Mervin Muukua

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/4/213

Mervin earned his Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering at the University of Cape Town in South Africa as well as a National Diploma (Civil) from the Polytechnic of Namibia.  He is a Registered Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of Namibia.  Prior to joining NUST, Mr. Muukua was a Practicing Civil/Structural Engineer at WML Consulting Engineers and Worley Parsons.  He joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2014 as a Junior Lecturer. The PhD will be embarked upon soon.

Brief Career Summary

  • 2014+ Junior Lecturer, Civil Engineering Department, NUST, Namibia
  • 2012-2013 Civil/Structural Engineer, WorleyParsons Services, Windhoek, Namibia
  • 2009-2011 Civil/Structural Engineer, WML Consulting Engineers, Windhoek, Namibia


  • M.Eng. Structures, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • BSc. (Hons) Civil Engineering, University of Cape Town, South Africa (2008)
  • Nat. Diploma Civil Engineering, Polytechnic of Namibia, Namibia (2004)

Professional Affiliations

  • Pr. Eng. ECN PE2013-22

Research Focus Areas

  • Structural Dynamics
  • Steel Design
  • Design and Construction of low-cost housing

Courses Currently Teaching


  • Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Design
  • Steel and Timber Design
  • Structural Analysis 1
  • Computer Applications in Structural Analysis and Theory of Structures
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