Dr. Misheck Mwaba is Vice-President, Academic at Bow Valley College in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is a professional engineer registered in the province of Alberta. Misheck has a broad professional background in progressively responsible roles that include academic leadership, instructional and curriculum design, applied research, and cross-functional engineering team leadership. Prior to joining Bow Valley College, he was the Dean of Media, Trades, and Technology at Niagara College. He is passionate about facilitating cohesive environments that enable collaboration and success in the workplace and is guided by a conviction to promote student persistence and achievement. In Canada, Misheck has been leading the initiative to develop a national standards framework for micro-credentials.
Misheck has extensive research and teaching experience obtained through his work at Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Algonquin College, Eindhoven University of Technology and the University of Zambia. His research findings have been presented at conferences and published in peer reviewed journals. His industrial experience includes working at Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL) as a Mechanical Research and Development Engineer combining simulations and experiments to validate safety aspects of CANDU nuclear reactors.
Misheck is currently a Council Member of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and serves as a member of the Executive Committee. He is Co-Chair of the Alberta Council of Senior Academic Officers. He has previously served as Vice-Chair of the Niagara Industrial Association; Chair of the Council of Deans of Trades and Apprenticeship Canada; and Council Member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists.