Staff Profile

/Mrs Caroline Ruvinga 
Mrs Caroline Ruvinga 

Position: Lecturer

Department: Computer Science


  • Currently Studying PhD in Computer Science Education, University of Kwazulu Natal
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education, Midlands State University
  • MSc Management Information Systems, Midlands State University
  • BSc Computer Science, Midlands State University

Research Interests:

  • Digital Image Processing
  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Structures and Algorithms.


  • Ruvinga, C & Zhou, M.(2014). Effective utilisation of ICT is the key to Business success: Case Study of SMEs in Zimbabwe. IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering (IOSR-JCE) Volume 16, Issue 1, Ver. IX , PP 45-50
  • Ruvinga, C., Ruvinga, L., Zhou, M., Musungwini, S. & Zhou, T.G. (2014). Laying The Foundation for Software Development Industry in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Technology (IJARCST), Volume 2, Issue 1, Version 2, pp184-186.
  • Giyane, M., Ruvinga, C., Mutembedza, A. N., Zhou,T.G., Punungwe, C., Mamboko, P. & Rebanowako, T.G. (2013). Empathetic Examination Of The Contextual Situations Of e-Government Adoption Initiatives By Zimbabwean Citizens. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary (JIARM), Volume 1, Issue No. 7, August, pp: 412-424.
  • Zhou, T.G., Ruvinga, C., Zhou, M. & Musungwini, S.(2014). Information Communications Technologies and Academic Libraries in the Knowledge Economy. Journal of International Academic Research For Multidisciplinary (JIARM), Volume2, Issue 2, pp611-623.
  • Musungwini, S., Zhou, T.G., Zhou, M. and Ruvinga, C. (2014). Harnessing Social Media for Business Success. Case Study of Zimbabwe. International Journal of Computer Science and Business Informatics, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 80-89.
  • Zhou, M., Ruvinga, C., Musungwini, S. & Zhou, T.G. (2014). A Model for Implementation of IT Service Management in Zimbabwean State Universities. International Journal of Computer Science and Business Informatics, Vol.14, No.1, pp58-65.
  •  Sai, O.,  Gumbo, R., Mzikamwi, T  and  Ruvinga, C. (2015). Classification of Point of Sale Information Security Threats: Case of Smes In Zimbabwe. Research Inventy: International Journal of Engineering And Science Vol.5, Issue 9
  • C.Ruvinga, D.Malathi, J. D. Dorathi Jayaseeli. (2020). Human Concentration Level Recognition Based on VGG16 CNN architecture. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology29(6s), 1364 – 1373
  • C. Ruvinga, D. Malathi, J. D. Dorathi Jayaseeli, (2019), Exploration of Face Detection methods in Digital Images, International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE) ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-8 Issue-4, November 2019
  • Jayaseeli, J.D., Malathi, D., Sisodia, M. and Ruvinga, C., Time Series Analysis for Predicting Environmental Earthquakes using ARIMA Model. Journal of Green Engineering (JGE) Volume-10, Issue-1, January 2020

Conferences Attended

  • Makiwa, A., Ruvinga, C. and Tsokota, T.(2015). A framework for adoption and utilization of mobile technologies by SMEs in Zimbabwe. Research conference on economic intergration entrepreneuship and sustainable development 14-16 October. Gweru. Zimbabwe.

 Community Engagement

  • MSU tech hub founder and patron

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August 2020 Semester Accepted Students