Samuel John

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
Old Engineering Building, G01
Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2548
Email Address: 
ORCID: 
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9903-9858

 

Professional Registration

• COREN R7394

• Member IEEE

• Member NSE 05805

Qualifications

• PhD. Mechanical Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa(2012)

• MSc. Mechanical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria (1992)

• BEng. (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria (1987)

• MTh. South Africa Theological Seminary ISATS) (2019)

Research Focus Areas

• Linear and Nonlinear Control Systems

• Robotics and autonomous aerial vehicles

• Artificial intelligence

Subjects Currently Teaching

• EDM610S – Engineering Mechanics (Dynamics)

• SYM710S – Systems Modelling 313

• CNS720S – Control Systems 324

• COS410S – Control Systems 4

Brief Career Summary

• 2015+ Director/Professor of Mechanical Engineering, DMME, NUST, Namibia

• 2013-2020 Dean: Faculty of Engineering, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia

• 2010 - 2015 Deputy Director/ Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering DMME, NUST, Namibia

• 2006-2013 Head of Department, Department of Mechanical Engineering, PoN, Namibia

• 2003-2006 Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, PoN, Namibia

Selected Publications (Most notable publications over the last 5 years)

1. Chitauro, M., Muyingi H., John, S., Chitauro, S., A Bio-Immunology Inspired Control System Security Model. First International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Computational Inteligence, 823-835, (2020)

2. Chitauro, M., Muyingi H., John, S., Chitauro, S., A Survey of APT Defence Techniques. ICCWS 2019 14th Int Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, 46 (2019)

3. Zulu, A., John, S., A Review of Control Algorithms for Autonomous Quadrotors, Open Journal of Applied Sciences. Vol 4 547 – 556 (2016)

4. Keinänen-Toivola, M., John, S., Matros-Goreses, A., Koivisto, H., Karirinne, S., Business with Impact Through Strategic co-operation and Research work in Namibia- SAMK and Polytechnic of Namibia Heading for Urban Development in Africa. Journal of FinnishUniversities of Applied Sciences, (2015)

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