Sampson Umenne

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Staff Details

Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2924
Ph.D., M. Sc Arch (LICI)

Key Responsibilities

Head of Department; Year 4 Coordinator 

Course Taught

ARD 814S; GDP 824S

Research Focus

Environmental Conservation through Green Architecture

Professional Affiliation 


Professor Umenne lectured in five Universities in Europe and Africa at both undergraduate and graduate levels before joining the Department in 2011. He worked with architectural firms in Leningrad, Essen, Lagos, and Benin City in Nigeria, before joining the academia. He was the founding Dean of the Faculty of the Built Environment (FOBE), NUST, Zimbabwe and served as External Examiner to various Schools of Architecture. He was the founding Editor of “The Horizon DAT”- a refereed journal of the Department of Architecture, JKUAT, Kenya and currently serves in the editorial boards of refereed journals and conference organizers. Professor Umenne has widely travelled with corporal membership of four professional bodies and is well researched and published.

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