Shaibu Ali Juma

Job title: Tutorial Fellow

Contacts Details:

Tel: +254(0)797034602    

Academic Background:

Qualification                                                 Institution                                       Year
MSc in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) Pan African University               2018       
B.Eng (Hons) Electrical and Electronics Engineering           University of East London       2014                         

Professional Qualification:

Qualification                                                 Institution                                       Year
Diploma in Project Management CADD Centre            2013       

Areas of Expertise:

  • Power Systems
  • Automation and Control
  • Artificial Intelligence

Work Experience:

  • Tutorial Fellow, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology May 2019 to date
  • Part Time Tutor; Unicaf University – Lilongwe, Malawi [Jan 2019 – April 2019]
  • Technical Sales Manager – Twincon Industrial Power –  Malawi [Dec 2018 – April 2019]
  • Graduate Electrical Engineer; Sharma Electrical Contractor – Malawi [Jan 2016 – Nov 2016]

Other University and National Responsibilities

  • Exam Cordinator
  1. Juma, S. A., Muriithi, C. M., & Ngoo, L. M., ‘Optimal Switching Sequence Using A Metaheuristic Algorithm for Feeder Reconfiguration’, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, ISSN 0974-3154, Vol. 11, No. 8, pp. 1329-1346, 2018.
  2. Wilbert Ruta, Michael Saulo, Nicodemus Abungu Odero, Shaibu Ali Juma (2019); Combined Economic and Emissions Dispatch with Valve Point Effect using a Novel Moth Flame Optimization and Bat Hybrid Algorithm; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 9(3) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI:

Papers presented in Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

  • Juma, S. A., Ngoo, L. M., & Muriithi, C. M., ‘A Review on Optimal Network Reconfiguration in the Radial Distribution System using Optimization Techniques’, Proceedings of Sustainable Research and Innovation Conference, [S.I.], p. 34-40, June 2018. ISSN 2079-6226. Available at

Awards, Scholarships and Recognition

  1. Pan African University Scholarship
  2. National School’s Science Fair Award


a) Ongoing/Completed Researches

Research Title: Optimal radial distribution network Reconfiguration using modified shark smell Optimization

b) Research funding: (Indicate the Source, Amount & Year)

  1. Pan African Union – $2000 in 2018
  2. JICA- Japan International Corporation Agency – $700 in 2017

Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

Graduate Member – Malawi Institution of Engineers