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Lawrence Ndekeleni
Current position: 
Associate Professor
Current nationality: 
Current residence: 
University of Namibia
Lawrence Ndekeleni Kazembe is an Associate Professor in applied statistics at the University of Namibia, since 2012, having serving in a similar position at the University of Malawi. He obtained his MSc (2000) in mathematical sciences at Eastern Mediterranean University and PhD (2007) in quantitative epidemiology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He was a postdoctoral research fellow on the Medical Research Council of South Africa and junior lecturer in applied statistics at the University of Malawi. He has been a consultant for the Ministry of Health in Zambia and the Malaria Alert Centre of the College of Medicine at the University of Malawi. He has been involved in research projects that have involved the spatial analysis of malariometric indices, statistical mapping of malaria risk in the Southern African Region, urbanization and malaria, spatial analysis and mapping. He is currently working on a project funded by the World Health Organization and the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) focused on the prediction of malaria risk in flood-altered environments in the lower Shire valley, Malawi.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
13 - Climate action
Young Affiliate Alumnus
Data mining, Spatial statistics, Ecological modelling, Bayesian analysis, Tropical Diseases Modelling, Statistical Analysis, Simulation Techniques
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08-Mathematical Sciences
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Prize for Young Scientists in Developing Countries (2008)
TWAS Regional Office: 
TWAS Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP)
Last updated on 12/03/2018