Staff Profiles: Professors

Professor Grace Mugumbate

Position: Pro Vice Chancellor: Research Innovation and Industrialisation.

Dr Peace-Maker Masukume

Position: Senior Lecturer/Acting Chairperson

Research Interests
    Renewable energy technologies Augmented wind turbines Biomass and biogas Energy economics

Dr Sanderson Abel

Position: Senior Lecturer and Chairperson

RESEARCH INTERESTS
    Real Sector Developments  Agriculture Sector Developments Financial Sector Developments Macroeconomic Policy and Development Energy Economics  Economic modelling & Econometric Analysis  Social Economics 

Dr. Maxwell Haurovi

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Public Administration Local Governance and Public Service Delivery Public Sector Monitoring and Evaluation Democracy and the Developmental State Social Security and Social Protection Devolution & Decentralisation Intergovernmental Relations Public Policy

Dr Brenda Muchabveyo

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Sociology of Health and Illness; Maternal health, Gender and Sexuality; Disability Studies; Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare.

Dr Tirivashe Phillip Masere

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Soil and Water Conservation Water Quality Water Supply and Sanitation Climate Change and Adaptation Climate Smart Agriculture Small Scale Farming Research Agricultural Extension and Rural Resource Management Crop Simulation Modeling Technology Adoption and Innovation in Small-Scale Farming Systems

Dr. Mushunje 

Position: Lecturer

Research interests 
    Gender and social justice. Child Rights Social Policy Social Protection women and children’s rights 

Dr Nkosinathi Muyambo

Position: Research Assistant

Research Interests
    Climate change

Mr. Moment Bhebhe

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests:
    Collective Bargaining, Democracy in the workplace, Employee Engagement, Employee relations in a changing world of work.

Melody Mapope

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Clinical Nutrition Dietetics Food Microbiology Food Chemistry and Food Analysis Food Policy  Quality assurance of food products Production line management Food Security and Livelihood Programmes Research and development

Mr Tafadzwa Blessing Choto

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Sociology of Sport Sport for Development and Peace Gender and Development Social Policy Rural Development Sociology of Politics Social theory

Ms. Netsai Risinamhodzi

Position: Lecturer

Research interests 
    Clinical Social Work Family Therapy Casework School Social Work Mental Health 

Ms Alice Chatukuta

Position: Lecturer

Research interests 
    Substance abuse Child psychiatry Family systems Disaster management Casework

Mr Vandirai Hove

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Food product development and value addition of indigenous plants Food chemistry and analysis Food engineering Sensory science

MRS OLIVIA CONSTANCE MUDYAZHEZHA

Position: Lecturer

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
    Migration Food Security Medical Geography Urbanization and its challenges Environmental Management Sustainable Tourism 

Mr Mbanda Simbarashe

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests 
    Small to medium enterprises Government fiscal and monetary policy
   

Ms Thelam Manhiwa

Position: Lecturer

Research interests 
    Family business management, Business technology and innovation management, Start-up planning and implementation, Strategic management, gender and entrepreneurship, 

Mr Sibanda Nkululeko

Position: Temporary Full Time Lecturer

Research Interest:
    5G Network slicing and Security; Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT); AI-Based networking (AI, IoT and 5G convergence); Cloud Computing Services - IaaS

Kupfuwa Morelate

Position: lecturer

Research Interests:
    Services marketing Risk  management Bank lending
 

Mrs Josephine Mwafuka

Position: Research Assistant

Research Interests
    Integrated Water Resources Management Food security, livelihoods Climate change