Staff Associate

BSc. In Management Information Systems /    +265 881 118 563/ +265 995 134 560

Umali Leonard studies his first degree in Management Information Systems at University of Malawi, The Polytechnic, from 2010 to 2014. After college, he joined The Polytechnic as a part-time lecturer in June 2014, and later as full-time staff in software engineering in October 2015. Leonard has mainly been teaching programming modules and supervising undergraduate software development projects. He founded an outreach program called My Community My Solution (MCMS) which aims at identifying IT related problems in education sector and providing solutions. The initiative works with students in the department to provide such solutions. The initiative developed a telpres system (system for monitoring teaching and learning and managing final year projects in the department). In September 2017, he went for further studies in Master’s of Software Engineering at Nankai University in China. His areas of interest are: GPU Virtualization, Programming, Databases, Machine Learning


  • Introduction to Programming
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Web Development
  • Databases

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