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/Engineer Mafuratidze Francis
Engineer Mafuratidze Francis



  • Masters in Engineering (Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management) -NUST (2004)
  • Further Education Teachers’ Diploma-HEXCO (2000)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours in Mechanical Engineering-UZ(1993)
  • Member Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers

Research Interests

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

Journal Publication(s)

  • Chigumira, I. and Mafuratidze, F. (2018) Challenges and Strategies of STEM and TVET Provision: Building Excellence in STEM/TVET Education, Technical, Vocational Education and Training Journal, Volume. 1(1) pp42-61, Bulawayo, ISBN 978-0-7974-8922-6, URL:

Conference Paper Publication

  • Moyo C. Mafuratidze, F and Mbudzi, J. C.  (2012) Demand Side Management in an Urban Household in Zimbabwe, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference September 3 – 5, 2012 Botswana, Africa Power and Energy Systems (AfricaPES 2012)


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