Michael Zimba, PhD

Address

ICT Department, Faculty of Science, Technology & Innovations,
House No 25, Mahouse

Contact Information

Email: zimba.m@mzuni.ac.mw

Michael Zimba, Dr.

Dean of Faculty
Senior Lecturer

ICT Department, Faculty of Science, Technology & Innovations

Biography

An African Union Development Agency – New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD) Contributing Expert on Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems in Africa. An ICT and ICT-education quality assurance expert, consultant and project manager. An enthusiastic ICT practitioner with the necessary drive and determination needed to resolve complex ICT related issues. Research interests include: Artificial Intelligence (its cascaded sub fields of Machine Learning and Deep learning); Intelligent and Smart Systems; Emerging Technologies, their Impact and Enabling Policies; Digital Multimedia Signal Processing, Analysis and Forensics; Modeling and Simulation; Watermarking, Steganography and Cryptology.

Education

  1. 2015

    PhD in Computer Science and Technology

  2. 2010

    MSc in Information Theory, Coding and Cryptography

    Mzuzu University, Mzuzu, Malawi
  3. 2005

    BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    The Polytechnic, University of Malawi, Malawi

Career & Professional Appointments

  1. 2018 - 2021
    Dean
    Faculty of Science, Technology & Innovations, Mzuzu University
  2. 2019-2020
    Contributing Expert on Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems
    An African Union Development Agency – New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD)
  3. 2018 - 2020
    ICT and ICT-education quality assurance expert
    National Council for Higher Education, Malawi