Prof. Emmanuel K C Chanda

Department of Mining Engineering

Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Mining Engineering (Technical University of Berlin, Germany)
  • Master of Engineering (Engineer of Mines) (Colorado School of Mines, USA)
  • BMinSc in Mining Engineering (UNZA)

I am currently a Professor of Mining Engineering at the University of Zambia, School of Mines, Lusaka. I hold a Ph.D. in Mining Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany, a Master of Engineering (Engineer of Mines) from the Colorado School of Mines, USA, and a BMinSc in Mining Engineering from the University of Zambia. I have over 39 years’ of experience in mine operations, academia, and consulting in the mining sector. My experiences span over four continents – Africa, Australia, Europe, and North & South America. I have previously worked as Lecturer for the University of Zambia; Mining Engineer for MINDECO Small Mines Ltd, Zambia; as Mine Planning Superintendent at Nkana Division of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Ltd; Associate Professor and Head of Mining Engineering Department at the Western Australian School of Mines; Associate Professor/Mining Program Leader and Chairman of Mining Education Australia Program Leaders Committee at the University of Adelaide, Australia. I am a member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. My research interests are Mine Planning and Optimisation, Mining Technology, and Digital Transformation in the minerals industry.

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