Paul Chisale

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Staff Details

Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2644
Office Location: 
G 24 Old Engineering Building
Qualification: 
PhD Mechanical Engineering, (Combustion) Kobe University, (1994-1997); MSc Mechanical Engineering (Internal Combustion Engines). Technical University Varna, Bulgaria (1984-1989); 'A' Level Technical University Rousse, Bulgaria (1983-1984); G. C. E 'O' Level Cambridge Examination, Zambia (1977-1981)
Biography: 

Post Graduate Certificates


Advanced Cert. in Internet-Based Education/Training Materials, Santren/Carl DuisbergGesellschaft e.V (2001).
Cert. in Internet-Based Education/Training Materials, Santren/Carl DuisbergGesellschaft e. V (2000)
Cert. of Award in International and Domestic Arbitration, Forum for International Commercial Arbitration, Internal Trade Centre and USAID (2000)
Cert. in Mediation, USAID/High Court for Zambia (2000)

Research Interest Areas


Energy and Power Technology: Renewable Energy Systems, Turbomachinery, Gas Turbine Theory, Pollution Control, and Power Plant.

Thermo-fluids Engineering: Experimental Fluid Mechanics & Flow Diagnostics, Boundary Layer Theory; Gas Dynamics; Advanced Thermodynamics, Advanced Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Internal Combustion Engines and Numerical Modelling & Simulation.

Renewable Energy: Energy Conversion and utilization, Bioenergy, Renewable Energy Resource Assessment, Energy Efficiency, Energy Scenarios and Modelling, Energy Policy, Geothermal, Wind, and Hybrid Systems.

Teaching Areas


Renewable Energy Systems,
Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics and
Fluid Mechanics

Research and External Activities:


Bio Energy, and Hybridge Solar Mini-grids
UNCA Bio medical curriculum development,
External examination reviewer (Under and post graduate)
Journal Reviewer
Journal International Advisory Boards

Publications (Selected Publications)


P. Chisale, S. John, A. Zulu (2016) “Sustainable Renewable Energy Mini-grids for Energy Access: Economic and Social Benefits of Mini-grid Systems, Third International Conference on Infrastructure Development and Investment Strategies in Africa ISBN 978-0-620-70336-9, Livingstone, Zambia

Huneke M., Zörner W., Chisale P., John S., Zulu A., (2015)” The NEED Project-Paving the Way for Widespread Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies in the Southern African Region”, International Conference on Clean Energy for Sustainable Growth in Developing Countries” (ISBN 978-99968-0-475-5), Palaye, Botswana.

Mwansa K., M., Zörner W., Chisale P., John S., Zulu A., (2015) “The State of Renewable Energy Technologies in Southern Africa” International Conference on Clean Energy for Sustainable Growth in Developing Countries” (ISBN 978-99968-0-475-5), Palaye, Botswana

Chisala K., Chisale P., Luwaya E., Kwendakwema N., (2015) “Predicting Global Solar Radiation on a Horizontal Surface-A Case Study of Zambia” University of Zambia Journal Science and Technology (Vol. ?-1, ISSN 1027-4928)

Luwaya E., Chisale P.C., Yamba F., and Malin M., (2014) “A Parametric Analysis of Conversion Efficiency of Earth Charcoal Making Kiln Using a Numerical Method”, 10th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Orlando, Florida, USA, ISBN 0-86970-536-9

Goma, M. and Chisale P. C., (2010) “Biomass Conversion Technologies in Southern Africa”, Natural Resources Research in Africa, Volkswagen Foundation Africa Initiative, Witzenhausen, Germany ISBN 978-3-86955-490-7

Siwale, L., Yamba F. D., and Chisale P. C., (2006) “Bioprocessing for Renewable Energy Production from Municipal Wastewater in Zambia” 5th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies, Vicenza, Italy, Pavoda, p 369-374

Chisale, P. C., Luwaya E. and Yamba F. D., (2003) “Post Combustion Chamber Effects on Combustion Efficiency”, 2nd International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, and Thermodynamics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers & ASIME, Victoria Falls Livingstone ISBN 0-620-30503-7

Chisale, P. C., and Nakajima T., (2001) "Flame stability in a Swirl Combustion” 1st International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, and Thermodynamics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers &ASIME, Kruger Park, South Africa, ISBN 0-86970-536-9, Vol. 1- Part 2, p 981-986 (Conference)

Chisale, P.C., Huang H., and Nakajima T., (1997) "Three-dimensional Analysis of a Twin-Fluid Spray from a Multi-hole Injector ", The Fourth Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Combustion and Energy Utilization, IBSN 974-637-363-3, p. 97-104 (Journal Combustion Institute)

Chisale, P. C., Masuda M., Nakajima T., (1997) "Effects of Fuel Injection Mode and Combustor Exit Geometry on Swirl Combustion with Preheated Air", The Fourth Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Combustion and Energy Utilization, IBSN 974-637-363-3, p. 905-91 1(Journal Combustion Institute)

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