kalumbu G.,Kgabi N.,Mathuthu M.,Motsei L.,Tshivave V. Assessment of toxic metals in borehole water; A case of the Kuiseb basin, Namibia,. European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol141(2), pp108-115, August 2016.
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