About Dr Mbika Chris Muteba
LinkedIn Qualification(s) PhD (UJ) : Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Design and Control of Electrical Machines, Electric Vehicles, Renewable Energy Technologies, Optimization Techniques, Power and Energy Systems
Mbika Muteba is a senior lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), in South Africa. Mbika holds a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from UJ, which he obtained in 2018. He also holds a bachelor’s and Master of Technology (CUMLAUDE) in Electrical engineering from Tshwane University of Technology. Dr. Muteba is a member of the institute of electrical and electronic engineers (IEEE), and he is active in the IEEE Industry Application Society and, in the IEEE Power and Energy Society. His research interests are design and control of high-performance electrical machines for vehicle traction applications and renewable energy technologies. He has reviewed several peer reviews articles for IEEE Open Access, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, on Energy Conversion, on Transportation Electrification, on Power Electronics, and on Industrial Electronics. He has authored more than forty technical papers in the field of electrical machines, which have been published in peer review conference proceedings and journals. His most recent work focused on the design optimization of induction machines, high-performance synchronous reluctance machines, dual stator winding poly-phase induction machines, advanced stator winding configurations for alternating current poly-phase machines and special permanent magnet synchronous machines for vehicle traction applications. Dr Muteba is also a professional engineering technologist registered with the Engineering Counsel of South Africa (ECSA), in line with the Sidney accord of June 2001. Throughout the years, Mbika has gained vast experience working for various companies in South Africa. He has been involved in several projects in the design and maintenance of electrical and mechanical water infrastructure; high and low voltage electrical power systems; machine drives and power electronics control for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) infrastructure.