Prof. Leboli Zak Thamae


Associate professor, administrator and certified director with broad knowledge of modelling and simulation of electronic / electrical engineering systems (CST MWS® – Antenna Designs, Radio Mobile – RF Propagation / Wireless Communication Networks, MATLAB – Digital Communications / Signal Processing, HOMER and RETScreen – Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems, MAED – Energy / Electricity  Demand, MESSAGE – Energy / Electricity Supply), supported by strong exposure in strategic leadership, corporate governance, policy, reform and regulation of infrastructure services (telecommunications, broadcasting and electricity) and university-industry cooperation in product / economic development. 

He was the Head of Department of Physics & Electronics from 2010 to 2016 where he oversaw the development of Sustainable Energy short courses at NUL and their subsequent upgrade to accredited M.Sc. in Sustainable Energy, and worked towards the establishment of the NUL Energy Research Centre. He served as a Board Member and Chairman of the electricity regulator, Lesotho Electricity and Water Authority (LEWA). He currently serves as the Postgraduate Coordinator for the Faculty of Science and Technology. 

Prof. Thamae's Google Scholar Citations Profile


Energy Planning and Policy Socio-economic
Students will be able to plan and manage issues of growing energy demands, forecasts, technologies and resource options for energy supply. They will also assess policy instruments that drive energy markets and mitigate  market failures. 
Oct 9, 2023 - Oct 13, 2023 | 4 months ago
Sustainable Energy Solutions for Communities Socio-economic
Students will be able to address gender and social dynamics of communities that have impact on energy access, and apply principles of sustainable development when formulating energy solutions for communities, taking into account climate change impact ...
Feb 19, 2024 - Feb 23, 2024 | 1 week ago


Title Authors Journal
DOI: 10.15341/mese(2333-2581)/01.03.2017/008
DOI: 10.1515/sbe-2015-0012


Title Authors conference
Leboli Zak Thamae , Molibeli Taele , A. Tsiu International Conference on Solar Technologies & Hybrid Mini Grids to improve energy access, Bad Hersfeld, Germany, 21 – 23 September 2016
Leboli Zak Thamae , Moeketsi Mpholo , Molibeli Taele , Ts'ita Molapo , M. Senatla International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC 2016), Gaborone, Botswana, 26 – 28 October 2016
Leboli Zak Thamae , 2nd Renewable Energy Research and Innovation Symposium (RERIS 2018), Maseru, Lesotho, 23rd – 26th January 2018
Leboli Zak Thamae , Moeketsi Mpholo , Molibeli Taele , Ts'ita Molapo , International Renewable Energy Symposium (IRES 2015), Windhoek, Namibia, 29 – 30 October 2015
Leboli Zak Thamae , Moeketsi Mpholo , Molibeli Taele , Energizing Futures – Sustainable Development and Energy in Transition