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Mr Kalaluka Kanyimba

Head of Department

Phone : +264 61 207 2519
Email :
Office Location : Old Engineering Building, F27


M.Eng. Power System and its Automation, Southeast University, P. R. China (1997)
B.Eng. Electrical Machines and Power Engineering, University of Zambia, Zambia (1989)


Brief Career Summary

  • 2010 – 2015 Head of Department, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia.
  • 2007 to date Lecturer, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia.
  • 2001 – 2007 Head of Department, Department of Vocational Education and Training (DVET), Ministry of Education, Botswana.
  • 2000 – 2001 Head of Department, Copperbelt University, Zambia.
  • 1998 – 2001 Lecturer, Copperbelt University, Zambia.
  • 1992 – 1997 Technical Instructor, Copperbelt University, Zambia.
  • 1991 Part-time Technical Instructor, Copperbelt University, Zambia.
  • 1989 – 1991 Senior Assistant Engineer - Electrical, Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (ZCCM), Zambia.
  • 1988 Industrial Attachment, Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO), Victoria Falls Power Station, Livingstone, Zambia.
  • 1987 Industrial Attachment, Kabwe Industrial Fabrics Limited (Engineering Department, Weaving Section), Kabwe, Zambia.


Professional Affiliations

  • MEIZ


Research Focus Areas

  • Digital Protection Strategies for Electrical Power Grids with a High Degree of Penetration of Intermittent Renewable Energy
  • Protection challenges with wide penetration of renewable energy for grid expansion.
  • Modelling of digital protection with a high degree of penetration of renewable energy.

Courses Currently Teaching

  • NUST ELC520S –   Electrical Circuits 124
  • NUST EMC611S – Electrical Machines 214
  • NUST EEM721S – Engineering Electromagnetics 325
  • NUST EPP821S –  Electrical Power Project 421 (Mentoring/Supervision)
  • NUST EPR410S –  Electrical Protection 4A
  • NUST EPR420S –  Electrical Protection 4B

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