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Staff Profiles: Chemical Technology

Dr Munyaradzi Shumba

Position: Deputy Dean-Faculty of Science and Technology

Research Interests:
    Nanosensor fabrication based on Nanosized phthalocyanines and carbon based nanomaterials for disease indicator molecules, Environmental remediation.

Dr Fidelis Chigondo

Position: Chairperson

Research interests: 
     Organic synthesis  Continuous flow synthesis  Medicinal chemistry  Environmental remediation  Material chemistry

Professor Mambo Moyo

Position: Associate Professor

Research Interests:
    Electrochemical analysis, electrochemical sensors and biosensors. Fabrication of biosensors using

Dr Upenyu Guyo

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Water treatment Applied synthetic organic chemistry Catalysis Process development Continuous flow processing Polymer synthesis Computational Chemistry

Dr Gift Mehlana

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Development of novel materials and their applications in heterogeneous catalysis, biomedical science and sensing.

Dr Edith Dube

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Organic synthesis Design and synthesis of nanomaterials  Medicinal Chemistry. Fabrication of sensors

Miss Maureen Gumbo

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Applied synthetic organic chemistry. Metal-Organic Frameworks and applications. Catalysis.   

Mrs Ngceboyakwethu P. Zinyama

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Computational Chemistry, Modelling of Breast Cancer drugs, Materials Chemistry

Mr Vitalis Chitsa

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Materials Chemistry with particular specialisation in the area of porous metal organic frameworks (MOFs).

Mrs Piwai Tshuma

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Preparation of Metal-Organic Frameworks with functional groups for heterogeneous catalysis.

Mr  Tichaona Nharingo

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Environmental remediation Developing novel nano-sorbents and membranes for wastewater treatment,  Development of Biosensors, Inorganic synthesis Nanotechnology and drug delivery

Ms Tafadzwa W Murinzi

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Catalysis using Metal organic frameworks (MOFs) the elucidation of structure-activity relationships in heterogeneous catalysis of Polyoxometalate (POMs) based Organic–Inorganic Hybrids.

Mr Isaac Mambanda

Position: Laboratory Technician

Miss Muriel Gonzo

Position: Laboratory Technician