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Mr Mervin Mbakekua Muukua

Junior Lecturer
WIL Co-Ordinator (BTech)

Phone : +264 61 207 2479
Email :
Office Location : New Engineering Building, E3/4/213


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)


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


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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