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Dr Collen Zalengera (Lecturer/Head of Department)
Dr Arnold M. Juma (Senior Lecturer)
Mr Kondwani. T. Gondwe (Lecturer)
Mr Maxon L. Chitawo (Lecturer)
Mr Chrispin Gogoda (Assistant Lecturer)
Mr Timeyo Maroyi (Assistant Lecturer)
Mrs Caroline Jesimani (Secretary)
Mr Aunsame Mwandira (Testing Technician)
Mr Samuel Gomani (Training Technician)
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Dr Arnold M. Juma (Senior Lecturer)
Dr Arnold M. Juma holds a PhD for his research in Sustainable Strategy for Transfer of Solar Photovoltaic Technologies in Rural Areas of Malawi; obtained fron Exploits University, Malawi, in 2014. Dr Juma also holds an MSc in Energy Management and Policy obtained in 1989 from the University of Pennsylvania, USA; a B. Soc. Sc in Economics and Statistics obtained in 1985 from The University of Malawi.Before Joining Mzuzu University in 2005, Dr Arnold A. Juma had worked in the civil Services where he rose up to the roles of Director in the Department of Energy Affairs, and Principal Secretary in the Department of Statutory Corporations. Dr Juma has played major roles in the Malawi's Energy Sector.In the Department of Energy Studies, his teaching and research interest is in Energy Policy, Energy and Environment, Project Management, and Energy Technology Research Development. Dr Juma also heads the Renewable Energy Technology Research and Development Group.

Publications and Conference Presentations

Zalengera, C.; Blanchard, R.E.; Eames, P.C. Juma, A.M.; Chitawo, M.L.; Thapasila, K.T. (2014) Overview of the Malawi Energy Situation and a PESTLE Analysis for Sustainable Renewable Energy Development, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews,38, 345-347

Juma A.M. (2006).Pondering over our energy future -issues and options in the Malawi Energy Sector, Journal of Society of Malawi Mzuzu; 2006.