DR. EDWARD LUSAMBO

DIRECTOR, QUALITY ASSURANCE

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mobile phone: +260971582553 or +260955761998

Office:  School of Education Building, Western Wing, First Floor, Room 1015

 

Education

Dr. Lusambo obtained his BEng degree from the University of Zambia in 1988, MSc degree from Cranfield University in 1991 and a PhD from University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1997.

Teaching Experience

Dr. Lusambo was involved in teaching in the Department of Agricultural Engineering from 1990.  He retired from that Department as a Senior Lecturer to take up the position of Director, Quality Assurance in 2014.  His teaching was in the field of rural infrastructure design and development.  He developed and taught courses in civil and structural design, rural water supply and sanitation and process control.  He also delivered short courses in computer-aided design in the area of civil and structural design.

External Examiner

2011-2013: Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Namibia

Administrative Experience

1999-2003:  Assistant Dean (Academic)

2006-2010:  Head, Department of Agricultural Engineering

2013-2014: Assistant Dean (Postgraduate)

 

Publications

Kapulu M., Lusambo E. and Haankuku C. (2014) Iron Removal in Borehole Water: A Case Study of Luapula Province. UNZA Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences (JONAS), pp 39-52, Vol.1 Issue 1. ISSN: 2226-6429.

Lusambo E. (2007) A Dynamic Model for Naturally Ventilated Low Cost Poultry Houses, The Zambian Engineer, ISSN 1608-6678 Vol 38 No.2. The Engineering Institution of Zambia, Kitwe, Zambia.

Lusambo E. (2005) Stochastic Analysis of Wire-Connected Round Timber Trusses, Proceedings of the Tanzania Society of Agricutural Engineers, ISSN 0856-4582 Vol.10, Morogoro, Tanzania.

Lusambo E. and Mulenga M.N., (2005)  Strength and Physical Properties of Zambian Grown Eucalyptus Poles, The Zambian Engineer, ISSN 1608-6678 Vol 38 No.2. The Engineering Institution of Zambia, Kitwe, Zambia.

Mulenga M.N. and Lusambo E., (2004) Mechanical and Physical Properties of Plantation Grown Timber in Zambia, The Zambian Engineer, The Engineering Institution of Zambia, Kitwe, Zambia. ISSN 1608-6678 Vol 37 No. 2

Lusambo E.  (2003)  Low-Cost High-Quality Roof Construction with Round Timber, The Zambian Engineer, Vol 36 (1), The Engineering Institution of Zambia, Kitwe, Zambia.

Lusambo E. and Wills B.M.D., (2002) The strength of Wire-Connected Round Timber Joints, Biosystems Engineering, ISSN 1537-5110, Vol 81, No. 3, Elsevier Science Ltd, Silsoe Research Institute, UK.

Lusambo E. and Lungu E. (2007) Modifications to the Design of the University of Zambia Footbridge, Proceedings of Engineering Institution of Zambia National Symposium, Lusaka, Zambia.

Mulenga M.N. and Lusambo E. (2005) The Potential of Engineered Timber Products in the Zambian Economy.  Proceedings of the First National Symposium on Timber Industry in Zambia, University of Zambia and The Copperbelt University.

Mwenda H.M., Lusambo E. Phiri E. and Mataa M. (2005) Assessment of the Potential of the Manufacture of Mechanised Irrigation Systems in Zambia, Proceedings of the International Conference on Inter-disciplinary Research, VLIR UNZA, Lusaka.

Lusambo E, Chisale P. C. and Malichi A.P. (2002) Promotion of Engineering as a Profession among Girl-Pupils in Zambian Secondary Schools. Proceedings of the 3rd Southern African Conference in Engineering Education, Durban, South Africa.  Pp 108 - 113.

Lusambo E. (1999)  Experimental Study of Round Timber Trusses.  In: Technology for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proceedings of the SEASAE 99 International Conference, University of Zimbabwe Publications, Harare, Zimbabwe.

 

 

Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Lusambo, E. (2017), International Perspectives of Establishing Harmonised Quality Assurance Practice, National Conference on Quality Assurance for Higher Education Institutions in Malawi, Sunbird Nkopola Lodge, Malawi

Lusambo, E. (2017), Benchmarking:  A Mechanism for Quality Assurance in Higher Education Institutions, National Conference on Quality Assurance for Higher Education Institutions in Malawi, Sunbird Nkopola Lodge, Malawi

Lusambo, E. (2017), Policies and Practice of Open and Distance Learning Aimed at Combating Academic Irregularities and Examination Fraud, Fifth Annual Combating Education Irregularities and Examination Fraud Summit 2017, AMC International, South Africa

Lusambo, E. (2016), International Perspectives on Establishing Harmonised Quality Assurance Practices”Fourth Annual Quality Assurance in Higher Education Conference, AMC International, South Africa

Lusambo, E. (2015), Mechanisms for the Monitoring of Quality Assurance Systems and Outputs in Higher Education Institutions, Third Annual Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education Conference, AMC International, South Africa

Curriculum development

Dr. Lusambo has been a leading figure in the development of various Master of Engineering (MEng) programmes at the University of Zambia.  Among the notable ones are: Master of Engineering in Agricultural Engineering; Master of Engineering in Renewable Energy Engineering; Master of Engineering in Project Management and Master of Engineering in Construction Management.

University Infrastructure Development

Dr. Lusambo has been involved in number of university developmental projects.  Notable among these are the demarcation of university land, preparation of the master plan for university infrastructure development, construction of students’ hostels, the Confucius Institute and construction of business and commercial developments.

Professional Experience

 Dr. Lusambo worked as a Structural Engineer at Architrave Limited for one year soon after graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Zambia in 1987.  He undertook structural engineering design and detailing and site supervision of various residential blocks of flats, office blocks, factories, water tanks and miscellaneous structures and works.

In later years, Dr Lusambo has undertaken design and site supervision of a number of works including a

1.  Footbridges

3.  Road Arches for Advertising

4.  Structural Steel False Roofs

5.  Office Buildings

6.  Churches

7.  Agricultural Products Processing Fctories

8.  Residential properties

9. Innovative designs

 

 Professional Affiliations

• Member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia

• Registered Professional Engineer

 

MILTON MUSUKWA                                           

ACTING MANAGER QUALITY ASSURANCE – NON ACADEMIC

 

Education

 

Professional Experience

 Mr Musukwa has worked in administrative positions since joining the University of Zambia as Senior Administrative Officer in various units of the University of Zambia. He has worked as Assistant Registrar, Acting Deputy Registrar – Council and currently Acting Manager Quality Assurance - Non Academic. He has experience in academic administration, having a broad knowledge of organising, managing and supporting the day to day activities required for running an educational institution.  

 Professional Affiliations

Member of Zambia Institute of Human Resources Management

 

 

 

 

Mrs. Mwelwa Muyawa

SECRETARY

 

 

rural water supply and sanitation