Staff Profiles: Mechanical Engineering

Mr Ezekiel Nyoni

Position: Acting Chairperson

Research Interests
    3D Printing and Laser Additive Manufacturing Circular Economy Engineering and Green Environment Technologies   Product Design and Development Metallography and Mechanical Characterization Functionally Graded Materials Water Engineering

Dr Tawanda Marazani

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests

    Laser Additive Manufacturing Friction Stir Processing  Friction Stir Welding  Materials Characterization Jet Impingement Technology (JIT) Biomedical Engineering 

Ms Linia Gedi

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Development of novel Metal Organic Frameworks Photocatalytic degradation of emerging pollutants Cloud Point Extraction (CPE) of antibiotics from biological matrices Dispersive Liquid-Liquid Microextraction (DLLME) of antibiotics from biological matrices Crystallography

Ms Ratidzo Pasipamire

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Hot Water demand Analysis Optimization of Solar plants Green energy Utilization System Power Quality Analysis Thermo-Economic Modeling for Optimal Thermal Collector Choice and Sizing of Storage Tanks

Mr Erasmus Madzudzo

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Product Design and Development Concurrent Engineering Maintenance Engineering

Engineer Mafuratidze Francis

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Engineering Design Optimisation Techniques  Simulation and Modelling Thermodynamic Processes and Heat Transfer

Mr Samuel Mateta

Position: Staff Development Fellow

Research Interests:
    Rapid Prototyping, additive manufacturing, 3D printing CNC Technology, Adaptive machining/optimization Machine Design/Mechanical Design Automation/Linear motion

 Boyd Chirwa

Position: Chief Technician

Research Interest:
    Computational Design of Mechanical Characters Manufacturing Systems Manufacturing Processes Machine Designs Renewable Energy