Staff Profile

/Mr Tawanda Marazani

Mr Tawanda Marazani

Temporary Full Time Lecturer


Qualifications

  • Currently Studying:

(1) PhD Mechanical Engineering, University of Johannesburg, RSA

  • MEng Mechanical Engineering, University of Johannesburg, RSA
  • BSc Honours in Applied Science: Mechanics, University of Pretoria, RSA
  • Baccalaureus Technologiae: Engineering: Mechanical (Distinction), University of South Africa, RSA
  • National Diploma Mechanical Engineering: Production,Masvingo Polytechnic
  • Further Education Trainers Certificate,Masvingo Polytechnic
  • National Certificate Draughting and Design Technology, Masvingo Polytechnic

Research Interests

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

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the South African Institute of Mechanical Engineers (SAIMechE)
  • Associate Member of the Southern African Institute of Industrial Engineers (SAIIE)
  • Registered Professional Educator with the South African Council for Educators

Publications:

  1. Marazani*, D. M. Madyira, E. T. Akinlabi, “Repair of cracks in metals: a review” in Procedia Manufacturing, 14th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, GCSM 3-5 October 2016, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2016.
  2. Marazani*, D. M. Madyira, E. T. Akinlabi, “Challenges for Laser Additive repair of narrow rectangular cracks in Ti-6Al-4V components”, in Procedia Manufacturing, International Conference on Sustainable Materials Processing and Manufacturing, SMPM 2017, 23-25 January 2017, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 2016.
  3. Marazani*, D. M. Madyira, E. T. Akinlabi, “Investigation of the parameters governing the performance of jet impingement quick food freezing and cooling systems – a review”, in Procedia Manufacturing, 14th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, GCSM 3-5 October 2016, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2016.

 Conference Presentations

Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing (GCSM) 3-5 October 2016, Stellenbosch University:  Papers presented:(1). “Repair of cracks in metals: a review” and (2). “Investigation of the parameters governing the performance of jet impingement quick food freezing and cooling systems – a review”.

 

 

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