Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Academic Qualifications:

  • MSc,
  • B.Eng,
  • MEIZ

Mr Shabani obtained his Bachelor of Engineering Degree (with major in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering) from the University of Zambia in 1998. In 2008, he obtained his MSc Degree in Information Security (Cyber Security) from Royal Holloway, University of London - UK. During his MSc studies, he studied major areas of Security of Information Technology systems (Platforms, Data Networks and Applications). As part of his MSc studies, he also took up a specialist course in Security of Smart Cards (SIM Cards, Chip and PIN Cards, etc.) and Tokens.

  • 2012 – present: Lecturer
  • 2011 – 2012: Senior Associate Cyber Security Consultant at MPH Certified Accountants
  • 2009 – 2011: Associate Consultant Cyber Security Consultant at KPMG Zambia
  • 2008 – 2009: Information Security Analyst at KPMG UK

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia
  • Member of Computer Society of Zambia

External Activites

  • Contributor and Speaker on Cyber Security at E-Brain Forum Zambia
Research Interests
  • Cyber Security in Data Communications Networks
  • Cyber Security in SCADA and Smart Grids for Electric Power and other Utilities
  • Operational Risk Management for IT- driven critical business systems
  • ICT Regulations and Cyber Security in the SADC region
  • Cyber Forensics and Digital Investigation

Current Research Activities

  • Cyber Security and Resilience of Electric Power Networks

Previous Research Activities

  • MSc Thesis: An Information Security Model for RFIDs and Contactless Smart Cards Systems


  • Information Security for RFID Systems, ISBN : 978-3-8454-2806-2, November, 2011
Contact Details
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