Staff Profiles: Applied Physics and Telecommunications

Dr Action Nechibvute

Position: Executive Dean

Research Interests:
    Energy systems & wireless sensor networks, particularly Energy sources for ambient intelligence & Energy harvesting using smart piezoelectric materials Energy sufficient wireless Instrumentation, WSNs, & industrial automation FEM modeling using Multiphysics platforms Microcontroller electronics

Dr Cloud Nyamhere

Position: Chairperson

Research Interests:
    Semiconductor Device Physics and Electronic materials, particularly Electrical characterization of defects Semiconductor fabrication, and device processing Nanomaterial and material sciences

Dr Valentine Gora

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Semiconductor device micro-fabrication, particularly Characterization of Schottky contacts Defects in semiconductor Devices Thin Film Physics & Material Characterization

Mr Lewis T Dube

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:

    Cloud computing (AWS,Azure) Big Data and Data analytics Software defined networking and network slicing technology Wireless sensor networking and ad hoc networks

Mr Harry Mafukidze

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:

    Radar Systems  Digital Signal Processing Machine Learning and Deep Learning Algorithms Embedded Systems Design and Development

Mr Victor Mazheke

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Electromagnetic Wave theory and thin film physics Numerical Electromagnetics Antenna Engineering Preparation, Deposition and Characterisation of thin films

Mr Courage Mudzingwa

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    HF radio communications, particularly HF propagation mechanisms and modeling Antenna Modeling FEM study of optical waveguides

Mr Bernard Siachingoma

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Exploration geophysics and applied electromagnetics, particularly Geophysical techniques for platinum group metals Seismography The geophysics of the great dyke

Mr Prosper Mbire

Position: Temporary Full-time Lecturer

Research Interests:

    Security for embedded system devices  Real Time Operating systems (RTOs) Machine/ computer vision Embedded Systems for Space Communication 

Mr Kudakwashe P Dzingirai

Position: Temporary Full Time Lecturer

Research Interests: 

    Instrumentation and Control systems  SCADA &Industrial Remote Control  Industrial communication networks  Industrial Automation 

Mr Sibanda Nkululeko

Position: Temporary Full Time Lecturer

Research Interest:
    5G Network slicing and Security; Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT); AI-Based networking (AI, IoT and 5G convergence); Cloud Computing Services - IaaS

Mr Felix Mazunga

Position: Temporary Fulltime Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Optical communication devices and wireless communications, particularly Materials for applications in fibre optic devices Wireless positioning systems Semiconductor device physics

MR ELIAS MUNYARI

Position: LECTURER

Research Interests:

    Nuclear medicine Photonics IOT

Mr Farai Nhunge

Position: Technician

Research Interests      

    Distributed Control Systems Industrial Process Control Systems Programmable Logic Controllers Visualization (Human Machine Interface & Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Industrial Instrumentation and Control