The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs and Research) provides leadership in achieving the University's strategic goals in learning and teaching as well as for the development and implementation of strategies, policies and systems to maintain and enhance the University's achievements and overall research performance.
Professor Nelson Ijumba holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde. Previously he was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a Professor of Electrical Engineering. His affiliations include, Professional Engineer, Registered Engineer in both Kenya and Tanzania, Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET), Fellow at SA Academy of Engineering, Senior member at SA Institute of Electrical Engineering, member of Academy of Sciences of South Africa and also a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers - the world's largest organization for professional Engineers. He has served on various positions in higher education in Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa.
University of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania
- Completed 1977
- Bachelor of Science - Honours (B.Sc. - Hons)
-Registered Engineer (Tanzania)
University of Salford, United Kingdom
- Completed 1979
- Master of Science (M.Sc.)
- Registered Engineer (Kenya)
University of Strathclyde, Scotland
- Completed 1987
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)