Staff Profiles

Dr. Mandu Annah Jeffrey

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Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Electrical Engineering

Senior Lecturer

Location: FET - Block 248 Office 108
Phone: (+267)72255013 (+267)3554288
Email Dr. Mandu Annah Jeffrey

PhD (Engineering) University of Pretoria. South Africa.

MSc (Systems Engineering - with Distinction) University of Wales, Cardiff, UK

BA (Mathematics - with Distinction) York University, Toronto, Canada

BEng (Electrical) Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Dr. Jeffrey teaches in the areas of control systems engineering, electronics, instrumentation and measurement systems. She conducts research, supervises graduate students and has publications in the areas of biomedical process modelling and control, image processing, internet of things, renewable energy (solar and biogas), smart irrigation systems and engineering education. Dr Jeffrey has served the University in various areas such as Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering.

In addition, Dr. Jeffrey is the Founder and Chair of the Forum for Women Engineers and Girl Scientists in Africa (Forum WEGSA) and is also serving as Governing Council Member of the African Network for Scientific and Technological Institutions - ANSTI. She has worked with UNESCO on various projects across Africa through Forum WEGSA, ANSTI and related STEM organizations. 

Prior to joining the University of Botswana, Dr. Jeffrey worked as Programmable Logic Controller Specialist at Union Electric in Toronto, Canada; as Programmer/Analyst at Shiu and Associates in Brampton, Canada and has trained at Botswana Power Corporation. She has maintained and nurtured strong links with the engineering industry through professional service, research, facilitating industry visits for secondary school students, as well as forging collaborations aimed at bridging the gap between academia and industry.


    Control systems engineering

    Process instrumentation and measurement systems



    Control systems engineering

Mathematical Modelling

Image Processing

Internet of Things

Renewable Energy (Solar and Biogas) 

Control Systems Engineering - Biomedical Processes


Mathematical Modelling - Biomedical Processes (PhD students)

Internet of Things (PhD students)

Smart Grid (PhD students)

Image Processing (MSc students)

Smart Irrigation Systems (MSc students)

Biogas Process Modelling and Control (MSc students)

Evanson Mwangi Karanja, Shedden Masupe, and Mandu Gasennelwe-Jeffrey. (2019). Analysis of Internet of Things Malware using Image Texture Features and Machine Learning Techniques, Journal Internet of Things: Engineering Cyber Physical Human Systems;

Ojaswita Chaturvedi, Mandu Jeffrey, Edward Lungu and Shedden Masupe. (2017) Epidemic model formulation and analysis for diarrheal infections caused by salmonella. Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, vol. 93(7). pp. 543-552.


Jeffrey A.M., Xia X. and Craig I.K. (2007) Structured treatment interruptions: a control mathematical approach to protocol design. Part IV: A tutorial on biomedical process control. Journal of Process Control, vol.17, pp. 571 – 594.

In pursuit of academic excellence