Staff Profiles: Professors

Dr R. Muranda

Position: Senior Lecturer

Research Interests:

    Collecting and recording children’s traditional songs. Digital music production in the 21st century. Exploring preservation of ethnic musical traditions through digital technology. Instrumental performance of mbira and western musical instruments. Live sound reinforcement techniques. Music and internet resources for music instruction. Performative music technologies. Recording, mixing, and mastering music. Transcription of traditional African music using notation software packages. Virtual teaching and learning resources in the 21st century.

Dr Dudziro Nhengu

Position: Research Fellow

Dr. Beatrice Taringa

Position: Research Fellow

Research Interests:

    Language Education for National & Economic Development Language Policy and Planning Psycho &Sociolinguistics Culture, Gender and Human Rights Issues Community enhancement through Language Development

Dr Primrose Hlatshwayo

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests-

    Genre studies Academic writing social media socio-linguistics teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) Collaborative writing

Dr. Maswoswere Pure

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Environmental health and safety Climate change Disaster management Built environment (urban geography) Waste Management Agroecology and Agribussiness.
 

Dr Amato Chireshe

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Waste management Safety and health Environmental issues.
 

MR LAURENCE MAREGEDZE

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests

    Machine design Computational engineering Digital Twin Energy engineering Industrial process automation and optimization
    Artificial intelligence Computational Fluid Dynamics Finite element method Antragogy

Ms Kudzanayi Tachiweyi

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Sustainable mining Ecology Occupational Health and Safety Environmental Politics

Mr Swithian Manzinde

Position: Lecturer

Research Interest
    Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Quality. Environmental and Social Impact Assessment. Good Governance and Environmental Management. Waste Management. Public Health Management. Occupational Hygiene. Ergonomics. Food Safety, Water and Sanitation.

Keto Petersons (Ngwenya)

Position: Lecturer

Research interests 
    wetlands, ecosystems, waste management, environmental management local and indigenous knowledge systems.
 

Mr. Oshneck Mupepi

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Geographic Information System  Remote sensing of the environment  Environmental management  Climate Change and Climate Resilience.
   

Mrs Chengetai Mashiringwane

Position: Lecturer

Research Interest
    Waste Management
 

Mr. Tanaka G. Muromo

Position: Assistant Lecturer / Staff Development Fellow

Research Interests:

    Geographical Information Systems (GIS)  Mining Surveying Engineering Surveying Project Planning and Management Rural and Urban planning

Ms Bridgett ;Parirenyatwa

Position: Laboratory technician

Research Interests :

    Food Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Wildlife and Animal Parasitology Ethnobotany

Mr Abraham Maposa

Position: Research fellow

Research Interests:
    Child sexual abuse Gender sexual harassment 

Mr Abraham Maposa

Position: Research Fellow

Mr Ralph T Paunganwa

Position: ICT Technician

Research Interests:

    Language and Technology Applications of Artificial Intelligage in Natural language processesing

Mr Hove John

Position: Technician

Research Interests
     Geographic Information System  Remote Sensing  LULC modelling for Natural Resource Management Flood modelling for Disaster Risk Management  Geographic Data Science Analysis in R, SPSS, Jamovi  GIS Cloud Computing techniques in JavaScript, Python and R
 

Mr Kudzanai Mutembwa

Position: Technician

Research Interest
    Climate Finance.   Water resources management.   Community resilience and sustainable livelihoods.   Environmental degradation and female economic inclusion.

Mr Isaac Mambanda

Position: Chief Technician