NEED Work Package Leader

Prof Mundia Muya





University of Zambia (UNZA)

Position in NEED             

Work Package Leader of Work Package 2 "Research Strategies"


Mundia Muya is the Dean of the School of Engineering. He is an International Member of Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) Advisory Council ( based in the UK. He is Past President of the Engineering Institution of Zambia from 2007 to 2009. He was Chairman of the National Housing Authority and Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Zambia. He has served as director on the boards of the Zambian Road Development Agency, Zambia Centre for Dispute Resolution (Zambia), Road Contractors Company (Zambia) Limited and National Council for Construction. He has been Executive Committee Member of the Zambia Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and member of the Expert Group of the Network of African Science Academies based in Kenya. He has served on the Senate of the University of Zambia, as external examiner at Makerere University in Uganda, and as Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Zambia. He is an Honorary Fellow (Life Member) (FEIZ) of the Engineering Institution of Zambia, registered with the Engineering Registration Board (REng), Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (MASCE), Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb). He undertook a six month Commonwealth Fellowship post-doctoral research into Construction Management at Loughborough University and has a PhD in Construction Management and an MSc in Construction, both from Loughborough University in the UK and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Zambia. He was previously Chairman of the Editorial Board and Editor of The Zambian Engineer, Journal of the Engineering Institution of Zambia, and Associate Editor of the University of Zambia Journal of Science and Technology.