National University of Science & Technology

"Think In Other Terms"

The department is one of the departments under the faculty of Industrial Technology and it is currently located at the main campus along Gwanda road/ Cecil Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Departmental Staff

  • Name : Dr. Z. B. Dlodlo 
  • Designation : Dean/Senior Lecturer
  • Academic Qualifications: PhD Engineering Control & Robotics. (Liverpool-UK),•MSc Mechanical Eng. (People’s Friendship - Moscow)
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  • Ext : 2005 
  • Previous Employment: Chairman(IME),

  • Name : Eng. S. Mhlanga 
  • Designation: Senior Lecturer
  • Academic Qualification: PhD (Candidate 2011-2016) UJ –SA, MSc Advanced Manufacturing Systems. (Brunel - UK),BEng Industrial Eng. (NUST)
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  • Ext.: 2273 
  • Previous employment: Radiator and Tinning,Zimbabwe Cycles Industries,National Blankets

  • Name : Eng. D. Zimwara 
  • Designation: Senior Lecturer 
  • Academic Qualification: PhD Candidate. (Business Administration 2012-2016),MSc Manufacturing Systems & Operations Management(UZ),BTech Mechanical(UZ),Diploma in Education 
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  • ext: 2251 
  • Previous Employment: Harare Thermal Power Station,ZIMCAST, Gweru Poly

  • Name : Eng.  W.Goriwondo 
  • Designation: Senior Lecturer 
  • Qualifications : PhD Candidate. (2012-2016),MSc in Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management. (UZ),BEng in Industrial Engineering Honours Degree (NUST),•Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education. (NUST)
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  • ext: 2269 
  • Previous employment: BP and Shell Marketing Services,BP Africa (Pvt) LTD,Turnall Fibre Cement

  • Name : Mr. W. Tumbudzuku 
  • Designation: Lecturer 
  • Qualifications: MEng in Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management. (NUST),•BEng in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Honours Degree. (NUST)
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  • ext: 2268 
  • Previous Employment: Teaching Assistant (NUST)

  • Name : Mr.V. S Moyo 
  • Designation: Lecturer 
  • Qualifications: MBA. (NUST),BEd. (Vocational Training),FETC, Cert Mechanical Engineering
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  • Ext: 2272 
  • Previous Employment: Gweru Poly.

  • Name: Eng. L. Nyanga 
  • Designation: Lecturer 
  • Qualifications: PhD Candidate (2012-2015). Stellenbosch-SA,MEng in Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management. (NUST),B Eng in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Honours Degree. (NUST) 
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  • ext: 2266 
  • Previous Employment: Ilanga Investments,Leebof Investments, Apex Corporation, Kango Products

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  • Name: Mr. N. Tayisepi 
  • Designation :Lecturer 
  • Qualifications: PhD Candidate (2012-2016). UJ-SA, MEng. Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management. (NUST),•B. Tech (Hons) Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. (NUST),HND Mechanical Engineering. (HEXCO),EDBL (ZOU),Dip. Tech & Voc. Education. (HEXCO),F/T M/cst Artisan-Class one. [MP & D Act: 28:02 ]
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  • ext: 2265 
  • Previous Employment: Masvingo Polytechnic,Masvingo Urban Voc. TC,CDTI – DANIDA,Arrow Zip Fastener Manufacturers,Pritchard Diesels & Engineering Services,Mutare Polytechnic

  • Name: Eng. T. Chikowore 
  • Designation : Lecturer 
  • Qualifications: MEng. Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management. (NUST),BEng. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. (NUST),Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education. (NUST)
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  • ext: 2302 
  • Previous employment: General Beltings,Turnall Fibre Cement,Bulawayo Polytechnic,Harare Institute of Technology

  • Name : Eng. M. Makhurane 
  • Designation: Lecturer 
  • Qualifications : MEng. Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management. (NUST), BEng. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. (NUST),Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education. (NUST)
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  • ext: 2302 
  • Previous Employment: Marvo Stationery, ZUPCO, Waterprint Engineering

  • Name: Eng. V. Sibanda 
  • Designation: Lecturer 
  • Qualifications: MEng Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management. (NUST),•BEng. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. (NUST),Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education. (NUST),Dip. Mech. Eng. (Production) (HEXCO),FTC Mech. Eng. (Plant) – City & Guilds of London, UK,Fitter Machinist – Class one
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  • ext: 2302
  • Designation: NRZ

  • Name: Mr. N.M. Dewa 
  • Designation: Engineering Instructor 
  • Qualifications: BTech Teacher Ed. (NUST),Dip in Adult Education. (UZ),FETC – City & Guilds of London, UK,NCC – Mechanical Engineering,Artisan-Class one 
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  • ext: 2222 
  • Previous Employment: NRZ – Mechanical Engineering Workshops,NRZ Training Centre

  • Name : Mr. G. Munhuwamambo 
  • Designation: Engineering Instructor 
  • Qualifications: BTech Teacher Ed. (NUST),Dip in Adult Education. (UZ), ND (Voc Training), NC ,Artisan-Class one. 
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  • ext: 2260 
  • Previous Employment: Westgate Training Centre, Kwekwe Polytechnic

  • Name: Eng. L. Mugwagwa 
  • Designation: Lecturer 
  • Qualifications : MEng Manufacturing Engineering & Operations Management. (NUST),BTech (Hons) Production Engineering. (CUT),Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education. (NUST)
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  • Previous Employment: Gaths Mine, ZISCOSTEEL, ZIMGLASS Industries, Bulawayo Poly.

  • Name: Eng. E. Murena 
  • Designation: Lecturer 
  • Qualifications: MEng. Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management (NUST),BEng. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering(NUST),Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (NUST),ND, NC (Mechanical Engineering-Draughting and Design Technology) 
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  • Previous Employment: Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprise (India Technology Centre),Bulawayo Polytechnic,ABB Bottom Armature Winding, Zeco Holdings

  • Name : Eng. S. T. Nyandongo 
  • Designation: Lecturer 
  • Qualifications: MEng. Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management (NUST),BEng. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (NUST),Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (NUST)
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  • Previous Employment: NRZ (Bulawayo)

  • Name: Mr. B. Sarema 
  • Designation: Lecturer /Acting Chief Technician 
  • Qualifications: MEng. Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management (NUST, BEng. Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (NUST)
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  • Previous Employment: Machine Electrical Distributors, Knitefray Investments, United Refineries Limited,

  • Name : Mr. G. Kanyemba 
  • Designation: Temporal Full-time Lecturer 
  • Qualifications: MEng. Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management (NUST),BEng (Hons) Mechatronics Engineering (CUT),Post Graduate. Diploma in Higher Education (NUST),CCNA
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  • Previous Employment: Mukonitronics (PVT) Ltd,NUST – ICTS

  • Name : Ms. A. Ncube 
  • Designation: Chief Secretary 
  • Qualifications : Dip. in Personnel Management ( IPMZ),Cert. Court & Parliamentary Reporting (Australia),Exec. Secretary (Pitman) 
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  • ext: 2610 
  • Previous Employment: HM&TS -Lonrho Zimbabwe Ltd,Parliament of Zimbabwe,CMED - Bulawayo

  • Name: Ms. M. Moyo 
  • Designation: Stores person 
  • Qualifications: ND (Purchasing & Supply Management),NC (Purchasing & Supply Management)
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  • ext: 2305 
  • Previous employment: Central Services (NUST)

  • Name : Mr. V. Ndoro 
  • Designation : Technical Assistant 
  • Qualifications: Cert. Basic Machine Shop, Westgate.
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  • Previous Employment: Delta Beverages, Bulawayo


Research Output 2011

Conferences and Workshops Attended and Externally Funded

  1. Makhurane M, Dlodlo Z B, Gwangwava N, Zimwara D, attended Africa Materials Research Society Conference, 11-16th December 2011, at Elephant Hills, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (2011), Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe which was fully funded by Ministry of Science and Technology
  2. Moyo V S, supported to attended workshop entitled “Labour and Industrial relations, challenges for 2011/2012, Zimbabwe Institute of Public Administration & Management (ZIPAM), rainbow Hotel, B velled to the University of Medical Science and Technology (UMST) Sudan to participate in the Edulink Research Method and Proposal Development as a facilitator sponsored by  ACP-EU, 21st November to 3rd December 2011.
  3. Goriwondo W travelled to Francistown Botswana to participate in the Edulink Research Method and Proposal Development as a facilitator sponsored by ACP-EU 11-20th April 2011.
  4. Mhlanga S was awarded a Certificate in Research Method and Proposal Development sponsored by ACP-EU 11-20th April 2011 conducted in Francistown, Botswana,bulawayo, 16th November 2011.
  5. Goriwondo W was supported by the department attended a workshop entitled “Gap Analysis in the WASH sector in Zimbabwe hosted by SNV at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Harare, 9th November 2011.

 1.2 Workshops

Workshops ran towards community engagement were:

  • Goriwondo W and Mhlanga S were part of a facilitating team ran a short course entitled “Research Method and Proposal Development September 2011 (8 participants under Research & Innovation Office).

 


1.3 Publications  (Peer Reviewed)

  • Norman Gwangwava and Samson Mhlanga , "Automation of QFD an e-Learning Tool for Product Development with an Integrated Product Data Management Platform in e-Business ," International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 384-389, 2011.
  • Nkhoma T C, Tshuma J and Zimwara D, (2011), Environmental management through the design and use of membrane bioreactor for the treatment of tannery wastewater, 6th International Conference of the Africa Materials Research Society, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Ndlovu J, Mhlanga S, Mbohwa C, Mutingi M, (2011), Design of Comminution Circuits for Improved Productivity Using a Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm (MOEA), The IEEE, International Conference on Industrial engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM2011), 6-9th December 2011, Furama RiverFront Hotel, Singapore
  • Mhlanga S, Mbohwa C, Pretorius JCH  and Gwangwava N, (2011), Review of Optimisation Applications in Rail Freight Logistics with a View to Identify Possible Applications in the Southern African Region, International Proceedings of Economics development and Research: Advanced Management Science, (3rd International Conference on Advanced Management Science (ICAMS 2011), 4-6th November 2011, Lanson Place Ambassador Row Residences, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia, pp 119-125
  • Gwangwava N and Mhlanga S, (2011), Design of an Integrated CAD and Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Product Data Management System (PDM), International Proceedings of Economics development and Research: Advanced Management Science, (3rd International Conference on Advanced Management Science (ICAMS 2011), 4-6th November 2011, Lanson Place Ambassador Row Residences, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia, pp 165-169
  • Goriwondo W (2011), Agility for Sustainability in Zimbabwe: A Case study for Manufacturing Companies in Bulawayo, ZIE 6th Congress, 27th September -1st October 2011, Holiday Inn, Mutare, Zimbabwe,
  • Gunda L, Bhero E and Mhlanga S, (2011), Computer-Based Heat Treatment Process Control System, ZIE 6th Congress, 27th September -1st October 2011, Holiday Inn, Mutare, Zimbabwe, 10 pages
  • Rusere, P N, Mugabe I M, Tayisepi N and Zimwara D, (2011), An Integrated Approach for Sustainable Business Growth through Human Life and Environmental Conscious Manufacturing Engineering Processes: A Case Study of Wood Waste re-utilization to Producing Fuel Briquettes at Factory G, ZIE 6th Congress, 27th September -1st October 2011, Holiday Inn, Mutare, Zimbabwe,
  • Dlodlo Z B, (2011), Machine Design and Machine Tools: Key Contributors to Wealth Creation, ZIE 6th Congress, 27th September -1st October 2011, Holiday Inn, Mutare, Zimbabwe,
  • Tayisepi N, Madzudzo E, Mhlanga S, Zimwara D, (2011), Ergonomics, a platform for sustainable business, through mechanisation of Wire Product Bobbins loading Systems at the Wire Manufacturing Plants in Zimbabwe:  Case study of the Barbed Wire Bobbins Stacker Conveyor Designed and Manufactured for Company X, ZIE 6th Congress, 27th September -1st October 2011, Holiday Inn, Mutare, Zimbabwe, 15 pages
  • Moyo, M., Nyoni AB, Zimwara D, Mhlanga S, and Mashingaidze M M (2011), Challenges facing the Textile Manufacturing Industry in Zimbabwe and the Way Forward, ZIE 6th Congress, 27th September -1st October 2011, Holiday Inn, Mutare, Zimbabwe,
  • Zimwara D, Mashingaidze MM, and Tayisepi N, (2011), Unlocking the Manufacturing Potential of Zimbabwe Industries: A Case Study of Bulawayo Companies, ZIE 6th Congress, 27th September -1st October 2011, Holiday Inn, Mutare, Zimbabwe
  • Nyanga L and Van Der Merwe, (2011), E-Manufacturing - The Roadmap for South African Manufacturers, International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM), 21-23 September 2011, Spiers Hotel, Cape Town
  • Zimwara D, Manhongo T T, Nyanga L, Goriwondo W M (2011), Waste Management Through Design Of A Biogas Digester For The Production Of Biogas From Municipal Solid Waste-Case Study Of Bulawayo City,. International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM), 21-23 September 2011, Spiers Hotel, Cape Town
  • Mafuratidze F, Zimwara D, Nyanga L and Moyo C, (2011), Challenges of Engineering Design function in Zimbabwe industry,  International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM), 21-23 September 2011, Spiers Hotel, Cape Town
  • Mhlanga S, Dlamini W, Mbohwa C and Pretorius JCH (2011), Planning and Monitoring Tool to Control Profitability in a Manufacturing Concern: A Case Study at CC Chemicals, International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM), 21-23 September 2011, Spiers Hotel, Cape Town
  • Zimwara D , Nyoni N, Chikuku T and Musaidzi H (2011), The role of Green Manufacturing /Cleaner Production in obtaining ISO 14001 certification for Tobacco Processing Companies in Zimbabwe, International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and Engineering Management for Sustainable Global Development (ISEM), 21-23 September 2011, Spiers Hotel, Cape Town.
  • Nyanga L and Mhlanga S, (2011), A Fuzzy Controller based Demand-Side Management System Design for Optimization of Induction Furnaces, The 10th IASTED European Conference on Power and Energy Systems (EuroPES 2011) , June 22 - 24, 2011, Crete, Greece.
  • Goriwondo W, (2011), An EMS Approach to mitigation of Environmental pollution from Tannery operations utilizing proactive strategies: A case for Leather processing in Zimbabwe, Exchanging Knowledge on Climate Change Impacts and Vulnerability: The Role of Networking, The Fifth TWAS-ROSSA Young Scientists’ Conference and Award Ceremony, 26-27 February 2011, Hilton Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Mhlanga S, Goriwondo W and Kazembe T (2011) Optimising A Production System Using Tools of Total Productive Maintenance: Datlabs Pharmaceuticals As a Case study, IEOM 2011 The 2nd International Conference  on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, (22-24th January 2011, Grand Season Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 6 pages
  • Goriwondo W, Mhlanga S and Marecha A, (2011) Using of Value Stream Mapping Tool For Waste Reduction in Manufacturing : Case Study for Bread Manufacturing in Zimbabwe  , IEOM 2011 The 2nd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, (22-24th January 2011, Grand Season Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 6 pages

 1.4 Publications  (other)

  • Mushuku T N, Mhlanga S, Tayisepi N, Goriwondo W, (2011), Effective Maintenance and Production Planning using Linear Programming and Simulation at NF Oil Plant, 40th Annual Operations Research Society of Southern Africa (ORSSA) Conference, 18-21 September 2011, Elephant Hills, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Lawrence N, Tayisepi N and Mhlanga S , (2011), Coordinating Price and Capacity Decisions in Inventory Systems with Stochastic Demand: Case Study Chemical Processing Plant in Zimbabwe, 40th Annual Operations Research Society of Southern Africa (ORSSA) Conference, 18-21 September 2011, Elephant Hills, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

 


1.5 Projects Funded by NUST

  1. S Mhlanga and N Tayisepi were awarded  US$3800 for project on design and construction of Marula cracking machine (Project continued from 2010)
  2. W Goriwondo was awarded US$3000 for project on World Class Manufacturing (Project continued from 2010)
  3. D Zimwara and W Goriwondo were awarded US$3800 for the water project in Bubi District, (Project continued from 2010)

1.6 Collaborative Projects

The Department, Technopark and Verdacon have signed a Memorandum of Collaboration for the motor bike project. This will see the department doing research with the company in the aim to manufacture part of the bike locally.


1.7 Consultancy

Eng Goriwondo has been involved with Catholic, Relief Society (CRS) in a project to assess the rehabilitation of boreholes and assess water quality of the water, (August 2011)


1.8 Community Service

  1. Mr S Mhlanga continues to serve as External Examiner at HIT and CUT
  2. Mr D Zimwara and Mr V S Moyo continue to serve as External Examiners at Bulawayo Polytechnic
  3. Mr D Zimwara and Mr V S Moyo continue to serve as External Examiners at Kwekwe Polytechnic