Victor Kamara

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
New Engineering Building, E3/4.224

Brief Career Summary

  • 2017+ Associate Professor, Structural Engineering, DCEE, NUST, Namibia
  • 2016+ Associate Dean: Teaching & Learning, Faculty of Engineering, NUST, Namibia
  • 2012-2017 Deputy Director, Civil/Structural Engineering DCEE, NUST, Namibia
  • 2010-2016 Head of Department, DCEE, NUST, Namibia
  • 2009 – 2011 Senior Lecturer, DCEE, NUST, Namibia
  • 2006 – 2009 Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone


  • PhD. Structural Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (2002)
  • MEng. Structural Engineering, Northern Jiaotong University, Beijing, China (1998)
  • BEng (Hons) Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone (1992)

Research Focus Areas

  • Service-Life Prediction of Concrete Structures under aggressive/Corrosive environments
  • Appropriate material choice in the design of affordable and sustainable civil infrastructure (Structure, roads, etc.)
  • Civil Engineering infrastructure design, measurement and Performance from affordable materials choice and design
  • Energy Efficiency Building design from appropriate material choice and design

Courses Currently Teaching

  • RCM 710S – Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Design 315
  • STA 710S – Structural Analysis 314
  • STA 620S - Structural Analysis 224
  • EIS 820S – Engineer-in-Society: Ethics & Professionalism 424
  • AAD 911S - Advanced Structural Analysis and Structural Dynamics
  • Advanced Concrete and Steel Design 425
  • Structural Design 3A/B - Steel, Concrete and Timber
  • Advanced Design of Concrete Structures

Selected Publications (Most notable publications over the last 5 years)

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