Staff: Mechanical Engineering

Mr Tawanda Marazani

Acting Chairperson

Research Interests

  • Laser Additive Manufacturing of Titanium Alloys and other light metals
  • Friction Stir Welding
  • Friction Stir Processing
  • Functionally Graded Materials
  • Welding
  • Metallography and Mechanical Characterization
  • Jet ImpingementTechnology (JIT)
  • Design with Constructal Theory
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Water Engineering

Mr. Benny Chikide

Senior Technician

Research Interest:

  • Engineering Construction and Materials
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Machine Design and Construction
  • Engineering Fabrication

Engineer Mafuratidze Francis

Lecturer

Research Interests

  • Engineering Design
  • Optimisation Techniques 
  • Simulation and Modelling
  • Thermodynamic Processes and Heat Transfer

Mr Ezekiel Nyoni

Lecturer

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

MR LAURENCE MAREGEDZE

Teaching Assistant

Research Interests

  • Machine design
  • Industrial automation
  • Industrial and Manufacturing optimization
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Pedagogy
  • Energy engineering

 Boyd Chirwa

Chief Technician

Research Interest:

  • Computational Design of Mechanical Characters
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Machine Designs
  • Renewable Energy